General Support / Questions


Metadata and Renaming Profiles Custom Commands Hardware Encoding Subtitles / Closed Captions 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
Error 1001. The specified service already exists 2 September 17, 2019
YouTube Shows? 2 September 16, 2019
Rename with brackets? 5 September 13, 2019
Ad-Skip with PlayOn? 3 September 11, 2019
HandBrake or FFmpeg? 1 September 10, 2019
Looking for a Plex/Roku Profile for Direct Play 1 September 7, 2019
Audio passthrough setting for handbrake? 5 September 6, 2019
CLI to only refresh metadata 2 September 5, 2019
No response from process for 300 seconds, process likely hung - killing it 4 September 4, 2019
Default screen width? 5 September 3, 2019
Converting H264 MKV’s to H265 MKV’s 3 September 3, 2019
All profiles Capped at 2mbps? 22 September 2, 2019
What are the external metadata service URLs used by MCEBuddy? 1 September 2, 2019
Network/Network Affiliate Tag During Pre-Conversation 4 September 2, 2019
Has anyone tried the new Navi hevc encoder? 1 August 30, 2019
Trying to rename movies to "movie name (year)" 10 August 27, 2019
How to Tweak Profile to Keep only ENG & UND Subtitles? 14 August 26, 2019
Locations for destinations 4 August 22, 2019
How to work with a local copy when not remuxing? 1 August 21, 2019
Have MCEBuddy Use Original Folder Structure? 2 December 23, 2017
MCEBuddy.conf: ForceFilenameMetadata and OverwriteMetadataInternet settings 3 August 21, 2019
Best way to handle a folder with multiple audio formats 7 August 20, 2019
System.IO.IOException: The specified network name is no longer available 3 August 15, 2019
Australian Subtitles in converted mp4 files? 3 August 14, 2019