Feb 102014
 

Can’t play MKV files with on your computer, Philips BD player, Playstation, Xbox, HDTV like Sumsang, PS3, PCH, Apple TV, etc? On further check, you find the MKV file is encoded with FLAC audio codec. If your MKV files are encoded with FLAC audio, it is a pity they won’t play on many portable or hard devices. MKV FLAC is only playable in few media players like VLC. In order to play MKV FLAC files, you can extract FLAC from MKV and convert to AC3 then remux AC3 to MKV or you can directly convert MKV FLAC to MKV AC3 or MP4 AC3 5.1.

This article introduces step-by-step guide on how to directly convert MKV FLAC to MKV AC3/MP4 AC3 with a professional MKV FLAC to AC3 Converter. This article works for computer running with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard.

If you want to extract FLAC from MKV and convert to AC3 then remux AC3 with MKV, you can refer to this guide.

Introduces MKV FLAC to AC3 Converter

PavTube Video Converter is a professional MKV FLAC to AC3 Converter and MKV FLAC to AC3 5.1 Converter. With the help of MKV FLAC to AC3 Converter, there is no need to extract the FLAC audio track first. You can convert MKV FLAC directly to audio only AC3 or MKV AC3 or MP4 AC3.

Key Features

  • Extract FLAC from MKV FLAC and convert to AC3 or AC3 5.1.
  • Directly convert MKV FLAC to MKV AC3 or MKV AC3 5.1.
  • Directly convert MKV FLAC to MP4 AC3 or MP4 AC3 5.1.
  • Convert among lots of video and audio formats.
  • Edit MKV FLAC and other video and audio formats like trim, cut, crop, merge.
  • MKV FLAC to AC3 Converter for Windows works for Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • MKV FLAC to AC3 Converter for Mac works for OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard.

PrePare: Free Download PavTube Video Converter

Download MKV FLAC to AC3 Converter – PavTube Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac). Install and launch it.

Step 1 Add Matroska FLAC (.mkv) files

Click on “Add Video” button load your FLAC MKV files.

How to convert MKV FLAC to AC3

Step 2 Set output format

Click the drop-down list on the right side of the “Format” to select desired audio or video formats from “Common Video” or “Common Audio” Category.

To extract FLAC from MKV FLAC file and convert to audio only AC3, from “Genera Audio” Category, select “AC3 – Dolby Digital AC-3 (*.ac3)” as the output format

To convert video MKV FLAC to MP4/MKV with AC3 5.1 or stereo sound, from “HD Video” choose desired video formats

Take converting MKV FLAC to MKV AC3 for example, from “HD Video” choose “MKV HD Video (*.mkv)” as the output format

Step 3: Customize audio codec

Click “Settings” to open “Profile Settings” window.

You will see two sections including “Video” and “Audio” .

In the “Audio” section, click “Audio Codec” drop-down and choose “AC3”.

If you source video is in 6 channels and you want get 5.1 AC3 surround sound. Otherwise, click “Channels” drop-down and choose “Steteo”.

Convert MKV FLAC to AC3 5.1

Step 4: Start Convert

Click “Convert” button to finish converting MKV FLAC files to AC3, AC3 5.1, MKV AC3, MKV AC3 5.1, MP4 AC3, or MP4 AC3 5.1.