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[Tutorials] How to Remove Audio Track from MKV Correctly and Effortlessly

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Updated on July 07, 2023

Looking for a simple way to remove some unwanted audio tracks from your MKV videos or get a pure MKV vidoe track from editing? You are at the right place. In this guide, we will walk you through some handy ways about how to remove audio track from MKV.
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MKV is a powerful video container format that can wrap multi-video streams, multi-subtitles and multi-audio tracks in one file. Today, many movies are stored in MKV format with multiple audio tracks. Yet, oftentimes, you just need one audio track to listen to when watching the movie, and the multi-audio tracks are unnecessary and inconvenient in many ways. Well, removing the unwanted audio tracks from MKV videos entirely, is a good way to reach a trouble-free viewing experience. In the following, we will show you 4 easy methods to delete audio track from MKV on desktop and online. Just read and follow.

Remove Audio Track from MKV with HD Video Converter Factory Pro

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a powerful video and audio processing program on Windows. It is easy to use and can act as an MKV video editor to enable you to remove audio track from MKV videos and do more edits within a few clicks. You can also use it to remove audio from MOV, WebM, etc. as it supports almost all video formats. Meanwhile, it provides various video output formats that you can convert MKV to MP4, MOV, and so on. Through this program, you can also add or remove subtitles from MKV easily. Now, let’s download this software and learn how to remove multiple audio tracks from MKV with the tutorial below.

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How to Remove an Audio Track from MKV with HD Video Converter Factory Pro

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Before start, please free downloadfree download the software to be prepared.

Step 1. Load MKV Video and Remove Unwanted Audio Track

Launch HD Video Converter Factory Pro and open "Converter." Click “Add Files” to import your MKV files into the program. You can also drag and drop files to the interface directly.

Next, click the box with a Speaker icon on the toolbar, you'll see all audio tracks in the MKV file. Just select your desired one and remove the others.

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Step 2. Export File with Single Audio Track

Click on the output format section on the right side and select a preferred video format for your movie. Then, specify an output folder at the bottom of the interface.

Finally, hit “Run” to start the conversion to remove audio tracks from MKV.

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From the main workplace, you can also go to the detailed settings window by clicking the "Parameter settings" button to mute a video, change video resolution, convert EAC3 to AC3, etc.

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How to Remove Audio Track from MKV with MKVToolNix GUI

MKVToolNix is a collection of tools for the Matroska media container format by Moritz Bunkus. It’s free and open-source and compatible with Linux, Windows, Mac. No need to worry whether the program is too complicated for you, I’ll demonstrate how to get rid of extra audio tracks in MKV with it in detail.

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Step 1. Download MKVToolNix GUI at, install the program. Run mkvtoolnix-gui.exe or launch the program from start menu.

Step 2. From the “Multiplexer” tab, drag and drop MKV files with multiple audio tracks to the “Source files” window, and all audio tracks within the movie will be shown below in the form of audio codecs. The language of each codec will also be displayed.

Step 3. Uncheck the unwanted audio tracks to keep the language you prefer, or uncheck them all to mute the movie.

Step 4. Define the destination path at the “Destination file” box below.

Step 5. When it’s all set, hit “Stat multiplexing” to delete audio track from MKV.

How to Remove Audio Track from MKV with HandBrake

HandBrake is a world-renowned video transcoder with tremendous additional functions including removing audio tracks, merging videos, extracting audio, etc. It’s free, open-source and clean as well. Now let’s see how it works for our case.

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Step 1. Download HandBrake at, install the program.

Step 2. Launch the program, click the “File” or “Folder” button on the right side or drag and drop to import the MKV files with multiple audio tracks to HandBrake.

Step 3. Customize output file format as MP4, WebM or MKV at “Format”.

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Step 4. Click Audio tab above, select the audio track you intend to keep from “Audio tracks” window. Or click the “x” icon on the right side to remove all audio tracks.

Step 5. You can optionally transcode, convert bitrate/change quality, mixdown your audio track if needed.

Step 6. Customize the output file folder at “Save As” box below, then click the green “Start Encode” button above for MKV remove audio track work.

How to Remove Audio Track from MKV Online

Apart from these desktop audio removers, some online tools can also help you remove the audio track from videos. And AudioRemover is such an online tool that can help you remove audio tracks from MKV, MP4, AVI, etc. without re-encoding. Now let’s see how to use it to remove soundtracks from MKV files.

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Step 1. Visit AudioRemover official site with this link:

Step 2. Click “Browse” to upload the .mkv file and then click “Upload Video”.

Step 3. Wait for the file uploading and auto-removing audio processes.

Step 4. Click “Download File” to save the muted video.

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The listed four solutions are all helpful for MKV audio track removal. As you can see, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro provides the easiest solution to remove soundtracks from MKV and other videos. If you want to experience a hassle-free audio removal process, you can really give HD Video Converter Factory Pro a try!

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