[Matroska-users] Re: Mkv to dvd on a mac

John Cannon spyder482 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 5 23:20:26 CET 2007


I just bought a new MacBook ;)

On 2/5/07, Ivan Kowalenko <ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Feb 4, 2007, at 09.37, Christian HJ Wiesner wrote:
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> >
> > Forwarding your question to matroska-users, as i dont have a MAC
> > myself and cant answer this question.
>
> A wise move ;)
>
> > Christian
> >
> > Bernhard Lechleitner <lech at gmx.org> schrieb:
> >> Hey chris,
> >>
> >> I´m looking for a tool or a discription how to make a dvd out of a
> >> mkv-file on a mac.
>
> Welcome to a world of pain. MKV doesn't get a lot of love on OS X,
> mostly due to a lack of developers. As far as I'm aware, there's
> NOTHING that goes directly from MKV to DVD in OS X. It might be
> possible to install the QuickTime plug-in for Matroska and be able to
> use something like Toast to burn a DVD from the MKV, but because of
> the limitations of the Matroska plug-in, you won't get multiple audio
> tracks, subtitles, chapters, or anything else that Matroska offers
> over other video files.
>
> Your only other alternative is to change the package. MPlayer/
> MEncoder can convert ANYTHING to AVI, as well as VLC. Both have
> internal decoding cores, and support for Matroska (plus several
> others). Since we're just changing the container (NOT transcoding)
> the process will be lossless, and relatively quick.
>
> >> Was searching long time in the web, but I found nothing which
> >> worked realy.
>
> See above. Lack of developers for OS X.
>
> >> May you can help me?
> >> Best regards,
> >> Lech
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