MKV Codec for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.0
  • 3.5
  • (122)
  • Security Status

Free media player to open and view MKV files

MKV Codec is a lightweight and powerful media interface which enables users to access and play MKV files. These files are similar to other codecs such as AVI and MP4. However, other media players might not support their framework. This interface functions as an efficient bridge between the two. This is freeware and no payment is needed before a download.

Primary Features and Applications

MKV Codec will essentially 'pull' files associated with the MKV format from the C drive of an operating system. It displays when they were last modified, the type of extension and their total size. Clicking on any of these files will provide immediate access. The conversion process begins shortly thereafter. It is important to note that no additional software will need to be installed. Users can also choose specific components based off of their needs. It is currently designed to be used with the Windows XP operating platform.

Other Uses and Details

The total file size of MKV Codec is only 4.92 megabytes, so installation should not present an issue. A help section can be found within the 'README.txt' icon and it is possible to search for files based upon discrete filters. This can help to narrow results in order to find the correct file.

Play MKV files with this lightweight MKV Codec pack

The free MKV codec pack is basically designed to offer the users compatibility with different types of media files without any requirement to install additional software programs. One of the most attractive features of this codec pack is that it allows the users to choose components accordingly. However, this software kit may include additional tools which can cause alterations in the computer.


  • This is a very lightweight program that requires little memory.
  • Users are not subject to any payment before a download.


  • It has been formatted to only work with Windows XP.
  • This software has been known to cause alterations within the computer.

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MKV Codec for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.0
  • 3.5
  • (122)
  • Security Status

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