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free MKV conveter?

#1 User is offline   kricket 

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Posted 14 May 2010 - 01:30 PM

Hi, I am a pensioner running a leopard on a macbook pro. I have a '.mkv.' file that I can play using Quicktime. I want to convert it to mp4 so that I can play it on iTunes. Does anyone know of a good free converter?

I have tried handbrake but keep getting error messages. The clip plays all the way through on VLC & Quciktime player, so I don't believe that fault is in the file.


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Posted 15 May 2010 - 05:57 AM

I don't know how good it is but it's free:- (so far)

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Posted 06 October 2010 - 07:29 PM

I think Handbrake will do it. See here:

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Posted 08 October 2010 - 07:14 PM

Handbrake will convert it, but keep in mind Handbrake utilises some of the framework from the VLC application if it is available. Make sure you have the very latest versions of both Handbrake and VLC and it will convert.
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