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This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/3/2017.

MKVToolNix is a set of tools to create, alter, split, join and inspect Matroska files (MKV).

With these tools one can get information about (mkvinfo) Matroska files, extract tracks/data from (mkvextract) Matroska files and create (mkvmerge) Matroska files from other media files. Matroska is a new multimedia file format aiming to become the new container format for the future. You can find more information about it and its underlying technology, the Extensible Binary Meta Language (EBML), at

To install MKVToolNix, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install mkvtoolnix --version 9.9.0

To upgrade MKVToolNix, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade mkvtoolnix --version 9.9.0


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'mkvtoolnix'
      fileType       = 'exe'
      url            = ''
      url64bit       = ''
      checksum       = '5b7861fe75b3f7152f79e716e091ca2abe060e03fe6ca179105dbfe9f067c80f'
      checksum64     = '1e9c1d7eb47791c6c96e3258184227c94de64c637fa0a6e1f1cd259dc7b7ad2a'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
      silentArgs     = '/S'
      validExitCodes = @(0)
      softwareName   = 'mkvtoolnix*'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    $packageName = $packageArgs.packageName
    $installLocation = Get-AppInstallLocation $packageName
    if (!$installLocation)  { Write-Warning "Can't find $PackageName install location"; return }
    Write-Host "$packageName installed to '$installLocation'"
    Write-Host 'Adding to PATH if needed'
    Install-ChocolateyPath "$installLocation"       #TODO: Uninstall-ChocolateyPath #310nstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Moritz Bunkus


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
MKVToolNix 36.0.0 1623 Saturday, August 10, 2019 approved
MKVToolNix 35.0.0 2734 Saturday, June 22, 2019 approved
MKVToolNix 34.0.0 2172 Sunday, May 19, 2019 approved
MKVToolNix 33.1.0 2303 Monday, April 15, 2019 approved
MKVToolNix 33.0.0 717 Friday, April 12, 2019 approved
MKVToolNix 32.0.0 2019 Wednesday, March 13, 2019 approved
MKVToolNix 31.0.0 2053 Saturday, February 9, 2019 approved
MKVToolNix 30.1.0 1969 Saturday, January 5, 2019 approved
MKVToolNix 30.0.0 315 Friday, January 4, 2019 approved
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