MKV Extractor is a free application runs on Linux desktop which can be used to extract audio and video from a MKV (Matroska file). Additionally, subtitle can also be ripped from MKV video. MKV Extractor is powered by MKVToolnix, a popular Matroska tool for Linux. The new MKV Extractor Qt version 5.2.1 is now available for Linux. There is special PPA repository for Ubuntu users and also Arch Linux users can install MKV Extractor easily.
How to use MKV Extractor?
To use this software, open a MKV file, select the target directory for the tracks, use options like mkvalidator or mkclean (optionally), check the tracks you want to extract, and choose if you want to convert or re-encapsulate MKV files. Supported languages include English, French and Czech. Both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures are supported at this time.
How to install MKV Extractor ?
Ubuntu 14.04 and later
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hizo/mkv-extractor-gui
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mkv-extractor-gui
Arch Linux users can download MKV Extractor via AUR.