[New Guide] How to Remove Audio from YouTube Videos

Raucous or incongruous background audio could make a video less impressive so many people like to remove audio from a video before publishing it on YouTube. Here shows you how to remove audio from YouTube videos in a really workable way.

Vita Vita | Updated on Apr 2, 2022

Part 1. How to Remove Audio from Uploaded YouTube Video Before Posting

Part 2. The Really Effective Solution to Remove Sound from YouTube Video

Part 3. How to Remove Audio from Video During Playback

When speaking of removing audio from YouTube videos, most users would first turn to the YouTube built-in video editor. However, YouTube has made great changes to its Creator Studio dashboard, including its basic video editing features. After going through various tutorials on the Internet, you would find it still an unsolved problem on how to remove audio from YouTube videos. Can I remove audio from videos on YouTube directly? How to remove sound from YouTube videos effectively? If you’re struggling to find an answer, here must be your stop destination.

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Part 1: How to Remove Audio from Uploaded YouTube Video Before Posting?

Despite that YouTube comes with a basic video editor, it never includes the option of audio track removal. But on YouTube Creator Studio Classic, there was a useful hack that could achieve your purpose as follows:

Replace the original track with a new one in the YouTube audio library, enable the Only Music option, click Position audio and drag the time slider on the new audio track to the one second left. Then, you had successfully muted the audio forever. This hack once worked really well, but unfortunately, YouTube completely removed Creator Studio Classic in April 2020. Here is the official explanation:


What happened then? We cannot be able to access the previous YouTube editor anymore and the hack doesn’t work on the new YouTube Studio. So there is no way to remove audio from uploaded YouTube videos at this time.

If you really want to remove audio from a YouTub video, the only practical way is to do it before uploading the video to YouTube with a third-party audio remover. The next part expounds on how to remove audio from a video for YouTube and it's FREE.

Part 2. The Really Effective Solution to Remove Sound from YouTube Video

There is a wide selection of video editing software on the market that can handle the task. In consideration of simple operation, we recommend that you use WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory. It is designed to edit and convert video/audio files in an effective way. The software also has optimized profiles for YouTube, by means of which you’re able to share videos to YouTube faster while keeping high quality. Generally, it is a good video editor for YouTube.

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How to Remove Audio from Video for YouTube?

Before start, please free download free download and install the software on your Windows computer.

Step 1. Import the Source Video File

Open HD Video Converter Factory, go to Converter on the main interface, then click Add Files. Find and select the video you want to remove audio from, click Open.

Step 2. Remove Audio from YouTube Video

Click the Parameter Settings button on the lower-right. Head to the Audio settings section, drag the slider next to Volume to 0%. Click OK to save the change.

Step 3. Choose Output Format for YouTube

Click the big format icon on the right side, go to the Web tab, and select MP4 for YouTube.

Step 4. Export the Video

Hit the arrow icon on the bottom and specify the output path. Finally, click on Run.

Tips. WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory can also download YouTube videos and apply basic editing to them.

Part 3. How to Remove Audio from Video During Playback?

Besides removing audio from YouTube videos for uploading, during browsing videos on YouTube, you may find the background music of some videos disturbing or difficult to hear. You can remove audio from them via the mute option under the YouTube video player. Just click on the speaker icon on the lower left and the video will be muted. It’s exceptionally easy.

Bottom Line:

It would become more handily if YouTube adds an audio mute or removal button on its dashboard but at this moment, you still need to utilize a third-party tool in order to remove audio from YouTube video. We hope this article would be useful for you in some ways.

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