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How to Extract Audio from MKV Video Files?

Author by Hales

May 24, 2019

We often encounter such a situation that 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 you a powerful MKV audio grabber, which makes it easy to extract audio from MKV video files. Please download and install the MKV extractor first.

Have you ever faced such a situation that 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 and other audio formats. 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 mainstream video 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: Tutorial on How to Convert MKV to Audio

Add MKV File to Convert

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 at the top of the screen, then select the MKV video file in the pop-up window and add the MKV file to the software.

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

After adding a file, you need to go to the "Output Format" button on the right, then find "Audio" in the Format option in the new box, and finally select MP3, WAV or other audio formats according to your own needs.

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Step 3. Change the Settings and Save Audio Files

Click on “Settings” button on the lower right side of the interface to customize your audio parameters such as increasing MP3 volume, changing MP3 bitrate, etc.

After changing the settings, click on “Output folder” button to set the output path and click “Run” button to start to extract audio from MKV.

Method 2: VLC Media Player to Extract Audio from MKV with MKV Extractor

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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.

Step 1. Open the 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 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 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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