Separate Vocals From Background Music [4 Free Ways]

Are you looking for some ways to separate vocals from background music? This post introduces 4 free online and offline ways to finish vocal separation.

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Updated on Mar 29, 2024

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When music enthusiasts need to extract vocals from existing tracks to obtain Karaoke versions, or when content creators aim to improve the quality of their videos, they need to separate vocals from background music. This article will introduce you to four efficient methods to separate vocals from background noise for both beginners and experienced users.

Before diving into the content below, we have provided a table where you can find some test data we used to select these four software solutions. Based on your individual needs, you can choose the most suitable tool from the options presented.

Methods Effectiveness Difficulty
EaseUS Online Vocal Remover High: Achieve fast audio processing without any loss in quality. Super easy
Vocal Remover Moderate: Utilize AI technology for precise and fast vocal separation, although occasional unusual results may occur. Easy Moderate: Support a wide range of audio formats and deliver exceptional audio quality, yet is limited by file size constraints. Easy
Audacity High: Provide extensive customization options for vocal removal, but there is a possibility of compromising audio quality. Relatively complex

Separate Vocals From Background Music Free

Using free downloadable software to remove background music can be a secure and efficient option. Moreover, these types of software not only provide basic vocal removal functionality but also offer additional video editing features.

1. Use EaseUS Online Vocal Remover

🖥️Compatibility: Windows 11/10/8/7,macOS, Web browser

The first method I recommend is using EaseUS Online Vocal Remover, an excellent vocal remover. It is highly favored by users for its efficient vocal removal effects and fast processing speed. Additionally, users can utilize it to remove vocals from Spotify songs and TikTok videos.

Its functionalities go beyond vocal removal. Users can also extract Karaoke and instrument tracks or make acapella. Here are its key features:

  • Edit with no watermark
  • Offer quick vocal removal
  • Provide many free video filter
  • Provide real-time preview of any change
  • Support various audio file format
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Its AI-based technology helps users remove vocals quickly and accurately, and its intuitive interface suits most users. Supporting multiple file formats makes users finish vocal separation in one stop.

Take your video editing to the next level with EaseUS Online Vocal Remover.

After knowing the features of this tool, please follow these steps to start your vocal separation. 

Step 1. From the main page of EaseUS Online Vocal Remover, choose "Vocal Remover" from the left, and click "Choose file" to upload your video or audio files. You can also drop the file into the window.

upload files

Step 2. By AI algorithm, all the vocals in the audio will be recognized automatically and then separated from the music in seconds.

AI algorithm

Step 3. Once vocals are extracted, audition the audio, and then choose to download the extracted Karaoke, instrumental sound, or background music.

download files

Watch the YouTube video guide to learn more🔎

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 0:27 EaseUS Online Vocal Remover
  • 0:59 Audacity
  • 1:44 Vocal Remover
  • 2:13 GarageBand
  • 2:45 Sonic Melody

2. Use Audacity

🖥️Compatibility: Windows/macOS/Linux

Audacity is one of the high-quality vocal removers available, and it is free and open-source. For beginners, this tool is easy to use when it comes to vocal removal. Additionally, it provides some customizable options for removing vocals.

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It is free and open-source, providing access to its source code and customization options. Users can fine-tune vocal removal using various customizable settings and effects in Audacity.

Below, I will explain how to use this tool to remove vocals from background music.

Step 1. Open the File

Open the tool on your computer, click on the "File" button in the top left corner, and select "Open" to open the file you want to process.

audacity open file

Step 2. Choose the Vocal Reduction and Isolation

Once the file is uploaded, navigate to the desired track within the tool's interface. Then, at the top of the interface, locate the "Effect" button. Click on it to reveal a dropdown menu, and from that menu, choose the "Vocal Reduction and Isolation" option.

audacity click on effects tab

Step 3. Remove Vocals

After selecting the "Vocal Reduction and Isolation" option, a small window will appear. Find the "Action" section within that window and choose "Remove Vocals" to initiate the vocal removal process.

audacity select voice reduction isolation

Separate Vocals From Background Music Online Free

If you want to skip the hassle of downloading, you can also directly use online vocal removers. Vocal Remover and are two tools we have selected after comparison.

3. Use Vocal Remover

🖥️Compatibility: Browser (Desktop & Mobile)

Vocal Remover is an AI vocal remover for PC. Once the file is uploaded, this tool can quickly separate vocals from background music in approximately 10 seconds. It supports extracting vocals from MP3, WAV, and MP4 files.

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It offers a user-friendly interface, making it accessible to users of all levels of expertise. Fast processing times allow users to separate vocals from music within a short period. 

The steps to extract vocals from background music using Vocal Remover are as follows:

Step 1. Visit

Step 2. Locate the "Browse my files" button, click on it, and upload the file from which you want to remove vocals.

click on browse my files

Step 3. After the file is uploaded, the tool will take a short moment to process it. Please be patient. Once the processing is complete, you will receive two audio tracks: the original track and the separate track. Click the "Save" button to save the desired file.

vocal  remover save file

4. Use

🖥️Compatibility: Browser (Desktop & Mobile) is a free AI vocal remover app. Users can extract vocals from audio files in various formats. Thanks to its use of AI technology and machine learning, this tool can process files of any size within 2 minutes. As you can see, this tool is 100% free. Its simple user interface makes it accessible to users with zero experience.

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It is a free AI vocal remover app, making it an attractive choice for users who don't want to spend money on vocal removal services. Its wide audio format compatibility ensures compatibility with different sources.

Now you can follow the instructions below to use this tool and remove vocals.

Step 1. Enter the following website URL in your browser:

Step 2. Drag and drop the file you want to process onto the file upload interface.

vocali upload files

Step 3. Click the "SEPARATE MUSIC AND VOCALS" button to initiate the upload and wait for the file to be processed.
Once the processing is complete, your separated files will automatically download to your computer.

vocali separate music vocals

If you're interested in discovering more free online vocal removal tools, you can read the following article.

To Sum up

If you are a music enthusiast, music producer, or content creator in need of isolating vocals from background music, we hope the above four methods are helpful to you. If you require processing a large batch of files within a short period while ensuring video or audio quality, we recommend using EaseUS Online Vocal Remover. Discover the power of AI-driven audio editing with EaseUS Online Vocal Remover.

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FAQs About Separating Vocals From Background Music

After familiarizing yourself with the solutions mentioned above, there are additional related questions and answers available for you to further enhance your understanding.

1. How do I separate background music and voice from a video?

Using EaseUS Online Vocal Remover as an example, you can follow the steps below:

Step 1. Drag and drop the video you want to separate the background music and vocals from into the Vocal Remover interface.

Step 2. Once the file is uploaded, please wait for the tool to process it automatically.

2. What is the best way to isolate vocals from a song?

Depending on individual video editing experience, the best method for removing vocals from a song may vary. However, for those who are new to video editing, we recommend using a vocal remover app to achieve automatic vocal separation.

3. Is there an app that separates voice from music?

Yes, EaseUS Online Vocal Remover is a tool that utilizes AI technology to efficiently and quickly help users separate vocals from music.

4. What is the best site to separate vocals from music?

Websites like Vocal Remover and LALAL.AI are two popular websites that provide vocal separation.

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