“Hi, guys! I’ve tried to open an MPG file and extract MP3 audio from it. But my computer failed to make it for me. Are there any useful programs available to extract MP3 from MPG files or convert my MPG files to MP3 directly? It would be quite kind of you to recommend any helpful solutions.”

MPG is actually a popular digital video file format in the MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 codec.Usually, MPG files can only be opened by certain applications, such as Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, VLC player, etc. MP3 is a coding format for digital audio that is quite popular for most music files. Though MP3 files have gone through the lossy compression technique and the quality is reduced to some extent, it is widely supported for almost all common audio players. Fortunately, you can easily and efficiently extract MP3 from MPG files and play MP3 files freely with an appropriate MPG to MP3 converter. Hopefully, video converter programs and online MPG to MP3 converters are strongly recommended to extract MP3 from MPG files with ease.

Part 1. Convert MPG to MP3 with Leawo Video Converter

Leawo Video Converter is one of the best video/audio converter software, empowering you to convert common video and audio files contained in more than 180 formats from one to another, such as MP4 to AVI, MOV to MKV, MP4 to MP3, MPG to MP3, MP4 to AAC, etc. It has user-friendly interface and converters videos in batch. Besides, with the help of this professional video converter, you can customize the imported video files via internal video editor that has diverse features like trimming, cropping, watermarking, adjusting video effect, applying 3D effect, etc. It is quite easy to use so that any novice can simply make use of it to convert MPG to MP3 as well as other video and audio conversions.

Some Significant Features of Leawo Video Converter:

  • A wide range of file types supported, including videos, audio, and HD files, etc.
  • Video editing features provided, including merging, adding subtitles, trimming, cropping, rotating, adding special effects and watermarks, etc.
  • Video and audio parameters adjustable.
  • Simple to use interface and fast conversion speed.
  • Compatible with various common operating systems including Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10 as well as Mac OS X 10.10 and above.

Step-by-Step Guide to Convert MPG file to MP3 by using Leawo Video Converter

Step 1. Upload MPG video files to the converter
Once the program is launched, drag and drop source MPG files to the converter for uploading. Batch conversion is supported so that you can select a number of MPG files by clicking on “Add Video” button for importing. And you can click the blue “Merge all files into one” button to combine all imported files into a big file if necessary.


Step 2. Select MP3 as the output format
Click on the format button to open the drop-down box where you can select “Change” button and open the Profile panel where a number of output formats shall be displayed under the Format category, including Common Video, Common Audio, HD Video, 4K Video and Lossless Video. Now select MP3 from Common Audio list for output.


Note: You can also reopen the format drop-down box and choose “Edit” button instead of “Change” button to enter Profile Settings panel where you can adjust the output audio parameters.

Step 3. Start to convert your MPG files to MP3

Click on the green “Convert” button and open the sidebar where you are required to choose a file folder where you’re intended to save the converted files. And then press the Convert button at the bottom to start converting MPG to MP3. And you’ll get the converted MP3 files after the conversion process is successfully complete in a few seconds. Now you can play your MP3 file freely on many players.


Part 2. Convert MPG to MP3 with iSkysoft Video Converter

iSkysoft Video Converter is a kind of popular all-in-one tool that can support multiple media file conversions in easy steps. It is claimed that it can do surprisingly well in converting video and audio files to more than 150 output formats including audio formats like MP3, WMA, AC3, AAC, M4A, etc. as well as video formats like MP4, AVI, MOV, MPG, etc., converting online videos and editing your videos. This application features a lucid interface with simple control buttons so that you can convert MPG to MP3 in an intuitive way.

It can work on Windows 7/8/10/XP/Vista as well as MacOS. And definitely, you can follow the guide below to convert MPG file to MP3 step by step after you launch the application since you’ve installed it on your PC.

Step 1. Drag and drop these MPG files you want to convert into the video conversion application. Or you can also click on the “Add Files” button to add MPG files for uploading.
Step 2. Locate and click on the “Convert all tasks to” option to open the drop-down list and choose select MP3 as your output format.
Step 3. Set the destination and convert MPG to MP3. Choose a file folder to save your converted output file and then click the “Convert” button at the bottom to start converting MPG files to MP3. And your MPG file will be successfully converted into an MP3 file format within a few seconds.


Part 3. Convert MPG to MP3 with YouConvertlt

Except for those powerful video conversion applications, to convert MPG to MP3 online is also another sensible way. A majority of online MPG to MP3 converters are accessible to make it, and YouConvertIt is one of them that could not only convert MPG files but also a number of common video and audio types. When it comes to converting files, you can use this free converter MPG to MP3 conversion will keep the good quality. There is no need to install any applications on your PC. Only if there is good network, you can use it to convert MPG files in maximum size of 100MB to MP3 in simple steps.

Step 1. Click on “Choose a file” button to upload a source MPG file from your computer.
Step 2. Open the format drop-down list and select “MP3” as the output format.
Step 3. Click on the green “Convert” button to start converting MPG to MP3, and then you could download the converted files for playback.


Part 4: Convert MPG to MP3 with Zamzar

Zamzar is one of the most popular online video converters that is possible to convert different file types to a variety of other formats, including documents, images, videos and audio file types in more than 1200 formats. Surely, it can convert MPG files to a number of video formats. By using this free converter MPG to MP3 conversion would be completed within several clicks under 10 minutes. Follow the simple steps below to upload the MPG file and convert it to MP3.

Step 1. Click on the “Add Files” button to upload the source MPG files, or drag and drop the video files to uploading area. It also empowers you to paste the link of the video that you want to convert for uploading.
Step 2. Choose “MP3” as the output format.
Step 3. Click on “Convert” button to convert your MPG file to MP3.


Part 5: Convert MPG to MP3 with file-converter-online.com

For converting MOD to MP3, obviously, you cannot only use the professional video converter programs but also take advantage of online conversion services. Except for several helpful tools mentioned above, you can also try cooluils.com to convert MOD files to MP3. It claims that no matter what file types you have, this file conversion service is always able to come through and convert for you. It is said that over 1,400 file types are supported at Coolutils. Likewise, you could convert MOD to MP3 with its audio conversion service online.

Step 1. Upload a source MPG file to the web by clicking on “Choose File” button. And it will be imported when the processing bar is 100% blue.
Step 2. Choose MP3 as the output filetype from the drop-down list.
Step 3. Press the red “Start Converting” button to start MPG to MP3. And you will download the converted file after conversion process is complete.


To sum up, the 5 tools recommended in this post all have access to convert MPG to MP3. The video conversion applications need to be downloaded and installed, while online MPG to MP3 converters don’t need any installation on the contrary. But it is undeniable that video conversion applications are more powerful and secure than online converters. At this point, Leawo Video Converter and iSkysoft has much more features on file conversion and customization. Anyway, each type of video conversion has its own pros and cons. You can choose the one that work best on condition that your privacy and file security are guaranteed. And you will eventually convert MPG files to MP3 as well as convert many other file types combination easily and efficiently.