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Tutorial - How to Convert WMV to MP3 on Mac?

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What is WMV

Windows Media Video (WMV) is a compressed video compression format for several proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft. The original video format, known as WMV, was originally designed for Internet streaming applications. Through standardization from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), WMV 9 has gained adoption for physical-delivery formats such as HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc.

Why Convert WMV to MP3

WMV is widely used on Windows-based computers, but its audio is not compatible with music and editing programs on the Macintosh, nor can it be used on an iPod and other portable MP3 players. If you want a soundtrack on WMV video transferred to your portable music player, you need to convert WMV to MP3 on Mac so that they can be recognized by almost all portable music players including (but not limited) to iPod, Sandisk, Zune and Creative.

How to Convert WMV to MP3

To convert WMV to MP3, all you need to start conversion is the right video converter. With All to MP3 for Mac, even beginners can complete their conversion without hassle.

Step 1. Input Video

First you need to launch All to MP3 for Mac, then click "Open" and in the activated window choose the video file you want to convert to MP3 and then click "Open".

Input Video

Step 2. Choose Output Format

After the video file is loaded, click the arrow on the right of "Please choose a profile" and you will see a bunch of formats, choose "MP3" as the output format. To quickly find the format needed, just input the format in the box of "Search profile". In "Preview (for Video input only)", you can preview the video by dragging the slider bar below it.

Choose Output Format

Step 3. Start Video Conversion

Click "Convert" to start video conversion. After that, click "Open" to directly find the converted file with the name of "xxx_1.mp3". If needed, you can specify the value of volume and echo in "Audio Filter" tab.

Start Video Conversion

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