Open MKV File

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MKV Frequently Asked Questions

What is MKV File?

MKV file extension is used for files in Matroska multimedia container format. Matroska file format was created in 2002 based on the Multimedia Container Format. Matroska format and MKV file is widely popular storage format for multimedia files on the internet.

How can I view MKV File?

You can use VLC Player. The VLC player, one of the most versatile and most complete free multimedia players, is very popular among its users due to its great compatibility with almost all video formats.

Are MKV Files Binary?

Yes, MKV files store video, audio and subtitles information in a binary format.

How to Create MKV files?

You can use a free and open source MKVToolNix software.

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MKV Quick Info
  Matroska Container Video File Format
Opens with
  VLC Player
  DivX Player
  Windows 10 Media Player

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