Matroska files have become one of the most popular formats on the Internet since their introduction in 2003. As an open standard with great container capacity and potential, mkv files are common among consumers of media like TV shows and movies as well as among professionals who work in video editing and subtitling.
As many of them will tell you, it can be somewhat difficult to deal with these multimedia files. Much like its name suggests, files are encoded in a way that resembles a Russian Matryoshka doll, using layers upon layers of data. For those who need an easy and free solution to work with mkv files on any OS, MKVToolnix is the answer.
With this suite of tools, users can easily carry out different tasks. The functions of the software include “mkvmerge” to create a new mkv file using different multimedia sources; “mkvextract “to take out parts of an existing Matroska file.
MKVToolnix is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in other video tools category and is available to all software users as a free download.