Applescript - I want to extract audio from a QT movie and save it

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by mattsky, Jan 11, 2007.

  1. mattsky macrumors newbie

    Jan 11, 2007
    Hi all,

    I have only been toying with AS for a day and am very excited about the possibilities. But I don't have a good idea of what functions are available to me. I'm sure I'll figure it out, just need time.

    In the near term, however, I have the following problem. I have a bunch of quicktime .mov files with audio and video. I want to write a script that does the equivalent of manually opening the movie, going to "Show Movie Properties", selecting the sound track, hitting extract and then saving the resulting file.

    I thought I could do this with Automator but all I could get it to do was disable the video and save the results. That's to disk intensive, since I don't want the video preserved at all.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. MongoTheGeek macrumors 68040


    Sep 13, 2003
    Its not so much where you are as when you are.
    Tell application "Quicktime Player" to export movie 1 to (choose file name) as wave
  3. Nutter macrumors 6502

    Mar 31, 2005
    London, England

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