Taking audio from video using ffmpeg - Linux how-to

First published at 15:43 UTC on November 27th, 2018.

Chris Were

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This command extracts the audio from a video file and puts it in a MP3 file. Ffmpeg automatically works out the right codecs to use from the output file extension, in this case it's MP3.

ffmpeg -i VIDEOFILE OUTPUTFILE.mp3

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