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header_com [2012/11/12 02:08]
mjb numerous edits for clarity, grammar, formatting, and to add command-line info
header_com [2013/01/21 18:28]
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-====== MKV header compression ======+====== How to remove header compression ======
  
 If you receive a message that the "File format is not supported" when playing back a .mkv file, it may be because the file was created with **header compression**, which prevents playback on devices that do not support that feature. Unfortunately, the list of such devices is long. If you receive a message that the "File format is not supported" when playing back a .mkv file, it may be because the file was created with **header compression**, which prevents playback on devices that do not support that feature. Unfortunately, the list of such devices is long.
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 The --clusters-in-meta-seek option is not related to compression; it just helps make the file seekable on some players. The --clusters-in-meta-seek option is not related to compression; it just helps make the file seekable on some players.
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 +===== Further reading =====
 +  * [[https://www.bunkus.org/answers/?qa=7/anymore-tracks-tracks-windows-explorer-displaying-matroska|mkvmerge header compression FAQ]]
 +  * [[https://www.bunkus.org/answers/?qa=11/improving-playback-players-implement-matroska-specification|mkvmerge options to improve playability]]
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