"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 an 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.
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 in preview window. You can also customize your video file by trimming, cropping, effecting. It also allows you to capture screen of your video file.
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.
When all settings are done, click the "Convert" button to start to 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.
Cheryl has been writing tutorials, reviews, and how-to articles on consumer apps since 2016. She specializes in multimedia products and is always testing on Mac, PC, and various devices.