How to remove sound from a video using Windows 10 Video Editor

This tutorial will show you step by step how to remove sound (audio) from a video using Windows 10 Video Editor.

Windows 10 has a built-in video editor that works a little bit like Windows Movie Maker. You can use it to perform basic video editing tasks. And you can also use it to delete audio from a video. And how that works, I'll show you in the steps below.

1. Click on the start menu button, and then click on Video Editor.

Alternatively, you can also click on the start menu button, and then click on Photos.

2. Click on New video located in the top right corner.

3. Click on New video project.

Start a new video project in Windows 10 video editor

A “Name your video” window will appear.

4. Type a name for your new video project.

5. Click on the OK button.

Name the new video project in Windows 10 video editor

6. Click on the + Add button in the Project library section in top left corner.

7. Click on From this PC.

Add video button in Windows 10 video editor

A small “Open” window will appear.

8. Within the window, you go to the location on your computer where the video file is stored.

9. Select the video file.

10. Click on the Open button.

Add a video to the new video project in Windows 10 video editor

The Windows 10 video editor will now load your video file.

11. Right-click on the video, and then click on Place in storyboard.

Place video in storyboard in Windows 10 video editor

12. In the storyboard section, and on the video thumbnail, you click on the small speaker icon.

Audio volume button in Windows 10 Video Editor

13. Click again on the speaker icon to mute the audio.

Mute audio in Windows 10 Video Editor

14. Click on Finish video located in the top right corner of the video editor window.

Finish video button in Windows 10 Video Editor

A “Finish your video” window will appear.

15. Now you can select the quality of the video.

16. Click on the Export button.

A “Save as” window will appear.

17. Select a location on your computer where you want to save the new video file.

18. Click on the Export button.

Windows 10 Video Editor will now export your new video without audio (sound).


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