How to convert MPG to MP3 with Movavi’s software
Step 1. Download and install the software
Step 2. Add files for conversion
Click the Add Media button and then hit Add video to upload videos you want to transcode. The desktop software allows for batch conversion, unlike the online tool.
Step 3. Choose the output format
First, open the Audio tab and then the MP3 category. Select the conversion preset with the appropriate bitrate value. A higher bitrate provides better quality but makes the output file bigger.
Step 4. Convert MPG to MP3
Movavi Library is the default output folder. To change the output folder click the Save to button. Finally, click Convert to start converting MPG to MP3.
MPG vs. MP3
.dat, .mpg, .mpeg, .mp1, .mp2, .mp3, .m1v, .m1a, .m2a, .mpa, .mpv
.mpg, .mpeg, .m2v, .mp2, .mp3
Audio, video with audio
Audio, video with audio
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Frequently asked questions
What is an .mpg file?
.mpg file is one of the extensions of an MPG file format, which was a popular format for internet movies before being replaced by MP4. Unlike other video formats of the same period, the MPG format used a specific type of compression designed for quick streaming and downloading.
How do I convert MPG to MP3 on Windows 10/8/7?
Use a compatible MPG-to-MP3 converter. We recommend using Movavi Video Converter. To convert MPG to MP3, follow the instructions below:
Download the program and install it on your PC.
Download Movavi Video Converter
Click Add Media and then Add video to choose MPG files for conversion.
Open the Audio tab, click MP3 and select an appropriate preset.
Finally, click Convert.
How do I convert MPG to MP3 with VLC?
VLC is primarily a video player but you can also download and use it for free to convert MPG to MP3. Simply follow the instructions below:
Download and install the program.
Go to VLC’s official download page
Launch VLC, open the Media menu, and click Convert/Save. In the window that opens, click Add and import your MPG file.
Click Convert/Save and, in the window that opens, select the MP3 profile and click the Edit selected profile button. On the Encapsulation tab, select MP3. Proceed to the Audio codec tab, check the Audio box, and ensure that the MP3 audio codec is selected. Name the new profile, and click Create.
Specify the output folder and the file name (change the file extension to .mp3 manually), click Save, then Start. Once the process is complete, you will find the new video in the specified output folder.
How do I convert MPG to MP3 with FFmpeg?
Install FFmpeg on your computer.
Place your MPG file in the folder where you keep FFmpeg.
Hold Shift and right-click inside the folder. Select Open command or PowerShell window here.
In Command Prompt, type the following: ffmpeg -i filename.mpg filename.mp3 In PowerShell, type: .\ffmpeg -i filename.mpg filename.mp3
Replace filename with the real name of your audio file.
How do I open MPG files?
MPG videos are widely supported, so you can open them with any video player. Some of the most popular MPG players are Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, and VLC.
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