How to Remove Audio from Video in Premiere Pro?

Want to use Adobe Premiere Pro to remove audio from video but don’t know how? Have a look at this post. Here we’ll show you how to remove audio from video in Premiere Pro with a detailed step-by-step guide.

Additionally, if you find using Premiere Pro too troublesome, this post also includes a free & easier tool to help you remove audio from videos on Windows.

Carina Carina | Updated on Mar 28, 2024

How to Remove Sound from Video Using Premiere Pro

As a professional video editing application, Adobe Premiere Pro offers a plethora of video editing features, including removing audio from video clips. Without further ado, let's see how to use Premiere Pro to remove audio from video now!

Step 1. Import the Source Video

Launch Adobe Premiere Pro on your PC, and you will get the option to create a new project. Just simply go to “File” > “New” > “New Project” Then, name the project and choose where to save it.

Navigate to “File” again and select “Import” from the drop-down menu. Browse the file folder to find the video you want to edit and add it to the project. Also, drag the video and drop it into the timeline section for editing.

Import Video

Note: To make your video footage be imported and edited smoothly in Adobe Premiere Pro, you need to make sure the file formats and specifications are compatible with Premiere Pro (Premiere Pro supported formats). Otherwise, you need to transcode or convert the videos to make them supported in Premiere Pro.

Step 2. Remove Audio from Video Premiere Pro

Select the video on the timeline and right-click it. Find the “Unlink” option in the pop-up menu. Press it to unlink the audio content from the video clip. When the audio is separated from the video, you can delete the separated audio layer by selecting it and hitting the delete key on your keyboard. Or you can also right-click on the separated audio layer and select the “Clear” option from the drop-down menu to delete the audio layer.

Delete Audio from Video Premiere Pro

Step 3. Export the File to Go Further Editing

Now, you've successfully removed the audio from the video with Adobe Premiere Pro. After finishing the audio removal process, you can save the edited file by clicking “File” and going to “Export” > “Media” to adjust the output settings and save the video file. Or go further on other video editing processes.

Export Video

As you can see, removing sound from video in Premiere Pro is not a difficult task with the provided simple guide. However, running this professional software requires a significant amount of processing power and storage memory. Sometimes, you may fail to import the media files into Premiere Pro. In this case, why not attempt some simpler tools?

If you are a Windows user, give WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory a try. Everything is easy to handle in this program.

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Thanks to the powerful format and codec support, this tool can import video files without format incompatibility issues. After removing audio from the video, you can then convert the video files to MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, and other mainstream formats. Moreover, its user-friendly interface and straightforward workflow enable beginners to easily get started.

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Step 1. Add Video Files

Launch Free HD Video Converter Factory after you install it on your PC. Open the “Converter” module from the initial interface and then click “+ Add Files” to import the videos you want to delete audio. Or you can directly drag and drop the video files into the workspace.

Import Video Files

Optional. Choose an Output Format

Press the format image on the right side of the interface to expand the output format library. You can select a preferred format or preset under the “Video”, “Web”, and “Device” tabs as the output format.

Choose Output Format

Step 2. Remove Audio from Video

Method 1. Click the down-arrow icon in the audio track bar to open the audio track list. You can uncheck the unwanted audio track boxes to remove all the audio tracks or a specific soundtrack as you wish.
Tips. You can hit the “+” button next to the audio track section to add your own audio track to the video.

Method 2. You can also delete sound from videos by turning the volume to 0%. Just open the “Parameter settings” window and head to the “Audio settings” section to drag the volume slider to 0%. Then click “OK” to save the change.
You can also change the video codec, resolution, bitrate, frame rate, and other audio settings in the “Parameter settings” window.

Remove Audio from Video

Step 4. Export the Edited Video

Click the inverted triangle button at the bottom of the interface to specify an output path for the edited videos. You can also just leave it as default. Finally, press “Run” to start exporting the edited video.

Export Video


That’s all about how to remove audio from a video in Premiere Pro. Hope you can successfully get the non-audio video with Adobe Premiere Pro. If you fail to import video files to Premiere Pro to remove audio or do other edits, just try WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory to convert the files or use it to directly remove the audio and do other simple edits. Thanks for reading till the end. Have a nice day!

FAQs about Removing Audio from Video in Premiere Pro

Q1. Can you detach audio in Premiere Pro?

Yes. You can drag your video to the timeline and right-click to select unlink the audio track from the video clip to detach audio from the video.

Q2. How do I remove audio from a video clip?

You can remove audio from a video clip with different software. If you find Adobe Media Player too difficult to use, just feel free to try WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory.

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