EXtracting audio from mkv

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EXtracting audio from mkv

Permanent link to this post Posted by bigguy4909 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:44 pm

New to forum.

Have an mkv file from which I would like to extract the audio track, preferably to flac. Where might I find a detailed procedure?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: EXtracting audio from mkv

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:56 pm

You will need to install FFmpeg: http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/inst ... html#winff

Matroska (MKV) is a container format, so it is not guaranteed that FFmpeg will be able to decode the contents, but for a 'normal' MKV file, once you have FFmpeg installed, it's just a matter of:
1) Launch Audacity
2) Import the MKV file (For Audacity 2.2.0: "File menu > Import > Audio")
3) Export as FLAC (For Audacity 2.2.0: "File menu > Save Other > Export Audio")
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Re: EXtracting audio from mkv

Permanent link to this post Posted by Trebor » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:28 pm

steve wrote:2) Import the MKV file (For Audacity 2.2.0: "File menu > Import > Audio")

Or drag'n'drop the MKV file into Audacity window ...

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