Renaming MKV to MP4

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ollie
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Renaming MKV to MP4

Post by ollie » Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:47 am

will there be any side effects?? :D

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Ritsuka
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Re: Renaming MKV to MP4

Post by Ritsuka » Sat Dec 20, 2008 12:06 pm

Uh? You can rename it, but it's still an mkv file and no mp4 player will read it.

ollie
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Re: Renaming MKV to MP4

Post by ollie » Sat Dec 20, 2008 12:29 pm

so whats the benefits of mkv?

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Re: Renaming MKV to MP4

Post by extract » Sat Dec 20, 2008 12:35 pm

ollie wrote:so whats the benefits of mkv?
It allows all kinds of streams, incl. subtitle streams, sprites, masks etc.

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Re: Renaming MKV to MP4

Post by nightstrm » Sat Dec 20, 2008 4:28 pm

MP4 can handle most of that as well, just no one has figured it all out yet. :D

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