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Old 9th February 2015, 20:18   #7801  |  Link
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Thank you, I was hoping that was the case, just wasn't sure.
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Old 10th February 2015, 00:07   #7802  |  Link
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Hey guys,
I really need your help with this
I'm trying to convert my movies to 60fps through this thread using MeGUI based on AviSynth special plugin tools & some K-Lite Codecs.
All of the converted (60fps) movies worked perfectly at first, but now most of them get this frustrating error in mkvmerge whenever I try to mux the dts (only) from the original movie with the converted (video only) one, for example:

"Casino.Royale.2006.720p.mkv: Error in the Matroska file structure at position 4010858. Resyncing to the next level 1 element.
The last timecode processed before the error was encountered was 00:00:19.978000000.
Resyncing successful at position 4782373.
The first cluster timecode after the resync is 00:00:25.025000000."

Now when the video reaches the defective minutes, the picture freezes with continuous audio until the point of the first cluster timecode arrives!
I tried to reinstall all the required programs but nothing has changed!
I also tried to contact the thread's author but he didn't respond at all, so you're my only hope here!
The only thing I could do to avoid this error is to convert the movie several times until mkvmerge finishes without any troubles.
Though, the result is kinda unstable when it played eventually since the problem is mostly related to MeGUI encoding procedures which is effected by something somehow.
Any help would be highly appreciated!
Thanks a lot!

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Old 10th February 2015, 08:20   #7803  |  Link
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I don't know why an author of a GUI shall be responsible for a broken encoder output. He is not the author of the encoder. And both are neither responsible for defective hardware or drivers; you say that if you run the conversion several times, sometimes the result is not broken, so the reason will probably be neither the encoder nor its GUI, but a problem while writing the encoded video.

When was your last ScanDisk / chkdsk job?
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Old 11th February 2015, 04:42   #7804  |  Link
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Of course they're not responsible for my own issue! I'm just trying to figure out what is causing this error recently while it was working perfectly at the beginning!
The encoded (converted) 60fps video file isn't done properly even after successful muxing via mkvmerge since it has kind of internal errors which might effect it during playing.
My last chkdsk was 2 days ago. This is just driving me crazy!!

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Old 11th February 2015, 09:33   #7805  |  Link
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Well, at least creating corrupt output is certainly not the purpose of an encoder. If you don't have a surprisingly buggy encoder build (which one, x264?), then maybe something in your file system is wrong or your harddisk controller drivers are bugged?! I once had similar issues with nForce4 SATA/RAID drivers, but only when copying huge files fast; video encoders are instead rather slow, regarding writing to disk.
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Old 11th February 2015, 13:48   #7806  |  Link
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salam2009,
If you have another hard drive, or an external USB drive, try getting MeGUI to write the output files to it. If the problem goes away, then it's probably the hard drive. You might also try getting MeGUI to write a raw avs file instead of MKV as the output, but I can't imagine why it'd be an encoder problem.
What happens when you encode a video using just MeGUI's basic filters with no multithreading, instead of the script in question?
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Old 12th February 2015, 18:54   #7807  |  Link
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Update: Didn't work on external HDDs either!
It gives me the same error even if used without the script!

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Old 15th February 2015, 13:54   #7808  |  Link
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Hello everyone,

I have MeGUI 2507 installed and I noticed it's been a while since I last updated. I checked and no update seemed available. Yet, for using it outside of MeGUI, I knew MKVmerge had a newer version. (MeGUI gives 7.0.0 as the last available, while the one running on my computer is already at 7.6.0)

I went to the options and I changed "Use stable update server" to "Use development update server" and now a few updates are available.

1- Why doesn't the stable update server give me any update?

2- Is it safe to use the development update server? Or could some release be too early? Is MeGUI 2523 a stable, good release?

3- Why MKVmerge is in its 7.6.0 version on my computer but MeGUI (using development update server) gives me the 7.4.0 verson as the last available?

Thank you for reading me.
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Old 15th February 2015, 18:12   #7809  |  Link
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The stable update server is probably updated less frequently as it only gets the releases known to be stable. That'd include the tools MeGUI uses. If you use the development update server you risk the possibility of bugs. MeGUI 2523 was only released in the last day or so.

I don't think MeGUI has been updated in a while as there were issues with update servers. It's been updated now (2523) but any updates to the tools it uses such as MKVMerge are probably yet to follow.

You can always update MKVMerge in MeGUI's Tools folder manually, although it's a pity there's no way for MeGUI to know you've done so (as far as I know) because sooner or later it'll want to update it again.

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Old 17th February 2015, 00:43   #7810  |  Link
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this is killing me
i have some avi file , i'm trying to encode them to mkv
but after each file getting done , program is hanging in muxing mkv and this error coming up

so i push ok button...

i usually encode my files in batch and i never had this problem
i delete and re-download megui too many times
and now i have the administrator user but still this is happening
the problem isn't just for one file , after rerunning the megui and star queue , each file is going
my files are avi and the link the fatal error is giving me is belong to temp file in temp folder
i just want one thing , how to tell megui : dude , no need to delete temp just skip it

i'm not a pro , i just need your help to get my job done

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Old 17th February 2015, 04:44   #7811  |  Link
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i just want one thing , how to tell megui : dude , no need to delete temp just skip it
There's an option in MeGUI's settings called "delete intermediate files". Is it checked?
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Old 17th February 2015, 07:11   #7812  |  Link
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There's an option in MeGUI's settings called "delete intermediate files". Is it checked?
yes , it was checked and i unchecked it , now my problem solved thanks to you
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Old 22nd February 2015, 18:18   #7813  |  Link
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The stable update server is probably updated less frequently as it only gets the releases known to be stable. That'd include the tools MeGUI uses. If you use the development update server you risk the possibility of bugs. MeGUI 2523 was only released in the last day or so.

I don't think MeGUI has been updated in a while as there were issues with update servers. It's been updated now (2523) but any updates to the tools it uses such as MKVMerge are probably yet to follow.

You can always update MKVMerge in MeGUI's Tools folder manually, although it's a pity there's no way for MeGUI to know you've done so (as far as I know) because sooner or later it'll want to update it again.
Okay, thank you! I have another question: whenever I use FileIndexer, it extracts the audio I chose and create the ffindex. Then the AviSynth script creator opens and I can crop, resize, etc. Once the .avs saved, I go to MeGUI's Input tab and only the video encoding part is loaded (with the avisynth script and the video output), NOT the audio part, so I have to go to the my file folder and choose the audio myself.

I remember a time when the extracted audio was "loaded" automatically in the Input tab. So maybe I changed something in the options when I reinstalled it? But I don't know which one. I also noticed it only does that with mkv files. The extracted audios of other formats such as mp4 or avi is properly and automtically "loaded" in the Audio Input.
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Old 22nd February 2015, 23:31   #7814  |  Link
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It appears audio extracted from MKVs isn't being auto-loaded for re-encoding as it is when indexing other file types (ie when MeGUI creates a script for encoding the audio or if it's extracted by DGIndex etc). I imagine at some stage it worked the same way, but it appears at the moment it doesn't. I so rarely use MeGUI to extract MKV audio and if I do it'd be even more rare for me to re-encode it, so I hadn't noticed. I'm using MeGUI 2524.
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Old 22nd February 2015, 23:42   #7815  |  Link
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It appears audio extracted from MKVs isn't being auto-loaded for re-encoding as it is when indexing other file types (ie when MeGUI creates a script for encoding the audio or if it's extracted by DGIndex etc). I imagine at some stage it worked the same way, but it appears at the moment it doesn't. I so rarely use MeGUI to extract MKV audio and if I do it'd be even more rare for me to re-encode it, so I hadn't noticed. I'm using MeGUI 2524.
OK, thank you, so it's not a bug on my end. I'm also using 2524 but it was the same when I was using 2507.
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Old 24th February 2015, 01:02   #7816  |  Link
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Hello,
I'm getting
http://pastebin.com/DYmqSb8Z
with 2524.

To fix, I only needed to switch to the stable server and let only MeGUI itself downgrade to 2507, and now it's working fine.
Just thought I'd report it here.
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Old 5th March 2015, 00:16   #7817  |  Link
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I have run tests with using builds available x264.nl for playback issues with 2 files being joined together while the files have been created with Automated 2pass profile.

It turns out that somewhere between rev 2216 and 2230 the change was made that altered codec private data just enough for the files not being able to be joined together

Tested revisions:
2200: OK
2216: OK
2230: broken
2245: broken
2273: broken

Test therefore reveled this is not a Megui nor MKVtoolnix issue
Was this issue a problem with the I frame on the append boundary? I'm experiencing this with two-pass bitrate based encodes when I merge files: it's almost like the first I frame of the next segment is ignored when appended, so you get that 'smearing' and what I presume is the codec guessing about what it should start the frame sequence with - usually ends up being full field grey. They all play fine individually. Only using 4 B frame interval, L4.1 (1080i25 TFF interlaced encode) with no CABAC.

CRF equivalents of the same files append without issue, as discussed here a while ago.


I'm using MuldeR's Simple x264 launcher which has the x264 core:144 r2525 40bb568 builds bundled with it (self-updates), 64-bit compiles.

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Old 5th March 2015, 01:28   #7818  |  Link
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I'm using MuldeR's Simple x264 launcher which has the x264 core:144 r2525 40bb568 builds bundled with it (self-updates), 64-bit compiles.
Are you also including --stitchable in the x264 command line? That option was added a few months after the post you quoted.
https://mailman.videolan.org/piperma...ly/010167.html

CRF encodes don't always append for me these days without --stitchable, even though back then when testing I think they did. I think it's been mentioned somewhere files are more likely to append if the encoder is writing a raw AVC stream (as opposed to writing an MKV or MP4) for reasons I don't understand, but that shouldn't matter anyway. --stitchable fixed the problem and as long as it's used you should have no trouble appending encodes using the same encoder settings (different CRF values seem to be fine though). It works for me (encoder usually writing directly to MKV).

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Old 5th March 2015, 08:00   #7819  |  Link
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Is http://mewiki.project357.com/ down?
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Old 5th March 2015, 18:44   #7820  |  Link
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It disappeared a while ago. It's pobably related to this:
http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=171738

Try here:
https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/MeGUI/x264_Settings

Edit: Assuming that's what you were looking for. Sorry, I just assumed.......
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