Assuredly, iMovie is proficient in muting audio in videos. However, it is only for creators working with Mac system. If you want a video editor that can work the same on both Mac and Windows to help you remove sound from a video, Joyoshare Media Cutter
is suggested to you. Intended as a complete audio/video cutter and editor, Joyoshare Media Cutter can do much more than lossless cut and split.
Also, it has the advantages to further edit any media files, including the ability to mute all audio and video files, remove noise, insert background music, balance the volume of the original audio and the added audio track, separate audio from video, increase the volume, apply a series of sound and visual effects, create subtitles and watermarks, and more. It greatly assists in all sorts of media formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, WMV, AVI, MPEG, 3GP, FLV, etc, and supports fast conversion between them.
Key Features of Joyoshare Media Cutter:
Extract or remove audio from any video
Shorten or split media files instantly and losslessly
Work with various audio and video encoding formats
Two processing modes: 60X-speed mode and encoding mode
User-defined option to change codec, bit rate, resolution, aspect ratio, etc
Step 1 Load the video to Joyoshare Media Cutter
Depending on your own situation, get Joyoshare Media Cutter for Windows or for Mac installed and launched on your computer. What follows is requiring you to import the video to be silenced to the program. You can click "Open" to select it from the local system or simply drag it to the interface.
Step 2 Configure output format
Next, it is your time to leave for the format window to specify an output format. To mute a video permanently, you ought to select the format from the "Encoding mode" option. Only with such a mode can the editing features be enabled. After opting for the desired export format, touch the gear icon located at the top right corner of your chosen format to enhance the video quality by customizing codec, resolution, bit rate, and frame rate if needed.
Step 3Mute video in iMovie alternative
Now, you should make your way back to the main interface and locate "Edit" icon. In the next window, go to "Audio" > "Volume" > move the volume controller to the far left or directly type "0" in the volume display column so as to take sound out of your video. If there is any additional editing you need, like trimming, cropping, adjusting aspect ratio, adding effects and watermarks, inserting a new audio file, etc, head to the corresponding tab to finish your action. Lastly, don't forget to hit on "Start" to output the new video without sound at 60X alarming speed.