[Matroska-users] MKVToolNix v13.0.0 released

Moritz Bunkus moritz at bunkus.org
Sun Jun 25 11:03:56 CEST 2017


Hey,

Here's v13.0.0 of MKVToolNix. It contains a few small enhancements and
a handful of bug fixes. Nothing major this time around, though I still
recommend everyone to update.

There have been no additional changes since v12.0.0 that package
maintainers should be aware of.

Here are the usual links:

…to the source code: https://mkvtoolnix.download/source.html
…to the binaries: https://mkvtoolnix.download/downloads.html

The Windows and macOS binaries have already been built and
uploaded. Linux binaries are still being built and will be available
shortly.

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# Version 13.0.0 "The Juggler" 2017-06-25

## New features and enhancements

* mkvmerge: MPEG TS reader: information about multiple programs will be output
  as container properties during verbose/JSON identification. See #1990 for
  the use case.
* MKVToolNix GUI: multiplex tool: added a column "program" to the tracks
  list. Certain container types such as MPEG transport streams can contain
  multiple programs. The new column will contain the service name (think TV
  station names such as "arte HD") for such streams. Implements the GUI part
  of #1990.
* MKVToolNix GUI: multiplex tool: the dialog asking the user what to do with
  dropped files (add to current settings, add to new settings etc.) now
  remembers the previous decision and defaults to it the next time it's
  shown. Implements #1997.
* MKVToolNix GUI: tabs can now be closed by pressing the middle mouse
  button. Implements #1998.

## Bug fixes

* mkvmerge: MP4 reader: MPEG-1/2 video read from MP4 files was written with an
  invalid codec ID (e.g. `V_MPEG7`) in certain cases. Fixes #1995.
* mkvmerge: MPEG PS reader: made the file type detection less strict so that
  garbage at the start of the file doesn't prevent detection. Fixes #2008.
* mkvmerge: MPEG PS reader: (E-)AC-3 tracks were not detected if the very
  first packet for that track didn't contain a full (E-)AC-3 frame. Fixes
  #2016.
* mkvmerge: MPEG TS reader: fixed mkvmerge not detecting all tracks in MPEG
  transport streams containing multiple programs. Fixes one part of #1990.
* mkvmerge: MPEG TS reader: fixed track content being broken for some tracks
  read from MPEG transport streams containing multiple programs. Fixes another
  part of #1990.
* mkvmerge: JSON identification: the `stream_id` and `sub_stream_id` track
  properties were output as hexadecimal strings instead of unsigned
  integers. As the `ts_pid` track property was only used for MPEG transport
  streams, its value is now output as `stream_id` instead, and the `ts_pid`
  property has been removed. The JSON schema version has been bumped to 8 due
  to this change.
* mkvmerge: fixed a crash when appending video tracks where one track has a
  CodecPrivate member and the other one doesn't.
* mkvmerge: track statistics tags: the `NUMBER_OF_BYTES` tag is supposed to
  contain the number of bytes in a track before any of the content encoding
  schemes such as lossless compression is applied; however, mkvmerge was
  wrongfully using the number of bytes after the schemes had been
  applied. Fixes #2022.
* mkvmerge: CLPI & MPLS parsers: MPLS and CLPI files with version number
  `0300` as used on Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs are now accepted as well. Fixes
  #2010.
* mkvpropedit: fixed a crash when the selector used for `--tags` is invalid.
* MKVToolNix GUI: fixed computation of value of total progress bar for multiple
  jobs running. Fixes #2005.
* MKVToolNix GUI: multiplexer, adding new attachments: when the GUI checks if
  there's an attachment with the same name it will now disregard disabled
  attached files. Fixes #2001.
* Debian/Ubuntu packaging: during a `dpkg-buildpackage` run the test suite was
  failing when a non-English locale was active and MKVToolNix packages had
  already been installed. Fixes #2011.
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Have fun :)

Kind regards,
mosu


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