General
Inviska MKV Extract

General

Does Inviska software contain spyware/malware/advertisements?

No, Inviska software does not contain anything that could compromise the integrity of your computer, your security or your privacy. Specifically it contains:

Why does Inviska software connect to the internet?

Inviska applications periodically check for updates so they can notify you when a new version is released. No information is sent from your computer; the software simply reads the latest version number from this file on the Inviska website. If you do not want the software to connect to the internet the behaviour can be disabled entirely (seen next question).

Can new version checks be disabled?

Yes, this behaviour can be disabled in the Preferences dialog under the General settings:

Update Check Options

The first option will check for new releases and display a notification once, and only once, each time a new version is released.
The section option will check for new versions, and the latest version information will be displayed in the Help -> About dialog.
The third option disables update checks entirely, so the software will make no attempt to connect to the internet.

Where are the application settings stored?

Settings are stored in an .ini file which is named after the application (e.g. InviskaFileManager.ini, InviskaRename.ini, etc). The location of the settings file depends on the operating system and version:

Version Config File Location
Windows Install %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Inviska
Windows Portable In the application directory.
Mac Install /Users/$USER/Library/Preferences/Inviska
Mac Portable In the .app bundle under /Contents/MacOS
Linux Install /home/$USER/.config/Inviska
Linux Portable In the application directory.
Why are there no 32bit Linux builds?

Very few people use 32bit Linux, with one major distribution saying that only 5% of their users used the 32bit version. Some distributions, such as openSUSE and Arch, are no longer offering 32bit versions, and with the vast majority of processors now supporting 64bit, it appears time to move on from 32bit.

On which distributions will the portable Linux version run?

It should run on most common distributions, and I've yet to encounter a distribution that it won't run on. The current 3.0 release has been tested to run without additional dependencies(*) on:

(*) The MKV applications are dependent on MKVToolNix, so that will have to be installed.

Inviska MKV Extract

Why it a file/track being shown in red?

There are a small number of rarely used codecs that are not supported for extraction. Any files that contain unsupported codecs will have their names rendered in red. The tracks which use the unsupported codecs will also be coloured red:

Unsupported Codec Screenshot

The box next to such tracks cannot be checked, and the tracks will not be extracted as part of any batch extraction jobs.

Which codecs are not supported for extraction?

The following codecs are not supported:

Video Codecs:
Codec ID Name
V_PRORES Apple ProRes
V_QUICKTIME QuickTime Video
V_MPEG4/MS/V3 Microsoft MPEG4 V3
V_UNCOMPRESSED Uncompressed
V_MPEG4/ISO/SP DivX4
V_MPEG4/ISO/ASP DivX5/Xvid/FFMPEG

Audio Codecs:
Codec ID Name
A_QUICKTIME QuickTime Audio
A_MS/ACM Microsoft ACM
A_MPC MusePack
A_PCM/FLOAT/IEEE PCM Floating Point

Subtitle Codecs:
Codec ID Name
S_IMAGE/BMP Bitmap

It is unlikely you will encounter these codecs in an mkv file, as they are not commonly used.