6 best MOV to MP3 converters
If you wonder what problems you can solve by converting MOV to MP3, take a look at some of them.
Want to save a catchy song from a music clip?
Want to save a lecture recording, but don’t have enough space?
Need a modern bedtime story for your children?
How to convert MOV to MP3 on Windows and Mac with Movavi Video Converter
Step 1. Download and install the Movavi MOV-to-MP3 video converter
Double-click the distribution file. Instructions will then pop up on your computer screen to help guide you through the following steps.
Step 2. Add MOV files to the program
Click Add Media and then Add Video. Find the MOV files you want to convert and then add them to the application. You can also easily drag your files into the app window.
Step 3. Select MP3 as the output format
Open the Audio tab and choose the MP3 group. Pick the preset with the appropriate bitrate value best for your needs.
Step 4. Launch the MOV-to-MP3 conversion
Finally, click the Save to button and specify the folder in which you want to save your output files. Click Convert. You're all finished, and yes, it's that simple!
Movavi Video Converter allows you to convert MOV to MP3 on a Windows computer as well as convert MOV to MP3 on a Mac.
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Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11;
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What is a MOV (QuickTime) file?
MOV files are movie files saved in the QuickTime File Format (QTFF) that are simultaneously saved in a multimedia container file format. A MOV file can store audio, video, and text files within various tracks and was designed to conveniently support various types of media.
Apple QuickTime Player, Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player, and various other players.
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Frequently asked questions
▶️ What format is QuickTime?
The basis of QuickTime is designed as a MPEG-4 file format. QuickTime is a multimedia containment file that stores one or more types of data. This makes the program a MOV container that can contain various files with different formats.
▶️ How do I convert MOV (QuickTime) to MP3 on a Mac?
You can convert MOV to MP3 with Movavi Video Converter. Just follow the instructions:
Download and install the Movavi MOV-to-MP3 converter.
Click the Add Media button and select Add Video from the dropdown bar in the upper-left corner. From there select the MOV files you'd like to convert on your Mac.
Next, open the Audio tab and filter through the preset that matches your needs for bitrate value.
Click the Save to button to pick out your preferred folder to keep transferred output in, and then hit Convert to start the conversion process.
▶️ How do I extract audio from MOV?
If you want to extract audio from MOV, follow these steps to learn how to do it with Movavi Video Converter:
Download and install Movavi Video Converter.
Click Add Media and then Add Video to upload your file.
To start converting MOV to MP3, click the Convert button.
▶️ Can QuickTime export MOV to MP3 on a Mac?
The short answer when you're looking at how to change MOV to MP3 is that you can't use QuickTime to export it on a Mac. QuickTime on a Mac allows you to only export MOV to M4A or change the video quality between 4K, 1080p, 720p, and 480p. Without a converter like Movavi, you won't be able to export a MOV file to MP3 without experiencing quality loss.
▶️ Can iMovie change MOV to MP3?
Unfortunately, iMovie does not allow you to convert an MOV file to MP3. When you attempt to export and format the file to audio only as an MP3, the Next button for exporting will become grey and not clickable.
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