General Support / Questions


Metadata and Renaming Profiles Subtitles / Closed Captions Hardware Encoding Custom Commands Commercial Removal
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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
MCEBuddy Custom Cuts and Subtitles 20 October 22, 2019
Is my nVidia GPU actually doing the encoding? 5 October 22, 2019
Lost TVMosaic filename Metadata extraction after update to 2.5.1 4 October 21, 2019
Example metadata extracted from Tivo using KMTTG 2 October 20, 2019
[BUG] MINOR: Media with different show name character set encodings (apostrophe = â€tm (aEtm)) 4 October 20, 2019
Conversion Failed for 2nd time on the same show 7 October 19, 2019
MCEBuddy 2.5.1 Beta 1 hangs at downloading info from internet 7 October 19, 2019
Renaming Local Show's with little Metadata overwrites video files 4 October 18, 2019
Cropping and Scaling 6 October 17, 2019
Show and Episode Lookup no metadata 6 October 17, 2019
Network/Network Affiliate Tag During Pre-Conversation 6 October 17, 2019
MCE v2.4.10 not converting videos 11 October 17, 2019
Metadata Extraction and Renaming from Files and Downloading from the Internet

MCEBuddy can extract metadata in many ways from a file, summarizing the sequence: Extract from WTV and DVRMS file using Windows DirectShow filters (see this thread on how to install the filters in Windows Servers) …

2 October 17, 2019
Remux /convert startup is slow 2 October 16, 2019
EXE or MSI which one? 2 October 14, 2019
Re-loading 2.4.11 1 October 12, 2019
2.5.1.0 HDHR Conversion results in non-watchable videos 6 October 9, 2019
GUI stuck/frozen, but service running still 3 October 7, 2019
How to cut on "logo only" not black scene before/after logo? 7 October 6, 2019
How long should I expect a full conversion to take? 10 October 6, 2019
Always burning in subtitles since 2.4 R11 1 October 6, 2019
Subtitles (not matching) when cutting ads 5 October 5, 2019
Using hardware for re-coding in latest 2 5.1 27/9/19 2 October 1, 2019
Celebrity Family Feud wrong metadata 2 October 1, 2019