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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
Slow conversions after moving to 2.5.x 15 January 28, 2020
Why Is mcebuddy Cutting first 10 seconds of every encode? 19 January 28, 2020
Crashes with DPC Watchdog violation 6 January 27, 2020
Deinterlacing 3 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
15 day trial expired after one night 3 January 15, 2020
H265 MKV Files Significantly Larger than MPEG2 Source 7 January 13, 2020
Converted tv shows missing Episode and season number 5 January 13, 2020
Shows not getting metadata 6 January 12, 2020
Update from 2.4.11 to MCEBuddy 2.5.2 SLOW! 5 January 12, 2020
ShowAnalyzer is not working 2 January 11, 2020
Recordings missing after epg123 install 1 January 11, 2020
Some shows not fully converting 4 January 8, 2020
Voice over 3 January 7, 2020
Newbie Recommendations Request! 1 January 4, 2020
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable - 14.23.27820 crashes MCEBuddy2x Service 1 January 3, 2020
Did i buy the wrong card? No NVENC capable devices 5 January 3, 2020
WTV conversion to h264 - improve seek/skip? 1 December 24, 2019
Hardware usage - low % 7 December 22, 2019
Conversion: Copying/Moving Files Bottlenecks PC Network Connection 1 December 21, 2019
Is it possible to sort Archive Folder by show and season 4 December 20, 2019
Help with OTA to Roku profile 1 December 17, 2019