Install MKVToolNix 19.0.0 on Ubuntu 17.04 / 16.04 / CentOS 7.x / Fedora 27

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In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest version of MKVToolNix 19.0.0 in Ubuntu 16.04 and higher versions

MKVToolNix recently released a new version 19.0.0 and users are recommended to upgrade to this version , because of bugfixes and new features added to this release.

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 19.0.0 on DEC 18, 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.

Changelog in this version 19.0.0

Refer this URL for complete changelog

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 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 19.0.0
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 26-27

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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