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TrueHD Converter - Convert TrueHD to AC3, FLAC, DTS, WAV, PCM, MP3

Convert MKV TrueHD to MKV AC3, MP3, PCM or Convert Dolby TrueHD to DTS, FLAC, WAV etc


Have some MKV files with a TrueHD audio codec which is not playable on LG TV, WD TV, Roku, Western Video Player, Apple TV or other media player? Want to convert MKV TrueHD to MKV AC3, PCM, MP3, MP2, and DCA to make MKV more compatible? Have the need to convert MKV True HD to MP4 AAC or other video format? Want to extract TrueHD audio from MKV and then convert TrueHD to DTS, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, Apple Lossless ALAC, M4A, WMA, AU, RA, and etc?

If you have any of the above needs, you may follow this step by step guide to easily convert TrueHD to any desired format on Mac or Windows. And this guide will take convert TrueHD to AC3 in MKV file as an example.

This guide applies to:

  • Convert MKV encoded with TrueHD to MKV encoded with AC3, MP3, MP2, PCM, and DCA;
  • Convert MKV TrueHD to MP4 AAC to play MKV on Apple TV, iTunes, QuickTime, iPad, iPod, iPhone and etc ;
  • Extract TrueHD audio from MKV and then convert to other audio format like convert TrueHD to AC3, convert TrueHD to DTS, convert TrueHD to FLAC, convert TrueHD to PCM, convert TrueHD to WAV, AIFF, ALAC, AU, RA, OGG, AAC, M4A, MP2 and etc.
  • Convert MKV True HD to AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG-2, MPEG-1, VOB, ASF, FLV, WebM, DV, RMVB, OGV, TS and etc

Make Preparation: Free download and run TrueHD Converter

Free download the professional TrueHD to AC3 Converter - iDealshare VideoGo (for Mac, for Windows), install and launch it, the following interface will pop up.

TrueHD to AC3 Converter - iDealshare VideoGo

Step 1 Add TrueHD encoded MKV files

Click the "Add files" button to add the MKV files that is with TrueHD audio codec.

How to Convert TrueHD to AC3 in MKV?

Step 2 Set AC3 encoded MKV as output format

  • Click the "Profile" drop-down button to select MKV Matroska Video (*.mkv) from "General Video" Category.
  • Then click the "Setting..." button to open the "Advanced Window" and move to "Advanced" tab, then go to "Audio" column, click "Audio Codec" drop-down list to select "ac3"; finally click 'Apple to All' and 'OK'.
  • Tips:
  • If you want to convert MKV with TrueHD to other video format, simply select desired one like MP4, AVI from the "General Video" category.
  • If you want to only extract TrueHD from MKV and then convert TrueHD audio to other audio format, simply select preferable one from the "General Audio" category or "Lossless Audio" Category.

Step 3 Convert TrueHD to AC3

Click the "Convert" button to start and finish converting MKV TrueHD to MKV AC3 format.