Extracting audio from .mpg

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  1. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Is there an easy way to extract the audio from an .mpg file and save it as, say, an .mp3?
     
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    SPINTECK Turbo Monkey

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    I'd just use movie making software to do it. load it on the timeline and render it as an mp3
     
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  3. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    The only movie making software I've got is the Microsoft Movie Maker or whatever, and it blows. I already tried using it, and failed. Thanks for the idea though. Any other ideas?
     
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    SPINTECK Turbo Monkey

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    You'll have to experiment with an internet seach and try to find something with a 30 day trial period. Not sure about the below link, I found it after seaching 2 minutes. You may be able to get a trial version of Sony Vegas if you search long enough.


    http://www.dvdtox.com/dvd_audio_ripper.htm
     
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  5. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    You can always try the tried and true: run an audio cable from the output jack to the input jack.
     
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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    I thought of that, but I don't think I have an appropriate cable.
     
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    DHS Friendly Neighborhood Pool Boy

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    how big the mpg?
    i've cut and copied the audio from a mpg in quicktime pro.

    or send the file to me, if its smaller... and i can do it for you.
     
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    most computers use a mini stereo/headphone jack for audio outputs and audio inputs and with movie maker, that should be all you need.
     
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  9. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Well, I'm not talking about one. More like 20. I can't possibly imagine that you want to do it.
     
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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    I know. I repeat my above statement about not having a cable.
     
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    SPINTECK Turbo Monkey

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    radio shack, staples??? you can't live in a cave if you play mpegs:)
     
  12. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    I was trying to avoid spending money. I realized that I can get access to a computer with imovie for long enough to do what I need. That should be more capable than my POS Microsoft movie maker, right?
     
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    true. but send me one of the files. and then atleast you have someone else trying something.

    cables are pretty damn cheap here, www.newegg.com
     
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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Thanks guys. I'm going to have a go with imovie tomorrow. If that dosn't work, I'll post up and beg for more help. :D
     
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    At some point I was able to do this with some creative use of the sound recorder, volume control and windows media player. I can't remember what I did exactly but I remember I didn't use any cables. I used to have a really cool .wav editor that came with a soundblaster card like 15 years ago, it did stuff like this, I'm not sure where that software went when I upgraded to windows 95.
     
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    You could use a sound recording and editing software like Audacity (it's free, too) and just record the output from your computer (no cables required). Then save it in whatever format you want.
     
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