Install MKVToolNix 70 on Ubuntu / Fedora / Alma Linux & Rocky Linux

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This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to download MKVToolNix and install MKVToolNix 70 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Almalinux, Rocky Linux, and Fedora.

What is MKVToolNix?

MKVToolNix is a powerful toolkit for working with MKV files. It includes a set of tools for creating, modifying, and extracting information from MKV files. It is available for Windows, Linux, and OS X.

Also by using MKVToolNix, we can add subtitles to MKV files, and we can able to merge SRT, SUB, and IDX subtitle files with MKV Movies without re-encoding.

MKVToolNix 70 Changelog

  • Users can now control where the job queue files & the preferred INI file are stored via environment variables.
  • when adding directories via drag & drop/copy & paste the GUI will now offer the user the option to create one multiplex settings tab per directory & adding all files from that directory to the corresponding, newly created tab.
  • Fixed Identifying files that only contain a single frame.
  • Several merge requests were accepted that improve compilation on MSYS2 on windows. now that this building type is int supported.

How to Install MKVToolNix on Linux Systems using Flathub?

Step 1: Setup the Flatpak on your system using the Quick Setup Guide

Step 2: Install MKVToolNix 70 using Flatpak

flatpak install flathub org.bunkus.mkvtoolnix-gui

Step 3: Run MKVToolNix 70

flatpak run org.bunkus.mkvtoolnix-gui
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How to Install MKVToolNix on Ubuntu / Linux Mint from Repository?

Step 1: Import the MKVtoolNix GPG Key

sudo wget -O /usr/share/keyrings/gpg-pub-moritzbunkus.gpg https://mkvtoolnix.download/gpg-pub-moritzbunkus.gpg

Step 2: Add the APt sources to the system.

echo deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/gpg-pub-moritzbunkus.gpg] https://mkvtoolnix.download/ubuntu/ jammy main > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mkvtoolnix.download.list

echo deb-src [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/gpg-pub-moritzbunkus.gpg] https://mkvtoolnix.download/ubuntu/ jammy main >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mkvtoolnix.download.list

Step 3: Update the system and install MKVToolNix with GUI

sudo apt update && sudo apt install mkvtoolnix mkvtoolnix-gui
Install MKVtoolnix 70 on ubuntu

How to Install MKVToolNix on Linux Systems using Docker?

Step 1: Install Docker on your system using the installer script if not installed.

curl -fsSL https://get.docker.com -o get-docker.sh
sh ./get-docker.sh

Step 2: Launch the MKVToolNix Docker container

docker run -d \
    --name=mkvtoolnix \
    -p 5800:5800 \
    -v /docker/appdata/mkvtoolnix:/config:rw \
    -v $HOME:/storage:rw \
    jlesage/mkvtoolnix

Step 3: Launch the MKVToolNix GUI from the browser by connecting to port 5800

http://localhost:5800
Install MKVtoolnix 70 on linux using docker

Conclusion

From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install MKVToolNix on Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, AlmaLinux, Rocky Linux, and Fedora

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