MKV is the typical extension for a Matroska video file. .mkv files (matroska video) is one of the three file types of Matroska. .mkv can have multiple audio tracks, multiple subtitle tracks, can have chapters and more. ( Note: Matroska is the extensible Open Standard Audio/Video container, and is similar in conception to other containers like AVI, MP4 or ASF , but is entirely Open in specification, with implementations consisting mostly of open source software. It redefines an Audio/Video container is an envelope for which there can be many audio, video and subtitles streams, allowing the user to store a complete movie or CD in a single file.)
Matroska is designed with the future in mind. So, do you expect to know which player can play well this promising files? Here's the best 2 MKV Players for playing .mkv files and .mka files.
VLC Media Player for Mac
VLC Media Player (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats, including Matroska (MKV) MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, MP3, and OGG, as well as for DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It also can be used as a server for unicast or multicast streams in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.
VLC Media Player can function as a streaming media server. VLC Media Player is based on an open-source foundatio. Updates, fixes, and addons are released frequently. The interface is very simple and does not have a lot of distracting features that make some media players difficult to use. It is a must-have application for its ability to open just about any type of video file you throw at it.
Free and User-oriented MKV Player - WinX MKV Media Player
WinX MKV Player is free MKV playback program which is dedicatedly developed by Digiarty Software. This MKV Player is made for bringing you an user-friendly and customer-oriented Matroska video playback solution. With easy to use interface, you can easily play MKV video no matter you are an experienced software master or not. Tremendous video playback capacity allows you not only play MKV video, but also other videos with large-scale formats, such as H.264 MPEG-4, AVI, MOV, WMV, FLV, etc.
Related External Source
: Matroska MKV Video Knowledge from MKV Official Site