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Old 21st February 2012, 22:32   #1  |  Link
shlomikalfa
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FLV to MKV conversion?!

Hi,

i'm a complete noob to MeGUI and video encoding/decoding converting scene... I have tried looking for a proper "How To" for a while now... can't seem to find anything... perhaps I don't know where to look...

Anyhow, I've got these .FLV files which are kinda large and won't run properly on my android devices... I would like to encode them to smaller .mkv files that will... How do I do that?!

Thanks in advance,
SK.
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Old 22nd February 2012, 22:36   #3  |  Link
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Most FLV's are just h264 in the flash video container. Try using flvextract to extract the audio and video streams:
http://www.afterdawn.com/software/au...lv_extract.cfm

Then just remux the streams in the mkv container with mkvmerge (download the latest version at the bottom):
http://www.bunkus.org/videotools/mkvtoolnix/win32/

You could also mux them in the mp4 container with Yamb.

If you want to re-encode them to make them smaller, you might still need to remux the streams and then use the one-click encoder option in MeGUI.
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