One of the most popular video formats distributed on the Internet is the Matroska File Format or MKV format. An MKV file is a container file format and as such can store multiple streams of audio and video files. MKV format also supports web streaming. The versatility of the container format is what makes it so popular. However, before you can play an MKV file, you will need a special software able to playback MKV media. There are numerous players available on the market as paid application but one that particularly stands out is the free MKV Player.
With the advancement of broadband technology and the ever-increasing bandwidth that is available, more and more video files are shared on the Internet daily. It is therefore necessary for most PC users to have a great little media player to playback all the videos distributed on the Internet. MKV player is a completely free alternative to more expensive counterparts for almost the same feature set.