Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope
The Matroska Multimedia Container is a file that ends with .mkv and stores multimedia content like movies and TV shows. Unlike similar containers like ASF, AVI, and MP4, MKV is an open specification that is made up of mostly open source software.
File extensions used with Matroska
- .mkv - The primary extension used with video files including those with audio.
- .mka - An audio only file.
- .mk3d - A 3D stereoscopic 3D video file.
- .mks - A Matroska stream file.