What is an MKV File, Exactly?
So, what is MKV? If we want to use this format to any success, it would certainly help if we determined its nature, origins and field of use. MKV is short for Matroska Video File, which is a reference to Russian Matryoshka dolls. Just like these dolls, MKV can contain numerous video and audio tracks, not to mention the metadata.
It’s often used for high-definition online videos specifically because of its capacity for extra content. MKV has become an all-purpose format for TV shows and movies. Since we’re talking about MKV, it’s worth mentioning that MKA is an audio-only subtype.