MKV File Extension

Matroska Video File Type

Extension .mkv
Developer Matroska
Popularity 5.0 (2801 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac
Category Video Files
Format Binary
Updated 5/1/2022

What is a MKV File Extension?

MKV file extension is created by Matroska, also known as Matroska Video File. MKV has been classified as Video Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open MKV files in Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac program.



Free MKV File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .MKV (Matroska Video File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to MKV, merge, split and compare the MKV files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

MKV Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Matroska Video File .MKV File Extensions while opening the .MKV files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open MKV Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Matroska Video File on your system such as Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac.
  2. Associate default Aiseesoft Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac program for *.mkv (Matroska Video File) files.

    Associate MKV Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.MKV (e.g example.mkv) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Aiseesoft Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .mkv files.

    Associate MKV Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.MKV (e.g example.mkv) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Aiseesoft Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for MKV File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the MKV files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open MKV File on Windows

Software License Developer
FMJ-Software Awave Studio image. FMJ-Software Awave Studio 10 for Windows  Open fmj software website. Shareware FMJ-Software
Attractor Mobile Software Codec Packs image. Attractor Mobile Software Codec Packs 1 for Windows  Open attractor mobile software website. Commercial Attractor Mobile Software
Wondershare Filmora image. Wondershare Filmora 9 for Windows  Open wondershare website. Commercial Wondershare
Gretech GOM Player image. Gretech GOM Player 2 for Windows  Open gretech website. Freeware Gretech
Media Player Classic image. Media Player Classic 1 for Windows  Open media player classic website. Open Source Media Player Classic
CyberLink Media Suite image. CyberLink Media Suite 16 ULTIMATE for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
MPlayer image. MPlayer 1 for Windows  Open mplayer website. Open Source MPlayer
Nero image. Nero 2019 for Windows  Open nero website. Commercial Nero
Audials One image. Audials One 2018 for Windows  Open audials website. Commercial Audials
Corel Pinnacle Studio image. Corel Pinnacle Studio 24 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
CyberLink PowerDVD image. CyberLink PowerDVD 20 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
CyberLink PowerProducer image. CyberLink PowerProducer 6 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for Windows  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx
Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate 9 for Windows  Open aiseesoft website. Commercial Aiseesoft
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for Windows  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
Nullsoft Winamp image. Nullsoft Winamp 5 for Windows  Open nullsoft website. Freeware Nullsoft
Microsoft Windows Media Player image. Microsoft Windows Media Player 12 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft
Avid Xpress image. Avid Xpress 5 for Windows  Open avid website. Commercial Avid

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MKV File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Caml image. Caml 000 for MacOs  Open caml website. Free Caml
Eltima Elmedia Player image. Eltima Elmedia Player 6 for MacOs  Open eltima website. Freeware Eltima
Wondershare Filmora image. Wondershare Filmora 9 for MacOs  Open wondershare website. Commercial Wondershare
MPlayer image. MPlayer 1 for MacOs  Open mplayer website. Open Source MPlayer
Roxio Popcorn image. Roxio Popcorn 4 for MacOs  Open roxio website. Commercial Roxio
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for MacOs  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for MacOs  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx
Roxio Toast image. Roxio Toast 18 for MacOs  Open roxio website. Commercial Roxio
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for MacOs  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac image. Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac 9 for MacOs  Open aiseesoft website. Commercial Aiseesoft
Nullsoft Winamp image. Nullsoft Winamp 5 for MacOs  Open nullsoft website. Freeware Nullsoft
Avid Xpress image. Avid Xpress 5 for MacOs  Open avid website. Commercial Avid

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MKV file on Linux

Software License Developer
Caml image. Caml 000 for Linux  Open caml website. Free Caml
MPlayer image. MPlayer 1 for Linux  Open mplayer website. Open Source MPlayer

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MKV file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MKV file on iOS

Software License Developer
olimsoft OPlayer image. olimsoft OPlayer 2 for iOS  Open olimsoft website. Commercial olimsoft
Pentaloop PlayerXtreme Media Player image. Pentaloop PlayerXtreme Media Player 5 for iOS  Open pentaloop website. Freeware Pentaloop

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MKV file on Android

Software License Developer
J2 Interactive MX Player for Android image. J2 Interactive MX Player for Android 1.7 for Android  Open j2 interactive website. Freeware J2 Interactive
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for Android  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
BIT LABS Simple MP4 Video Player image. BIT LABS Simple MP4 Video Player 2 for Android  Open bit labs website. Freeware BIT LABS
Videolabs VLC for Android image. Videolabs VLC for Android 1 for Android  Open videolabs website. Open Source Videolabs

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

MKV file extension icon image.About MKV - Matroska Video File

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Updated 5/1/2022


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