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Questions tagged [mkv]

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

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How do I extraxt audio files from mkv files? TO DELET THE MUSIC IN THE BACKGROUND

I want to know how to get all the audio files from the mkv file. it has to be more than one file. SO I CAN DELETE THE MUSIC IN THE BACKGROUND of THE VIDEO. What software I can use? And how to use it? ...
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How to remove chapters from mkv metadata

How do you remove chapters from mkv metadata on command line? Can ffpmeg be used for this?
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Merging mkv file chapters into one chapter

How would you merge chapters in mkv files into one chapter? I've only found threads about adding, removing and splitting chapters. I'm looking for a command line tool. Can ffmpeg be used for this?
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How to bulk extract bitrate data from videos and output them in a text file?

I have several videos in a folder; ~/Downloads/movie1.mkv ~/Downloads/movie2.mkv ~/Downloads/movie3.mkv I would like to extract the bitrate for each file, and output the data into a single text file,...
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HD .mkv files - any hope for improvement in 18.04

I am having difficulty running HD .mkv files in 17.04. I was wanting to upgrade to 18.04 but read that the graphics drivers don't work properly and have been downgraded in current releases. Is there ...
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Double file extension with FFmpeg

I'm trying to get FFmpeg to go through all files and sub-folders under the path I run the command in, to convert any MKV file to an MP4 container instead. I've got the below command working but the ...
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mp4 and mkv file stops for a while then resume

After upgrading from Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04 mp4 and mkv files on local disk stops playing for a while, then resume and the stops again. I am using gnome classic + totem. Any idea what is wrong or how ...
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Convert .mkv to .mp4

I am trying to convert .mkv to .mp4 Following is the my terminal. I get an error saying Cannot find H264 start code. Error importing video.h264: BitStream Not Compliant gayan@GayanF:~/Videos/...
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Nautilus crashes, ubuntu 18.04

Since I updated to Ubuntu 18.04 I've been having this weird problem: every time I right click properties on any .mkv, .mp4, .avi file Nautilus crashes. This had never happened before. Anyone can help? ...
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Script to combine movie audio tracks in order to learn a language

I would like to build a special script to learn English from a movie (dvd, mkv ...). I would like to extract the audio part in my native language then in English and the subtitles with the timeline. ...
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How to include directories and subdirectories in a batch file

I found a batch file script to do the job I need to do. I posed the question of how to add directories and subdirectories recursively in the batch process in a comment on the post I got this code from,...
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How to play MKV videos in Mozilla FIrefox?

I can't play or stream online videos with MKV extesions in Firefox though I can play these videos through Chrome. It says "The media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or ...
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MKV files won't play, or plays muted

I have an MKV file here that will play in the default Videos app but muted, and won't play at all in VLC (no error message, but a black screen and no sound). I already installed the recommended codecs ...
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converting several mkv files to avi at once

My crappy samsung will not read anything that has a .mkv extension. There's no way to install another video player since the android version is no longer 'updatable'. Since 99% of video files right ...
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Green Thumbnails in Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 [duplicate]

My video (.mkv) thumbnails are green (or monochromatic)? This didn't solve my problem, the situation is exactly the same, it used to work in 16.10 but it's not working now. Is this a bug should I ...
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My video (.mkv) thumbnails are green (or monochromatic)?

When I installed Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 thumbnails for .mkv were not showing up at all, Then it automatically got fixed, now it's generating the Thumbnails but as weird as it may sound, they're all green (...
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Mkv thumbnails are not generating at all

After updating to Ubuntu 17.04 my .mkv files aren't showing any thumbnails What have I tried so far? Installed ubuntu-restricted-extras that didn't work. Rebooted after installing ubuntu-restricted-...
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Can't play MKV - Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Some MKV videos are not working and I get this message: Could not find GStreamer caps mapping for FFmpeg codec 'h264', and you are using an external libavcodec. This is most likely due to a ...
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How can I convert a .MXF video file to .MKV with Ubuntu?

I have some videos recorded on a Sony PXW-X70 camera that I wish to convert to something else, possibly an .mkv file. What program or command line utility can I use to do this?
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Questions about compiz, sound control and mkv movies

I'm totally fresh with Ubuntu. I've got the newest (16.04) release, my laptop is Lenovo Y50-70. My issues: How do I get rid of compiz? Sounds, like music or sounds from movies are... like really ...
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Can't generate thumbnails from some mkv files

I've been using Ubuntu for a time but still not that professional one. My problem -that I've been stuck with last two days- is I downloaded an MKV video with HEVC stream which is unknown to VLC, but ...
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VLC does not support the audio or video format “hevc” [duplicate]

I'm trying to run an .mkv video, I even installed the codecs from this page: How to install all existing media codecs? But still keep getting this error on VLC player: No suitable decoder module: ...
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Intel vaapi : can't play mkv with vlc

I can find why I can't play any mkv file with vlc, it seems there is a drawing error, is there a workaround or something ? I have optimus (intel+nvidia) and i'm using bumblebee with last nvidia driver ...
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problem running .mkv files in ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to run .mkv files in my ubuntu 14.04 and it says weird things different times, for the last few days it showed some diffrent errors, today it says "Can't play a text file without ...
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MKV seek broken after re-encoding

I have a few MKV files that need the title to be changed. My searching has led me to understand that re-encoding is the the easiest way to do so. mediainfo on one of the files General Unique ID ...
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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 any ...
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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) -> 29....
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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 enough:...
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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, ...