Is a multimedia container format from Microsoft, which stores video and audio file streams. Distinctive feature is a the lack of information on the coding data. The container defines the structure of the stream so it can, like AVI, contain videos with different codecs, as well as operate during synchronization of streams.
Is a project with unlimited possibilities, the basic idea of which is the creation of an open source media container that works across formats. MKV format involves multiple selectable subtitles, video and audio tracks. Besides, MKV provides an online broadcast, instant rewind of the file and the partition of files into heads.