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Downloads of v 71.1.0:


Last Update:

09 Oct 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Moritz Bunkus


multimedia mkv container muxing demuxing cli foss cross-platform

MKVToolNix (Portable)

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71.1.0 | Updated: 09 Oct 2022



Downloads of v 71.1.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Moritz Bunkus

MKVToolNix (Portable) 71.1.0

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall MKVToolNix (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade mkvtoolnix.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade mkvtoolnix.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install mkvtoolnix.portable
    name: mkvtoolnix.portable
    version: '71.1.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'mkvtoolnix.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '71.1.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller mkvtoolnix.portable
    Name     = "mkvtoolnix.portable"
    Version  = "71.1.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'mkvtoolnix.portable':
  ensure   => '71.1.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 09 Oct 2022.


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

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$PackageName = 'mkvtoolnix'
$Url32 = ''
$Url64 = ''
$Checksum32 = '1f93b56426edc75acd528fc14a12feca8a4bc683'
$ChecksumType32 = 'sha1'
$Checksum64 = 'b6cd1f5da504bdf66968fc75a743b76c4fd35fe6'
$ChecksumType64 = 'sha1'
$ToolsPath = Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

$PackageArgs = @{
    PackageName    = $PackageName
    url            = $Url32
    Checksum       = $Checksum32
    ChecksumType   = $ChecksumType32
    url64          = $Url64
    Checksum64     = $Checksum64
    ChecksumType64 = $ChecksumType64
    UnzipLocation  = $ToolsPath
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @PackageArgs

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
MKVToolNix (Portable) 70.0.0 105 Sunday, August 14, 2022 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 69.0.0 96 Sunday, July 10, 2022 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 68.0.0 103 Monday, May 23, 2022 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 67.0.0 119 Sunday, April 10, 2022 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 66.0.0 120 Sunday, March 13, 2022 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 65.0.0 124 Sunday, February 6, 2022 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 64.0.0 134 Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 63.0.0 135 Sunday, November 14, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 62.0.0 115 Sunday, October 10, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 61.0.0 125 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 60.0.0 151 Saturday, July 31, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 59.0.0 110 Saturday, July 10, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 58.0.0 136 Sunday, June 13, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 57.0.0 129 Saturday, May 22, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 56.1.0 150 Saturday, April 10, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 56.0.0 112 Monday, April 5, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 55.0.0 166 Saturday, March 6, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 54.0.0 117 Saturday, February 27, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 53.0.0 159 Saturday, January 30, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 52.0.0 156 Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 48.0.0 317 Sunday, June 28, 2020 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 47.0.0 195 Saturday, May 30, 2020 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 46.0.0 209 Saturday, May 2, 2020 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 45.0.0 235 Saturday, April 4, 2020 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 44.0.0 208 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 43.0.0 310 Sunday, January 26, 2020 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 42.0.0 212 Thursday, January 2, 2020 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 41.0.0 230 Saturday, December 7, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 40.0.0 211 Saturday, November 9, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 39.0.0 235 Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 38.0.0 202 Sunday, October 6, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 37.0.0 303 Thursday, August 29, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 36.0.0 255 Saturday, August 10, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 35.0.0 277 Saturday, June 22, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 34.0.0 279 Saturday, May 18, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 33.1.0 297 Monday, April 15, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 33.0.0 225 Saturday, April 13, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 32.0.0 306 Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 31.0.0 262 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 30.1.0 292 Sunday, January 6, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 30.0.0 265 Saturday, January 5, 2019 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 29.0.0 295 Sunday, December 2, 2018 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 28.2.0 278 Friday, October 26, 2018 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 28.1.0 201 Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 28.0.0 242 Sunday, October 21, 2018 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 27.0.0 250 Thursday, September 27, 2018 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 26.0.0 275 Monday, August 27, 2018 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 25.0.0 328 Friday, July 13, 2018 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 24.0.0 316 Monday, June 11, 2018 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 23.0.0 323 Thursday, May 3, 2018 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 22.0.0 303 Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Approved
MKVToolNix (Portable) 20.0.0 388 Thursday, February 22, 2018 Approved

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