Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture, or subtitle tracks in one file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing multimedia content.

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Change framerate on MKV container

I got a problem with playback of some MKV containers (89 items, totalling 196,3 GB). The audio+video are encoded in 25 fps, but the subs are totally out of sync - these are encoded on 23.976 fps. My ...
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improving my batch “ts to mkv muxing” python script [closed]

i have a ts2mkv python script and i wonder how i can add Search folder for files to remux Support mov,mp4,ts containers Run from commandline Run from context menu Python 2.6 on Windows Haali ...
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ffmpeg trying to hardcode subs using -c:s mov_text but fails

Please bear with me; I'm still learning the intricacies of ffmpeg and have hit a problem with subtitles. So, I am trying to change the container of a video from mkv to mp4, and simultaneously ...
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How to rip a DVD with multiple titles into a single MKV

I have a digital backup of a concert DVD consisting of several VOB files and on that DVD each title corresponds to an individual song. When i tried to convert it to an MKV with Handbrake i could only ...
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Mkv files random stops playing on my blu-ray player, Why?

I am a holder of LG BD390 Blu-ray player...it has always worked well but lately is giving me problems with reading mkv files from external hard drive. Let me explain... Lately I've noticed that ...
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Ignore unsupported stream when converting an avi file to an mkv file using ffmpeg

The question Remux to MKV but add all streams using FFmpeg explain how to mux all streams to an MKV file. However this fails when on of the stream was not supported by FFMPEG. For instance using the ...
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MKV Sub and Chapter removal

I am trying to remove subtitles and chapters from all my mkv files. I've been trying to find a way to add the below batch file to also look for chapters and remove them but haven't been able to figure ...
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Is there a quick and easy way to inspect DVD subtitles?

I'm looking for an easy and if possible quick way to inspect DVD subtitles, to determine their properties. I am ripping some of my movies in .mkv format, using Handbrake for linux, and I'm having an ...
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Increasing size of subtitle that’s “softly” embedded within mkv

I have some MKV files that have Advanced SubStation Alpha (ASS) subtitles in them. The subtitles are “toggleable”, so they probably aren’t “burned in” then. My goal is to—somehow—increase the font ...
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Improve ffmpeg command for MKV to MP4 for iPad?

I have many MKVs made from DVDs and BRs by MakeMKV that I converting to MP4 so I can play/stream on my iPad Air. I now use this command for converting my MKVs to MP4: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -strict ...
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ffmpeg: Converting MKV to MP4 lossless

I'm new to ffmpeg (windows), and need some help. I want to convert my MKVs to MP4 with as little loss in quality as possible. The MKVs are made with makemkv, and contains among others DTS soundtrack. ...
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Using ffmpeg to split mkv but get a few seconds video lost (cutting between keyframes without re-encoding?)

I am using ffmpeg (the real one from FFmpeg, not the fake one from Libav) to split some mkv files: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -ss 00:01:00 -to 00:02:00 -codec copy output.mkv However, when I open the ...
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Replace video track in MKV with track from different MKV file

I have two MKV files with the same movie and I want to replace video track in the first file with video track from the second file, using commandline (so it can be used again with different pair of ...
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Batch muxing with MKVmerge, issue with batch file not seeing sub-folders

So recently I've been trying to convert all of my *.avi files to *.mkv files using mkvmerge and since the program doesn't have anyway built in to do multiple files/outputs at once, started digging ...
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How can I merge ordered chapters in MKVs?

I've got a lot of videos with the opening and endings cut out from each episode. They use ordered chapters and quite a few players do not play nice with these. I would like to merge them into a file. ...
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Pixelated MKV x264 playback

I have ~100 movies in x264 mkv with file sizes between 8-15GB. All of them display the grayish pixelation. They'll be ok for 5-15 minutes and then as scenes change they'll receive the pixelation. ...
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ffmpeg copy attached fonts to be used by .ass subtitles

I have a .ass file that I want to mux into a video that requires additional fonts. There seems to be no option to copy the attachments from one file to another, so I dumped them all using ffmpeg ...
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subtitle encoding issue with mkvtoolnix

so I've attached a few subtitles to a MKV with mkvtoolnix, but it appears that after muxing the character encoding is messed up. The input subtitles were UTF-8 encoded. I don't know what's the ...
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What is the fastest and best way to convert an rmvb video to mp4/mkv without losing any quality?

The file will be played in a Popbox3D. My old method was to convert the video using vidcoder (an offshoot of handbrake) using normal settings, but I've recently confirmed that this significantly ...
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.srt subtitle files not loading for .mkv video files

When I try play a .mkv video file in any player like VLC Player, GOM player or KMPlayer (not even on drag and drop), subtitles with .srt extension are not working for these video files in my Windows 7 ...
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How do I make MPC show forced subtitles?

There is Home Cinema video player, installed directly from its site. And it can show any other subtitles in a MKV video file, but it not showing the forced ones. I can select them, but there is just ...
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Why can't I stream mkv from my Debian server running ffserver?

I've got a Debian Linux server with a bunch of mkv files that I would like to play from anywhere without directly downloading the files. In other words, I would like to stream them. I've tried using ...
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How do I split a WebM file without re-encoding?

I have this WebM file that I need to split, but I'd like to do it without re-encoding. Putting it in an MKV container doesn't work, because the point where I need to split it is not a keyframe, so it ...
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Is it possible to import MKV file with chapters in PowerDirector?

I'm trying to figure out how to import an MKV file in Cyberlink PowerDirector is that possible? is it possible to work out with the chapters like deleting some of them, or changing start/end time? If ...
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Appending MP4s loses sound from second file

When I try to join two MP4s together using ffmpeg, the first file plays fine and has sound, but the second one loses all sound and becomes a lot choppier. I encoded both the files from MKVs using ...
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Video playback shows fault lines where it looks like parts of two frames are being spliced together (edit: called “tearing”)

I'm using Gentoo Linux with 3.8.13 x86 kernel at home and 3.10.4 x86_64 kernel at work. When I'm watching 720p or 1080p HD .mkv containing a H264 MPEG-4 video in full screen mode (VLC, mplayer) I'm ...
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Adding multiple chapter names in mkv files with ffmpeg

when I'm multiplexing video, audio and subtitle files into one mkv file I'm using ffmetadata files like this to add chapters: ;FFMETADATA1 title=Hello world [CHAPTER] TIMEBASE=1/25 START=0 END=2821 ...
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Which multimedia container format is the most suited for storing/streaming uncompressed audio + video?

I want to pipe uncompressed audio+video from one process to another. It means it should be packed into some container. Which one is the best suited for the task? I tried ffmpeg -i ... -vcodec ...
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How to remux 3D MKV (MVC) to AVCHD 3D?

3D MKV MVC is nice but not widely supported. AVCHD 3D is supported on latest line of TV/BD player. Is there a way to remux H264 MVC in MKV to AVCHD 3D MTS?
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How to Add/Remove subtitles in an MKV file?

I have a good quality MKV file that has several subtitle options. I want to add an additional subtitle file to the list. Some search online led me to use video converters, and basically re-encode the ...
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ffmpeg .mkv to .mkv with audio .aac compression

I am trying to use ffmpeg on a .mkv video to change soundtrack quality. I would like to lower the bitrate of the audio part (to 16 kbps) without any modification of the video. Nevertheless when I use ...
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How to reduce audio duration for AC3?

I have an MKV (an Italian version). I have extracted the H264 and the unwanted (Italian) AC3 audio. Now, I'd like to remux it with an English audio track (I have). The problem is, the English track ...
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Can I add MKV support to Windows Media Player in Windows 8 without installing anything?

Is it possible for me to just copy a codec file into a directory without having to install some janky codec pack filled with all kinds of nonsense? I just want to be able to play MKV files without ...
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Find all MKV, extract English subtitles, remove all subtitles, delete original MKV from subtitles removed [closed]

So far: @echo off cls set rootfolder=C:\ echo Enumerating all MKVs under %rootfolder% echo. for /r %rootfolder% %%a in (*.mkv) do ( for /f %%b in ('mkvmerge --identify-verbose "%%a" ^| find /c /i ...
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Find all MKV files and remove all subtitles

I'm currently looking at a Windows program called mkvmerge. I would like to create a batch file to find all MKV files recursively from a specified path, and remove all subtitles from the MKV files ...
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Extreme Kernel Paged Pool Memory Use (Win 7 64-bit)

I'm currently running Win 7 Pro 64-bit on a file server system with 12 hard drives. The drives are connected through 2x IBM M1015 controller cards (flashed to LSI 9211-8i IT mode firmware). I'm ...
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Playing mkv on slow computer

When playing mkv file in mplayer or vlc, sometimes (especially when some other process starts working), the play looses its quality. Audio plays ok but video pauses and hangs. What can I do to make ...
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How can I remux FLV movies from YouTube (e.g. into MKV)?

For some obscure reason, I have some video files I downloaded from YouTube as FLV rather than in another format. I would like to re-mux them into, say, MKV (Matroska). When trying to use ffmpeg, I get ...
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Media Center MKV files & Non-Admin Users

Our Media PC has 2 accounts. Admin Viewer I've got kids, and if I let the kids watch shows, they are bad about deleting shows from our media library by accident. So, the Viewer account is given ...
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Extract S_VOBSUB encoded Subtitles from .MKV container as .SRT

I am working in Linux (Ubuntu) I tried to do it with ffmpeg and mkvtoolnix (mkvextract track) Problems: ffmpeg does not work with S_VOBSUB encoded subtitles mkvtoolnix converts S_VOBSUB to .idx/.sub ...
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How do I swap the first and second audio streams in an MKV in a Linux based system?

I'm using plex. Plex seems to ignore the default audio stream (on Roku) and instead just use the first audio stream. This is per my testing using mkvpropedit. Since Plex does not currently support ...
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FFmpeg MKV to MP4 remux whilst converting all audio tracks to AAC

I had a ffmpeg command that would successfully remux an mkv to a iTunes compatible mp4. However it only took the first audio stream regardless of language. I want to remux all audio streams, or at ...
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Batch Avidemux - What am I doing wrong?

I'm trying to make a batch file that runs through a set of mkv files and hardsubs the embedded subtitles into outputted mp4 files, using Avidemux and MKVToolNix. Here is my batch file: set ...
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How can I automate Handbrake to monitor and encode new files within a folder?

Here is what I'd like to do in Windows 7: Monitor a folder for new ISO files (Blu-ray ISOs). When there is a new file detected, launch Handbrake in the background and encode the ISO to MKV based on ...
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mkvmerge: How to merge two videos, one without audio?

I have two videos, one without audio (the second). Trying to merge them gives this error: mkvmerge concat1.webm +concat2.webm -o output.webm mkvmerge v5.8.0 ('No Sleep / Pillow') built on Oct 19 2012 ...
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Windows 8 DLNA streaming of MKV files

I have a Samsung TV that is capable of playing MKV files. The Windows DLNA Play To menu that appears when you right-click a media file does not support MKV files, but a simple trick has been to change ...
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How to play mkv files on ChromeOS?

How can I play MKV files on ChromeOS? I have a lot of videos in MKV format on my local network available over NFS/SMB? How can I get them to play, without transcoding, on a ChromeOS machine?
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Seek Issues in WebM (VP8 IVF/OGG) File

I have a file downloaded from the web this is the media below. General Format : WebM Format version : Version 2 File size ...
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Convert MKV with DTS sound to MP4 video with AAC or AC3 audio

I've got a 4.3 GB 720p movie and want to convert this MKV with DTS sound to MP4 video with AAC or AC3 audio. I sometimes got "ffmpeg: unrecognized option '-c:v'" and "aac unrecognized" and other ...
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Using ffmpeg to cut up mkv video

I'm completely lost with ffmpeg I got an mkv of 4:33 duration and I'd like to cut out the end from 4:20 I tried different ways: 1) Does not cut at all ~ > ffmpeg -t 00:04:20 -acodec copy -vcodec ...