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Subtitles / Closed Captions Metadata and Renaming Profiles 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 prod…

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
Custom Cuts very slow to update rendering 12 July 20, 2019
MCEBuddy engine not starting 2 July 19, 2019
How to cut on "logo only" not black scene before/after logo? 2 July 19, 2019
Getting "Conversion Failed" errors again 11 July 19, 2019
Over writing files, unique name 1 July 17, 2019
Keeping media tags after conversion? 6 July 16, 2019
Connection reminder disable? 8 July 16, 2019
Rename other than %showname%, %filename% perhaps 3 July 16, 2019
Will process exclusively with EDL if present, not so 5 July 15, 2019
New install - video converting but no commercials are being removed 3 July 15, 2019
Stuck on extracting metadata 3 July 15, 2019
HD HomeRun Recordings 15 July 15, 2019
TIP: Monitor Location Filetypes - exclude log files 2 July 14, 2019
ERROR Processing FFProbe 7 July 12, 2019
Audio out of sync 5 July 12, 2019
EDL generation without any base file conversion/rename 7 July 8, 2019
Let's Share Our Custom Profiles! 2 July 3, 2019
Is it possible to change or choose movie & TV posters? 2 July 3, 2019
Not sure if hardware encoding is working or not 4 July 2, 2019
Original file not being deleted after successful conversion 3 June 28, 2019
NOS4A2 issues 5 June 27, 2019
I am very pleased with your software 3 June 27, 2019
Converted Video Corrupt after upgrade to MCEBuddy 2.4.11 32bit 3 June 25, 2019
Duplicated (but different EP's) EP's 5 June 24, 2019