MKV is the file extension (and an abbreviation) for a video file that is contained within the open Matroska Multimedia container format, possibly also with audio and subtitle information.

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What's a good linux tool for converting MKV files to AVI?

Preferably something that works on Fedora.
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playing Matroska (.mkv) files via Windows Media Center - no audio

I'm looking to play my .mkv files via Windows Media Center - I've got it almost working. They show up on the menu, they play video fine, but the audio is mute. Strangely, if I play the .mkv file via ...
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MKV to M2TS muxer for Snow Leopard

I currently use the tsMuxeR for Windows within a VM on my Mac to mux MKV to M2TS to play on my PS3. tsMuxeR currently doesn't have a version that works with Snow Leopard, and I have not had any luck ...
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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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VLC playing mkv file without sound

When I play mkv file in VLC, it produces this error No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format "undf". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this. ...
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What software/method can I use to make Matroska dump of DVD under Linux?

I have set of DVD disks. I'd like to rip them to .mkv files, but with all information - i.e. all subtitles, and all audio tracks. Is there any tool on Linux that I could use to do it? I found some ...
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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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smplayer doesn't play video when mplayer does

I just installed mplayer with this ppa and smplayer with this one. I put the following in my ~.mplayer/config: vo=vdpau vc=ffh264vdpau,ffmpeg12vdpau, Now, mplayer works like a charm and vdpau is ...
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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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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 ...
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How to write an automated script to convert MKV to MP4 on Mac OS X?

I'm in need of a way to re-encoding MKV unproccessed (via Pass Through)... I pretty much found the solution (see source at the bottom) but I need a little bit of help. As what kind of script do I ...
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Remove embedded subtitles from an .mkv file?

Is there a way I can remove subtitle data from an .mkv?
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How can I burn an mkv file to DVD and change the default audio track?

I have an mkv video file which has 3 audio tracks (English, Japanese and French). I'd like to burn it to DVD and still have all three audio tracks available, but I'd like to make the French audio the ...
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How can I get WMC to play MKV files?

I'm trying to play a .mkv file (created with handbrake) in Windows Media Center. I'm running Win 7 x64 I've installed haali media splitter (file: MatroskaSplitter110109) I've installed ffdshow ...
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Windows 7 Media Center PC not displaying MKV files properly

Does anyone know why Windows Media Center wouldn't correctly display a 16x9 video? I just upgraded my home-built HTPC from Vista Ultimate (hey, it was a giveaway) to Windows 7 Ultimate - clean ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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How to play AVI and MKV files in Windows Vista Media Center?

I've installed the DivX codec on my computer. I can play those files just fine in Windows Media Player. But when I tried it on Windows Media Center it crashes out. How can this problem be fixed? ...