How to remove audio from video in Premiere Pro

How to Remove Audio from Video in Premiere Pro

There are plenty of reasons you want to remove audio from your video footage, but how do you remove audio from video in Premiere Pro? 

It’s pretty simple. And there are plenty of reasons you may need to do this; you may need to re-record certain audio within your film. 

Or it could be the fact that you’re overlaying the video footage with audio and simply need to delete the original audio in Premiere Pro. 

Either way, we’ve got you covered; here’s how to remove audio from video in Premiere Pro with only a couple of simple steps. 

Let’s check it out below. 

P.s here’s how to remove background noise in Premiere Pro

How to Remove Audio from Video in Premiere Pro

Here’s how to remove audio from video in Premiere Pro in a few simple steps. Here’s how firstly: 

Create a new project in Premiere Pro. Do this by clicking File > New

New project

Now it’s time to import your footage into Premiere Pro

Simply click File > Import, or you can drag your file into Premiere Pro to the Project Panel

File > Import

Now you can drag your video footage from the Project Panel onto the Premiere Pro Timeline

Now Right-click on the video within the Timeline. And select “Unlink”, this will split your video and audio within the Premiere Pro Timeline

Unlink Audio and VIdeo

Now you’ve split the video and audio; it’s time to select the audio in your Timeline and hit delete. You can also right-click on it and select “Clear”

Either way, this will remove the audio from your video footage. 

And that’s it, as simple as that. You’ve now removed the audio from the video in Premiere Pro. We hope this article was of use to you, and let us know your thoughts below in the comments. 

Oh, and feel free to send us links to your commercials and film projects; we’re always happy to share them out with our audience :) 

Happy editing!

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