November 3, 2012 / 3,340 views / Video Encoding

Back Up Blu-Ray DVD To MKV And MP4

Yesterday, I bought a blu-ray DVD movie from Fry’s for $8. It was an old ghost movie, I need to encode it to MKV and MP4 for my Media Portal 1.2.3 and Thrive to play. I actually don’t have a blu-ray player. Things have changed for the better since the last time I wrote an […]

March 26, 2012 / 12,353 views / Multimedia | Windows

How To Play MKV With Windows Media Player

Normally, if we want to play MKV movies, we have to use VLC or others players besides Windows Media Player, now, we can install some codecs and we can use WMP (Windows Media Player) to play all movie containers. We need to download Media Player Codec Pack from CNET Matroska-Pack-lite from mkvcodec (since the one […]

January 8, 2012 / 6,375 views / Video Encoding

Remove MKV Audio Stream Using Mkvmerge

If we have a MKV file with many unwanted audio or subtitle files, we can use MKVmerge to remove or add them. Just follow the instructions to install the program and when done, it’s very easy to use. Load the mkv file that needs to be edited. There should be all the videos, audio, subtitles […]

October 27, 2011 / 2,972 views / Video Encoding

Back Up Bluray To AVCHD And MP4

After a few months of trials and errors, I came up with a simple way of shrinking Blu-ray/HD dvds to DVD9/5 which can play in Blu-Ray players for faster loading and playing (compared to the original discs); and MKV files for PC and HD DVDs to play with regular PC DVD players. To get a […]