How to play MKV files. An MKV file is a Matroska file.
Matroska is an open source container format. It is an alternative to the popular AVI and MP4 formats and it also surpasses them in many areas. This article exists to help you understand what an MKV file is and how you can play it back perfectly on your PC.Many people who download a file with the extension MKV will often try to play it back with video player software they have installed on their systems. AVS Video Converter: perfect for home video conversion. Convert video fast & easily! How to embed/hardcode subtitles in your videos using VirtualDub.