Install MKVToolNix 11.0.0 on Ubuntu 17.04 / 16.04 / CentOS 7.x / Fedora 24

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MKVToolNix is an open source software to create, alter and inspect Matroska files. MKVToolNix is available to end users as graphical and command line.


It is a cross platform tool and it is available on most commonly used Linux, MacOSX and windows, and it supports a large number of audio and subtitle formats recently they have released a stable version 11.0.0 on April 22, 2017

Audio and subtitle supported formats

H.264/AVC, RealVideo, Theora, VP8/VP9, MP2, MP3, AC3, raw PCM, AAC, OGG Vorbis, TrueAudio, ALAC, FLAC, WavPack, Opus, SSA, ASS, Kate, VobSub, and USF.

In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest version of MKVToolNix in Ubuntu 16.04 and higher versions , redhat 7.x , CentOS 7.x  and Fedora 24-25

Changelog in this version 11.0.0

For the detailed changelog refer this link


Installation steps

For Ubuntu

Step 1 : Add the MKVToolNix public key
wget -q -O - https://mkvtoolnix.download/gpg-pub-moritzbunkus.txt | sudo apt-key add -
Step 2 : Add the package according to your distribution

For Ubuntu 16.04
echo deb http://mkvtoolnix.download/ubuntu/xenial/ ./ >/etc/apt/sources.list.d/bunkus.org.list
For Ubuntu 16.10
echo deb http://mkvtoolnix.download/ubuntu/yakkety/ ./ >/etc/apt/sources.list.d/bunkus.org.list
For Ubuntu 17.04
echo deb http://mkvtoolnix.download/ubuntu/zesty/ ./ >/etc/apt/sources.list.d/bunkus.org.list
Step 3 : Update the repos
sudo apt-get update
Step 4 : Install MKVToolNix 11.0.0
sudo apt-get install mkvtoolnix mkvtoolnix-gui

For CentOS / Redhat 7.X

Enable the EPEL repo and add the MKVToolNIX Rpm
sudo rpm -Uhv https://mkvtoolnix.download/centos/bunkus-org-repo-2-3.noarch.rpm && sudo yum install mkvtoolnix

For Fedora 24-25

Add the RPM to your base machine and install it
sudo rpm -Uhv https://mkvtoolnix.download/fedora/bunkus-org-repo-2-3.noarch.rpm && sudo dnf install mkvtoolnix
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