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How to Remove Audio from MP4 Video [2024]

Liza Brown
Liza Brown
Originally published Aug 08, 23, updated Feb 29, 24

While editing an MP4 (MPEG/MPG) clip, we may want to remove audio from the MP4 file completely instead of muting the audio and getting only the video stream as an output.

Sometimes we may want to remove audio from the original file and add a new sound tracker.

To help finish this task, Wondershare Filmora is the right choice. With it, you can either delete all audio tracks completely from MP4 to get the video with no audio in it at all. Or remove an extra audio track and only keep the one you like.

The following article will introduce a simple way of removing audio from video in whatever situation.

MP4 Audio Remover - Wondershare Filmora

Why Choose Wondershare Filmora

  • Completely remove the audio from video to keep video-only stream;

  • Or mute the audio of the video;

  • Easily trim/crop/rotate video files on the timeline;

  • Add effect/subtitle/watermark to enrich your video;

  • Save and play your video on different devices, burn to DVD or upload online;

  • Supported OS: Windows & Mac (above 10.11).

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For Win 7 or later (64-bit)

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For macOS 10.12 or later

Step 1: Import your MP4 file

Free download the audio track remover- Video Editor, install, and run it. Then the following interface will pop up. Click the "Import" button to add the video file you want to remove audio tracks.

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Step 2: Remove audio from the file

Drag-n-drop the mp4 file to the timeline, right-click and choose "Detach Audio" to detach the audio tracks from the original mp4 file. Then the separated audio track will appear in the Audio Timeline. You can right-click the audio and choose "Delete" to remove audio from mp4.

Note: if you want to add the new sound tracker, import the sound recordings you want to the media library and drag them to the audio timeline.

detach video

Step 3: Save the edited video

After that, hit "Export" to select the desired output way. You can set the output video format the same as the original one or set the output video format to any other video formats. Then click the "Export" button to export the video. What's more, you can save the edited file to iPhone, iPad PSP, etc., or directly upload it to YouTube for sharing with friends.

export video

Bonus: Mute a Video with Filmora Video Editor with 1-click

Sometimes, you might wish to mute a video clip for many reasons, then the Filmora Video Editor, as the best MP4 Audio Extractor or Editor will help you do it with 1 simple click.

To reach it, you only need to drag and drop your targeted MP4 video into the timeline, and then, right-click on it and choose "Mute" option. Then, click "Export" to export and save the edited videos.

detach video


Now, it's your turn to have a try. Above are the steps to remove audio from video. Leave a comment to let us know if you have any questions.

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