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linux:convert_mkv_to_mp4 [2017/12/13 17:34] (current)
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 +====== Converting MKV to MP4 ======
 +
 +In order to convert an H.264 mkv video to mp4 without losing quality, the tool avconv can be used. It is part of the libav-tools package. In order to install, run:
 +<code console>
 +sudo apt-get install libav-tools
 +</​code>​
 +
 +(If using jonseverinsson'​s ppa you will get the version from the ffmpeg group).
 +
 +===== Using the tools =====
 +Run the following command to convert the file:
 +<code console>
 +avconv -i [source] -codec copy [dest]
 +</​code>​
  
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