WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory is highly recommended for processing video & audio files. It enables you to easily convert MP4 to WAV and extract audio from videos into other popular formats like MP3, FLAC, AAC, etc. Its self-explanatory GUI and intuitive process allow you to quickly handle the conversion steps. In addition to changing video formats, you can also use this handy video converter to cut, split, and merge video files before starting conversion. Other practical features like downloading video/audio from 500+ sites, compressing file size, adjusting video and audio parameters, and so on are also supported by this program.
* Before starting the conversion process, please make sure you’ve already downloaded it in advance.
Launch HD Video Converter Factory Pro and hit the Converter module to enter the main interface. Then click the upper-right + Add Files button or center + button to add the source MP4 videos into the converter. Alternatively, you can also drag and drop the source MP4 videos into the MP4 to WAV converter.
Tips: After loading the video files, you can press the top Merge button to merge files or the small scissor icons on the video toolbar or to cut or split videos into parts before conversion.
Click the format icon on the right side of the interface to unfold the output format library. Then go to the Audio tab and select WAV. Here you can also choose other formats as you like.
Click the bottom triangle button to choose an output folder for the exported WAV files. Finally, hit the Run button to start the conversion at once.
VLC Media Player is a must-have application for many people. Apart from its playback feature, it’s also capable of video and audio conversion tasks. If you have VLC Media Player downloaded on your PC, you can also give it a try to change MP4 to WAV files. As VLC only has four audio default formats: Audio-Vorbis (OGG), Audio-MP3, Audio-FLAC, and Audio-CD. So you need to create a new one manually.
Here’s the tutorial about how to convert MP4 to WAV with VLC Media Player.
Step 1: Open VLC Media Player. Choose Convert/Save from the Media drop-down list to unfold the Open Media window
Step 2: Click on +Add... to add the MP4 files to the program. Then press the Convert/Save button to move on.
Step 3: Move to the Profile option in the Convert window and click the wrench icon to open the Profile edition window.
Step 4: Input “WAV” to create the output WAV format, and select WAV under the Encapsulation option. Then move to the Audio Codec option, check the Audio box, and select WAV in the Codec drop-down list. Click the Save button to go back to the Convert window.
Step 5: Expand the Profile drop-down list, and you can see the newly created WAV format.
Step 6: Set a Destination file by clicking the Browse button. Then hit the Start button to extract audio from MP4 into WAV format.
Instead of desktop video converters, some people may want to find a reliable online solution to convert their MP4 files. The best feature of online converters is that you can use them without downloading any software. Here I collected 3 reliable online tools to help you with MP4 to WAV conversion. They are safe, free, without annoying ads, and easy to use. However, online converters also have their drawbacks. They need a stable and fast internet connection and have restrictions on file size, length, etc. But for some small files, they can perfectly manage the conversion process.
CloudConvert is a powerful online MP4 to WAV converter that popularized by many people. It supports 200+ formats including audio, video, document, ebook, image, etc. Not just simple conversion, you can also use it to modify the audio parameters and trim the audio files by entering the start and end times. But the free version only allows you to convert less than 25 videos. Here is a simple tutorial.
Step 1: Visit its website: https://cloudconvert.com/mp4-to-wav in your browser;
Step 2: Click on “Select File” button to upload your MP4 files;
Optional: Hit the wrench icon to modify audio parameters and cut audio length;
Step 3: Press “Convert” button to start the upload and conversion process;
Step 4: Download the converted WAV files when finishing the conversion.
Convertio can also manage the MP4 WAV conversion easily. Its clean interface, simple conversion process, and wide range of video input/output formats allow you to process MP4 to WAV conversion without hassle. This online converter also enables you to customize audio parameters like audio channels, frequency, and volume. But it only supports 100 MB file input.
Simple tutorial here:
Step 1: Visit the website: https://convertio.co/mp4-wav/
Step 2: Click on “Choose Files” button to upload your MP4 files;
Step 3: Press “Convert” button to start the conversion process;
Step 4: Download the converted WAV files after finishing the conversion.
ZAMZAR is also a handy MP4 video to WAV converter that allows you to input 50 MB MP4 videos and convert them to WAV or other formats. But compared to the previously mentioned two converters, ZAMZAR doesn’t allow you to edit and customize the audio parameters. You can only use it for conversion.
How to Convert MP4 to WAV with ZAMZAR:
Step 1: Go to its website: https://www.zamzar.com/convert/mp4-to-wav/;
Step 2: Click "Choose Files" to load MP4 files from local or online drive;
Step 3: Press "Convert Now" and wait for the conversion process.
Step 4: Download the converted WAV files.
This article has introduced 5 handy MP4 to WAV converters and demonstrated how to convert MP4 to WAV with each converter. By comparison, Free HD Video Converter Factory is better for converting large files as it has no limitations for video size, VLC Media Player may be a little complicated for new users, and online converters are more suitable for small video files. Just choose one according to your actual demands. Sincerely hope this post can be helpful to you!
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