What is MKV format?
MKV (.MKV) is a new video and audio container format similar to AVI, but with several new features like support for OGG audio, Variable Framerate Video. Matroska (MKV) is an open standards project. This means for personal use it is absolutely free to use and that the technical specifications describing the bitstream are open to everybody, even to companies that would like to support it in their products. The most common use of .MKV files is to store HD video files.
To sum up, MKV file is an envelope for which there can be many audio, video and subtitles screams, allowing the user to store a complete movie with subtitles or CD in a single file.
Although most standalone players now support the AVI format, thus far MKV support is still rare. So for most players you need convert the MKV format to the common formats.
Here I'd like to introduce four wonderful MKV converters.No.1 Tipard MKV Video Converter for Mac
It can convert MKV to AVI, MP4, WMV, HD videos as well as other popular video formats on Mac like HD H.264, HD AVI, HD MPG, HD TS, HD WMV and MOV, etc, or get MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC or M4A music file from MKV, MPG, WMV, MP4, AVI files with a few steps.
This MKV video converter for Mac also has powerful editing functions such as effecting, trimming, cropping, snapshot and merging files into one.No. 2 Tipard MKV Video Converter
It can easily convert MKV to AVI, MPG, MP4, 3GP, HD videos, etc and extract audio from MKV and other videos to AAC, AC3, AIFF,AMR, AU, MP3, M4A, MP2, OGG, WMA, WAV etc for your iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, PS3, Xbox and other MP4 Player.
Its editing functions are effecting, trimming, cropping, snapshot and merging files into one.No. 3
Aiseesoft MKV Converter
It can help you convert MKV, MPG, WMV, MP4, and AVI to the proper formats playable on iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, and other MP4 Player etc. It is really outstanding MKV Converter. No. 4
Aimersoft MKV Converter
It is designed to help you perfectly convert MKV files to all various popular videos Such as AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, FLV, ASF etc. It also supports HD AVI, HD MP4, HD WMV, HD MOV, HD ASF as output formats.No. 5
4Easysoft MKV Converter
It is quite useful software to convert MKV files to MP4, AVI, 3GP, FLV, Divx, MP3, M4A, WMA etc. This MKV file Converter is designed to convert MKV files to the video and audio supported by most media players like iPod, iPhone, PSP, Archos, BlackBerry. So you can convert MKV files to YouTube, QuickTime and share with more friends in the world.
If you need mkv converter, any one is OK.