[mythtv-users] mkvmerge usage

Kevin Ross kevin at familyross.net
Wed Aug 17 05:26:12 UTC 2011

On 08/16/2011 09:20 PM, scram69 wrote:
> Forgive me if this has been previously addressed, but I searched the
> list and wiki and couldn't find it...
> > From the mkvmerge man page, I get the impression that a command like:
> mkvmerge -o fullmovie.mkv part1.mkv part2.mkv
> should make a single .mkv file called fullmovie.mkv that concatenates
> part1 and part2.
> The resulting file seems to be the right size and time duration.
> However when I attempt to play the result with the internal player, it
> gets to the point in fullmovie.mkv where file1 ends, and the player
> exits.  Attempting to skip forward from near the end of file1 into the
> beginning of file two also causes the player to exit.
> Are there particular flags I need to set with the command in order to
> get mkvmerge to do what I want?
> Thanks-
> Steve

I think what you want is:

mkvmerge -o fullmovie.mkv part1.mkv + part2.mkv

Hope this helps!
-- Kevin

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