How to Extract AAC from MP4 Video Files on Mac OSX

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Is there any program that can extract the audio & video components of an mp4 file, like mkv extract does with mkv? Similarly: is there any program that can encode, load and/or play AAC audio files?

When you have the same problem as above mentioned, you should download the 3rd-party application to complete this job, like Tune4mac MP4 Converter can act as MP4 to AAC converter well. With this excellent tool, you could extract audio files like AAC, MP3 from MP4 video files, and batch conversion is its another useful feature.

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is a standardized, lossy compression and encoding scheme for digital audio. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves better sound quality than MP3 at similar bit rates. A file with the AAC file extension is an MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding file. Other types of files may also use the AAC file extension. If you know of any additional file formats that use the AAC extension

How to Extract AAC on Mac

To extract aac from mp4 on mac on Mac OX Lion, you should download professional application to do so. Tune4mac MP4 Converter is the very software that you are looking for. With it, not only can help you convert MP4 to the video format on Mac, also can remove DRM from iTunes movies that purchases or rents in legal area. What's more, the simple step-by-step operation could give you a great experience to convert MP4 to AAC on Mac OS.


Download Tune4mac MP4 Converter and launch it;

-  Click-one.  Import MP4 video;

-  Click-two.  Choose "Customized AAC Audio (.aac)" as output format;

-  Click-three.  Click "Convert" button to convert MP4 file.

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Note and Tips

Tune4mac MP4 Converter is powerful application to convert video from one format to another. When you purchases or rents a video with M4V format from iTunes Store, you are not allowed to transfer it to any other Non-Apple portable media players, such as Sony Walkman, PSP/PS3, iRiver, even mobile phones like popular Nokia, BlackBerry etc, that because the DRM Copy-Protection is made by the movie producers for copyright protection. So how to remove DRM from those iTunes movies? Probably, my article of "Remove DRM from iTunes movie" would help you out.

How to sync MP4 to Apple Devices

When you get the MP4 video, who matches technical specifications of iPad, iPhone or iPod, then how to sync it to those players is another problem should be solved. There are two methods for you to choose to transfer video to Apple devices. Briefly, iCloud and iTunes method.

-  iCloud method: register an iCloud account to share MP4 video with iPad/iPod/iPhone;

-  iTunes method: sync MP4 to iPad/iPod/iPhone via iTunes account.

If you would like to learn more operations listed above, this article of "Two ways to transfer videos to iPad, iPhone or iPod"

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