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How to Extract Audio from MKV Video Files?

Author by Hales

Updated on Apr 13, 2020

We often encounter such a situation where we are fond of the background music of an MKV movie and want to save it as a separate audio file so that we can listen to it anytime and anywhere. Today I will introduce a powerful MKV audio grabber to you, which makes it so easy to extract audio from MKV video files. Please download and install the MKV extractor first.

Have you ever faced such a situation where you want to extract audio from MKV movies yet can't find a suitable tool? It always makes people frustrated. Fortunately, now you come to the right place. Please read the following carefully.

MKV is a multimedia format that can store video and audio files and an MKV file contains multiple audio tracks. To save an audio file from MKV,  you will need to convert MKV to MP3, WAV or other audio format. Here we recommend that you use the most practical audio grabber - WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory to easily rip audio from MKV, which will meet your needs to extract an audio file and convert it to other more audio formats.

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How Can We Extract Audio from MKV?

In order to rip audio from MKV videos, WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory is suitable for you and there is no loss of quality by separating the audio from the video. In addition, you can use this software to extract audio from other videos from 300+ mainstream video sharing sites, such as YouTube to WMA, Vimeo to MP3. The following part will show you how to get audio from MKV with easy methods. Let's learn the tutorial below.

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Method 1: How to Convert MKV to Audio with the Recommended Converter

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Before start, please free download and install Free HD Video Converter Factory on PC.

Step 1. Load the Source File into the MKV Audio Extractor

Click the "Add File" button on the top of the screen, then select the MKV video file in the pop-up window and add the MKV file to the software. Or you can directly drag an drop an MKV file to the converter.

Converter MKV to Audio Formats

Step 2. Select an Output Format to Extract Audio from the MKV Video

After adding an MVK file, click the "Output Format" area on the right and select MP3, WAV or other audio format under the "Audio" tab as the output format according to your own needs.

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Step 3. Change the Settings and Save Audio Files

Click on the "Settings" button on the lower right side of the interface to customize your audio parameters such as increase volume, change MP3 bitrate, sample rate, etc.

After changing the settings, click on the yellow folder button at the bottom to set the output path and finally click the "Run" button to start extracting audio from MKV.

Method 2: Extract Audio from MKV with VLC Media Player

Extract Audio from VLCExtract Audio from VLC

Before start, please free download VLC Media Player on your computer.

VLC Media Player (visit to download: is more than just a media player. It also allows users to convert videos to audio files. Here's a tutorial on how to extract audio from MKV videos with VLC Media Player.

Step 1. Open VLC media player, select "Convert/Save" in the Media drop-down list or hit "Ctrl + R" to go directly to the convert window. Then click on "+Add..." to add MKV video files in the new window and click on the "Convert/Save" button below to go to the next step.

Step 2. Then select the MP3 audio output format or other audio formats you like in the "Profile" drop-down list, and then click the "Browse" button to set a new file output path to save this new file. Finally click the "Start" button to carry on the process.

At last

The above two methods can perfectly solve your problem of getting audio from MKV video. If you have any questions, please contact us. I hope that your problem can be fully solved and this method can be shared with friends who have the same needs.

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