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Top 5 Free Audio Extractors 2011

By Codrut Nistor

Posted in Software

An audio extractor is the software through which you can extract audio from a video. Many times you end up with the video of a song that you want to save on your MP3 device and with the help of audio extractors; you can extract the audio from the video and simply save the resulting audio file on your MP3 device.

Here is the list of some of the best free audio extractors currently available.

5. AoA Audio Extractor

AoA Audio extractor is a simple and easy-to-use audio extractor which can extract audio from three videos at a time and can save them in three audio formats- MP3 WAV AC3. The video formats from which the freeware can extract audio are AVI MP4 Youtube FLV MPG DAT MOV WMV MPEG 3GP.

However the software does not support as many video formats as some other audio extractors while also provides limited audio formats for conversion. The free version also lacks some of the high-end features available in other free audio extractors.

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4. Video to MP3 Converter

Video to MP3 converter is another really simple audio extractor with the ability to extract audio from a number of videos at once. Its ability to do batch audio extraction makes it feature higher than AoA Audio Extractor and even though it may only save the audio file in MP3 format it supports so many video formats that you will have no problems in ever extracting audio from a video. Some of the supported video formats include AVI DIV DIVX OGV MPG MPE MP4 WMV ASF MOV mkv FLV MTS M2T MOD TOD 3gp2 etc.

It’s recommended to use Format Factory along with Video to MP3 converter so that you can convert the MP3 files into any other audio format you want.

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3. Free Audio Extractor

Free Audio Extractor has a very simple user-friendly and intuitive interface. It sets itself apart from other audio extractors as it has a Visual TimeLine feature and it is for this reason that it features at no.3. The Visual TimeLine feature allows you the option to choose whether to extract audio from the entire video or to only extract a selected audio portion from the video.

It supports all the popular video formats and can save the audio file in MP3 Wma OGG WAV and Flac.

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2. Pazera Free Audio Extractor

One of the most famous audio extractor is the Pazera Free Audio Extractor. It is a feature-rich audio extractor which has been designed to cater the interests of both novices and pros. For a novice simple audio extraction is pretty simple while for pros customizable audio encoding parameters are really interesting. Like the Free Audio Extractor you can also use Pazera Free Audio extractor to extract only selected portions of the audio; however the procedure is a bit complex in Pazera. The freeware is portable and does not need installation.

It supports all famous video and audio formats (can act as both audio and video converter) while allows you to save extracted audio files in MP3 AAC AC3 WMA FLAC OGG and WAV.

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1.Any Audio Converter

Any Audio Converter is my personal favourite and is the best audio extractor by far. It is a lot more versatile than its counterparts which makes it our top choice. Any Audio converter can extract audio from video files convert audio files and do batch audio extraction. It can also trim your extracted audio file so that you can remove all unnecessary portions from the audio while it has an in-built audio editor as well to improve audio quality. Any Audio Converter also has an in-built media player to play videos and audios. However the single most important feature is its ability to extract audio from online videos from YouTube and Nico video without the need of downloading the video.

It supports all popular video formats and allows you to save your extracted audio file in a number of audio formats.

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