Installation, Start Up and FAQs


Guides and Solutions Documentation about Installing and Uninstalling MCEBuddy including User Guides, Tips n Tricks and Solutions to Common Issues
My Antivirus tells me that Comskip/Showanalyzer has a Virus - False Positives [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (2)

Folks, please note there have been some reports of some Malware and Antivirus software giving false positives on various different types of “heuristic” worms/viruses against Showanalyzer. NOTE that these are all FALSE p…

About the Installation, Start Up and FAQs category [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (1)
Unable to uninstall MCEBuddy [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (2)
Docker or qnap version [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (1)
Payment sent from wrong email [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (3)
Service running, MCEBuddy won't load [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (5)
I do not mind paying but [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (7)
Licensed for multiple computers? [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (2)
Windows 10 and ryzen [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (2)
Mcebuddy unable to communicate with engine [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (4)
MCEBuddy service is unavailable [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (5)
Creating Multiple Audio Tracks from a Single Audio Track [Guides and Solutions] (1)
Engine Core Problem [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (3)
Service not starting after reinstall [Installation, Start Up and FAQs] (13)
Distributed Encoding across Multiple Machines [Guides and Solutions] (2)

Thanks to JoshDi for putting this together: I created a BAT file script to help coordinate distributed MCEBuddy conversions across my two machines: HTPC and HTPC-Bedroom (Bedroom) I run the following script every 5 mi…

MCEBuddy - Advanced Settings, Commands and Tweaking [Guides and Solutions] (4)

Advanced concepts to use MCEBuddy MCEBuddy GUI Startup Options MCEBuddy support the following options while starting the GUI (MCEBuddy.GUI.exe). Include these parameters by right clicking on the application short cut i…

Downloading MCEBuddy and Premium Access Program [Guides and Solutions] (3)

First of all we want to thank you all for your support with your donations to keep MCEBuddy going. Given the ongoing hardware/software costs to develop, support and test MCEBuddy, we will be spending limited time on mak…

MCEBuddy - Solution to Common Errors and Issues [Guides and Solutions] (2)

With newer MCEBuddy builds (2.3.15 and later) the video conversions fail randomly (sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t) Cause When hardware acceleration is enabled, the stability of the conversion depends upon th…

MCEBuddy - Understanding Profiles Basics [Guides and Solutions] (2)

MCEBuddy Profiles Basics MCEBuddy profiles are in the profiles.conf file. One can create new profiles or customize existing ones to tweak them and match you requirements which very often differ from country to country. T…

MCEBuddy - Conversion Process Overview [Guides and Solutions] (2)

A quick view of the high level conversion process (as of 2.3.15) Prior to conversion process start, the queue manager does a check using the configured filters for Monitor taskname matching to linked conversion tasks M…

MCEBuddy - Solutions to Installation and Uninstallation Issues [Guides and Solutions] (2)

Sometimes MCEBuddy Installer will run into various issues while installing or uninstalling the application. Listed below are some of the common error messages and resolution steps. Please make sure you DO NOT SKIP any st…

MCEBuddy - How to Get Started - User Guides [Guides and Solutions] (2)

Please search the forum before posting your question, most likely your question has already been asked and answered. The search on this forum is a very good resource. Here are some guides to get you started with MCEBudd…