How Do I Watch a MKV File?

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An MKV file is a Matroska file that contains both video and audio streams. There are several ways that you can play these types of files. One of the methods is by use of a VLC player. This supports most video and audio streams. You also have the option of using a direct show based player such as a windows media player.
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You can play an mkv file using vlc media player. Select the file you want to play and then right click it and select open with vlc media player.
To play mkv files, proceed to vlc and click on 'file' followed by the 'open file' option. After that, click on 'browse' to access a list of the files to be played. Finally, select the mkv file and press 'OK'.
MKV files are also called Matroska files. They are an alternative to the popular AVI and MP4 file formats. One of the simplest and best ways to play MKV files is using the VLC application. The application is free and can be downloaded from any opensource software website.
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The best way to play mkv files (a format that supports subtitles), or any other non-standard media files is by downloading free VLC Media Player software. You can find more information
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Want to know how to play MKV files? What is an MKV file, anyway? If you're having trouble getting your computer to recognize or play MKV files, having the right software is your key
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1. Navigate to the CCCP website (link in Resources) and click the "Download CCCP" button to download the latest Combined Community Codec Pack. This software makes it possible
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There are no specific system requirements for .mkv files. Matroska is a container format, similar to AVI. It does not in itself determine what codecs are used for the audio or video
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