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Free MKV Player

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Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Good
Average User Rating:
out of 43 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    867,567
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 02, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    28.62MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #15 in Video Players

Editors' Review

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Free MKV Player gives you the ability to play video files in MKV format without the need to convert them and with access to convenient playback controls. The specialized nature of this program means you can see these files in their original quality, and all features are clearly available through the program's straightforward interface.

Pros

Straightforward interface: Users of all experience levels will have no trouble accessing all features of this program. The interface layout is very clear, and controls for playback, volume, adding files, and working with playlists all pop right up when you hover your cursor over the lower part of the main viewing window.

Quality playback: Because this app is specially designed to play MKV files, it offers the highest possible playback quality. And because you can play files through this program without converting them first, you don't have to worry about quality loss during conversion.

Cons

No help or advanced features: There is no Help file to go with this program, and there are no extra features that you can use to enhance your viewing experience. Playback controls are limited to Forward, Back, Play, and Pause, and if you run into trouble, you have no official place to turn to for information or guidance.

Bottom Line

Free MKV Player does what it's designed to do, and if that's something you need, it's a good option to try. The clear interface ensures that even the least experienced users will have no trouble playing files through the program, and the ability to skip the conversion step before you start to play your files is quite convenient.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1–10 of 44

5 stars

"Not need conversion"

March 04, 2016  |  By Joel Violete

2016-03-04 00:23:10  |  By Joel Violete

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

No complicated settings, only high quality

Cons

On my computer worked well

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5 stars

"Just install and enjoy"

February 21, 2016  |  By Loren Dehn

2016-02-21 04:53:13  |  By Loren Dehn

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

If you want to watch favorite movies in good quality, this player can help you

Cons

Too simple for me

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5 stars

"Worked well"

February 20, 2016  |  By madisonkunkel ?

2016-02-20 06:30:24  |  By madisonkunkel ?

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

No need to convert MKV files. Just use this player, it simple of use with good quality

Cons

Very basic options

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5 stars

"Powerful free player"

December 02, 2015  |  By DavidPalmer99

2015-12-02 02:55:08  |  By DavidPalmer99

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Good enough for me

Cons

without viruses

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1 stars

"Useless, Didn't play files, full of crapware."

September 28, 2015

2015-09-28 22:46:50

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

None wharsoever

Cons

Painful install process with four attempts to install loads of obscure crap.
Didn't play any files after install. Pain to remove via control panel. Need to remove codecs seperetely and delete directories also.

Summary

Really, really, really don't go there. It's just a container for rubbish.

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1 stars

"Dont Use This program"

August 05, 2015  |  By Jeremy Ko

2015-08-05 14:36:59  |  By Jeremy Ko

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

None worth mentioning

Cons

- Tries to trick you into installing a number of useless programs along with the player.
- ***** with your audio system

Summary

Tried it and it ****** up my sound system, took me almost and hour to figure out what happened. Also, they try to trick you into installing a whack of other programs so if you decide to use it remember to decline them all.

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1 stars

"Too many other "cons" more than outweigh the pros"

June 23, 2015  |  By jdbunnell2

2015-06-23 23:41:32  |  By jdbunnell2

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

don't honestly know because I cancelled the install.

Cons

in clicking the download.com link to download this program it instead downloads a "download manager" that tries several times to install other programs that will change your home page and search options among other things. After carefully avoiding these problems it then tells you that is has to download some codecs. REALLY?! At that point I just cancelled the install

Summary

Really surprised and disappointed that download.com did not mention any of this in their review. If you try it out be careful and be aware. I hope that I can easily uninstall the "download manager" they tricked me into getting

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1 stars

"Don't bother"

June 18, 2015  |  By ShaRusha 69

2015-06-18 00:06:33  |  By ShaRusha 69

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

None that I took the time to find out. Deleted as soon as I finished installing

Cons

Full of adware....and it took some time to completely remove from my computer as it leaves hidden files behind

Summary

Would keep looking for something else as this is a waste of download and time.

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1 stars

"installs spyware (can you give negative stars??)"

March 15, 2015  |  By ceetown22

2015-03-15 03:48:16  |  By ceetown22

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

might play a video for you

Cons

installs spyware, browser highjacker, search highjacker, unnecessary processes (after declining all of the BS they try to sneak in... embedded spyware)

Summary

I took 20-30 minutes uninstalling crap and trying to fix my machine after installing this.

I thought CNET was respected???? I remember when it actually was download.com years ago and you could trust the site... not any more.

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1 stars

"FULL OF CRAPWARE"

March 01, 2015  |  By fatboyardee

2015-03-01 09:45:42  |  By fatboyardee

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

NONE - AVOID. KILL IT WITH FIRE. EAT A BAG OF SOMETHING REALLY NASTY.

Cons

Undoubtedly the WORST garbage I have ever downloaded from a once-upon-a-time "respected", "legitimate" site. Oh CNET, how far you have fallen.

Summary

Filled with crapware and browser hijackware. Killed my system almost to the point of having to rebuild, and I am *very* fastidious when it comes to saying "no, thanks" to all the browser come-ons and add-ons when a piece of freeware loads.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Media Freeware
Publisher web site http://www.mediafreeware.com
Release Date March 08, 2016
Date Added February 02, 2015
Version 1.0
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 28.62MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 867,567
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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