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Split Audio from video in Adobe Premiere Pro [Step by Step]

Liza Brown
Liza Brown
Originally published Jan 18, 22, updated Feb 04, 24

Adobe Premiere Pro is mainly designed and helpful for all video editors looking for options to enhance their tasks. It is beneficial for transforming any random video into an awesome video. There are different tools so you can experience your creative skills on Premiere Pro. It enables the fine-tuning of the audio, adjustments of the colourings, and supports various formats.

There is an integration of this software with other products of Adobe. So, it is pretty easy for you to transfer the task from one adobe software to another. This helps in editing and using the complete outcome according to the needs. This article is regarding the guidance about the split of the audio from the video in Premiere Pro. And also, the discussion of the Wondershare Fllmora as the replacement and how to perform a similar task in it.

How is it possible to split the audio from the video in Adobe Premiere Pro?

The Adobe Premiere Pro is quite popular for its tools and works smoothly. The whole interface also helps increase the entire work's productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness. It is very easy to open several projects at the exact timings. It is very simple and easy to add the clips and even extract the audio from the video clips. Please take a step by step below to extract the audio from your video files, whether it is on Windows or Mac operating system.

Step 1: The first step is the creation of the project. Go to the File tab on the toolbar and select the New option.

split audio from video in premiere pro

Step 2: Import the video that you want to be mute. File à Import.

split audio from video in premiere pro

Step 3: From the project panel, drag and drop the project in the timeline panel.

split audio from video in premiere pro

Step 4: Now is the time to select the video clip from the timeline. Click on the video layer for the selection.

split audio from video in premiere pro

Step 5: Right-click on the video presentation on the timeline and select the option of "unlink" from the drop-down menu.

split audio from video in premiere pro

Step 6: Now delete the audio from the video you want to separate. For deleting the audio, either select the layer and press the "delete" key. Or you can choose the layer from audio from which you are unlinking from the video and choose the option of "Clear" from the menu.

You have received success in separating the audio from the video clip with the help of Adobe Premiere Pro. It is easy to edit the track as your own choice. Export options are also available, so you can share them wherever you want.

split audio from video in premiere pro

One easier way to separate the audio from the video clips

It is a fact that Premiere Pro is an extraordinary software, but unluckily, its features depend on the subscription monthly or yearly. It requires high storage memory from your system. While working on this software, it increases the complexity.

That's the reason the graphic designers and video editor are always in search of feasible and straight forward editing software. Filmora Video Editor is the right solution of all the issues.

It is light to the systems and all the features are freely available without any subscription. No matter which operating system you are using Wondershare Filmora is easily available to run on it. Whether it is separating the audio or removing the background, each and everything is simple for handling.

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  • Preview of using the tools before applying the changes
  • Numerous tools are available for customizing the videos and images
  • Splitting of the clips and screens as well
  • Involving of the graphics and animation
  • Simply drag and drop the videos in the timeline
  • Mixing of the audio
  • Removing the noise

Under this heading are the steps for guiding you regarding the extraction or separation of the audio from your videos.

Step :1

Simply launch the Wondershare Filmora after it installs your system. If it is already installed, then start creating the new project.


Import the file in the timeline you want to remove or separate the audio. Go to the File menuàimport the media file or press the keys of CTRL+I on the keyboard.

split audio from video in premiere pro

Step :3

Drag and drop the video clip in the timeline to proceed with editing.

split audio from video in premiere pro


Right-click on your video and choose the option of "Detach Audio". Then the new track of the audio appears in the timeline.

split audio from video in premiere pro


Select the audio you have just received above and select the option of "Delete".

split audio from video in premiere pro


Click on the button "Export" for exporting the video.

split audio from video in premiere pro


Please choose the format of your choice, name the file and choose the folder where you want to save it. Even setting the resolution, decoding the video and frame rate is also possible. These options are under the settings button. Click on "Export" to begin the exporting of the video. Wondershare Filmora supports a number of video formats, as you can see in the picture below. So, it is also possible to save the video in the format of your choice. It supports 4K quality.

split audio from video in premiere pro

Every website, blog or social media page doesn't look appealing without the videos. So, the video plays an essential role in showing your presence on the web, and for this purpose, you need the most straightforward editing software. Wondershare Filmora is the proper selection as it has all the tools no matter you are familiar with it or not.

It can completely transform your videos with amazing tools and features that bring a WOW factor to your images and videos. There is a whole library for effects; whether for transition or animation; everything is available. Start using Wondershare Filmora today and have fun.

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