How to Open MKV Files?

MKV file format is one of the most used in the world for the distribution of movies and content via the Internet, due to its properties and features like the possibility to contain several audio tracks, multiple subtitles and covers, in addition to other options related to the quality of the compression of audio and video stored on the file content.

MKV File Format

Basically, MKV is a container, which may contain material encoded in different codecs for audio and video, everything that makes it incredibly flexible and capable. However, despite having so many advantages, some of the most important players usually do not have support for MKV by default, so to play them we will need to use a player that if offers this support.

In this sense, Media Player Classic Home Cinema is one of the most interesting tools with which we can count, as well as support for MKV files native also offering the possibility of playing many other types of formats, as well as different features that improve the quality of the image and the sound.

While at a first glance, Media Player Classic Home Cinema may seem a bit ungainly and lacking in grace, the truth is that the magic is in your code, so in the event that we can ignore the aesthetic part, it is a fantastic tool. It is also completely free.

How to play a MKV file with Media Player Classis Home Cinema

Step 1: First of all, we have to download Media Player Classic Home Cinema, what we can do by clicking on this link.

Step 2: Once downloaded, proceed to its installation with the ubiquitous ‘Next’ and ‘ next ‘.

Step 3: When the process is complete, run it.

Step 4: To play a MKV file, click on the “File” menu and then over ‘Open file’.

Step 5: We move to the location in which we have stored the MKV file, select it and click on the button “OK”.

Play a MKV file directly by clicking on the same.

In the case of that the MKV files are not associated with any program on our PC, which is the most common scenario, since otherwise the file could be reproduced with this application, you can associate it follows, allowing us to reproduce it just by double clicking on it.

Step 1: We drove us up where you have stored some MKV file, and with the right mouse button click on the option “Open with”.

Step 2: After that, select the option “Choose preset…”

Step 3: Selected Media Player Classic, do not forget to activate the checkbox “Always use the selected program to open this type of file” so whenever we execute the file to play it with Media Player Classic Home Cinema.