I’m : a web and mobile developer based in the Manning Valley, Australia.

Don Melton has put together some amazing video transcoding scripts that allow you to effortlessly convert MKV files into mp4's. While trying to convert a few episodes of Fawlty Towers I discovered that the video was interlaced and needed the decomb filter applied. You'll run that with

./ --filter decomb /path/to/file.mkv

with the end result being a much better conversion of the original.