If you’ve ever downloaded an MKV file from the internet, then you may have been momentarily confused. Your standard video players may not recognize the format, which means that you won’t be able to play it.
To help you out, we’re going to show you how to quickly and easily play MKV files on your computer.
First, go to this website and download VLC Media Player:
VLC is a multifunctional media player that can play all sorts of different files. For most people, it’s a valuable upgrade from applications like Windows Media Player and QuickTime. Instead of being limited to formats like .avi or .mov, you can play pretty much any media file format commonly found on the internet toady.
Once VLC Media Player is installed, simply double click on the MKV file that you want to play and you’re good to go. It’s that easy.
It’s also a completely free application. What’s not to like?