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Name Matroska
Version 1-4
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/569
Family EBML
Classification Video
Disclosure  
Description The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, based on the Extensible Binary Meta Language (EBML). Matroska file extensions are .MKV for video (with subtitles and audio), .MK3D for stereoscopic video, .MKA for audio-only files, and .MKS for subtitles only. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Working Group: Codec Encoding for LossLess Archiving and Realtime transmission (cellar) is tasked with the standardisation of Matroska. The EBML specifications are work-in-progress, and can be found here: https://github.com/Matroska-Org/ebml-specification/blob/master/specification.markdown
Orientation  
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Released 06 Dec 2002
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Axiell / Axiell
Source date 19 Jul 2013
Source description  
Last updated 19 Jul 2013
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