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MKVToolNix
MKVToolNix
59.0.0.1
4.5
0.0
MKVToolNix free download for Mac

MKVToolNix for Mac

13 July 2021

Create, alter, and inspect Matroska (mkv) files.

What is MKVToolNix for Mac

MKVtoolnix is a set of tools to create, alter, and inspect Matroska files under OS X, Linux and other Unices, and Windows. They do for Matroska what the OGMtools do for the OGM format and then some.

Since May 1st 2003, the Matroska libraries themselves and my Matroska tools are officially released as a first public beta version. Although all of them are still under heavy development, I urge you to download the software, test it and report any errors you encounter to me. I'm always grateful for good bug reports because I miss so many mistakes and you guys normally find them. Your feedback is important to me :)

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What's new in MKVToolNix

Version 59.0.0.1:
New features and enhancements:
  • mkvmerge: WebVTT parser: the parser now follows the specs' rules for parsing timestamps more closely by being more lenient: it allows arbitrary number of spaces & tabs at the start of the line & around the arrow; it allows any number of digits for the hours. Part of #3139.
  • MKVToolNix GUI: multiplexer: when adding a Blu-ray playlist without scanning for other playlists the GUI will now look for disc library information & let the user select which one to use if there's more than one entry. Implements #3143.
  • MKVToolNix GUI: multiplexer: added an option for sorting files & tracks by track types when adding them to multiplex settings. The order is: video first followed by audio, subtitles and other types. Files & tracks can still be reordered manually later. The option is enabled by default & can be found in the preferences → "Multiplexer" page → "Adding files" section. Implements #2366.
  • MKVToolNix GUI: multiplexer: added an option for recognizing file name sequences such as `movie.001.mp4`, `movie.002.mp4`, `movie.003.mp4` when adding multiple files at once. If a sequence is detected, the only first file will be added while the second and following file names will be appended to the first one. The option is enabled by default & can be found in the preferences → "Multiplexer" page → "Adding files" section. Implements #2866.
  • MKVToolNix GUI: multiplexer: added small colored boxes for each file & track in order to indicate from which file each track is read. The colors used can be configured in the preferences → "Multiplexer" page → "File & track colors" section.
Bug fixes:
  • build system: fixed compilation with fmt v8. Fixes #3151.
  • mkvmerge: SRT subtitle reader: characters that aren't valid according to the assumed encoding of the file will now be replaced by the Unicode "Replacement Character" U+FFFD instead of keeping the invalid characters, potentially violating the Matroska specs.
  • mkvmerge: WebVTT parser: the parser now accepts timestamps with hours larger than 99. Part of #3139.
  • mkvextract: TTA extraction, only on Windows: fixed removing the temporary file created during extraction.
  • mkvmerge, mkvpropedit, MKVToolNix GUI's multiplexer & header editor: MIME type detection is now done using Qt instead of the `magic` library. The main impact is the MIME types of TrueType & OpenType fonts are now detected correctly. Fixes #3137.
  • mkvmerge, mkvinfo, MKVToolNix GUI's info tool: only on Windows: displaying dates before 1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC or after 2038-01-19 03:14:08 UTC was broken. Note that the header editor was not affected. Fixes #3148.
  • MKVToolNix GUI: only on 64-bit Windows: under certain conditions, the 64-bit Windows binaries crashed when opening dialog windows. Even though the underlying bug hasn't been identified, the investigation showed that building it with newer versions than 10.2.0 of the mingw/gcc cross-compiler enabled the crashes, while binaries built with 10.2.0 were fine. This affected v57 and v58 which were built with gcc versions 10.3.0 and 11.1.0 respectively. For the time being I've switched back to building Windows binaries with gcc 10.2.0. Fixes #3132 & #3133.
  • MKVToolNix GUI: multiplexer: when adding files to the multiplexer by running the GUI's executable with file names as command line arguments, the source directory will be remembered as the "last open directory" again, causing subsequent uses of the "open file" dialog to start in the same directory.
  • MKVToolNix GUI: multiplexer: the "default track flag" column in the track list was missing its icons. Additionally it contained text even for things that aren't regular tracks and therefore do not actually have that flag (e.g. chapters or tags). Fixes #3144.
  • MKVToolNix GUI: multiplexer: the default for the dialog asking the user what to do with dragged & dropped files if they've never seen the dialog is back to adding the files to the current multiplex settings instead of "add as additional parts" which was an unintentional default.
  • MKVToolNix GUI: multiplexer: the "show command line" dialog will now always use backward slashes for the "Windows (cmd.exe)" mode and forward slashes for the "Linux/Unix shells" mode, regardless of the operating system it's currently running on. Fixes #3155.
Build system changes:
  • The Qt library is now required for building all applications, even the command-line ones, as they use Qt's MIME type detection capabilities. In turn this means that you cannot disable the Qt usage anymore; either Qt5 or Qt 6 is required.
  • You can still chose not to build MKVToolNix GUI, though. A new option has been added to `configure` for this purpose: `--disable-gui`.
  • The `gmp` library is now required.
  • The `magic` library is not used anymore.
  • The `PCRE2` & `JPCRE2` libraries are not used anymore. The bundled version of `JPCRE2` was removed.
  • Boost's "rational" library is not used anymore.
  • `configure`: the option `--enable-appimage` has been removed. The location of the relevant directories within an AppImage is now detected automatically.
  • The bundled `fmt` library was updated to v8.0.0.
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mingzhewang
mingzhewang
May 25 2021
57.0.0
0.0
May 25 2021
0.0
Version: 57.0.0
Seems many people didn't know. If you mac won't open the file, just hold down 'control' while clicking the app, then choose 'open'. it will then always open.
marcelb3
marcelb3
Mar 5 2021
54.0.0
1.0
Mar 5 2021
1.0
Version: 54.0.0
MKVToolNix-54.0.0” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software. MACOS is 11.2.1
RandMan
RandMan
Feb 15 2021
53.0.0
1.0
Feb 15 2021
1.0
Version: 53.0.0
Mac OS cannot even open the application, as others have stated. Error stating that Apple cannot check it for malicious content.
jallengraham
jallengraham
Sep 6 2020
49.0.0
0.0
Sep 6 2020
0.0
Version: 49.0.0
This app won't open on iMac running Catalina 10.15.6 “MKVToolNix-49.0.0” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software." is there an update?
goblin79
goblin79
Apr 10 2020
45.0.0
5.0
Apr 10 2020
5.0
Version: 45.0.0
I need only to split a big file , not good for FAT-32 and this tool did the job easily and quickly.
tonybaxe
tonybaxe
Apr 4 2020
44.0.0
0.0
Apr 4 2020
0.0
Version: 44.0.0
What version I should download for Sierra
tonybaxe
tonybaxe
Apr 4 2020
44.0.0
0.0
Apr 4 2020
0.0
Version: 44.0.0
I can’t open the program neither on my Mac Sierra or windows 10 , not happy !
GianMarco.Tavazzani
GianMarco.Tavazzani
Mar 14 2020
44.0.0
0.0
Mar 14 2020
0.0
Version: 44.0.0
Was it NECESSARY to drop down the support of High Sierra? On WHAT has 10.4 and 5 more 'power'? For all what I know, High Sierra is still now the best 'professional OS X'; later ones are 'gimmicky' iOS prone downgrades adding funky 'Gadgets' (Gadget is a name! Of the French company who built the statue of libery in front of the New York harbour!) of no-use by a serious 'power-user', in fact NOT supporting useful utilities like FinderPop, exempli gratia!) GRRRRRR!!!!!
coresster
coresster
Jan 12 2020
42.0.0
5.0
Jan 12 2020
5.0
Version: 42.0.0
i only miss the hungarian language :)
Flavum
Flavum
Jan 9 2020
42.0.0
0.0
Jan 9 2020
0.0
Version: 42.0.0
Multiplexing speed has increased dramatically compared to previous versions. A marked improvement.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
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