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Topic # 151302 20-Aug-2014 18:00
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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.

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1112301 20-Aug-2014 18:46
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Handbrake will be able to convert to mp4 from mkv.




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  Reply # 1112308 20-Aug-2014 19:07
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i use this one , highly recommended

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




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  Reply # 1112358 20-Aug-2014 19:56
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Freemake video converter, pretty good, pretty fast, and can do anything.

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

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  Reply # 1112378 20-Aug-2014 20:32
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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.




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  Reply # 1112386 20-Aug-2014 20:42
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Handbrake if you want MP4/M4V. It works well and it is fast. 




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  Reply # 1112990 21-Aug-2014 17:31
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Thank's for all the suggestions I will try them out smile

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  Reply # 1113018 21-Aug-2014 17:54
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Can I ask why you need to convert in the first place?

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