.MKV file extension

This is the basic program to work with .MKV extension

Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player Matroska file

Many people would agree that Windows Media Player has proven to be one of the most reliable and convenient tools to manage one's media library. There is a lot it can do: organize your files, play videos and music, burn CDs, stream your media to other devices... the list of features is very large and very impressive... (more)

The program works with the following extensions: ifo, avi, vob, dat, wma, flv, wmv, mkv, mp3, mp4, wv, au, ts, qt, aa, ra, wm, rm, tp, rp, rt, rv, mov, ogg, wvx, asf, mpv, wmp, mpe, ogm, vfm, 3g2, asx, mqv, anx, spx, esv, 3gp, pls, mpg, mps, m2t, rmi, xpl, cda, smi, rnx, snd, m4e, ivf, m2a, wav, aac, msv, m1v, bin, dsf, wax, ram, ac3, m2v, mmv, dff, cel, m2p, m3u, dts, flx, rmm, flc, mid, ogv, wmd, fli, k3g, wms, m1a, rpm, mod, cdg, m4a, mp2, mka, axa, wmx, aif, m4v, vg2, mp1, axv, wmz, ape, mts, uis, wpl, mpc, dvd, mpa, mpeg, mpga, 3gp2, mpv2, 3gpp, smil, divx, flac, rmvb, midi, m2ts, mp2v, aifc, aiff, 3gpp2, hdmov, xldap, dvr-ms, ratdvd and audiocd

.MKV extension is also supported by the following programs:

VLC media player

VLC media player VLC media file (.mkv)

Plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, etc.
AVS DVD Player

AVS DVD Player AVS DVD Player Files

AVS DVD Player plays movie DVDs, video and audio files right on your computer.

MpcStar MKV video file

Plays all your movies and music downloaded from the internet.


JetAudio Basic is a video and music player but it also can burn CD's,record,etc.


QVOD player (Nora) is a powerful universal player.
Total Video Player by EffectMatrix Inc.

Total Video Player by EffectMatrix Inc.

Total Video Player is a media player supporting a vast number of file formats.

ALShow ALShow MKV File

Codecs included movie player plays videos without searching for codecs.


Watch movies with subtitles and many other cool functions.
AVS Media Player

AVS Media Player AVS Media Player Files

Open pictures, and play audio and video files with 7.1 surround sound.

Kantaris Kantaris Video File

Kantaris is a multimedia file player that supports a large variety of formats.
Haihaisoft Universal Player

Haihaisoft Universal Player

This program allows you to play your favorite multimedia files.
The Core Media Player

The Core Media Player The Core Media file

Provides a powerful & intuitive A/V interface.
FantasyDVD Platinum

FantasyDVD Platinum FantasyDVD Multimedia File

Try it and you will forget all the problems with audio and video files playing!
Pure Codec Player

Pure Codec Player Matroska Media

It installs 3 different players and codecs required to play video files.