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How to Convert MKV to FLAC?

  1. Click the “Choose Files” button to select your MKV files.
  2. Click the “Convert to FLAC” button to start the conversion.
  3. When the status change to “Done” click the “Download FLAC” button

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What is an MKV (Matroska) file?

Matroska (MKV) is a free, open-source, container standard that can hold an unlimited amount of audiovisual and multimedia files in a single file format. Since it is open source, a user can customize it with open-source software. The name derives from “Matryoshka” dolls, which is a famous type of Russian handicraft that consists of a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size nested one inside another.

 

How to open an MKV file?

The best way to open an MKV file is to use VLC media player. This media player is compatible with all operating systems and platforms. This is important because MKV is not an industry standard, which means that other media players might not support it.

 

Additionally, MKV does not use codecs to compress file size, which means the file can be quite large. Therefore, another option for opening an MKV file is to download the appropriate codecs that are compatible with the selected media player. To accomplish this, download the Combined Community Codec Pack (CCCP) from a trusted site, such as Ninite.

 

Developed by: Matroska

Initial release: 2002

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matroska

https://www.matroska.org/

What is a FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) file?

Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) is a file format that shrinks an audio file’s size, which, as the word “lossless” in the name implies, results in no loss in audio quality or original data. FLAC accomplishes this by using an algorithm that compresses the file to approximately 50 to 70 percent of its original size.

 

How to open a FLAC file?

The default program for opening a FLAC file is VLC media player. Other details about FLAC include that it is unpatented, permits music reproduction, is compatible with Telephony Application Programming Interface (TAPI), and is not subject to digital rights management (DRM).

 

Additionally, codecs that can implement FLAC include FFmpeg, Flake and FLACCL for encoding, and Audiocogs for decoding. Lastly, as the word “free” in the name suggests, FLAC is open-source software.

 

Developed by: Xiph.Org Foundation

Initial Release: 2001

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FLAC

https://xiph.org/flac/