No audio after video conversion with VLC [Fixed]

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
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  • When it comes to multimedia, VLC is a go-to player for many users, but sometimes it also encounters issues.
  • VLC can also convert files, but many users reported that there’s no audio after video conversion, and we found the fix for it.
  • Are you interested in more thorough information on the VLC player? Check out our dedicated VLC article.
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VLC is a great multimedia player, but many users don’t know that VLC also has a video conversion feature available. The video conversion feature offers basic features, but it usually gets the job done.

Many users reported that there’s no audio after video conversion in VLC and this can be a problem. However, there are several ways to fix this issue, and today we’re going to show you how to do it.

What can I do if there’s no audio after video conversion in VLC?

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2. Change the sample rate in VLC

  1. Open the video that you want to convert to VLC.
  2. Now press Ctrl + J or go to Tools, and click on Codec information.
  3. Check the sample rate. In our example it’s 48000Hz.
    same rate no audio after video conversion vlc
  4. Go to Media and click on Convert / Save.
    convert video no audio after video conversion vlc
  5. Add the file that you want to convert, the same one from Step 1.
  6. Now click on the Convert / Save button.
    convert/save button no audio after video conversion vlc
  7. Click the wrench icon.
    wrench icon no audio after video conversion vlc
  8. Navigate to the Audio codec tab and set the Sample Rate to the value from Step 3. In our case, it’s 48000Hz.
    audio codec tab no audio after video conversion vlc
  9. Save changes and try to convert your video again.

Few users reported that they fixed the problem simply by using MPEG 4 Audio codec. To do that, follow steps 5-8, and in the Audio codec section, set it to MPEG 4 Audio.

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3. Modify strict standard compliance value

  1. In VLC, go to Tools, and click on Preferences (Ctrl + P).
  2. In the Show settings field select All.
    all settings no audio after video conversion vlc
  3. In the search field in the top type strict and select FFmpeg. In the right pane, set the Strict standard compliance to -2 and save changes.
    ffmpeg settings no audio after video conversion vlc
  4. Now try to convert the video again.

No audio after video conversion in VLC can be a problem, but we hope that you managed to fix this issue by using the solutions from this article.

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