"I have a live performance that I would love to get the audio from in MP3 form so I can put it on my iPod. However it is a MKV file and I tried to extract the audio by going to the website Media convert which I use but I keep getting error, can anyone suggest a good program that can extract audios from the MKV file?"

MKV is a popular and powerful format, which can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture, or subtitle tracks inside a single file. But it is not well accepted by MP3 players. And MP3 is a digital audio encoding format using a form of lossy data compression, and it is quite easy for storage and well accepted by all audio players. To extract music from MKV videos you can use iFunia Video Converter for Mac.

Download iFunia Free Video Converter for Mac Now

Free Download iFunia Video Converter for Mac Now

Step 1. Add MKV files into the Mac MKV to MP3 Converter

Now run iFunia Video Converter for Mac. Click the Media Browser icon at the upper right corner to add video files to this MKV to MP3 converter. You can also add files by dragging and dropping files. You can review your video file at preview window. You can also customize your video file by trimming, cropping, effecting. It also allows you to capture screen of your video file.

convert video and audio using ifunia video converter for mac

Step 2. Set "MP3" as output format

iFunia Video Converter for Mac can extract audio track from MKV video files to all popular audio formats such as MP3, WAV, AAC, AC3, OGG, APE, M4A, etc. with perfect sound quality and high conversion speed. In addition, the Mac program allows trimming any part of the video to get the audio clips.

output formats of ifunia video converter for mac

Step 3. Start MKV to MP3 Conversion on Mac OS X

When all settings are done, click the “Start” button to start convert MKV to MP3 on Mac OS X. The convert progress bar shows you how much of the encoding is completed. The encoding time will depend on several variables including: the duration of the video file, the speed of your computer, what other activity your computer is currently doing and the bitrate you set.