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MKVcleaver is a GUI (Graphical User Interface) for mkvtoolnix, designed to extract data from MKV files. It can be used in a batch mode (loading and extracting data from many files) as well as single file mode. It has a simple GUI interface, but a lot of functionality. Requires mkvtoolnix. Full description.

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Version:0.6.0.5 History
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Size:5.2MB

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  Latest version:
0.6.0.5 (October 09, 2014)


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Supported operating systems:
Windows


More information and other downloads:
Requires mkvtoolnix.


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Video De/Multiplexers

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Version history / Release notes / Changelog:
v 0.6.0.5 Released

Fixes:

* Drag and Drop fixed.


v 0.6.0.4 Released

* Update notification added. MKVCleaver will display an update menu when an update is available.
* VFR detection is now off by default.
* Moved data files to AppData folder. Files will be moved automatically on the first run (Installer version only).
* Wix is now used to compile MSI files. It is not compatible with previous versions of the installer. Please uninstall previous versions manually.

Fixes:

* WebM detection is fixed.
* Chapter and Tags extraction fixed.
* Other minor bugs fixed.


v 0.6.0.3 Released

Fixes:

* Updated to work with latest MKVToolNix
* Updated MediaInfo dll
* Changed all command and log files to UTF16 Big Endian
* Added OPUS codec
* Added character escaping in MKVToolNix options file for all paths
* Fixed some crashes (the ones I could recreate)
* Minor bug fixes


v 0.6.0.2 Released

Fixes:

* When converting from h264 to avi files were being split at 2 GB mark and that would produce broken avi. Removed size limit on output files.
* MKVExtract option file was being saved in ANSI format. Changed to UTF8.


v 0.6.0.1 Released

Fixes:

* Paths were missing "" thus breaking when spaces were present
* MKVcleaver would not create %UserProfile%MKVCleaver path if it didn't exists
* XML2CellTime would error out when only one file was being converted

Changes:

* Changed Portable versions to point to the %ScriptDir% for all config and log files


v 0.6.0.0 Released

Changes:

* WIN 7 Taskbar Icon progress bar added
* Added progress bars inside GUI
* Added session handler. MKVcleaver will restore last used files if it crashes
* Changed from command line to options file when using MkvToolNix
* Added XML2CellTimes converter utility
* Changed track numbering to start with 0 if track # < 10
* Added menu to chose between simple and XML chapters
* MKVcleaver will now remember all options set in the last sessions
* Relocated custom.ini, log and options files to %UserProfile%MKVCleaver directory to avoid UAC problems
* MKVcleaver will now give an error about missing MkvToolNix instead of keeping Extract Tracks button greyed out
* MediaInfo updated to the latest version

Fixes:

* Fixed MKVcleaver 64-bit random crashes
* Max path depth limit is now gone
* GetCodecs tools wouldn't always respond to controls
* MKVcleaver is now compatible with all versions of MkvToolNix up to v 5.8.0
* Some source optimization
* Code optimization
* Other minor fixes...


MKVCleaver 0.5.0.4

Installation:
--------------

Extract included files into the directory where MKVcleaver is installed.

This is not a full package. You must have MKVcleaver 0.5.0.3 installed to use this version.

Changes:
--------------

This version is modified to work only with MkvToolNix 5.2.1.0 or newer. Please do not use it if you have MkvToolNix older than 5.2.1.0.


v 0.5.0.3 Released
Fixes:

* MKVcleaver did not output any files even through it reported successful extraction.
* About box caused glitches if OK button was clicked.
* Progress was not calculating properly in Timecodes Only mode

Changes:

* Added an option to turn off VFR Detection to Settings menu.
* Almost everything is disabled when extracting.
* MediaInfoDLL is updated to the latest version.


v 0.5.0.2 Released
Fixes:

* Fixed "Timecodes Only" not working bug.
* Converted logging to UTF.


v 0.5.0.1 Released
Fixes:

* File names were not cleared from memory after Drag & Drop used.
* Changed Drag & Drop interface to full UTF support.


v 0.5.0.0 Released
Fixes:

* Fixed process termination code for when cancel button pressed
* Fixed logging code for when cancel button pressed
* Fixed typo in the file description

Changes:

* Added Settings, Tools and Help menus
* Moved all user accessible settings to Settings menu
* Added a tool to manipulate extensions and codecs in custom.ini
* Added a tool to retrieve codecs from matroska files
* Added ability to pass file names to MKVcleaver from command line, Open With or Send To menus.
* Added Help and Donate links to Help menu
* MKVcleaver will update MediaInfo.dll to the latest version


v 0.4.1.5 Released
Fixes:

* Fixed --no-ogg switch problem with mkvtoolnix version 4.0.0.0


v 0.4.1.4 Released
Fixes:

* Redesigned Drag & Drop code
* MKVcleaver now allows to Drag & Drop mix of files and directories
* MKVcleaver now allows to D&D multiple directories
* Fixed bug where MKVcleaver assumed that all files are located in the same directory when D&D used

Changes:

* MKVcleaver will now display channel information for audio tracks in the left pane


v 0.4.1.3 Released
Fixes:

* Fixed path generation code
* Fixed path detection when D&D used

Changes:

* MKVcleaver can now detect errors from mkvextract.exe
* User is notified if errors and/or warnings occurred while extracting
* Added status bar message if extraction finished successfully


v 0.4.1.2 Released
Changes:

* About Dialog completely redesigned. All links now open with default browser.
* Logging is now enabled and more verbose.
* Log file size can be controlled. Default size is 10 MB (See Help file on how to use)
* All attachments are now extracted to "destination folder<filename>attachmentname.ext"


v 0.4.1.1 Released
Changes:

* Some internal code changes (does not affect functionality)
* Logging is disabled in this release
* Mkvmerge output is forced to English


v 0.4.1.0 Released
Changes:

* Fixed: MKVcleaver was not releasing mediainfo.dll handles properly
* Better progress tracking in status bar.
* MKVcleaver will now check if mkvextract.exe and mkvmerge.exe exist in the same folder.
* MKVcleaver will give an error and stop processing if mkvmerge.exe returns error or blank.
* MKVcleaver will give an error and exit if mediainfo.dll could not be loaded.
* MKVcleaver can now shutdown your PC when done.
How to use:
Create a shutdown entry in custom.ini under GUI section. If shutdown=1 then MKVcleaver will shutdown your PC once and turn this setting off, if shutdown=2 then MKVcleaver will shutdown your PC each time after it's done. And, of course, shutdown=0 will turn this off. If MKVcleaver doesn't find shutdown entry, it will assume it's off.


v 0.4.0.0 Released
Changes:

* MKVcleaver can now be maximized and resized
* Position and size settings are now stored in custom.ini
* Saving of position and size can be turned on and off by pressing Alt+Shift+R
* Track setting are now only reset if information about the files has changed.
* Remove button will be grayed out until at least one file is checked in the left pane.
* Extract button will be grayed out until something that can be extracted is checked in either left or right panes.
* Double right click on a file in the left pane to get detailed info on a file.
* 2-letter language tag can be appended to the end of audio and subtitle tracks.
* Language tag can be turned off and on by right click in the upper right corner of Filename Options box.
* Language tag option is saved in custom.ini file.

Everything else will be added upon either majority requests or my own whim.


Version 0.3.0.0 Released
This version has some fixes:

* Extract button is disabled til mkvtoolnix path is correct and there is at least one file added.
* MKVcleaver will only check if mkvextract.exe exists. No other checks done.
* Remove button will only be enabled if one or more files are checked.
* Path to mkvtoolnix is now stored in custom.ini file. No other settings are saved in this release.
* Settings are not reset, if an error occurred or if the cancel button was pressed and no files were processed. In all other cases settings will be reset.

To DO:

* Fix Get Detailed Info context menu
* Add ability to Maximize


Version 0.2.0.1.
Minor gui fixes. This won't affect functionality.

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All features / Full description:
MKVcleaver has the following features:

Drag & Drop support
Per file setting override
Detailed information for each file on demand
File naming options for easy sorting
Language tag for audio and subtitle tracks
Save files to original directory or select a single directory
Raw FLAC output option
Automatic file format detection
Automatic track codec detection
Automatic extension assignment
VFR detection
Automatic timecode extraction for VFR tracks
Timecodes only mode
Custom extensions for any codec
Remembers position of GUI window
Convert H264 tracks to AVI option
Detailed progress of extraction process
Copies needed files into the same directory automatically


Alternative to MKVcleaver:
gMKVExtractGUI
MKVExtractGUI & MKVE Wizard
MKVExtractGUI-2
MKVToolnix
OGMcleaver



Guides and How to's:
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Acronyms / Also Known As:
MKV cleaver

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For those new to MKVcleaver, it requires MKVToolNix to work. Unfortunately, the latest version of MKVToolNix (6.7.0) breaks MKVcleaver (0.6.0.2). It extracts streams as an unknown file type rather then giving them the correct extension.

Fortunately though, you can have multiple versions of MKVToolNix on a PC. As well as an installer, there's portable versions of MKVToolNix which you can simply download, unzip and run. The latest version which works with MKVcleaver is version 6.6.0. Simply download it, upzip it to a folder, then copy the folder somewhere (ie to the folder where MKVcleaver resides). Run MKVcleaver and use the "Locate MKVToolNix" button to tell it to use the correct version of MKVToolNix. That way if you want to, you can still have a newer version of MKVToolNix "installed" to use for everything else, while MKVcleaver uses the version which keeps it happy. Hopefully MKVcleaver will be updated sometime soon to fix the problem, but until then, you can find older versions of MKVToolNix on the MKVToolNix page on this site.
http://www.videohelp.com/tools/MKVtoolnix/old-versions#download



Posted January 22, 2014 by . Tool version 0.6.0.2 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 10 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10


Oh, this version actually does work, and it works well but:

1. When you load a file it doesn't show the subtitle or chapters as extractable streams, although you can extract them
2. Why the heck doesn't it extract to current folder as default? There isn't a setting for this either.



Posted March 02, 2013 by . Tool version 0.6.0.2 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10


I have to agree with the post below me. This new version 6 doesn't work at all. x32 or x64. I get get a mediainfo.dll file error with the x64 and some "script" error with the x32 version. Please fix.

:)



Posted November 20, 2012 by . Tool version 6.0 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
Ease of use 10 of 10 Functionality 3 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10


Does not work with the latest mkvtoolnix.
In fact I don't know if it works at all, I'm not going to download different versions of mkvtoolnix to test. A shame since the GUI has always been great as well as the functionality.



Posted November 20, 2012 by . Tool version 0.600 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
Ease of use 10 of 10 Functionality 1 of 10 Value for money 1 of 10 Overall score 5 of 10


I have yet to test out 5.02 but 5.01 and earlier versions worked perfectly on any MKV file I threw at it.


Posted November 07, 2010 by . Tool version 5.02 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 10 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10


V5.02 not extracting srt subtitles,v5.01 works ok.


Posted November 07, 2010 by . Tool version 5.02 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
Ease of use 10 of 10 Functionality 1 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 1 of 10

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