.mkv

File Type Matroska Video File IconMatroska Video File
File Format Standard (developed by Matroska)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

The Matroska video format is an open standard container format that can hold video, audio, image, and subtitle tracks. It supports several types of video compression and codecs and supports subtitles and is commonly used for Anime videos.

MKV files can be played by several different video playback programs, including DivX Player.

Open With
Windows

IconCyberLink PowerDVD

IconNero

IconDivX Plus Player

macOS

IconRoxio Popcorn

IconEltima Elmedia Player

IconShedWorx Smart Converter

Unix

IconVideoLAN VLC media player

IconMPlayer

Updated August 1, 2009
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