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v 0.8.0.0 Released
Sep 16 on September 16, 2018 at 21:01

Changes:

* Added user editable custom placeholders for file names.
* Added option to disable save session dialog.
* Compliant with MKVToolNix v17 and above.
* Mkvmerge.exe output is now redirected to a file instead of stdout. Should fix issues with non English locales.
* Added non ASCII character conversion when working with command line tools such as avc2avi.exe.
* Added .h265 extension.
* Added ability to edit how files and tracks are displayed in the left pane.
* Changed Select All shortcut to Ctrl+Shift+A.
* Added ability to cancel file import.
* Added option to enable debugging.
* Moved File Info into a right click menu instead of double clicking.
* Split source code into multiple files.
* Removed auto restart on hang or crash.
* Removed AutoitObject.dll.

Fixes:

* Optimized update checking code.
* Optimized error messages and error detection.
* Optimized logging saving and display code.
* Optimized multiple instance detection code.
* Optimized custom placeholder verification code.
* Fixed database being left in an inconsistent state when MKVCleaver crashed.
* Fixed various GUI sizing and display issues.
* Fixed multiple “Variable is out of bounds” and “Variable is not declared” errors.
* Multiple minor bug fixes.


v 0.7.0.2 Released
on May 30, 2017 at 09:13

Changes:

* Added [TrackType#] placeholder.
* Added auto recovery when MKVCleaver hangs.
* Added notification when MKVCleaver cannot connect to the Internet.
* Minor logging changes.

Fixes:

* Fixed “Check for Updates” was not following what’s in the ini file.
* Fixed MKVCleaver error when extracting by selecting tracks in the left pane.
* Fixed [Track#] being replaced by incorrect numbers in some cases.


v 0.7.0.1 Released

Fixes:

* Fixed error with SQLite when files have apostrophe(s) in the file name.
* Fixed error when extracting simple chapters.
* Added back Send To menu in portable versions.
* Fixed error detection for chapters, tags and cues.
* Fixed log_rotate.exe hanging in some situations.
* Fixed json formatting when extracting time codes with default file naming options.


v 0.7.0.0 Released

Changes:

* Implemented SQLIte database as the storage engine for internal arrays and the log
* Added utility to rotate logs
* Added log settings and log viewer
* Added more detailed logging
* Update check is now using JSON format
* Changed mkvmerge -i to mkvmerge -J. MKVCleaver is now using JSON format to query MKVtoolNix CLI tools
* Removed mkvextract version check
* Added minimum MKVToolNix version. Minimum version is 10
* Added [LNG3], [LNGf] and [Delay] placeholders
* Removed [vDelay] placeholder
* Changed how [aDelay] placeholder works
* Added Quick and Full VFR detection modes
* Added VFR to CFR conversion (experimental)
* Removed avdump2
* Added batch filters for extraction
* Moved About button under Help menu
* Added Segment UIDs extraction
* Added ability to add files to MKVCleaver by dragging and dropping a text file
* Added instance check. Max instances is now 1
* Removed Audio FLAC in OGG container option
* Major source changes to accommodate SQLite DB and Windows 10
* MKVCleaver minimum GUI size is now set for both x and y axis
* Minor changes to custom.ini file options
* Timecodes checkbox text will be red when Timecodes Only option is selected (visual aid)

Fixes:

* Fixed Drag & Drop on Windows 10
* Fixed state and text detection for files and tracks windows under Windows 10
* Fixed Go button state changes based on what is selected
* Fixed Audio track language was displayed as English when no language was set
* Fixed h.264 to avi conversion errors
* Optimized code to idle CPU when nothing is happening
* Changed acv2avi.exe to the version from VideoHelp


v 0.6.0.8 Released

Changes:

* Added video delay placeholder to custom file names
* Audio delay is calculated against video delay when audio delay is not negative
* Added separator and placeholder cleanup when using custom file names
* Removed avdump. VFR check is now done with MediaInfo.dll
* Updated MediaInfo.dll
* MediaInfo full media information is now in a separate window
* Update URL is now set in a DNS record
* Tested with latest MkvToolNix

Fixes:

* Custom file name chapter and cuesheets extraction errors
* Update check would not turn off
* Status bar progress should now work on Windows 10
* Extract button behavior correction when removing tracks in the left pane
* Inconsistent logging when extraction errors occured
* Other minor bug fixes


v 0.6.0.7 Released

Fixes:

* MKVCleaver crashes on WIN 8
* Custom Filename button resizing issues
* Automatic timecode extraction for VFR files
* Log file was overwritten with every extraction is some cases


v 0.6.0.6 Released

Fixes:

* Allow multiple files with the same name, but different paths
* Taskbar progress should work on Windows 8 now
* Fixed path generation logic in h264 to avi conversion code
* Updated links in the Help menu and About menu
* Other minor bug fixes

Changes:

* Added Custom Filenames with variables
* Added ability to turn off automatic update checks
* Added automatic MkvToolNix detection when it is installed
* Updated MediaInfo.dll
* Other minor changes


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:
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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:
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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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