General Support / Questions


Metadata and Renaming Custom Commands Profiles Subtitles / Closed Captions Commercial Removal Hardware Encoding
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About the General Support / Questions category 4 May 22, 2019
How to automatically convert MKV to MP4 and retain the Subtitles and Chapters

How to transcode MKV to MP4 (change containers without recoding) and preserve subtitles and chapters Here’s a great way to use MCEBuddy to transcode MKV files to MP4 files automatically using the power of MCEBuddy to b…

2 June 12, 2017
Archiving when destination filename is exactly the same as the source filename

When you've configured your conversion task to write back to the original location with the exact same original filename, MCEBuddy won't be able to archive the original file, instead it will end up overwriting it. This…

4 June 13, 2017
Codec Packs cause crashing of WMP/WMC

Do NOT install codec packs like KLite and Shark007. These are mostly hacks (and sometimes dangerous) codec packs that destroy the windows setup. If you’ve installed these codec packs and try to use WMP, WMC or any produ…

2 June 12, 2017
How to fix Half Green Video screens after conversions

If your converted video has about half the screen as "Green" or shaded green/grey, that is due to a problem with the hardware encoder. When hardware encoding is enabled, MCEBuddy (ffmpeg or handbrake) hands over the en…

2 June 12, 2017
How to Speed Up Conversions

The biggest improvements that users can do are: Use the donator version of comskip - especially if you have h.264 videos, it will increase your commercial detection performance by a factor of 6x-15x, (see this thread o…

2 June 12, 2017
Too Much Cut - Not Sure Where to Start to Fix 2 December 6, 2019
Can't get autocrop to select the entire black bars 10 December 6, 2019
Reset list of converted files 4 December 6, 2019
Can drag/drop from local drive but not from mapped drive 1 December 3, 2019
How to remove the first 3 seconds of each video from PlayOn? 3 December 2, 2019
No conversion output 6 December 2, 2019
At&t Now rip Subtitles 1 December 2, 2019
Trial not working 1 November 28, 2019
MCEBuddy goes through motions but does not remove commercials 2 November 27, 2019
Audio Only (No Video) After Processing 4 November 27, 2019
Mcebuddy, not ignoring sports recorded via channels 5 November 26, 2019
Not scanning directory 5 November 26, 2019
Add support for multiple conversion profiles and the ability to assign them to different tasks 18 November 23, 2019
NFO File Missing Data 4 November 20, 2019
Looking for a Plex/Roku Profile for Direct Play 5 November 19, 2019
How to determine channel for custom comskips? 2 November 18, 2019
Audio out of sync when streaming 3 November 18, 2019
GUI stuck/frozen, but service running still 4 November 18, 2019
Assistance Understanding Handbrake and NVidia Integration 5 November 18, 2019
Some of my conversions are getting truncated 4 November 17, 2019
Show and Episode Lookup no metadata 9 November 15, 2019
Network/Network Affiliate Tag During Pre-Conversation 9 November 15, 2019
Out of sync again and commercials there 2 November 15, 2019
Has anyone tried the new Navi hevc encoder? 4 November 14, 2019