If you need to remove all or part of the audio track from a video file and you are the happy owner of a Mac, then Apple's proprietary free tools - QuickTime Player or iMovie - are perfect for this purpose. In this article we will show you how to do it.
How to Remove All Audio Track (Sound) from Video on Mac
1. Open the desired video in the standard QuickTime Player application.
2. Select Edit from the menu bar and click Remove Sound.
The fact that the sound has been removed will be indicated by the absence of a volume slider on the player's toolbar.
3. Click File → Save to apply changes to the original file, or File → Export as to export the file in the required quality.
How to remove (cut) a specific part of an audio track (sound) from a video on Mac
1. Start the program and click "Create New" → Movie.
2. Drag the desired video onto the timeline (timeline).
3. Highlight an audio track and place the cursor at the desired location. Right-click on the audio track and select Split Clip. Repeat this step several times if necessary.
As a result, a separated audio fragment should appear on the audio track:
4. Pull down the volume bar on the split section to the desired percentage. For example, if the value is set to 0%, the sound will completely disappear on the separated fragment of the audio track.
5. If necessary, you can create a gradual attenuation of the sound. To do this, pull on the edge of the audio track.
6. To save changes and export the file, click File → Export → File … in the menu bar.
7. On the right side of the window you can select quality settings. Then click the "Next …" button.
8. Specify a file name, select a save location and click on the "Save" button.
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