MP4, which is a digital multimedia container format, contains video, audio and still images. As to WAV, it is used to store uncompressed audio on PCs and Windows systems. Both MP4 and WAV are popular among people, but sometimes people just want to play back the soundtrack rather than the video. Thus, they need a video to audio converter so as to convert MP4 to WAV. In this article, we are gonna tell you three free ways to convert MP4 to WAV, especially WAV files which maintain high quality.

Best MP4 to WAV Video Converter

When it comes to the best converter to convert MP4 to WAV, I highly recommend you to use VideoSolo Free Video Converter. It is a program whose features are as follows:

* Support video/audio conversion for more than 300 formats to all popular digital devices;

* Allow editing videos;

* Merge multiple videos into one file;

* Concise interface, fast conversion speed and high output quality.

Now that you may just need to focus on the conversion part. Of course, MP4 and WAV are included in that 300 formats, so it's time for you to make good use of VideoSolo Free Video Converter. Alright, let's do it.

Step 1. Download and Install

Press the download button and follow the instructions to complete the installation.

Step 2. Add MP4 Files

Launch the program and go to "Add File(s)". You can either click "Add File(s)" icon on the top or the one in the middle. If you think it is too troublesome to add MP4 file one by one, you can press the drop-down button and choose to add a whole folder to it. It is also optional for you to drag and drop the MP4 files straight to the program.

Add MP4 Files

Step 3. Select WAV as Output Format

Go to "Output format" and tap the "…" button. To extract audio from MP4, you have two options, one is to choose WAV format in "General Audio", the other is to choose the desired format in "Lossless Audio".

Select Output Format

Step 4. Select Output Folder

If you have no idea what the default output folder is, it would be a wise choice for you to change it. I mean a change to the folder that you can well remember. Then, hit "Select Folder" button.

Select Output Folder

Step 5. Convert MP4 to WAV

It is the last step of the conversion. Here you can click on "Convert" to start the conversion. What's more, the progress of every conversion can be seen in the pop-up window. You can now just sit and wait for the conversion over and press "Completed". Besides, you can choose "No action" or "Shut down computer" if you don't need to work anymore.

Convert MP4 to WAV

The process of MP4 to WAV is done here in VideoSolo Free Video Converter, which is an easy control converter for you. By the way, there is another good program for you, the VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate. It is a utility that has functions to convert, edit and enhance videos. So you can convert MP4 to WAV files with VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate, too. If you are still wondering an MP4 to WAV converter free download, please read on.

Part 2. Online MP4 to WAV Video Converter

In fact, MP4 to WAV online converter are various. Apart from online video converter, you can also choose online audio converter. Here, I will introduce you 3 free online converter.

1. YouTube Converter

YouTube Converter allows you to convert and download videos. Thus, you can use YouTube Converter to convert MP4 to WAV. To use it, you can just simply paste the link of the MP4 video to it, and choose WAV as the output format. The goods about YouTube Converter is that users think it can convert a wide range of video with lightning speed. In addition, it is said that there is no limitation in downloading, but some users say it is not true. Now and then, users also doubt whether YouTube Converter is safe. Because they worry that the converter is so popular that once they get on a fake website, it may lead them to some weird websites.

YouTube Converter

2. Audio Converter

Audio Converter supports more than 300 formats, including MP4 and WAV. What's more, you can convert MP4 to WAV in different quality. You can tag the files yourself by clicking on "Edit track info" too. No need to care about its safety, because your final works will be automatically deleted after a few hours later. But in some ways, it means that if you forget to download the final work, you need to do the conversion again. In Audio Converter, you may have no idea where the WAV files will be stored in the end. One more thing, if your MP4 video is too long and in a large size, it would take quite a long time to upload the file. So it may just be suitable for some small videos.

Audio Converter

3. Zamzar

Zamzar supports more than 1,200 different conversions, which makes us think that it is more powerful than the other converters. In other words, it won't be a problem for you to convert MP4 to WAV. However, the things are that it charges you nothing when the size of the MP4 video is in 50 MB, but once you surpass, please pay for it. Because of that, people would complain that Zamzar is not reasonable for their video and audio files are mostly out of that limitation. To make it worse, conversion time of it can be slow sometimes. One more thing you should pay attention to is that the download links are only valid for 24 hours.


Not all converters are perfect, so these three online converters also get their pros and cons. Whatever, all of this three video to audio converters are free to download and free of charge. So it is up to you whether to use it or not.

Part 3. Free MP4 to WAV Video Converter

To convert MP4 to WAV for free, you can try Windows Movie Maker. It is a well-known program to many people, so let's see how it works.

Step 1. Download and Install

Download it and have it installed on your computer system.

Step 2. Add MP4 Videos

Launch the program and press on "Add Videos and Photos" to add MP4 files to the program.

Add MP4 Videos

Step 3. Save Movie

Once the videos are uploaded, hit "File" . Go to "Save Movie" and scroll all the way down to "Audio only".

Save Movie

Step 4. Name File

Now you can give a suitable name to your file and save it to the folder you want. The file will be save as default format like MP4/AAC, but you can change it. To do these, you can go to "File name" and "Save as type" to change them separately. Then one more press on "Save", the conversion would start to run.

Name File

Three free ways to convert MP4 to WAV with maintaining high quality are introduced to you right now. And you can find out VideoSolo Free Video Converter is the best converter among them. Also, you are free to choose VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate. Both of them are very convenient. Once you have them in hand, they can fix all problems for you. I think different people would have different opinions towards things, so you can have other options like the online converters. Hope this article would be helpful to you.