Audio extraction from avi

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by zeke_mo, Dec 6, 2005.

  1. zeke_mo

    zeke_mo (value not set) Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I just got my hands on an AVI file that I want to extract the audio from it. I found this thread here http://www.osnn.net/forum/showthread.php?t=1339 but I dont have that adobe software, Its a rather long video file so demo software wont work. Any help would be great :D
     
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    no go, says there was a read error :(. Thanks for the link though ;)
     
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    is the read error related to it being a trial, or possible something wrong with the file itself?
     
  5. zeke_mo

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    nope, plays just fine...watching it now...but its standup and I would rather just listen than watch :D
     
  6. kcnychief

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    You could start the application to play it, and then just minimize it :p

    I'll see what else I can find, how big is the file in megabytes?

    EDIT: this is basically how I found it, google search from these terms
    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=extract+audio+from+avi

    Perhaps check a few other options?
     
  7. zeke_mo

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    698 :D I want to put it on my zen micro ;)

    EDIT about your edit, I found plenty of software, but I never know what I can trust so I was wondering what everybody here has used and had good luck with
     
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  8. BouncingSoul

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    Here is what I do. Load up VirtualDub (freeware), Load the AVI, Under the Audio menu select Full Processing Mode and than under the File menu selece Save As Wav. Select a file name and destination and you're set.
     
  9. NetRyder

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    Another option is to play the video and record the sound output directly using Audacity.
    http://audacity.sf.net

    I'd go with BouncingSoul's method first though. :)
     
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  10. zeke_mo

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    turns out the movie file was encoded with xvid, and virtualdub didnt like that, so I guess I can just wait for some smart and clever person to post the audio file on a bittorrent site :D
     
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    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Well, you can still use the Audacity method then...
     
  12. mooo

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    umm.. get nandub, (www.doom9.org) it comes withthe gk codec/rip pack. you can save the audio into a .wav file, my friend did a few Music Video's of his and i chopped the audio that way. (the save .wav is under file -> save .wav option)


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    I tried to convert the .wav with some of those crappy 1 click things and they didn't work so just use creatives and its fine. Hope this helped out :)
     
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  13. BouncingSoul

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    You mean you're avi is an xvid or the audio was xvid. I've never heard of xvid audio, usually its xvid video and lame mp3 audio. In that case vdub works fine for me. Not sure what would be causing that... you do have xvid installed right?