MKVToolNix – Matroska tools for Linux – How to install MKVToolNix on Ubuntu

MKVToolNix is a free free and open-source software for create, split, edit, mux, demux, merge, extract or inspect Matroska files on your Linux, Unix and Windows systems. It is developed by Moritz Bunkus. It supports AVI, MPEG, MP4, MPEG, Ogg/OGM, RealVideo, MPEG1/2, h264/AVC, Dirac, VC1 and VP9 video formats AAC, FLAC, MP2, MP3, (E)AC3, DTS/DTS-HD, Vorbis and RealAudio Audio formats, SRT, PGS/SUP, VobSub, ASS and SSA Subtitle formats.

Install install MKVToolNix on Ubuntu:

Open your terminal app in your Ubuntu system, and add its signed key to your ubuntu system. To add run the below command.

wget -q -O - https://mkvtoolnix.download/gpg-pub-moritzbunkus.txt | sudo apt-key add -

Then type your ubuntu password and press the enter.Then run the below command in terminal and hit the enter.

If your using Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://mkvtoolnix.download/ubuntu/ bionic main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bunkus.org.list'

If your using Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://mkvtoolnix.download/ubuntu/ artful main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bunkus.org.list'

If your using Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://mkvtoolnix.download/ubuntu/ xenial main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bunkus.org.list'

Then execute the below command.

sudo apt update

Then run the below command to install MKVToolNix on Ubuntu.

sudo apt install mkvtoolnix mkvtoolnix-gui

After the installation of MKVToolNix, click the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type MKVToolNix the search box and click MKVToolNix to open it. For Unity you can search MKVToolNix from ubuntu dash.

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