General Support / Questions


Profiles Metadata and Renaming Custom Commands Commercial Removal Subtitles / Closed Captions 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
One to one converting help 1 March 28, 2020
MCEBuddy Service is unavailable error on pc startup 9 March 27, 2020
How to Get Archiving to work 12 March 26, 2020
HW Acceleration for Comskip? 8 March 25, 2020
Custom Cuts - How to Use with post-processed media? 2 March 24, 2020
Commercials Not Being Removed 2 March 22, 2020
The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour 1 March 22, 2020
Multiple Passes of Comskip 1 March 21, 2020
Using Recorded Date as Broadcast Date? 11 March 19, 2020
Exclude Folders 12 March 19, 2020
Did i buy the wrong card? No NVENC capable devices 7 March 19, 2020
Is my nVidia GPU actually doing the encoding? 6 March 19, 2020
How to confirm HW/GPU conversions are used? 12 March 19, 2020
Double-processing recordings 2 March 16, 2020
Show and Episode Lookup no metadata 10 March 15, 2020
Output video is 2 times as long as the input 11 March 14, 2020
Logged MCEBuddy exceptions in IMDB lookups 1 March 14, 2020
Memory size calculation causing error when using ram disk 3 March 13, 2020
Recursive Files/Folders destinations 3 March 12, 2020
Missing Closed-Captions .wtv conversion 2 March 12, 2020
Plex MPEG-2 TS File Commercial Removal and File Renaming with No Format Conversion 2 March 11, 2020
Hang/Crash while encoding 3 March 11, 2020
Some of my conversions are getting truncated 5 March 10, 2020
Help with Custom Profile 3 March 8, 2020