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Old News

2016

  • 14 Jul 2016: Released v9.3.1 (NEWS.md).
  • 13 Jul 2016: Released v9.3.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 26 Jun 2016: Added binaries for Fedora 24. Also dropped support for Fedora 21 and 22.
  • 04 Jun 2016: Dropped support for Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet".
  • 28 May 2016: Released v9.2.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 23 Apr 2016: Released v9.1.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 28 Mar 2016: Released v9.0.1 (NEWS.md).
  • 26 Mar 2016: Added binaries for Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial Xerus".
  • 26 Mar 2016: Released v9.0.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 10 Jan 2016: Released v8.8.0 (NEWS.md).

2015

  • 21 Feb 2016: Released v8.9.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 31 Dec 2015: Released v8.7.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 29 Nov 2015: Released v8.6.1 (NEWS.md).
  • 28 Nov 2015: Released v8.6.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 15 Nov 2015: Dropped support for CentOS 6 and Debian 7 "wheezy" as gcc 4.8.0 or newer is now required for compilation.
  • 10 Nov 2015: Added binaries for Fedora 23 and openSUSE 42.1.
  • 04 Nov 2015: Released v8.5.2 (NEWS.md).
  • 25 Oct 2015: Dropped support for Fedora 20.
  • 22 Oct 2015: Added binaries for Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf".
  • 21 Oct 2015: Released v8.5.1 (NEWS.md).
  • 17 Oct 2015: Released v8.5.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 19 Sep 2015: Released v8.4.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 19 Sep 2015: Dropped support for Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn".
  • 15 Aug 2015: Released v8.3.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 19 Jul 2015: Added experimental binaries for Mac OS including the new MKVToolNix GUI.
  • 18 Jul 2015: Released v8.2.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 27 Jun 2015: Released v8.1.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 19 Jun 2015: Released v8.0.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 09 Jun 2015: Added binaries for Fedora 22.
  • 10 May 2015: Released v7.9.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 09 May 2015: Dropped support for openSUSE 13.1.
  • 23 Apr 2015: Added binaries for Ubuntu 15.04 »Vivid Vervet«.
  • 27 Mar 2015: Released v7.8.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 24 Mar 2015: Dropped support for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Penguin".
  • 28 Feb 2015: Released v7.7.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 11 Feb 2015: Updated my OpenPGP/GPG keys used for signing apt repositories and RPM. You will need to import those new keys if you use my repositories or wish to check my signed emails and send me encrypted emails.
  • 08 Feb 2015: Released v7.6.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 24 Jan 2015: Moved the bug tracker from Trac to GitHub's issues (here are some explanations about reasons and consequences).
  • 04 Jan 2015: Released v7.5.0 (NEWS.md).

2014

  • 12 Dec 2014: Released v7.4.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 12 Dec 2014: Added binaries for Debian 7.0 »jessie« and Fedora 21. No more binaries will be provided for openSUSE 12.3, Fedora 18 and 19.
  • 16 Nov 2014: Added binaries for openSUSE 13.2.
  • 27 Oct 2014: Added binaries for Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" and dropped support for Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" and 13.10 "Saucy Salamaner".
  • 22 Oct 2014: Released v7.3.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 13 Sep 2014: Released v7.2.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 09 Aug 2014: Added binaries for CentOS 7.
  • 27 Jul 2014: Released v7.1.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 09 Jun 2014: Released v7.0.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 11 May 2014: Added a link to the bulk-mkv-muxer project in the links section.
  • 11 May 2014: Added Harry's Mac OS X binaries for v6.9.1.
  • 21 Apr 2014: Added Jonathan's Mac OS X binaries for v6.9.1.
  • 18 Apr 2014: Released v6.9.1 (NEWS.md).
  • 18 Apr 2014: Added binaries for Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tarh".
  • 18 Apr 2014: Released v6.9.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 03 Mar 2014: Released v6.8.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 08 Jan 2014: Released v6.7.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 02 Jan 2014: Starting with the upcoming release v6.7.0 the Windows installer will have the word »-unicode« removed from its file name. This is a purely cosmetic change. The new builds will all be Unicode-enabled. But as I haven't provided a non-Unicode build for quite a while now there's no need to distinguish Unicode from non-Unicode installers.

2013

  • 29 Dec 2013: Added binaries for Fedora Core 20.
  • 01 Dec 2013: Released v6.6.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 24 Nov 2013: Added binaries for openSUSE 13.1. openSUSE 13.1. Also dropped support for openSUSE 12.1 and 12.2, Fedora Core 17, Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" and 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal".
  • 26 Oct 2013: Wrong checksums for Windows downloads fixed. Until today the checksums I posted of the 6.5.0 Windows binaries on the downloads page were wrong. I re-checked the binaries offered on FossHub, and the binaries have always been OK – I just forgot to update the checksums after the necessary re-building against older wxWidgets. Sorry for the confusion.
  • 19 Oct 2013: Released v6.5.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 16 Sep 2013: Released v6.4.1 (NEWS.md).
  • 15 Sep 2013: Released v6.4.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 13 Sep 2013: Added binaries for CentOS/RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.x.
  • 02 Jul 2013: Added binaries for Fedora Core 19.
  • 02 Jul 2013: Dropped support for Fedora Core 16 and Ubuntu 11.04 "Oneiric Ocelot".
  • 28 Jun 2013: Added new builds for Windows (6.3.0-1): same source, but built against a different version of the wxWidgets library in order to circumvent a bug in the library.
  • 28 Jun 2013: Released v6.3.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 28 Apr 2013: Released v6.2.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 26 Apr 2013: Added binary packages for Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail".
  • 19 Mar 2013: Release of libEBML 1.3.0 and libMatroska 1.4.0.
  • 19 Mar 2013: Removed all Debian and Ubuntu packages of the static versions of libEBML and libMatroska; removed the APT pools for Debian Lenny and Ubuntu Lucid/Maverick
  • 03 Mar 2013: Updated the Mac OS download links with Jonathan's 6.1.0 build and bumped the MacPorts version number.
  • 02 Mar 2013: Released v6.1.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 26 Jan 2013: Added binary packages for Fedora Core 18.
  • 22 Jan 2013: Updated the Mac OS download links with Jonathan's 6.0.0 build and bumped the MacPorts version number.
  • 20 Jan 2013: Released v6.0.0 (NEWS.md).

2012

  • 15 Dec 2012: Closed the forum again and moved the FAQ over to trac.
  • 09 Dec 2012: Released v5.9.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 19 Oct 2012: Added binary packages for Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal".
  • 17 Oct 2012: Updated the Mac OS download links with Jonathan's 5.8.0 build and bumped the MacPorts version number.
  • 12 Sep 2012: Added binary packages for openSUSE 12.2.
  • 02 Sep 2012: Released v5.8.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 02 Sep 2012: Dropped support for gcc 4.6.0 and with it for Fedora Core 15.
  • 10 Jul 2012: Released v5.7.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 05 Jun 2012: Added binary packages for Fedora Core 17.
  • 03 Jun 2012: Updated the Mac OS download links with Jonathan's 5.6.0 build.
  • 27 May 2012: Released v5.6.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 26 Apr 2012: Added binary packages for Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin".
  • 06 Apr 2012: Released v5.5.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 10 Mar 2012: Released v5.4.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 09 Mar 2012: Switched bug trackers from Bugzilla to Trac.
  • 02 Mar 2012: Opened a forum for MKVToolNix & Matroska. See the announcement for more details.
  • 09 Feb 2012: Released v5.3.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 02 Jan 2012: Released v5.2.1 (NEWS.md).

2011

  • 18 Dec 2011: Released v5.2.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 28 Nov 2011: Released v5.1.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 26 Nov 2011: Dropped support for Fedora Core before 15, openSuSE before 12.1, Debian before "Wheezy", CentOS/Red Hat Enterprise Linux (all versions) and Ubuntu before 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot". The reason is that the next release of MKVToolNix, v5.1.0, will require certain features of the C++11 feature set that only gcc v4.6 and newer support. The aforementioned distributions only ship older versions of gcc that don't support the required features.
  • 26 Nov 2011: Added binaries for openSuSE 12.1.
  • 15 Nov 2011: Added binaries for Fedora Core 16.
  • 13 Oct 2011: Added binaries for Ubuntu 11.01 "Oneiric Ocelot".
  • 09 Oct 2011: Released v5.0.1 (NEWS.md).
  • 26 Sep 2011: Released v5.0.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 23 Sep 2011: Dropped support for Fedora Core 11, OpenSuSE 11.1 (both too old) and Debian sid (too much of a moving target).
  • 23 Sep 2011: Release of libEBML 1.2.2 and libMatroska 1.3.0.
  • 11 Jul 2011: Released v4.9.1 (NEWS.md).
  • 10 Jul 2011: Released v4.9.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 26 Jun 2011: Release of libEBML 1.2.1 and libMatroska 1.2.0.
  • 05 Jun 2011: Upgraded the CentOS 5.5 archive to 5.6.
  • 31 May 2011: Added binary packages for Fedora Core 15.
  • 23 May 2011: Released v4.8.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 01 May 2011: Added binary packages for Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal".
  • 21 Apr 2011: Released v4.7.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 29 Mar 2011: Added binary packages for openSUSE 11.4.
  • 10 Mar 2011: Released v4.6.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 19 Feb 2011: Added binary packages for Debian testing aka "wheezy".
  • 19 Feb 2011: Removed old binary packages for unsupported distributions: RedHat 9, Fedora Core 1 - 8; SuSE 9.x, OpenSuSE 10.x.
  • 18 Feb 2011: Added binary packages for Fedora Core 14 for libebml, libmatroska and MKVToolNix.
  • 15 Feb 2011: Support ending for Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty Jackalope", Fedora Core 9 & 10; Debian Lenny.
  • 31 Jan 2011: Released v4.5.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 30 Jan 2011: Added binary packages for libEBML 1.2.0 and libMatroska 1.0.0 for all systems I support.

2010

  • 25 Dec 2010: Support ending for Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon", 8.04 "Hardy Heron" and 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex"; Fedora Core 8; OpenSuSE 11.0.
  • 02 Nov 2010: Released v4.4.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 16 Sep 2010: Added binary packages of libebml 1.0.0, libmatroska 1.0.0 and MKVToolNix 4.3.0 for Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" (32bit and 64bit each).
  • 05 Sep 2010: Released v4.3.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 04 Sep 2010: Added an RSS feed for MKVToolNix related news.
  • 10 Aug 2010: Added binary packages of libebml 1.0.0, libmatroska 1.0.0 and MKVToolNix 4.2.0 for CentOS 5.5/RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.5 (32bit and 64bit each).
  • 28 Jul 2010: Released v4.2.0 (NEWS.md).
  • 22 Jul 2010: Added binary packages of libEBML 1.0.0, libMatroska 1.0.0 and MKVToolNix 4.1.1 for Debian Squeeze and OpenSuSE 11.3 (32bit and 64bit each).
  • 04 Jul 2010: Created yum repositories for Fedora Core for all the packages I provide.
  • 03 Jul 2010: Released v4.1.1.
  • 01 Jul 2010: Released v4.1.0.
  • 05 Jun 2010: Released v4.0.0.
  • 05 Jun 2010: Added packages for libEBML 1.0.0 and libMatroska 1.0.0 for Debian (lenny, sid), Ubuntu (7.10 - 10.04), Fedora Core (8 - 13) and OpenSuSE (11.0 - 11.2).
  • 26 May 2010: Added packages for Fedora Core 13 for the i686 and x64_86 architectures.
  • 16 May 2010: Added packages for Fedora Core 12 for the i686 and x64_86 architectures.
  • 15 May 2010: Released v3.4.0.
  • 14 May 2010: Added packages for libEBML 0.8.0 and libmatroska 0.9.0 for Debian (lenny, sid), Ubuntu (7.10 - 10.04), Fedora Core (8 - 11) and OpenSuSE (11.0 - 11.2).
  • 09 May 2010: Added packages for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx.
  • 24 Mar 2010: Released v3.3.0.
  • 12 Feb 2010: Released v3.2.0.
  • 19 Jan 2010: Released v3.1.0.

2009

  • 28 Dec 2009: Support ending for the following distributions / versions with the next release after v3.0.0: Debian etch; Fedora Core 7; OpenSuSE 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3.
  • 12 Dec 2009: Released v3.0.0.
  • 25 Nov 2009: Released v2.9.9.
  • 20 Nov 2009: Added packages for Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala and OpenSuSE 11.2.
  • 10 Nov 2009: Added information about current packages for Mac OS X provided by the MacPorts project.
  • 13 Aug 2009: Released v2.9.8.
  • 13 Jul 2009: Added packages for Fedora Core 11 for the i386 and x86_64 architectures.
  • 01 Jul 2009: Released v2.9.7.
  • 06 Jun 2009: Released v2.9.5.
  • 22 May 2009: Released v2.9.0.
  • 09 May 2009: Released v2.8.0.
  • 25 Apr 2009: Added packages for Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope.
  • 14 Apr 2009: Released v2.7.0.
  • 24 Mar 2009: Released v2.6.0.
  • 07 Mar 2009: Released v2.5.3.
  • 28 Feb 2009: Released v2.5.2.
  • 22 Feb 2009: Released v2.5.1.
  • 21 Feb 2009: Released v2.5.0. I don't provide pre-built binaries for Fedora Core 5 & 6 and Ubuntu Feisty anymore.
  • 18 Jan 2009: Released v2.4.2.
  • 15 Jan 2009: Switched from Subversion to Git.

2008

  • 22 Dec 2008: Added packages for OpenSuSE 11.1 for the i386 and x86_64 architectures.
  • 08 Dec 2008: Allegedly backdoor in Windows installer for v2.4.1. Read my analysis of the problem and why there's nothing to fear.
  • 05 Dec 2008: Released v2.4.1 and added packages for Fedora Core 10 (i386 and x86_64).
  • 03 Nov 2008: Added packages for Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid).
  • 11 Oct 2008: Released v2.4.0.
  • 18 Sep 2008: Added packages for Mac OS X.
  • 08 Sep 2008: Released v2.3.0.
  • 19 Aug 2008: Added packages for Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron (AMD64).
  • 22 Jun 2008: Added packages for Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron (i386).
  • 05 Mar 2008: Added packages for Fedora Core 8 (i386).
  • 04 Mar 2008: Released v2.2.0. Please note that the packages for Debian and Ubuntu have been renamed and split up to match the official package names: mkvtoolnix and mkvtoolnix-gui.
  • 01 Jan 2008: Added packages for OpenSuSE 10.3 for the i386 architecture.

2007

  • 01 Nov 2007: Added packages for Ubuntu 7.10 (gutsy) for the i386 architecture.
  • 19 Aug 2007: Released v2.1.0.
  • 25 Apr 2007: Added packages for the new Debian/testing (lenny) for the i386 architecture.
  • 25 Apr 2007: Renamed the Debian apt pools to match their names. See the downloads page for more details.
  • 22 Feb 2007: Added new builds for Windows due to problems with the newer wxWidgets library the original builds were linked against. See the download page.
  • 21 Feb 2007: Released v2.0.2.
  • 18 Jan 2007: Added a package for Mac OS X 10.4 (both Intel and PowerPC architectures).
  • 13 Jan 2007: Released v2.0.0.
  • 27 Dec 2006: Switched from Anthill to Bugzilla for processing bug reports. All bug reports have been kept intact.

2006

  • 16 Dec 2006: Added binary packages for OpenSuSE 10.2 (i386).
  • 25 Nov 2006: Released v1.8.1.
  • 20 Nov 2006: Added binary packages of v1.8.0 for AMD64 architectures of Debian Etch and Sid and Ubuntu Dapper and Edgy.
  • 11 Nov 2006: Released v1.8.0.
  • 09 Nov 2006: I won't provide binary packages for the following distributions / versions for versions newer than 1.7.0: Debian Sarge; Fedora Core 1, 2 and 3; SuSE 9.0 and 9.1; Ubuntu "Hoary Hedgehog" and "Breezy Badger". In exchange I will provide binary packages for these distributions / versions: Fedora Core 5 and 6; OpenSuSE 10.0 and 10.1; Ubuntu "Dapper Drake" and "Edgy Eft".
  • 24 Oct 2006: Added i386 architecture packages for Ubuntu Dapper Drake (AMD64 packages will follow soon).
  • 08 May 2006: Added AMD64 architecture packages for Ubuntu Breezy and i386 packages for Fedora Core 5.
  • 29 Apr 2006: Released v1.7.0.
  • 31 Mar 2006: Updated libebml to 0.7.7.
  • 24 Mar 2006: Updated the Fedora Core 4 RPM packages to 1.6.5.

2005

  • 29 Dec 2005: Added a page with links to other applications.
  • 07 Dec 2005: Released v1.6.5.
  • 24 Nov 2005: Added links to packages for Slackware 10.2 provided by Andreas Liebe.
  • 15 Nov 2005: Added packages for Debian/stable (aka "sarge") and Debian/testing (aka "etch") to the downloads page.
  • 18 Oct 2005: Updated libebml to 0.7.6 and libmatroska to 0.8.0.
  • 14 Oct 2005: released v1.6.0.
  • 12 Oct 2005: Updated the package for Ubuntu "Hoary Hedgehog" and added packages for Ubuntu "Breezy Badger". Please note that the package name has been changed to mkvtoolnix-mb.
  • 05 Oct 2005: Added packages for Arch Linux created by Damir Perisa.
  • 08 Sep 2005: released v1.5.6. Please note that the Debian package has been renamed to mkvtoolnix-mb in order not to clash with the official MKVToolNix packages in Debian/sid.
  • 24 Aug 2005: Added packages for Fedora Core 4 created by Adrien Bustany.
  • 21 Aug 2005: released v1.5.5.
  • 15 Aug 2005: Fixed the link for the Mandriva (formerly Mandrake) packages.
  • 15 Aug 2005: Packages for Mac OS X are available again.
  • 01 Jul 2005: released v1.5.0.
  • 22 Apr 2005: Updated libebml to 0.7.5 and libmatroska to 0.7.7.
  • 16 Apr 2005: released v1.4.2.
  • 01 Apr 2005: Added links to packages for Slackware 10.
  • 15 Mar 2005: released v1.4.1.
  • 28 Feb 2005: Added packages for Fedora Core 3.
  • 26 Feb 2005: released v1.4.0.
  • 06 Feb 2005: released v1.0.2.
  • 16 Jan 2005: Added a page about the status of AVC in Matroska.

2004

  • 26 Dec 2004: Added an installer for the Windows version.
  • 13 Dec 2004: released v1.0.1.
  • 17 Nov 2004: released v1.0.
  • 24 Oct 2004: released v0.9.7.
  • 11 Oct 2004: Renamed the libebml and libmatroska RPMs for SuSE to match official names (as SuSE 9.2 will include libebml and libmatroska).
  • 07 Oct 2004: released v0.9.6.
  • 21 Aug 2004: released v0.9.5.
  • 25 Jul 2004: released v0.9.4.
  • 18 Jul 2004: released v0.9.3.
  • 29 Jun 2004: released v0.9.2.
  • 13 Jun 2004: released v0.9.1.
  • 31 May 2004: released v0.9.0.
  • 06 May 2004: released v0.8.9.
  • 23 Apr 2004: released v0.8.8.
  • 05 Apr 2004: released v0.8.7.
  • 13 Mar 2004: released v0.8.6.
  • 29 Feb 2004: Added SuSE 9.0 binaries for libebml, libmatroska and MKVToolNix. Also added links to MacOS X 10.3 binares.
  • 22 Feb 2004: released v0.8.5.
  • 11 Feb 2004: released v0.8.4.
  • 09 Feb 2004: released v0.8.3.
  • 20 Jan 2004: released v0.8.2.
  • 12 Jan 2004: Windows binaries newer than v0.8.1 require a new runtime archive.
  • 06 Jan 2004: released v0.8.1.
  • 03 Jan 2004: Added RedHat/Fedora Core binaries for libebml, libmatroska and MKVToolNix.
  • 01 Jan 2004: released v0.8.0.

2003

  • 11 Dec 2003: released v0.7.9.
  • 02 Dec 2003: released v0.7.8.
  • 16 Nov 2003: released v0.7.7.
  • 05 Nov 2003: released v0.7.5.
  • 14 Oct 2003: released v0.7.2.
  • 03 Oct 2003: released v0.7.1.
  • 16 Sep 2003: released v0.7.0.
  • 11 Sep 2003: released v0.6.6.1.
  • 09 Sep 2003: released v0.6.6.
  • 29 Aug 2003: released v0.6.5.
  • 27 Aug 2003: released v0.6.4.
  • 20 Aug 2003: released v0.6.3.
  • 11 Aug 2003: released v0.6.2.
  • 11 Aug 2003: released v0.6.1.
  • 04 Aug 2003: released v0.6.0.
  • 22 Jun 2003: released v0.5.0 and switched from cygwin to mingw for the Windows binaries (new runtime DLLs required).
  • 15 Jun 2003: released v0.4.4 and switched from CVS to Subversion.
  • 12 Jun 2003: released v0.4.3.
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