Extracting audio from an online video...

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by Timshan0876, Jan 28, 2013.

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    I have tried many programs, most of them free.. but I cannot extract the audio from a video I found online...
    Can someone help me do this please??? Or offer any suggestions?

    I dont want to use a program that utilizes the built in mic on my MBA, I want to extract the same quality audio that comes when I play the video...

    The link is here...
    http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTA2OTQwMDky.html?f=18904890

    The reason why it is not a youtube vid is because I am currently studying abroad here in Shanghai and youtube is blocked.. so i spend my time surfing random sites such as Youku...

    If someone could just extract it for me and email me the mp3 I would kiss them haha
    Please?
     
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    The only thing is when I download the video directly from this site, the file is a .kux file... which is unable to load onto garageband or any other program to export audio from....

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    And also safari no longer has Activity Window... i think. or at least I dont see it here anymore...
     
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    Can you use ClipGrab and the Vimeo link? It is the same remix and much better quality, as the video you linked to has a 1 MB audio track for 4 minutes of audio.
     
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    I will try now, and that is strange.. the video I linked should be about 8 or 9 minutes long...
     
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    Yeah, it said so too on the website, but the FLV I downloaded was 16.8 MB big and had only 4 minutes of data.
     
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    wait.... you were able to download the video in FLV format??
    you used clipgrab for this im assuming?
     
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    Nope, I used Safari's Activity Monitor.
    You could try the Firefox Video Download Helper add-on with that site though. You have to jump to the latter part of the video though to download the rest, as it seems, the stream consists of three FLV files, one ad, one Payphone song and then the song about Oliver Kahn.

    PS: Why is this site plastered with so much graphics? Is that a Chinese thing?
     
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    I just did it... i managed to download it to a quicktime flv file.. now it should be pretty simple to extract the audio....

    THANKS

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    ... ok its now downloaded and completed but the song is only 4 minutes long like you said.... any ideas?
     
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    As I said, go to the part of the video where the other song is.
     
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    Got it, thanks man... or girl haha, thanks alot
     

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