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How to convert M4V to MP3 on Windows and Mac with Movavi

Ben Jacklin Edited by Ben Jacklin

Movavi Video Converter is an easy-to-use tool that can help you convert M4V to MP3 with ease. This program is available for both Mac and Windows and allows you to change formats in just a few clicks. So, with the help of Movavi Video Converter, you can convert M4V to MP3 easily and instantaneously. It also offers batch conversion if you want to convert multiple .m4v to .mp3 files in one go.

Movavi Video Converter is the ideal tool to use when dealing with lots of M4V files or when handling large files. If you want to convert M4V to MP3 online for free, you can make use of Movavi's online tool at the top of this page. The online tool is best-suited to extract audio from M4V and handle individual conversions, and it's very simple to use, too. Next, let's look at how to use Movavi Video Converter to convert M4V to MP3 on a Mac or convert M4A to MP3 on a Windows PC.

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

Comparison parameter

M4V

MP3

Description

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.

File extension

.m4v

.mp3

File type

Video and audio

Audio only

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Summary

There are many reasons why you might want to convert from M4V to MP3. You may simply want to extract the audio from a video you like to listen to, for example, or you might want to save some file space on your device by transforming an M4V into an MP3. In any case, we hope that this guide has shown you the M4V vs. MP3 differences and a simple and straightforward way to convert files.

Frequently asked questions

How do I convert M4V to MP3 on Windows 10/8/7?

You can convert your files using Movavi Video Converter:

  1. Download and install Movavi Video Converter to your Windows 10, 8, or 7 system.

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  2. Open the program, click on Add Media, then Add video, and select the M4V files.

  3. Choose MP3 as the desired output format.

  4. 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:

  1. Download and install Movavi Video Converter to your Mac.

    Download Movavi Video Converter

  2. Launch the converter and add your M4V files using the Add Media button.

  3. Select MP3 as the desired output format from the Audio tab.

  4. 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:

  1. Open iTunes and click on Edit, then Preferences.

  2. Go to the General tab and click on Import Settings.

  3. Click on the menu beside Import Using and choose the MP3 encoding format, then click OK to confirm.

  4. Select the files from your iTunes library that you want to convert.

  5. 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.

  1. Download and install HandBrake onto your device.

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  2. Launch the program and add the M4V file you want to convert via the File menu.

  3. Click on the Browse button and choose a new file name and save destination.

  4. Then, choose MP3 as the desired output format and select the settings you prefer.

  5. Click Start Encode when you're ready and wait for the conversion to complete.

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