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2 Reliable and Easy Methods to Edit MKV Metadata

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Updated on Jun 26, 2023

Metadata contains important information for organizing our video and audio files. Even the data is behind the screen, we can still edit it with the help of metadata editors. If you are looking for a handy and ease-to-use tool to edit MKV metadata, you are in the right place. Download the most reliable MKV metadata editor here and read on.

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When you play MKV files on the computer, the titles of the MKV files may be shown incorrectly. Is there any way to edit metadata of MKV files (without re-encoding)? If you have searched Quora for this problem, the result you got was No Answer Yet. But don’t you worry. I know how to solve the problem with the help of two user-friendly and easy-to-operate video editors. Just keep on reading to learn more details of how to edit metadata in MKV.

Method 1: Edit MKV Metadata with WonderFox HD Video Converter

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a professional video and audio conversion program for solving A/V format incompatibilities. It also excels at being a metadata editor that can help you edit MKV metadata without re-encoding. Here and now, free downloadfree download this MKV tags editor and take a look at the following tutorial to edit MKV file metadata with ease.

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Import MKV Files into Editor

Step 1. Import MKV Files into the MKV Tagger

Launch the software. Click Converter and import MKV files. To do this, you can click the Add Files button or directly drag and drop the files into the program.

Select the Correct Output Format

Step 2. Select the Correct Output Format

In order to avoid re-encoding, you should select MKV as the output format. Click the "Click to change output format" area on the right side of the converter and select MKV under the Video tab.

Start Editing MKV Metadata

Step 3. Start Altering MKV Metadata

Click the Metadata icon on the toolbar under the imported file. A new editing window will pop up. By taking advantage of the editor, you’re able to edit artist, genre, and description. As soon as you finish embedding metadata, click the Run button at the bottom of the converter. The process will be done in a flash.

In the “Parameter settings,” you can edit the video and audio parameters such as codec, bitrate, resolution, volume, and more. But this will involve video re-encoding inevitably.

Method 2: Use MKV Tag Editor to Modify MKV Metadata

MKV Tag Editor is one of the most widely used MKV metadata editors. It allows you to add basic information, involved people, actors, comment and description, and so forth. If you want to do more editing on an MKV file, you should try this editor. Seriously, it is not easy to use the MKV tag editor. Now, after my multiple attempts, let me show you how to edit MKV metadata.

You can access the MKV editor from this site:

Step 1. Open MKV Files Here

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Launch the metadata editor first on your PC. Click the Open… button on the top left corner of the main interface. Browse your computer to add your MKV files.

Step 2. Modify MKV Metadata

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Double-click the imported file in the file area. A new dialog will appear to display the media information. You are able to edit the basic information and other metadata mentioned above.

Step 3. Save the Editing

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When the editing is done, click the Save button at the bottom of the editing dialog. Now, the metadata is edited. You can view the edited information in the metadata editor or other third-party tools, such as MediaInfo.

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Both methods above can help you edit MKV video metadata. Choose the most suitable one according to your needs. If you have a better method, don't forget to share it with us.

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