Tutorial – 5 Ways to Convert WMV to MP3 Audio on Windows and Mac

Lisa OuUpdated by Lisa Ou / August 02, 2021 16:30

If you want to extract audio from WMV files, you had better convert WMV to MP3 format. Because MP3 is compatible with almost all media players and editors. Then here comes the question, which is the best way to convert WMV video to MP3? You can continue reading to get your answer here.

Tutorial – 5 Ways to Convert WMV to MP3 Audio on Windows and Mac
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Guide List

1. What is WMV File and Why You Need to Convert It

WMV is a digital video format based on Microsoft Advanced Systems Format and compressed with Windows Media framework. You can use the WMV file extension to store videos on Windows.

MP3 is the worldwide popular audio format that compresses audio with small file size and good audio quality. By converting WMV video to MP3, you can play and edit audio tracks in WMV file successfully.

2. How to Convert WMV to MP3 File on Computer with Video Converter

If you want to convert WMV to MP3 files in batch, using FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate is the fastest solution. The batch conversion support allows users to convert WMV files to MP3 in batch quickly. Moreover, you can trim WMV video to remove unwanted parts before the conversion. By using the WMV to MP3 converter software, you can convert and edit any media file with ease.

  1. Extract MP3 audio from WMV and other video formats without quality loss.
  2. Trim audio track from WMV video to convert to MP3 format.
  3. Adjust audio encoder, sample rate, channels and bitrate.
  4. Batch conversion support. No file size limit.
  5. Work with Windows and Mac computers.
Video Converter Ultimate
Video Converter Ultimate

Video Converter Ultimate is the best video and audio converting software which can convert MPG/MPEG to MP4 with fast speed and high output image/sound quality.

  • Convert any video/audio like MPG, MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, MP3, etc.
  • Support 1080p/720p HD and 4K UHD video converting.
  • Powerful editing features like Trim, Crop, Rotate, Effects, Enhance, 3D and more.

Step 1Launch FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate. Drag and drop WMV video files into the main interface.

add mkv file

Step 2Unfold the Profile list. Choose MP3 from the General Audio category. Or you can choose MP3 extensions from other profiles.

choose mkv file

Step 3Click Settings besides to get the Profile Settings window. Here you can adjust the output audio settings. Click OK to save changes.

video converter ultimate profile settings

Step 4If you want to convert a part of WMV video to MP3, you can click Trim on the top toolbar. Set the start and end points to get a new WMV segment.

ennter cut interface

Step 5After all customizations, click Convert to convert WMV file to MP3 on your computer.

3. How to Convert WMV to MP3 File with VLC

VLC Media Player is a free and open source video converter on multiplatform. You can convert WMV to MP3 on iPhone, Android, Windows and Mac for free.

Step 1Run VLC Media Player. Choose Convert/Save from the Media list.

Step 2Click Add followed by Open to import a WMV video to VLC.

Step 3Click Convert/Save to move on to the next window.

Step 4Select MP3 from the Profile list. Change the destination folder and file name based on your needs.

Step 5Click start to convert WMV to MP3 with VLC Media Player for free.

convert wmv to mp3 with vlc
Video Converter Ultimate
Video Converter Ultimate

Video Converter Ultimate is the best video and audio converting software which can convert MPG/MPEG to MP4 with fast speed and high output image/sound quality.

  • Convert any video/audio like MPG, MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, MP3, etc.
  • Support 1080p/720p HD and 4K UHD video converting.
  • Powerful editing features like Trim, Crop, Rotate, Effects, Enhance, 3D and more.

4. How to Convert WMV to MP3 File on Mac with Online Converter

Just as above mentioned, FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate and VLC Media Player are capable to convert WMV to MP3 audio on Mac. If you don’t want to install third-party software on your computer, you can use an online converter to convert WMV to MP3 on Mac as well.

Step 1Open an online WMV to MP3 converter. Here you can open convertio.co on your Mac computer.

Step 2Click Choose Files to add your WMV video no more than 100MB.

Step 3Set MP3 as the output audio format.

Step 4Click Convert to convert WMV to MP3 free online on your computer.

convert wmv to mp3 online

5. How to Convert WMV to MP3 via Windows Media Player

For Windows users, you can convert WMV to MP3 on Windows for free directly. Windows Media Player can work as your WMV to MP3 converter software for all Windows users.

Step 1Add WMV file to Windows Media Player.

Step 2Click Organize on the top left corner. Choose Options and then select Rip Music.

Step 3Click Rip Music in the next window. Scroll down to get the Change option.

Step 4Set the destination folder for your converted MP3 file.

Step 5Unfold the Format list to set MP3 as the output audio format.

Step 6Click OK to convert audio from MP3 to WMV with Windows Media Player.

convert wmv to mp3 with windows media player
FoneLab Screen Recorder
FoneLab Screen Recorder

FoneLab Screen Recorder allows you to capture video, audio, online tutorial, etc on Windows/Mac, and you can easily customize size, edit the video or audio, and more.

  • Record video, audio, webcam and take screenshots on Windows/Mac.
  • Preview data before saving.
  • It is safe and easy to use.

6. How to Convert WMV to MP3 through Audio Recording

The last method you can try it recording audip from WMV video file. There are some audio recorder tools can help you extraction audio from video files. FoneLab Audio Recorder is strongly recommended to you. It is no doubt that you can also capture other audio from system sound, microphone, etc. Below is how to use it.

Step 1First of all, download and install audio recorder on computer. Both Windows and Mac are available, you can freely choose one on your computer.

choose recording mode

Step 2After that, it will be launched automatically. Select Audio Recorder from the main interface.

Step 3Enable System Sound from the options, play WMV file on computer, click REC icon to begin recording.

Step 4After it finished, choose MP3 format save it to computer folder.

As you can see, FoneLab Audio Recorder also has other features, like video recorder, snapshot, etc. Thus, it also allows you to record video, TV show, webcam,e gameplay, online course and whatever you wanted to store on your computer.

These are 5 different ways to convert WMV to MP3 on your Windows and Mac computer. No matter which program you choose, you can extract MP3 audio from WMV video successfully. After that, you can play or edit MP3 audio tracks on other devices.

FoneLab Screen Recorder
FoneLab Screen Recorder

FoneLab Screen Recorder allows you to capture video, audio, online tutorial, etc on Windows/Mac, and you can easily customize size, edit the video or audio, and more.

  • Record video, audio, webcam and take screenshots on Windows/Mac.
  • Preview data before saving.
  • It is safe and easy to use.
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