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MAKEMKVCON

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NAME

makemkvcon - MakeMKV console application  

SYNOPSIS

makemkvcon [OPTIONS] <backup|info|mkv|stream> [PARAMETERS]  

DESCRIPTION

Command-line options for MakeMKV.

Configuration options and setup keys are located in ~/.MakeMKV/  

OPTIONS

General options:

--messages=FILE

Output all messgaes to a file. Special file names: stdout, stderr, null. Default is to stdout.

--progress=FILE

Output all progress messages to a file. Special file names: stdout, stderr, null. Use -same to use --messages argument. Default is no output.

--debug[=FILE]

Enables debug messages. Optionally saves to output file.

--directio=[true|false]

Enables or disables direct disc access.

--noscan

Doncqt access any media during disc scan and do not check for media insertion and removal. Helpful when other applications are already accessing discs in other drives.

--cache=SIZE

Specifies size of read cache in megabytes. By default program uses a huge amount of memory. About 128 MB is recommended for streaming and backup, 512MB for DVD conversion and 1024MB for Blu-ray conversion.

-r, --robot

Enables automation mode. Program will output more information in a format that is easier to parse. All output is line-based and output is flushed on line end. All strings are quoted, all control characters and quotes are backlash-escaped. If you automate this program it is highly recommended to use this option. Some options make reference to apdefs.h file that can be found in MakeMKV open-source package, included with version for Linux. These values will not change in future versions.

Streaming options:

--upnp=[true|false]

Enable or disable UPNP streaming. Default: disabled.

--bindip=ADDRESS

Specify IP address to bind to. Default: none, UPNP server binds to the first available address and web server listens on all available addresses.

--bindport=PORT

Specify web server port to bind to. Default: 51000.

Backup options:

--decrypt

Decrypt stream files during backup. Default: no decryption.

--minlength=SECONDS

Specify minimum title length. Default: program preferences.
 

COMMANDS

backup Backup disc.

info Display information about a disc.

mkv Copy titles from disc.

stream Start streaming server.

f Run universal firmware tool.  

PARAMETERS

source iso:FILENAME

Open ISO image.

source file:DIRECTORY

Open files in directory.

source disc:DISC ID

Open disc with ID.

source dev:DEVICE

Open disc with device name.
 

EXAMPLES

Copy all titles from first disc and save as MKV files into current directory:

makemkvcon mkv disc:0 all .

List all available drives:

makemkvcon -r --cache=1 info disc:9999

Backup first disc decrypting all video files in automation mode with progress output:

makemkvcon backup --decrypt --cache=16 --noscan -r --progress=-same disc:0 .

Start streaming server with all output suppressed on a specific address and port:

makemvcon stream --upnp=1 --cache=128 --bindip=192.168.1.102 --bindport=51000 --messages=-none
 

MESSAGE FORMATS

Message output

MSG:code,flags,count,message,format,param0,param1,...

code - unique message code, should be used to identify particular string in language-neutral way.

flags - message flags, see AP_UIMSG_xxx flags in apdefs.h

count - number of parameters

message - raw message string suitable for output

format - format string used for message. This string is localized and subject to change, unlike message code.

paramX - parameter for message

Current and total progress title

PRGC:code,id,name

PRGT:code,id,name

code - unique message code

id - operation sub-id

name - name string

Progress bar values for current and total progress

PRGV:current,total,max

current - current progress value

total - total progress value

max - maximum possible value for a progress bar, constant

Drive scan messages

DRV:index,visible,enabled,flags,drive name,disc name

index - drive index

visible - set to 1 if drive is present

enabled - set to 1 if drive is accessible

flags - media flags, see AP_DskFsFlagXXX in apdefs.h

drive name - drive name string

disc name - disc name string

Disc information output messages

TCOUT:count

count - titles count

Disc, title and stream information

CINFO:id,code,value

TINFO:id,code,value

SINFO:id,code,value

id - attribute id, see AP_ItemAttributeId in apdefs.h

code - message code if attribute value is a constant string

value - attribute value  

RESOURCES

Console usage: https://www.makemkv.com/developers/usage.txt

MakeMKV for Linux forum: https://www.makemkv.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=3

Main web site: https://www.makemkv.com/


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
COMMANDS
PARAMETERS
EXAMPLES
MESSAGE FORMATS
RESOURCES

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