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[Multimedia] Matroska (mkv file)

Tonight at 2:20 am, Wow...! so late for my sleep but for me it's as usual because I like searching on Internet on what I wanna know; so I just found the full meaning of the movie extension (.mkv) then I've to note it on my blog, make me easy to read. Here's its meaning and some description as following:
The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks in one file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like movies or TV shows. Matroska is similar in concept to other containers like AVI, MP4 or Advanced Systems Format (ASF), but is entirely open in specification, with implementations consisting mostly of open source software. Matroska file types are .MKV for video (with subtitles and audio), .MK3D for stereoscopic video, .MKA for audio-only files and .MKS for subtitles only.
Matroska is an English word derived from the Russian word Matryoshka (Russian: матрёшка [mɐˈtrʲoʂkə]), which means nesting doll (the common Russian cylindrical-shaped doll within a doll, also known as a babushka doll). This is a play on the container (media within a form of media/doll within a doll) aspect of the matryoshka as it is a container for visual and audio data. The loose transliteration may be confusing to Russian speakers, as the Russian word matroska (Russian: матроска) actually refers to a sailor suit.
#File name extension: .mkv, .mk3d, .mka, .mks 
# Internet media type: video/x-matroska, audio/x-matroska
# Developed by: matroska.org
# Type of format: Container format for Multimedia with Open Licence.

[Sources: Wikipedia]

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