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Questions tagged [matroska]

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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Mkvmerge command line on Windows not working for multiple subtitle languages

I''m trying to mux many subtitle languages into the same file (MKV as output) but it's not working. I'm trying the following from a batch file: FOR /R %%A IN (*.mp4 *.webm) DO mkvmerge -o "%%~nA.mkv" ...
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mkvmerge add stream (e.g. subtitles) without copying entire file / in place merge

The title says it all. I frequently add subtitle .srt files to .mkv files and every time I use mkvtoolnix / mkvmerge, the entire input .mkv is copied to the otput file. Is there a way to do the merge ...
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I want to add cover art to all the MKVs in a folder

I'm trying to batch add cover art to all my MKV files in Windows using Batch scripting but I can't. My file structure is like this: Video1.mkv Video1.jpg Both video and image have the same filename, ...
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VLC enable matroska subtitles by default

I have some movies in matroska format. They have english subtitles in. The problem is I have to manually select those by either clicking V or selecting them from the context menu. Now I've seen those ...
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How to extract two video files from an MKV container

I have a two part video. I placed both files into an MKV container using MKVToolNix and multiplexed and produced the output file. However, the second video does not play at the end of the first. ...
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How can i recover MKV file after OBS Crash?

I have 7.78 GB 2 hours long video file. I can play it but when i try to seek player crashing. I record it with OBS as a screen capture. My screen flashed and game crashed after that i checked obs and ...
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how to extraxt mkv audio so i can delete the any sound effect i don't want from the video (IN UBUNTU 18.04)

I want to know how to get all the audio file from the mkv file so I can delete the background music. what software I can use. but this have to be for ubuntu 18.04. (If you don't understand me I'm ...
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How can I add chapters from kdenlive to an MKV file?

Unfortuately kdenlive does not provide a way to add chapters to an MKV file, only to DVD's. How can I add chapters?
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How to mkvmerge all videos and subtitles with the same file name

I have a folder containing different video and subtitle types, with each set of videos and subtitles having the same file name, and some videos with no subtitles. For example, video01.mp4 video01....
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Converting a MKV file with DTS MA audio to AC3 5.1 (With no loss in video)

I have a linux server on which i need to do this. I have a video MKV video file with AVC video and DTS MA audio, i need to convert this to a file with AC3 5.1 Audio with no loss in video and as ...
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How can I convert x264 to x265 in VLC?

Here's what the file currently looks like: I want to make it a x265 at a lower resolution to save space on my phone. Both my computer and phone can handle x265 Here's what my settings look like in ...
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Copy audio stream, while also re-encoding with filters?

I'm using this command to copy the video & audio streams while also encoding the first audio stream to a stereo AAC track as well: ffmpeg -y -i in.mkv -map 0:v -c:v copy -map 0:a:0? -c:a:0 copy -...
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ffmpeg - downmix audio but merge with original audio & video?

I'm currently working on using this 'nightmode downmix' script for ffmpeg which I found here. @echo off set PATH_MKVMERGE=D:\Programs\VideoProcessing\mkvtoolnix set PATH=%PATH%;%PATH_MKVMERGE% @echo ...
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How do I simply edit the subtitles of a MKV file while preserving the video, audio, and attachment streams?

So when I look at the original video: ffprobe -v error -show_entries stream=index,codec_name,codec_type example.mkv I see something like this: [STREAM] index=0 codec_name=h264 codec_type=video [/...
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Converting an ATSC TS to MKV, including all audio tracks and closed-captioning from FFMPEG

I'm guessing this can be done somehow, because I've seen programs that are a GUI front-end to FFMPEG that essentially do this, but I'm trying to figure it out from a command-line in Ubuntu. I want to ...
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Extract closed captions (CC) From .mkv file interlaced in video stream

Video output: ffmpeg -i output.mkv Input #0, matroska,webm, from 'output.mkv': Metadata: encoder : libebml v1.3.6 + libmatroska v1.4.9 creation_time : 2018-08-31T06:43:...
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How to set the path when merging ASS subtitle files in to MKV files

So I came across this tutorial for merging ASS subtitle files in to MKV video files. The problem? How do I set the full path where the files are actually located? Do I run this command from: C:\...
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Debian/Armbian: mediainfo exits with code 1 on .mkv files

I hope superuser.com is the right spot for this kind of issues. Status quo: Today i updated my BananaPi M1 to Debian Stretch (Armbian) and installed all packages I need from the plain Strech repo, ...
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streaming parts of an mkv container with mkvextract

I wan to stream mkv encoded movies to a browser (home cinema setup). The problem being, that browsers don't support mkv with multiple audio tracks. That means, that I won't be able to stream the mkvs ...
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Can't add metadata Tag to .mkv video in file explorer because I need permission from myself to modify the file

I'm on Win 10 1709. I can modify, delete, and rename files but can't add tags. Windows says I need permission from myself to modify the file when tagging. Below is a .gif of the issue. I already ...
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How do I change the default audio track of an MKV file?

I have an MKV video file that has two audio tracks, a Hindi-language track and an English-language track. I guess the Hindi track is set as the default track. I have a video player that doesn't ...
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Why do people still backup their movies as mkv today? [closed]

Why anyone would use the matroska container when mp4 is way more compatible and has at least all mkv features as a container? Am I missing something ?
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Error 0xc00d36bb when trying to play MKV files in Movies and TV

Please help me solve this issue. The videos I'm trying to play have subtitles and dual audio.
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DVD to MKV conversion remains incomplete

I have a DVD with a menu, multiple VOB files, one audio and one subtitle track. It is a DVD of a TV show, so has about 9 separate episodes accessible from a menu, and is about 3 hours 20 mins long. ...
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How to define right-to-left subtitles in SSA/ASS format

I am editing an SSA/ASS file with the following options: [V4+ Styles] Format: Name, Fontname, Fontsize, PrimaryColour, Bold, Italic, Underline, StrikeOut, ScaleX, ScaleY, Spacing, Angle, ...
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Batch script for MKVExtract?

I was wondering if anyone can help me writing a simple batch script that runs this command: mkvextract *.mkv 2: For all mkv files inside a folder. mkvextract doesn't seem to work with folders or *....
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Merge MKV video and MKA audio tracks while keeping subtitles

I have this situation: file1.mkv (video with two 5.1 tracks and several subtitles) file1.mka (two stereo audio tracks) I want to merge the files to a single output that has: 4 audio tracks (the 5....
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Convert 5.1 tracks but leaving the originals in MKV

I'd like to convert all audio tracks in MKVs from 5.1 to stereo, leaving the the converted ones in MKV amongside the new ones. I'm trying to make this an automated process via BAT file. Currently I ...
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Using FFMPEG to rename MKV audio tracks for a more detailed description

I'd like to uniform the way audio tracks in MKV are named, with the number of channels, the codec and (if specified) the language of the audio track, something like: 5.1 AC3 Eng 5.1 DTS Eng 2.0 DTS ...
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Dvd upscaling with out quality loss to MKV

I have a DVD containing a VOB of resolution 720×640, with DTS audio. I would like to upscale a the video to 1920×816 while retaining DTS audio without lose of video quality, and save it as an MKV ...
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Is there a way to add album art to mka files with encoded chapters?

I typically use MP3Tag to add album art to any music file. However, I have noticed that .mka files with chapters cannot have an album art attached to them. MP3Tag registers each individual chapter in ...
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Batch mux cover.jpg as attachment into a mkv

i have a few folders here having thousands of sub folders. each of those sub folders have a .mp4 and a .jpg. i have A, B, C folders. D:\A\sub folderq\ D:\A\sub folderr\ D:\A\sub folderw\ ... D:\B\sub ...
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Split MKV and rename using Chapter Titles?

I have an .mkv which contains chapters. I want separate files. Each file should be renamed based on the chapter metadata. For example: Duration: 00:12:34.56, start: -0.00123, bitrate: 1234 kb/s ...
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H.265 to H.264 batch file command

What can be added to this batch file command line that will enable it to change H.265 to H.264? if not exist newfiles md newfiles for %%a in ("*.mkv") do ffmpeg -i "%%a" -vcodec copy -acodec copy "...
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Convert .MKV to video-dvd.ISO

I'm trying to convert an MKV (matroska) file to an ISO file for a video-DVD. I looked up a lot of information about DVD and how to get a .vob working but I failed every time. I tied to extract all ...
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How to make video and audio timecodes start from zero?

This question will probably require the knowledge of the matroska format. When I mux video and audio together, audio packets start with timecode 0, and video starts with timecode 7. Should a 30fps ...
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What does Matroska have which WebM doesn't, that made the differentiation necessary?

I've read that WebM is essentially a subset of the Matroska format. What does Matroska support that WebM doesn't, which necessitated "christening" a new format rather than just saying "WebM = Matroska ...
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About adding Windows file properties from CLI (esp. for .mkv files)

[Context] I have a large collection of movies that have been grouped by their Genre. But now, I have all the files from all years of release in the same folder (I don't want to sub-divide by folders ...
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How to concatenate MKVs with different tracks

I have an mkv film and a separate mkv with an introduction by the director. I'm trying to use mkvmerge to concatenate them. However, the film has subtitles and the intro has no subtitles, and this ...
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How to get VLC to display both subtitles embedded in mkv video?

I have a mkv video which embeds English and German subtitles. I watch the mkv video on VLC player. At any one time, I can only select one of the subtitles. I would like to learn German. Watching video ...
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MKVMerge add .srt subtitle in batch

I'm looking for some command / script to scan my designated folder, merge the srt files (same name as video) with avi/mp4/mkv files to get mkv files, and then delete the original files (video AND ...
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Speed up video x1.5 but keep all frames

So I'm trying to speed up all my tv episodes (because some of them are really slow paced). The source is 30fps. And if already tried to do this with the following command:(I'm doing x1.6 because that'...
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VLC: avformat demux error: Unknown option “threads”

I transcoded a video with FFmpeg using ffmpeg -i input.mkv -ss 18 \ -c:v libx265 -x265-params preset=slower:crf=25:keyint=240 \ -c:a libopus -b:a 192k -filter:a aformat=channel_layouts=7.1|5.1|...
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Bulk MKV Metadata Removal - Batch Scipt

I am trying to create a batch file that will use mkvpropedit and remove all tags from all mkv files within a directory, I have so far managed to get this: @ECHO OFF TITLE MKV Metadata Remover ECHO. ...
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Extracting subtitles from a video file is not working

I'm trying to extract subtitles from an mkv file, but no success. My command: ffmpeg -i movie.mkv -map 0:s:0 subs.srt I get: Unable to find a suitable output format for 'subs.srt' I use CentOS 6....
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VLC: Take Snapshot of multiple Video Streams in a single MKV

I have a single MKV File with multiple Video Streams included. While playing with VLC, all of the Video Streams are shown simultaneously, each in a different Window, as expected. Now i want to take a ...
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Extracting subtitles from MKV files with ffmpeg or mplayer

An MKV file containing multiple sets of subtitles refuses to play them on a SmartTV or similar devices, seeing no subtitles at all. mplayer manages the file without problems. Here's what is in the ...
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Issue trying to combine mkv with SRT subtitles

Am facing this issue when trying to embed subtitles into mkv format. ffmpeg -i Silence2016.mkv English.srt -map 0 -map 1 -c copy output.mkv ffmpeg version 3.2.2 Copyright (c) 2000-2016 the FFmpeg ...
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x264 MKV frame-freeze in Panasonic TV

After playing an MKV video file on my Panasonic DX650 Series TV, the video starts freezing at about 10 minutes past the beginning, but there's no problem with the audio and subtitles. Everything is ...
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Make MKV file suitable for streaming with ffmpeg (or avconv) - how to move all metadata to beginning of file?

My question, I think, is pretty simple... Sometimes I like to download large MKV files from a webserver of mine, and play them back while they are downloading. However, if I do this on MKV files I've ...