Convert MP4 to MKV
With our free online converter, you can convert mp4 files to mkv as well as a variety of other formats.
Converting your mp4 file to mkv is easy with these steps.
Converting your mkv file to mp4 is easy with these steps.
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Converting mp4 to mkv
MPEG-4 Video File
🔵 Microsoft Windows Media Player
🔵 VLC media player
🔵 Eltima Elmedia Player
🔵 Apple QuickTime Player
🔵 Apple iTunes
MP4 is one of the popular digital multimedia formats. The original name is MPEG-4 Part 14. It is one of the most versatile digital multimedia formats because it can play both video and audio files.
Besides, you can use MP4 file formats for many other purposes, such as streaming over the Internet and storing still images.
The characteristics of MP4 files include but are not limited to:
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How to create and how to open an MP4 file
You can create an MP4 file by recording video with your device or by using certain software.
You can also use various converters to convert videos to MP4 file formats.
How to Open an MP4 File
Almost all the video players open an MP4 file because MP4 is a standardized digital file format.
You can open an MP4 file in several ways, such as using either the Windows Media PlayerorVLC Media Player.
Some of the others that can open the MP4 file are QuickTime (for macOS), MPlayer, VLC Media Player, and X Codec Pack.
Which other formats MP4 can be converted into and why
MP4 is widely used as a video file format because of the efficient video compression scheme that prevents data loss when converting.
Besides, you can use a lot of tools to seamlessly convert your MP4 file to another file format. Some of the popular video formats are:
MP4 is supported by almost any device that is able to play video. However sometimes a user might need to convert it to another format. MKV is well known for being able to store a huge amount of information like dozens of audio streams and subtitles. WMV format provides better compression than MP4 does.
|Developer||🔵 Moving Picture Experts Group|
Matroska Video File
🔵 VLC Media Player
|Main program||🔵 VLC Media Player|
|Description||🔵 MKV Matroska is an open-source multimedia container format that supports more than one audio and subtitle tracks in the same file. It is the most convenient file type where you can add a large sum of data, such as videos, audios, texts, and various images. It is a RAW format which you can later flip and separate based on needed data tracks.|
|Technical details||🔵 Whether it is video, audio, subtitle, or image, every file will be stored in a separate data line. It is a lot similar to the MP4 or AVI format, although when users are packaging an MKV file, they rarely bundle all the tracks within the file. Various media players don't even support the MKV video format; therefore, the users need to use specialized media players who can help the MKV format, such as VLC media player.|
|Developer||🔵 Steve Lhomme|