Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




320 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6


Topic # 151302 20-Aug-2014 18:00
Send private message

Hello can someone please recommend good free software there I can convert MKV files to either AVI or MP4. I did try VLC player but the video was jumpy but wasn't sure which settings to adjust etc.

 

 

 

Thanks

Create new topic
3836 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 468

Trusted

  Reply # 1112301 20-Aug-2014 18:46
One person supports this post
Send private message

Handbrake will be able to convert to mp4 from mkv.




Previously known as psycik

NextPVR/OpenHAB: 
Gigabyte AMD A8 Brix --> Samsung LA46A650D via HDMI, NextPVR,OpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, Raspberry PI temperature Sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors,HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 2012 
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


2575 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 603


  Reply # 1112308 20-Aug-2014 19:07
Send private message

i use this one , highly recommended

http://www.videohelp.com/tools/MkvToMp4

 
 
 
 


Try Wrike: fast, easy, and efficient project collaboration software
41 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 1112358 20-Aug-2014 19:56
Send private message

Freemake video converter, pretty good, pretty fast, and can do anything.

http://www.freemake.com/free_video_converter/

186 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 40


  Reply # 1112378 20-Aug-2014 20:32
Send private message

You want to be re-muxing, not encoding.

Re-muxing an H.264 MKV takes the video stream and puts it inside an MP4 container, that way you won't get any quality loss.



Unless of course you want to decrease file size etc, then you have to re-encode.

I use mp4tools for mac, takes less than a minute.




1507 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 213


  Reply # 1112386 20-Aug-2014 20:42
Send private message

Handbrake if you want MP4/M4V. It works well and it is fast. 




Try Vultr using this link and get us both some credit:

 

http://www.vultr.com/?ref=7033587-3B




320 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 1112990 21-Aug-2014 17:31
Send private message

Thank's for all the suggestions I will try them out smile

4365 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 826

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1113018 21-Aug-2014 17:54
Send private message

Can I ask why you need to convert in the first place?

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Exhibition to showcase digital artwork from across the globe
Posted 23-May-2018 16:44


Auckland tops list of most vulnerable cities in a zombie apocalypse
Posted 23-May-2018 12:52


ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
Posted 23-May-2018 00:10


Umbrellar becomes Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider
Posted 22-May-2018 15:43


Three New Zealand projects shortlisted in IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards
Posted 22-May-2018 15:14


UpStarters - the New Zealand tech and innovation story
Posted 21-May-2018 09:55


Lightbox updates platform with new streaming options
Posted 17-May-2018 13:09


Norton Core router launches with high-performance, IoT security in New Zealand
Posted 16-May-2018 02:00


D-Link ANZ launches new 4G LTE Dual SIM M2M VPN Router
Posted 15-May-2018 19:30


New Panasonic LUMIX FT7 ideal for outdoor: waterproof, dustproof
Posted 15-May-2018 19:17


Ryanair Goes All-In on AWS
Posted 15-May-2018 19:14


Te Papa and EQC Minecraft Mod shakes up earthquake education
Posted 15-May-2018 19:12


Framing Facebook: It’s not about technology
Posted 14-May-2018 16:02


Vocus works with NZ Police and telcos to stop scam calls
Posted 12-May-2018 11:12


Vista Group signs Aeon Entertainment, largest cinema chain in Japan
Posted 11-May-2018 21:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.