.MKV File Extension

Developer:
Matroska
File Type:
Matroska Video File
Popularity:

Having trouble opening .mkv extension? Don't panic! This page explains what mkv files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open mkv files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a MKV file?

Mkv file extension has Matroska Video file type, developed by Matroska, which is associated with the "video files" category.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

mkv file icon
Developer:
Matroska
File Type:
Matroska Video File
Category:
Video Files
Format:
Binary

How to open MKV file?

Double click the mkv file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .mkv extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the mkv extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the mkv file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open MKV files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the mkv file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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