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MKVtoolnix is a set of tools to create, alter, split, join and inspect Matroska files(mkv). Command line tools but mkvmergeGUI/mmg.exe frontend is included. Use MKVExtractGUI-2 to extract/demultiplex mkv video and audio files.

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More information and other downloads:
Use MKVExtractGUI-2 to extract/demultiplex mkv video and audio files.

Download jMkvpropedit here, a GUI for mkvpropedit. Set default audio, video tracks.


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Version history / Release notes / Changelog:
2015-03-27 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* Released v7.8.0.
* build system: Boost's »Math« library is now required.
* mkvmerge: bug fix: HEVC tracks which did not have an aspect ratio present in their sequence parameter set were copied incorrectly; the resulting sequence parameter set was invalid. Fixes #1081.
* mkvextract: bug fix: When extracting HEVC tracks mkvextract will use the same start code lengths that x265 uses (four bytes 0x00000001 for the first and video/picture/sequence parameter set NALs and three bytes 0x000001 for all others).

2015-03-26 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* mkvmerge: enhancement: File type identification will output a more detailed description of the DTS type for DTS audio tracks (DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution, DTS Express or just plain DTS). Implements #1109.
* mkvmerge: new feature: Implemented support for DTS Express.

2015-03-25 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* mkvmerge: bug fix: The number of channels in DTS tracks with more than six channels is now recognized correctly by parsing the DTS HD extensions, too. Fixes #1139.

2015-03-24 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* all: new feature: added a Swedish translation of the programs by Kristoffer Grundström (see AUTHORS).

2015-03-24 Mats Peterson <matsp888@yahoo.com>
* mkvmerge: bug fix: Fixed handling of the BITIMAPINFOHEADER extra data size handling during merging and extraction for codecs like HuffYUV.

2015-03-23 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* mkvmerge: bug fix: When appending unframed HEVC/h.265 tracks and setting the default duration the second and all following source parts will use the same default duration as set for the first part. Fixes #1147.
2015-03-17 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* mkvmerge: bug fix: enabled the use of tags in WebM files. Tagging elements not supported by the WebM specs are removed. Fixes #1143.

2015-03-13 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* mkvmerge: bug fix: fixed detection of audio tracks in QuickTime files whose FourCC code is unknown to mkvmerge.

2015-03-11 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* mkvmerge: bug fix: fixed detection of video tracks in QuickTime files whose FourCC code is unknown to mkvmerge.

2015-03-10 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* mkvextract: bug fix: Fixed VobSub file naming when mkvextract is built against Boost::Filesystem older than 1.50.0. Fixes #1140.

2015-03-09 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* mkvmerge: bug fix: fixed detection of Cinepak video tracks in QuickTime files.
* mkvmerge: bug fix: fixed detection of PCM audio tracks in QuickTime files using the »raw « FourCC.
* mkvmerge: bug fix: fixed detection of tracks in Flash Video files for which the headers do not signal a track.
* mkvmerge: bug fix: fixed a segfault in the Flash Video file format reader.

2015-03-03 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* mmg: The change making the window wider by default has been reverted.
* mkvmerge: bug fix: Fixed file type detection for MP3 files with big ID3 tags at the start of the file (e.g. if they contain cover images).
* mkvinfo (Qt interface): enhancement: implemented support for opening files via drag & drop.

2015-03-01 Moritz Bunkus <moritz@bunkus.org>
* mkvmerge: enhancement: added an option (--engage no_delay_for_garbage_in_avi) for disabling deriving a delay from garbage in audio tracks in AVI files. Requested in #1137.
* mkvmerge: bug fix: The formula used for calculating the audio delay for garbage data at the start of tracks in AVI files has been fixed. Fixes #1137.

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Alternative to MKVtoolnix:
MKVcleaver
MKVExtractGUI & MKVE Wizard
OGMcleaver



Guides and How to's:
How to add subtitles to .mkv files using mkvmerge GUI - Read
How to convert MKV to DivX / Demultiplex MKV to video and audio files - Read
How to convert MKV to MPG (VCD,SVCD or DVD) - Read
How to convert MKV video files to AVI - Read
How to extract parts from a mkv including all audio and subtitle tracks - Read
How to rip a Blu-ray disc and remux it to MKV - Read
How to split MKV files using MKVToolnix - Read
Using Handbrake to Burn in Subtitles from MKV to MP4 - Read
View all guides with guide description here


Acronyms / Also Known As:
mkvmerge, mkvmerge gui,mmg, mkvmergegui, mkvextract, mkvpropedit, mkvinfo

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Fanboy damage control aside, I stand by my earlier statement. This program is quite tedious and time-consuming when processing multiple files. The job queue 'isn't the best' because there is no job queue function to begin with. This is not a minor drawback in today's day & age.


Posted March 25, 2015 by . Tool version 7.7.0 using OS Windows 7
Ease of use 5 of 10 Functionality 2 of 10 Value for money 1 of 10 Overall score 2 of 10


No other program does what this does. This is the way to multiplex mkv PERIOD. Despite some minor drawbacks (e.g. the job queue isn't the best) it always does a good job, never crashes, constant development. Kudos for this remarkable tool.


Posted March 09, 2015 by . Tool version 7.7.0 using OS Windows 8 64-bit
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This program lacks a batch file function. Many of today's encoders have the capability of putting multiple .mkv or .avi files into a que list for processing. If one has say 15 - 20 video files from a series, it gets quite tedious ticking and un-ticking boxes, doing each file one at a time. Pretty lacking by today's standards.


Posted March 09, 2015 by . Tool version 7.7.0 using OS Windows 7
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I thought it was failing to append for no good reason, but but the snippet I'd cut off to join (with another program) had gotten converted rather than copied.


Posted February 17, 2015 by . Tool version 7.6.0 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
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Both portable versions download ok with Avast running and can be scanned by Avast without problems.


Posted February 12, 2015 by . Tool version 7.6.0 using OS Windows 7
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 9 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10


I had no problems as usual installing MkvToonix 7.6.0..I ran Malwarebytes malware scans on the package as well as the install and everything cam up clean and the program works fine.I have been using it since it came out on the 8th..The problem is Avast and thats why I opted for a different anti virus years ago..Good Luck..;)~


Posted February 12, 2015 by . Tool version 7.6.0 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
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Me too.I couldn't download the latest release (mkvtoolnix 7.6.0). Avast blocks the download and says it's infected with "Win32:Evo-gen [Susp]". Version 7.5.0 works fine.



Posted February 12, 2015 by . Tool version 7.6.0 using OS Windows 7
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I couldn't download the latest release. Avast blocks the download and says it's infected with "win32:Evo-gen". Version 7.5.0 works fine. This tool is a must for anyone working with mkv file.


Posted February 11, 2015 by . Tool version 7.6.0 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
Ease of use 7 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10


MKVToolnix is a great tool, but not without flaws.

To begin with it would be appreciated that ANSI subtitle files would be auto-converted to UTF-8 on some languages, otherwise some characters won't show fine.

There are some issues when muxing with contained files, like say, a h264 stream and a mp4 contained AAC stream. In this situation it's possible the audio won't play in your output file.

I would also had like for some time now that you could choose what pieces to keep when splitting a file, avoiding to write to disk the whole video.

Normally when muxing out a file you will encounter some errors in the log window. Sometimes without describing exactly the reason, nor allowing you to find it somewhere else on the net, leaving you wondering.

Finally in recent versions, probably since 7.0.0, MKVToolNix takes almost double the time for the remux (ie 6 minutes instead of 3). This was voiced in its support thread but nobody replied back. My system is a standard recent one 4670K, 8Gb 1600, 750 Ti on Win7x64 SP1, so this is something that should affect generally and a serious regression in my humble opinion.



Posted February 10, 2015 by . Tool version 7.5.0 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
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This is hands-down the BEST video editing software in the market, period !! I have been using mkvtollnix since version 7.1.0, converted many of my Blu-ray to MKV files from various formats (DTS HDMA, TrueHD, m2ts, ts, etc.), as well as adding additional audio/subtitle tracks to a movie, it is extremely reliable and very simple to use. I also use tsMuxeR, but my experience is that txMuxeR is less reliable, it actually failed on me on multiple occations. Since version 7.2.0, mkvtoolnix added support for "play-list" (.mpls) files - this is freaking awesome, it is very helpful if you want to convert the "seamless branching" Blu-rays, mkvtoolnix will read the Blu-ray structure for you, and you no longer need to add each A/V file individually to the main page in order to piece them together for the whole movie.


Posted October 23, 2014 by . Tool version 7.3.0 using OS Windows 8 64-bit
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The author of MKVtoolnix already wrote a FAQ-entry about the non-existent problem:

https://trac.bunkus.org/wiki/FAQ%3AVirusInInstaller



Posted September 13, 2014 by . Tool version 7.1.0 using OS WinXP
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Installed on my system with no issues,running Microsoft security essentials,sounds like a bogus report from panda,no need to ask the authors.


Posted September 13, 2014 by . Tool version 7.2 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
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I ran the MKVtoolnix 7.2.0 on both Portable and Installer through VirusTotal and Panda reports "Eicar.Mod" as a Suspicious file. I then checked MKVtoolnix 7.1.0 and it is Clean. So, may be the Author can shed some light on this, until then I am staying with 7.1.0 Portable.


Posted September 13, 2014 by . Tool version 7.2.0 using OS Vista 64-bit
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Easy to use tool for multiplexing Matroska streams with a Windows native GUI. Flexible, logically organized, and supports almost all source formats well. De facto standard.

The existance of this GUI program is a major reason for the success of MKV. Creating files this format is so much easier and overall more reliable than working with AVIs or MPEG Programs, let alone MP4s. Last time I checked, MkvToolNix did not have a tag editor. And it is not a coincidence that very few other programs can display tags, and nearly no releases are actually tagged. (It is possible to use a recent version of foobar2000 for fast, customizable tagging.)

During its development, the author has made a number significant changes to the format of files written by MkvToolNix, such as the format of MPEG sequence headers, stream header compression, and presence of a seek element, which might not be immediately apparent. Some of these changes had since been reverted. I would excercise caution before upgrading to a new version, thoroughly read the changelog and test that the output files are working on all devices and players they are intended to work, and that no unexpected artifacts appear and seeking works.



Posted July 05, 2014 by . Tool version 2.2.0 using OS WinXP
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Great piece of software to remux!


Posted May 17, 2014 by . Tool version 6.9.1 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
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Guides: See homepage and program help file.


After a lot of searching I post two .bat files for batch convert and change aspect ratio of video files. If someone is interested here are the links http://www.4shared.com/file/jB20kg2Aba/MKV_Toolnix_x86.html and http://www.4shared.com/file/onaCN4pcce/MKV_Toolnix_x64.html. Also I would like to thank all the people here in videohelp.com. They helped me a lot when I first started back in 2009. And even though I haven't been here many times since then I feel very greatful.
*Please an administrator delete my previous comment in mkv toolnix section. Thank you.



Posted May 11, 2014 by . Tool version 6.9.1 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 9 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10
Guides: http://www.4shared.com/file/jB20kg2Aba/MKV_Toolnix_x86.html http://www.4shared.com/file/onaCN4pcce/MKV_Toolnix_x64.html


@ }{eywood, this is a GREAT Tool & a Life-Saver for a lot of people, why knock it down for something that Author does NOT even Claim to do. Read this < http://matroska.org/technical/guides/faq/index.html >

@ netmask56, I just went to Bunkus Site ... and Nothing about HeartBleed warning ... can you post the link.

MKVtoolnix 6.9.1 working just FINE for me as usual for me ... THANKS Bunkus! :)



Posted April 18, 2014 by . Tool version 6.9.1 using OS Vista 64-bit
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WARNING: If you go to the author's site rather than use the direct download provided by Videohelp there is a HeartBleed warning.


Posted April 18, 2014 by . Tool version 6.9.1 using OS Windows 7
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great tool, but I don't like the lack of .wmv support. Also, some videos are stuck in permanent pause mode. The video is all there, but it stays frozen. Advancing it by seeking brings you to wherever you want, but still no movement. Splitting by timecode is a great idea, but the program seems to split on keyframes rather than where you tell it. Many videos can only be split at 10 second intervals regardless of what timecode you enter


Posted March 10, 2014 by . Tool version 3.3.0 using OS Windows 7
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Great job switching to 64bits (at least for me it is), but it has a few bugs: if you had installed a previous version (I had v6.7.0 x32) it was (default) installed on a 64bits machine in C:\Program Files (x86)\MKVToolNix, but v6.8.0 x64 (also default) installs in C:\Program Files\MKVToolNix; so at first use MKVExtractGUI2 (which I use as GUI) doesn't seem to find the MKVToolNix executables, searching for the older path, and also demanding to be copied in the same directory as MKVToolNix (although is was copied in the new installed location). The only solution (that I've found) was to manually modify all the entries from the registry (C:\Program Files\MKVToolNix instead of C:\Program Files (x86)\MKVToolNix) and also modifying the Privilege Level of MKVExtractGUI2 (from file's Proprieties->Compatibility Tab->Privilege Level) to "Run this program as an administrator". From here, all seems to be back on the track...


Posted March 04, 2014 by . Tool version 6.8.0 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
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I'm having a problem in using the product.

when i had win xp it worked perfectly.
now i use win 7 64 bit, i use it the same with the old/newer versions and nothing works.
it shows that the finish the process but the file i get in the end is without the subs...

what should i do?



Posted February 22, 2014 by . Tool version mkvtoolnix-amd64-6.7.0-setup using OS Windows 7 64-bit
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I don't know what development of mkvtoolnix 6.5.0 did at this version but now if i simply re-sync any 3d mkv movie file my samsung 3d tv it regonise it is 3d and co AUTOMATIC at 3d mode.

CONGRAGTS FOR THAT.

And this is don't exist at oldest version of mkvtoolnix.

VERY NICE ADD AT NEW 6.5.0



Posted November 04, 2013 by . Tool version 6.5.0 using OS Windows 7
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As documented in the changelog OPUS now muxes properly and plays in MPC-HC like a charm. THANK YOU!


Posted October 14, 2013 by . Tool version 6.4.1 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
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tuco76 is right on the money. I've been looking for a tool to sort out audio/subs and it does just the job. Quick and easy to use. Many thanks to the developer.


Posted October 14, 2013 by . Tool version 6.4.1 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
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Re: Post #12 by hello_hello - turning on "disable header removal compression for audio and video tracks by default" to fix files not playing on hardware players muxed with newer versions.

That was one of the first things I tried, right from the first version to implement it, but it has never made any difference. All files muxed with versions 4.0.0 and up will not play on any of my devices whether this setting is on or off. So something else is at fault. I've stayed with version 3.0.0 and have no problems.



Posted September 27, 2013 by . Tool version 3.0.0 using OS Windows 7
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