How to Extract Audio From Video on iPhone and iPad

So, you are looking for an efficient way to extract audio from your video on your iPhone to use it with other clips or add some special effects. Read on to discover how to convert videos into the audio format on an iOS device with ease!

While creating a video, at times, you may need to detach the audio. Maybe you want to edit the clip as a separate file or use the audio in another video for a special effect. Whatever could be your purpose, extracting audio from video on computer or iOS device isn’t a big deal–provided you have the efficient tool.

We’ve already made a separate guide about it for Mac and Windows PC. And in this hands-on tutorial, we’re going to show you how to convert a video in mp3 or other audio formats on iPhone. Swim across to get started!

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How to Retrieve Audio From Video on iPhone and iPad

There are quite a few audio extractor apps for iOS that can get your job done pretty well. However, the one that has lived up to our test is Audio Extractor – Convert mp3. It’s available for free and works reliably.

Plus, it lets you extract audio in multiple formats such as mp3, m4a, m4r, ogg, wav, flac, wma, aiff, aac. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch running iOS 8 or later. You can upgrade to the pro version ($0.99) of the app to remove ads.

Step #1. First off, download Audio Extractor – Convert mp3 app on your iOS device.

Install Audio Extractor on your iPhone

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Step #2. Now, open the app and ensure that the Original Video tab is selected at the bottom.

Open Audio Extractor and Tap Original Video tab on iPhone

Step #3. Next, tap on the “+” button at the top right and choose Import Video in the menu.

Import Video you wish to extract audio in iOS Audio Extractor app
Step #4. Next up, choose the video which audio you want to detach and tap on Done.

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Select the Video and tap on Done in iOS Audio Extractor app
Step #5. Up next, tap on the “i” button to the right of the video you have just imported. Then, choose Extract Audio in the menu.

Select Extract Audio in iOS Audio Extractor app

Step #6. Now, you can choose from multiple audio formats like mp3, m4a and more. I’m going to select mp3. Tap on Start to kickstart the converting process.

Choose Audio Format and Tap on Start in iOS Audio Extractor app

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Once the audio has been detached, you can access the file in the Processed tab. Then, you can save it to the Files app by tapping on the “i” button and choosing Open In.

Select Open in to Play Audio on iPhone

Then, select Save to Files and drop it in your preferred folder.

Save Extract Audio on iPhone

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That’s pretty much it!

Wrapping Up…

Now that you have got your hands on this trick use it to craft fun-loving videos and share them with friends. But before starting a project, share your thoughts about this app and whether or not you’d like to give it a try.

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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