Built-in command-line interface and Matroska metadata adjusting tools
Even if it comes with a fully functional GUI, MKVToolNix can also be access from the command-line once you have it installed and configured on your Mac.
In order to do that you must add the path to the tools to your $PATH variable by running this command in the Terminal:
export PATH=/Applications/Mkvtoolnix.app/Contents/MacOS/:$PATH .
Moreover, via MKVToolNix’ main window, you will be able to quickly load the input files as well as customize tracks, tags and chapters.
MKVToolNix makes it simple and straightforward to change the track name, language, the default and forced track flag , tags and even timecodes. On top of that, you can also choose the output filename.
Furthermore, the MKVToolNix allows you to change the aspect ratio, display width and height, FPS, delay and stereoscopy, if available.
Frame and compression editing
In addition to that, MKVToolNix also enables you to add cues for all frames, change the compression mode and even include your own, user defined options.
As an added advantage, you can use MKVToolNix you to merge multiple Matroska files if you need to. Not only that, but it also enables you to split videos after duration. Also, MKVToolNix can be employed to select the desired chapter file, change the application language, charset and cue name format.
Simple and easy to use Matroska chapter editor for the Mac
MKVToolNix includes a chapter editor designed to help you to rapidly and effortlessly create chapters and subs, while providing you with the necessary means to adjust timecodes in no time.
Reviewed by Sergiu Gatlan on July 28th, 2014
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- MKVToolNix GUI: included a first preview version in the Windows installer and portable releases.
- mkvmerge: bug fix: Fixed calculating AC3 delay from garbage data when reading AC3 from AVIs. This stopped working in release 5.4.0 due to commit 97cc2121.
- mkvextract: bug fix: SSA/ASS files with sections after "[Events]" in their CodecPrivate are now handled correctly. Fixes #1057.
- mkvmerge: bug fix: Fixed handling certain edit list types in MP4 files that are used for positive track delays. Fixes #1059.
Application descriptionMKVToolNix is a cross-platform set of tools to create, alter and inspect Matroska files. They do for Matroska what the...