Questions relating to the Matroska (mkv) audio/video multimedia file format

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How to extract episodes from bluray image with all the tracks and chapters

I have an image of bluray (BDMV and Certificate folders). The bluray contains episodes of TV series. How can I extract the individual episodes into MKV files keeping all the track (audio and ...
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Certain .mkv files won't generate thumbnails.

In Xubuntu, randomly, thumbnails for certain mkv files refuse to generate. Trying to delete one showed it was unable as it was being used by the thumbnailing service. Also, no thumbnails are generated ...
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When playing mkv movie by vlc media player, sometimes I only get the video not the audio

I have VLC media player installed on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The problem is when I play movies that are in .mkv format using VLC it sometimes cannot play the sound of the movie and I only see the video. ...
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App to get audio file information like what mkvinfo does for mkv files

Does anyone know of an app that can get the file information of a file like flac and wav files? An app like mkvinfo but for audio files for flac and wav files? Thanks An example is below of what ...
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How to play this file?

I have this video file with the extension .mkv but it is not playing in totem video player and this works in the new versions of VLC(Windows) and I havent tried it on VLC for Ubuntu yet. Is there ...
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How do I extract and rename .ass subtitles from multiple MVK files?

I have a BUNCH of mkv files that I want to play on my Blue-ray player. However it won't read the subs unless they are out of the file. I need a way to extract and rename them. I want to give them the ...
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ISO to MKV batch conversion for dummies

I've tried finding a solution to my problem - unfortunately without luck. I've just installed Plex Media Server and are loving in! However, it can't play the 100 ISO-files with my DVD-movies that I ...
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Cannot play .mkv files after installing Codecs

After installing codecs to watch files in x265, the Totem player now doesn't play .mkv files any more. It says it is invalid and shows this: --transient-for=69206027 gstreamer|1.0|totem|Matroska ...
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MKV Video files are not paying properly. [duplicate]

MKV Video files are not paying properly. SM player only plays the audio, not the video. Please hep.
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Convert mkv to ogv

How to convert mkv file (with multiple audio track) to ogv format by presrving all the audio track? Is it possible to create a ogg file (audio) with multiple track?
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How to convert Softsub Video file to Hardsub Video file?

How to convert Soft-sub Video file to Hard-sub Video file ? I have many mkv video files but I can't watch this videos because the subtitles don’t appear so I want to convert this files to Hard-sub ...
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No sound in .mkv after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

I was using Ubuntu 13.10 previously, and everything was working fine. Prior to upgrading to 14.04, I deleted some of the old kernels. Then, once I upgraded, the sound for .MKV was gone. I use VLC, but ...
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Computer noob needs help with video format conversion [duplicate]

I need to convert 2 movies from the .MKS format to a .MP4 or .AVI file. How would I do that? I would prefer doing this in a GUI as I am not comfortable with the Command Line Interface.
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Extract subtitle from mkv files

The problem is that videoplayers in Ubuntu have a problem with integrated central european subtitles.The solution is to extract them. Does anyone knows if there is a command in the terminal or a ...
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How to check the integrity of downloaded big mkv files

Just downloaded a big mkv file which is more than 20GB. It took me several days to finish the downloading. But, how to check whether the download has been completed, or it was just aborted halfway? I ...
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ffmpeg - Create a mp3 file with album art from an mkv file

I want to create an mp3 file from a given mkv file using ffmpeg the output of ffmpeg -i is as follows Seems stream 0 codec frame rate differs from container frame rate: 59.94 (2000000/33367) -> ...
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How to find program commands & Hardsubs on “Hand Brake” [duplicate]

I'm a newbie on ubuntu bare with me plz. Been using ubuntu for a few weeks now everything is working fine and im getting better and more familliar as I go but in the past I have been able to guess ...
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Inlcuding subtitle when converting MTS to MKV

I want to convert my .MTS videos from my Sony HD Cam into a .MKV. I am using ffmpeg and it works fine. But I have problems with the subtitles (in this case the subtitles are date and time) because ...
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Using avconv, when remuxing to MKV, is there a way to fix packed AVI input files?

Due to compatibility bugs between Plex server and Panasonic TVs, the only way to get it to work well is remux everything to MKV, straight copy all streams (video, audio, subtitle) Seems simple ...
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Trying to convert MKV to MP4 with avconv, failing

I am trying to convert an MKV file to MP4 to be compatible with my PS3. I am using: avconv -i file.mkv -c copy file.mp4 It fails and I get the following error: [mp4 @ 0x8a17c00] pts < dts in ...
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Suddenly got weird colors in mkv movies

Suddenly I got weird colors in mkv movies in both VLC and Totem on Ubuntu 11.10. The sound is ok. Anybody know what is the problem and how to fix it.
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Zotac ZBOX NANO

Does anybody use Ubuntu on Zotac ZBOX NANO? Is it possible, what is working and what is not? How about playing H.264 1080p video packaged in MKV? Is remote control working?
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Why can I hear only a few audio channels when playing video files?

When I play specific MKV files there is not all the sound. There is actually only the background sound, like a song on the background, but I hear no talking. The strangest thing is that it is not for ...
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Convert mkv to mp4 with ffmpeg

When I try converting mkv to mp4 using ffmpeg, the following error occurs: version 0.8.3-4:0.8.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1, Copyright (c) 2000-2012 the Libav developers built on Jun 12 2012 16:52:09 with ...
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Ripping DVD movie to near lossless video and audio quality

In the past I've been backing up my DVDs films as an .iso image to ensure that I have the best possible quality and that I could at a later date encode a movie/show to any format I want. However, as ...
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split video from mkv, avi, mp4

I've a mkv video file and want to split some important scenes. Is there any tool in ubuntu to split them. I'm looking for GUI tool. any help is appreciated.
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Joining Two MKV files in Ubuntu?

I have an opera that I'm ripping to my computer in MKV format with Handbrake. This opera is on two discs. Is there a way to join the resulting MKV's together? They will have the same bitrate, ...
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How can I shrink .MKV files?

I am using Handbrake to rip a DVD to a MKV. The filesize for a ~5GB .VOB rip is a nearly 2GB .MKV. Is there a program in Ubuntu that shrinks MKV's? I looked around and found a lot of Windows ...
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Why doesn't .mkv files play properly with ubuntu-restricted-extra?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with ubuntu-resticted-extra installed. When I play .mkv with the default player, totem it causes the player to stop suddenly without any warning after a random amount of ...
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Can't play .MKV files

Im using a an Acer Aspire Revo R1600 and for some odd reason with this new version of Ubuntu i can't play .MKV files anywhere. I have always had flawless playback but now im getting a weird message ...
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Burning MKV to VCD

I am trying to use Brasero, to burn a mkv file of 300mb size to a blank CD and it nags that cd has not enough disk, I used mkvmerge to break it to 4 100 mb files it still nags that it cant burn it ...
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How to convert .mkv file into .mp4 file losslessly?

I need to convert a video file from Matroska container into mp4 container. Matroska file contains one h.264 video track and one AC3 sound track. It should be possible to do this losslessly, but how to ...
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How to properly play .mkv files?

I am having a problem while playing .mkv files. Every time I play a .mkv file, the audio can be heard but video cannot be seen. The only way to see the video if I actually right click on it or put a ...
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Meteorite GUI not working?

I have installed this application here: http://gtk-apps.org/content/show.php?content=116618 We drop a MKV file into it, and a progress bar should appear. Seems simple. However, when I do that, I get ...
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Add an audio file to and mkv video

I'm quite new to multimedia things, I'm trying to find a way to make nice screencasts, I've already been able to capture my desktop with ffmpeg: $ ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i hw:0,0 -f x11grab -r 30 -s ...