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2 Simple Methods to Convert MOV to MP3

If you’re looking for ways to convert MOV to MP3, check this tutorial now. The guide lists two simple and effective methods to convert MOV to MP3.

Updated Dec 13,2018 | by Joy

MOV is a MPEG-4 video container file format commonly associated with Apple's default QuickTime framework. Recently, iOS devices become the most common platform to view and store your favorite MOV files. Do they take up a lot of memory on your iPhone or iPad? Or do you want to extract audios from videos like MOV files? It’s time to convert MOV to MP3.

In this article, we will show two simple methods to make it. In such way, you can free up more space for iPhone as audio will take up less memory on your iOS device.   

Method 1. Convert MOV to MP3 with Online Video Converter - Slow Speed & Annoying Ads

Converting MOV to MP3 online can be a simplest way to complete the conversion if you don’t want to install any software to your computer. When you search for “online MOV to MP3 converter” on Google, you will find there are many tools in the results. Today we take Convert.Files as an example. Follow the steps below.

Step 1. Go to the home page of this online tool and click “Browse” to choose a local file on your computer.


If there is no saved MOV files on your computer, you can download MOV from Instagram, download YouTube to MOV, etc. Just simply copy the video link to the blank bar.

Step 2. Choose MP3 as the output format and then click “Convert” to start the conversion. 



Although you can convert MOV to MP3 online with two simple steps, it takes too much time to complete the conversion. What’s worse, there are many annoying commercial ads in the process of converting. Also, it can’t help users transfer the converted videos to iPhone or iPad and enjoy them on their commute or morning walks.

Method 2. Convert MOV to MP3 with Video Converter for PC - Fast & Video Transfer

Is there an all-in-one tool that can quickly complete the conversion without any ads? The answer is definitely yes. Just try this reliable software – IOTransfer, which enables you to easily download many popular videos and convert them to the compatible formats without any commercial ads. It can also help you transfer videos to iPhone or iPad with ease. Check the guide now.

The Preparations before Converting MOV to MP3

Part 1. Free download and install IOTransfer to your Windows 7/8/8.1/10. Here, you’d better connect your iPhone or iPad to computer so that you can transfer the converted video to iOS devices while converting.

Part 2. If you have saved many MOV files on your PC, simply skip this part. If you don’t know how to download MOV videos, check the following tutorials. 

How to Download Instagram Videos to MOV

How to Download Facebook Videos to MOV

Start Converting MOV to MP3

Step 1. Launch IOTransfer on your computer and click “VIDEOS” at the top menu of the screen.


Step 2. Tap on “Converter” button in the left list and click “Add Files” to choose your MOV file saved in your computer. Then choose MP3 as the output format.


Step 3. Before converting, click on the box saying “Automatically transfer the converted video into your iOS device.” Then simply tap on “Convert Now” at the bottom.


If you forget to transfer video to iPhone before clicking “Convert Now”, find your converted video in “Finished” tab and then click the phone icon at the right of the video to complete the transfer. Besides, you can open the output folder and wirelessly transfer videos to iPhone or iPad.

Comparisons Chat for Online Video Converter and Video Converter for PC

Each method has its own characteristics and you can choose the best one based on your own needs. Or you can check the following differences between two methods.

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Bottom Line:

With the above two methods, you can easily convert MOV to MP3 so that you can only listen to the audio from the video. Personally, I prefer to use the second method as IOTransfer allows me to quickly complete the conversion without any annoying ads. After converting, I can use it to transfer to my iPhone and then enjoy them on my commute. It's worth a try. Free download it now.

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