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Old 16th January 2010, 01:19   #1  |  Link
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MKVcleaver : GUI for mkvextract with batch support v 0.8.0.0

I wrote a utility that allows batch extraction of data from MKV files. Idea came from using OGMcleaver. However OGMcleaver did not work with MkvToolNix v3, so I wrote this.

Get the files here: my site

If the above link does not work, get the file at videohelp.com page

Put exe file into a directory from where you want to run it. When it starts up, all the needed files will be extracted into the same directory. Read help file for further info and on how to use.
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Old 16th January 2010, 01:49   #2  |  Link
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Looks nice but is it possible to demux FLAC as RAW stream and not in OGG container?
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Old 16th January 2010, 03:08   #3  |  Link
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Not right now, I will add it. Keep checking back, I will post when it's done.
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Old 16th January 2010, 04:18   #4  |  Link
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Looks great so far. I second Keiyakusha's suggestion, and I wonder whether it might make sense (from a "batch" perspective) to have rules that can be set in a separate pane: always extract FLAC without an ogg container, always extract all audio tracks of a certain language, etc.
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Looks great so far. I second Keiyakusha's suggestion, and I wonder whether it might make sense (from a "batch" perspective) to have rules that can be set in a separate pane: always extract FLAC without an ogg container, always extract all audio tracks of a certain language, etc.
Regarding tracks of a certain language : not sure how it would work, since a lot of files don't even have the language flag set. However, please elaborate more on your rules idea.
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As I understand it, MKVCleaver uses mkvtoolnix, which in the mkvextract binary can take commands like --no-ogg, --fullraw, etc. Maybe it would make sense to build something into MKVCleaver where a user could set a preference that would cause MKVCleaver to always pass the --no-ogg command when dealing with a FLAC track? This sort of thing could quickly become a pain in the butt to maintain if you were to build in every available option, but perhaps things like (for example) always dumping timecodes or CUE sheets could be controlled by a toggle switch? I think the availability of such a rule for the most common/used options makes more sense than setting it per-track, which might interfere with the goal of your useful batch application.
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As I understand it, MKVCleaver uses mkvtoolnix, which in the mkvextract binary can take commands like --no-ogg, --fullraw, etc. Maybe it would make sense to build something into MKVCleaver where a user could set a preference that would cause MKVCleaver to always pass the --no-ogg command when dealing with a FLAC track? This sort of thing could quickly become a pain in the butt to maintain if you were to build in every available option, but perhaps things like (for example) always dumping timecodes or CUE sheets could be controlled by a toggle switch? I think the availability of such a rule for the most common/used options makes more sense than setting it per-track, which might interfere with the goal of your useful batch application.
I see. I will add all the switches that mkvextract can take and allow user to right click on first Audio and Video tracks and set these options through right click menu in the right pane. This will apply to all files in the left pane. How's that ?
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I see. I will add all the switches that mkvextract can take and allow user to right click on first Audio and Video tracks and set these options through right click menu in the right pane. This will apply to all files in the left pane. How's that ?
Brilliant .
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thanks!!!
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does not work says mkvinfo and/or mkvextract did not report a version number.

why is this? Both files are in same folder.
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OK, I added option to extract raw FLAC. Right click on the first Audio in the right pane for options. See help file for more info.

I'm not sure if anyone want --raw and --fullraw options added. Post in this thread if you do.
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I updated file to version 0.2.0.1. Minor gui fixes. This won't affect functionality.
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Excellent substitute for MKVExtractGUI.

Thank you very much for making it.
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I'm having the same issue ron spencer is having. I'm using one of the latest prelease versions of MKVToolnix 3.0.0.



Other than that, you've made the links in the About window open with IE. They should open with whatever browser is set as the default one in the system, Firefox in my case.
Also how about saving your program's settings in a INI file instead of the registry?
And maybe a warning that MKVcleaver is going to extract some files?

Nevertheless, thank you for the time you've spent on this program.
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Ok...I have tried this on 4 machines....2 at home, 2 at work. Program works on 1 at home and 1 at work. Same errors occur on the ones that do not work. Bizarre. All are XP SP3 with all updates to Jan 2010.

Something is funny somewhere in the coding I think. Perhaps ini file is better for settings so we can see what is going on.

Nice app though!!!


thanks for your time.
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Try downgrading to the official/stable 3.0.0. Doesn't seem to work with the pre-releases.
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Try downgrading to the official/stable 3.0.0. Doesn't seem to work with the pre-releases.
Am using 3.0.0 stable....some weirdness going on
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Am using 3.0.0 stable....some weirdness going on
Open command line, navigate to the directory where you have mkvtoolnix and run the following:

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mkvinfo --version & mkvextract --version
Take a screen shot and post it here.
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I wonder what's up with many GUIs written with AutoIt recently instead of VB.NET for instance. Biggest problem might be understanding OOP and AutoIt has many automation built in that require WinAPI calls in .NET that are also a bit difficult if you don't know C and COM+.
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I wonder what's up with many GUIs written with AutoIt recently instead of VB.NET for instance. Biggest problem might be understanding OOP and AutoIt has many automation built in that require WinAPI calls in .NET that are also a bit difficult if you don't know C and COM+.
Because .NET is a ton of bloatware overhead and Autoit has about 10 bytes over overhead?
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