How to open .mkv file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .mkv file. The full name of the file is Matroska Video File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is Matroska.

.mkv file extension (Matroska Video File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Video Files Matroska Matroska Video File
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Programs using this file extension: .mkv
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • CyberLink PowerDVD 13
  • Nero 12
  • Nullsoft Winamp Media Player 5.6
  • DivX 7 for Windows
  • Media Player Classic
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • BS.Player
  • KMPlayer
  • MPlayer
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player with Matroska DirectShow pack
  • Bino
MAC OS
MAC
  • Roxio Popcorn
  • Eltima Elmedia Player
  • ShedWorx Smart Converter
  • DivX 7 for Mac
  • MPlayer
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Apple QuickTime Player with the Perian component installed
  • Bino
Linux
Linux
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • MPlayer
  • Bino


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