How to turn a video file into a music file

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Sakusha, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. Sakusha macrumors newbie

    Aug 17, 2013
    I have a few videos on my iPhone 4S (saved on my Camera Roll) that I would like to turn into music files so I can put them into iTunes and listen to them like they are music files whether it'd be on my MacBook or iPhone. Basically I am wondering how do I turn videos into music so I can 'listen' to them rather than 'watching' them.

    I own a MacBook Pro with the latest software currently available.
  2. anonnymouse macrumors regular

    Dec 4, 2011
    iTunes will convert a video file (that is playable in iTunes) to audio.

    in iTunes Preferences > General > Import Settings, select the audio format you want to export from the video.

    Select the video, click File > Create New Version, then hold the Option key while you click "Convert to ___ " [AAC, MP3, whatever format you selected in preferences].
  3. Sakusha thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 17, 2013
    Thanks! Now I can free up some space on my phone (had a lot of videos). Lol

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