Compress MKV

Reduce the size of your MKV videos

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How to compress MKV

Upload MKV

First, you need to select an application from the available options and upload the MKV file

Compress it

In the next step, you need to select the necessary settings and proceed to compress your image.


And finally, when everything is ready, you can download the file to your device and check it.

What is MKV video

MKV is a multimedia container that combines in one file: video, sound, subtitles, pictures, various service information. In general, we can say that the MKV format has absorbed all the best from the containers available today + has laid in itself opportunities for further development. The Matroska multimedia container contains a video track (MKV), an audio track (MKA) and a subtitle track (MKS), as well as a lot of service information that allows you to create menus like DVD movies, control timing, etc. Currently MKV format is widely used for streaming Internet video and HD video. The popular open source video format WebM is also based on the Matroska container profile.

How MKV compression works

The main advantage of the Matroska container is that it can contain a large number of video, audio, subtitle tracks, metadata (cover, comments, description, etc.) and chapters in one file. The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard, free file format that can contain an unlimited number of video, audio, images, or subtitle tracks in a single container. Designed to be used as a universal format for storing general multimedia content such as movies or TV shows. Compared to the AVI format, MKV is conceptually similar to the technological solution of formats such as MP4 or Advanced Systems Format (ASF). The content of the file is fully disclosed in the specification: the implementation consists of open source software.

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