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How to Convert MKV to MP3 for Free

Edited by Ben Jacklin

July 24, 2019

MKV is a popular container format for storing video and audio files. However, its complexity and the number of streams in a single file does not make MKV very device-friendly. To play MKV files on your computer properly, you are supposed to install special codecs and a real video player.

So what can you do in a situation where you only need the soundtrack or an audio section of an MKV file to play on your mobile phone or other device? In this case, it would be better to convert your MKV file to MP3 format, which is more device-friendly and easy to use.

If you don’t know how to extract audio from your video easily and quickly, try the latest version of Movavi Video Converter. This powerful software can help you convert MKV to MP3 in no time. Simply download the program and read our short step-by-step guide below.

Install the MKV-to-MP3 Converter That’s Free to Download

Once you have downloaded Movavi Video Converter, simply double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to install the program.

Choose Files for Conversion

Launch the program. Click the Add Media button in the upper left corner and then Add Video. Choose one or more MKV files that you want to convert to MP3.

Select MP3 as the Output Format

Open the Audio tab and choose the MP3 group. Select the preset with the appropriate bitrate value for your requirements.

Set a Target Folder and Convert MKV to MP3 for Free

Click the Folder icon to specify the target folder in which you want to save your files; if you don’t do this, they will be saved in the default Movavi Library folder. Click Convert to start converting. When the conversion is complete, the folder containing your music files will open automatically.

Now you know how to extract audio from MKV in a few simple steps. Note that you can also reverse this process and convert MP3 to MKV – Movavi Video Converter is ready to make your wildest ideas become reality!


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