Sometimes, you may need to extract WAV from MKV. To do this, you can use an MKV to WAV converter. This post offers you 4 MKV to WAV converters that you can use to convert MKV to WAV online or on your PC.

Convert MKV to WAV on PC

Here are two best desktop MKV to WAV converters for you: MiniTool Video Converter and VLC media player.

MiniTool Video Converter

MiniTool Video Converter can be used to convert MKV to WAV and WAV to MKV free without limitations. It supports batch conversions. As an all-in-one video converter, MiniTool Video Converter comes with screen recording and video downloading functions.

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Step 1. Run MiniTool Video Converter you’ve installed on your computer.

Step 2. Find the MKV video and import it into the program using drag and drop.

Step 3. Click the diagonal arrow to open in a new window. When the output window appears, click Audio > WAV and choose the wanted audio quality.

choose WAV as the output format

Step 4. Then click the Output button and choose Browse to specify a save folder. Click the Convert button to extract WAV from MKV.

Step 5. When the conversion is done, go to the destination folder and check the WAV file.

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VLC media player

Besides supporting video and music playback, VLC media player also offers you a simple way of changing video format.

Here’s how to convert MKV to WAV using VLC.

Step 1. Open VLC.

Step 2. In the top menu bar, click on Media and select Convert /Save.

Step 3. Add the MKV file to VLC and click Convert / Save button.

Step 4. Click Create a new profile. In the Profile edition window, enter “WAV” in the Profile Name field and choose WAV. Then click Create.

create a WAV profile

Step 5. Drop down the profile list and choose the newly-created profile WAV. Click Browse to select a folder for the converted file and rename it. Click Save.

Step 6. Click the Start button to convert MKV to WAV.

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Convert MKV to WAV Online

MKV to WAV conversion can also be done using online converters. Online converters perform all conversions online without extra software or extension. But online converters usually restrict the upload file size or conversion time.


CloudConvert supports over 200 formats and provides high-quality conversions. You can upload a video file from a computer, Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, or by entering the URL. CloudConvert offers free users 25 conversion minutes per day.

  1. Go to the CloudConvert website.
  2. Tap on Select File to upload your MKV video and choose WAV as the output format.
  3. Click Convert to convert MKV to WAV online.


Convertio is an online MKV to WAV converter. Like CloudConvert, it also supports uploading files from multiple sources.

The maximum upload file size limit of Convertio is 100 MB.

  1. Open the Convertio website and upload your MKV file from your device.
  2. Click the three dots and choose Audio > WAV.
  3. Press on Convert and Convertio will start the conversion.


Desktop converters are often more stable than online converters especially when converting large video files. If you try to extract WAV from an MKV file over 200MB, desktop MKV to WAV is your first choice.

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