How to convert M4V to MP3 on Windows and Mac with Movavi
Step 1. Download and install the converter
The first step of using Movavi Video Converter is to get it installed on your system. To do this, use the M4V-to-MP3 converter download buttons for your operating system. Then, follow the instructions to install the program on your device.
Step 2. Add files to the program
Next, you can start using the program to convert M4V to MP3 on a Mac or Windows. To do this, click on the Add Media button in the top left, then click on Add video, and select the M4V video files you want to convert.
Step 3. Select the output format
Next, you need to select the desired output format. For this conversion, we want to choose MP3. So go to the Audio tab in the bottom-left section of the screen and find MP3. Click on it and choose a preset from the list provided.
Step 4. Convert M4V to MP3
Once you've selected the right output, press Save to and choose a folder or location on your device to save the new files. Then press the Convert button and wait for the conversion to complete.
M4V vs. MP3
M4V is a video file format, very closely related to MP4. It is primarily used for encoding movie and video files on the Apple iTunes Store.
MP3 is an audio file format used only for storing and encoding audio data. It uses lossy compression to keep file sizes low and quality levels high.
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Frequently asked questions
How do I convert M4V to MP3 on Windows 10/8/7?
You can convert your files using Movavi Video Converter:
Download and install Movavi Video Converter to your Windows 10, 8, or 7 system.
Download Movavi Video Converter
Open the program, click on Add Media, then Add video, and select the M4V files.
Choose MP3 as the desired output format.
Click Save to and choose a save destination, then press Convert.
How do I convert M4V to MP3 on a Mac?
Here’s how to convert your video with Movavi Video Converter:
Download and install Movavi Video Converter to your Mac.
Download Movavi Video Converter
Launch the converter and add your M4V files using the Add Media button.
Select MP3 as the desired output format from the Audio tab.
Click Save to, pick a save destination, and then press Convert.
How do I open M4V files on a Mac?
If you want to run M4V files on a Mac, you can use the built-in media player QuickTime Player, or you can run these files via iTunes. You can also use a variety of other third-party media players, including Media Player Classic, Zoom Player, VLC, MPlayer, and Nero Showtime.
How do I convert M4V to MP3 with iTunes?
To convert M4V to MP3 with iTunes, follow these steps:
Open iTunes and click on Edit, then Preferences.
Go to the General tab and click on Import Settings.
Click on the menu beside Import Using and choose the MP3 encoding format, then click OK to confirm.
Select the files from your iTunes library that you want to convert.
Finally, click on File, Convert, and then Create MP3 Version.
How do I convert M4V to MP3 with HandBrake?
Follow the steps below to learn how to convert M4V to MP3 with HandBrake.
Download and install HandBrake onto your device.
Launch the program and add the M4V file you want to convert via the File menu.
Click on the Browse button and choose a new file name and save destination.
Then, choose MP3 as the desired output format and select the settings you prefer.
Click Start Encode when you're ready and wait for the conversion to complete.
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