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Profiles Metadata and Renaming Commercial Removal Subtitles / Closed Captions Custom Commands 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
Convert multiple files at once 3 February 25, 2020
Hang/Crash while encoding 1 February 23, 2020
Hulu recordings - Ad Marker removal leaves 1 second of ad 6 February 22, 2020
MCE Buddy not deleting original files 4 February 22, 2020
NVIDA found but doesn't seem to use it 8 February 19, 2020
Failure to remove commercials 8 February 19, 2020
Any particular reason Jeopardy! takes foever to convert for me? 7 February 17, 2020
Videos going away after converting 1 February 16, 2020
Hard Drive Gone 3 February 16, 2020
Help with custom encoding 8 February 16, 2020
Conversion: Copying/Moving Files Bottlenecks PC Network Connection 2 February 13, 2020
Tuning Comskip for Grit TV 2 February 12, 2020
HW Acceleration for Comskip? 3 February 7, 2020
Update from 2.4.11 to MCEBuddy 2.5.2 SLOW! 6 February 3, 2020
Deinterlacing 6 February 2, 2020
Black Bar removal 1 January 31, 2020
Slow conversions after moving to 2.5.x 20 January 30, 2020
Help Configuring MCEBuddy 4 January 30, 2020
MCEBuddy service not starting 3 January 29, 2020
Why Is mcebuddy Cutting first 10 seconds of every encode? 23 January 28, 2020
Crashes with DPC Watchdog violation 6 January 27, 2020
Downloading custom profiles 2 January 27, 2020
QSV Encoding with Latest 2.5.1_BETA - HandBrakeCLI-1.0.7 vs 1.1.2 vs 1.2.2 12 January 17, 2020
Output video is 2 times as long as the input 3 January 17, 2020