[Matroska-users] .mkv !

Christian Wiesner chris at matroska.org
Sat Jun 21 18:27:46 CEST 2008


Sure, but MKV does allow to use very efficient video and audio codecs,
compared to old AVI.

Christian

2008/5/22 Ivan Kowalenko <ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com>:

> Uhm, not quite. MKV doesn't dictate the quality of the audio or video,
> since it's just a container. The audio/video quality still depends on
> the codec. I suppose the best way of thinking of it is to think of
> Matroska, AVI, OGM and MOV is like a suitcase. Each suitcase has
> different features, different ways of expanding, storing small things
> in little pockets, etc. A codec is the way you fold the clothes, which
> is completely independent of the suitcase. H.264 will look the same
> whether it's in an AVI, MOV, MP4 or an MKV, but whether or not you can
> use other features with that video (subtitles, audio tracks, etc) is
> the difference.
>
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 12:46 PM,  <mailproton-new at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I love the format, thanks for developing ! I have ripped al my DVDs into
> > .mkv format ! smaller size higher quality .. .mkv has the potential to
> > replace .avi xvid etc.
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