Turn off video audio on Win 10 without installing additional software

Turn off video audio on Win 10 without installing additional software

Is it possible to remove audio from video on Windows 10 without installing additional software? The answer is yes and it’s easier to do than you think. In this article, we will show you how to use Windows 10’s built-in Video Editor application and VLC Media Player to remove video audio.

Use Windows 10’s built-in Video Editor app

To remove audio using Video Editor, follow these steps:

  • Video Editor comes pre-installed on Windows, so you don’t need to download and install it. Just press the Start button, enter the video editor and click on the search result to open the application

  • After the application is opened, click the New video project button on the welcome screen or New> New video project on the menu

  • Name your project

  • Next, click the Add button to add the video from where you stored, the most popular option is From this PC
  • Then you need to add the video to the Storyboard by dragging and dropping or right clicking on the video then selecting Place In Storyboard.

  • To remove the sound of the video just added, click the audio icon on the Storyboard. Click again to remove the sound

  • Finally, click Finish video and select parameters to export the video to the version with audio removed.
  • In this step, the video output speed will depend on the video quality, length of the video, and the processing power of your computer

Use VLC Media Player

If the above method has not satisfied you, you can try this method. However, this way you must install the VLC Media Player software.

  • Download VLC

How to do it in detail as follows:

  • Install and open VLC Media Player

  • Click Media> Convert / Save

  • Click Add then navigate to the location where you place the video to edit
  • After the video is opened in VLC, you need to press the Convert / Save button below. The video conversion parameters adjustment window will appear

  • Here, you find the Profile section , click the drop-down arrow in the box next to and select any profile. Next, click on the wrench-shaped button (hovering over will display the word Edit selected profile ).

  • Here, you will see the Encapsulation tab and lots of options below
  • Choose a format that best suits your needs, then switch to the Video codec card. Here you click the checkbox next to the option Keep original video track
  • Switch to the Audio codec tab, uncheck the checkbox next to the Audio option and click the Save button .
  • Next, you choose where to save the output video by pressing the Browse button , name the video and then click Save
  • Finally, you just have to wait for VLC to finish its job

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