[Matroska-users] To make them into a movie.

Ivan Kowalenko ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com
Sat Feb 24 18:52:54 CET 2007

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On Feb 24, 2007, at 09.51, Tom White wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Christian HJ Wiesner"  
> <chris at matroska.org>
> To: "Tom White" <tp.white at ntlworld.com>
> Cc: "Questions, help, instructions, talk about Matroska" <matroska- 
> users at lists.matroska.org>
> Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 2:05 PM
> Subject: Re: [Matroska-users] To make them into a movie.
>> Tom White schrieb:
>>>>> I have 124 .mkv files. With .rar files I use quickpar and then  
>>>>> winrar
>>>>> to make the .rar files into a movie.
>>>>> What do I do with .mkv files ?
>>>>> Any help gratefully recieved.
>>>> MKV files are movies already. MKV is not a general packing  
>>>> program like WinRAR or WinZIP, MKV is a free, flexible  
>>>> mediacontainer similar to AVI or MPG. You can play MKV files  
>>>> either with VLC player from http://videolan.org , or you install  
>>>> the CCCP DirectShow pack from http://packs.matroska.org to play  
>>>> them on Windows Mediaplayer or any other DirectShow based player.
>>>> If you had taken the time to browse http://www.matroska.org ,  
>>>> Guides section, just for 5 minutes, there would have been no  
>>>> reason to ask this question.
>>>> Regards
>>>> Christian
>>>> matroska project admin
>>> Tom White schrieb:
>>> I have done that already, I just can`t work it out.
>>> What I need is a fools guide.
>>> Perhaps I should stick to Quickpar and par files and rar files,
>>> you don`t seem to want to help.
>> How can you expect help, if you dont tell us what you have tried  
>> already, and why it failed ?
>> What can be easier than downloading VLC player, opening the MKV  
>> movie and playing it ?
>> What is there that can not be figured out by a person of normal  
>> intelligence ?
>> You sure as hell must be from the USA, those guys are really used  
>> to get everything free-to-mouth, and to complain HEAVILY if its  
>> not as easy as that ....
>> Regards
>> Christian
>> P.S. I for myself would feel embarassed if i would ask for a  
>> 'fools guide' for myself, but maybe thats a problem of my age/ 
>> generation ....
> Let me try to explain my problem to you.
> I have downloaded 124 .mkv files which are just files not a movie.
> I now need to extract/or whatever to make these files into a movie.
> I am not asking how to play the move, but I want to know how to  
> make these files into a movie, which I will be able to play using  
> the vlc player.
>> Example.
> love_actually.mkv.001
> love_actually.mkv.002
> love_actually.mkv.003
> love_actually.mkv.004
> and so on up to
> love_actually.mkv.114

Well, that's never happened before... Usually videos are broken up in  
the compressed file (In this case, the RAR file).

> also includedare files
> love_actually.mkv.vol000+001.115
> up to
> love_actually.mkv.vol255+256.123

I've never seen that before... ReplayGain files?

> So maybe now you will understand my Question. I want to know how to  
> turn these files into a "Movie" that I can play on a player.
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