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1answer
58 views

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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1answer
38 views

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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0answers
42 views

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. ...
0
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1answer
232 views

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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1answer
248 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
313 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
374 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
164 views

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 ...
2
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2answers
228 views

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 ...
4
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2answers
12k views

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 ...
0
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2answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
469 views

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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0answers
174 views

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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3answers
11k views

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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1answer
918 views

How to embed an audio and a subtitle file into a MKV file

I have a MKV file in which I want to embed an AC3 audio file. I also want to embed a SRT subtitle file into it. How can I achieve that? Note: AC3 file is the same length of the original video.
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1answer
2k views

How to convert an MKV video to DivX format

I have a file in an MKV format and I want to convert it to a DivX format. Are there any tools out there which explain how to do this? I am fine doing a little coding on my own. I did try out the ...
0
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1answer
986 views

Can't play 720p mkv video file

I'm having trouble playing a 720p mkv file on my computer. It won't open in Media Player Classic (with K-lite codec pack), or in GOMPlayer, but it does open in VLC. However, in VLC, it seems like it ...
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1answer
292 views

ffmpeg kills my audio stream

i am converting a bunch of avi videos to mkv, using simply ffmpeg -i "foo.avi" "foo.mkv". Now i have the problem, that in my output-mkv-file exists one video stream (fine) but only the first audio ...
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3answers
5k views

VLC Crash when playing MKV files in Windows 7

I'm not sure if the mkv file is corrupted, but when it is opened with VLC player, VLC loads up and displays nothing. Can't even close VLC after that. And also, VLC is running with 50% of the CPU. I ...
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4answers
28k views

How to convert an MKV to AVI with minimal loss

To convert an MKV to AVI, I do two things. The first thing I do is this: ffmpeg -i filename.mkv -vcodec copy -acodec copy output.avi or this: ffmpeg -i filename.mkv -sameq -acodec copy output.avi ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

DVD to MKV with multiple audio tracks and subtitles

I wish to back up DVDs to MKV files, keeping the video in its original MPEG-2 format so as not to lose any quality, often with multiple audio tracks (the original and any commentaries) and all ...
2
votes
2answers
857 views

Will installing the CCCP make any difference in MKV handling in Win7/WMP12?

I've found out that MKV files play just fine on WMP12 (Win 7 64-bit). However, in Windows Explorer, no thumbnails for such files are there and in the information panel at the bottom, no information ...
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7answers
1k views

cannot convert mkv to mp4 [closed]

I'm using xvid4psp video converter. But I can't convert the mkv file to an mp4. what do I do?
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3answers
2k views

How do I get VDPAU working with Ubuntu 9.10?

What do I need to do to get MKV HD videos playing with VDPAU and also Blu-ray discs? Lots of people say you need to compile the latest MPlayer (which I haven't had luck doing) for VDPAU. I found an ...
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1answer
499 views

How to convert a MKV video to a less CPU intensive video format?

I have a couple of videos at 1920x800 that use the MKV format (4.7 GB). A friend of mine has an old PC that has some problems playing them; the CPU is working at nearly 100%. Is it possible to ...
3
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1answer
5k views

How can I change a video container without re-encoding or compressing the file?

When I ripped my Kill Bill DVD I used handbrake and put it into a single avi. I realize that I didn't get the subtitles, so what I want to do is convert the AVI to MKV and put the subtitles in the ...
4
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1answer
5k views

How to soft code an MKV with subtitles?

I have an avi and corresponding .srt file for subtitles. I hate having two files for this movie, so what I want to do is convert this file to mkv as I heard it can hold subtitles. I have handbrake ...
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1answer
4k views

Any way to play an .mkv file in the browser?

Im building an admin interface for a site, and it would be a great benefit if I could play mkv files in the browser, instead of downloading and then playing them. This doesn't have to be a mainstream ...