MKA File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open a MKA file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .MKA files.
What is a MKA file?
A .MKA file is a Matroska Audio file. MKA stands for Matroska Audio Stream and is an audio file format. The name "Matroska" is derived from the Russian word for "nesting doll" because MKA files can "nest" several multimedia files into one single file. This type of file is often referred to as a "container" file.
MKA files are an audio-only version of MKV files, which is the Matroska Video file format, which may or may not contain audio too.
How to open MKA files
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension MKA for different purposes.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MKA openers which you will find listed below.
Suggest another file format using extension MKA
While we know of one file format using the .MKA file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .MKA file.
Various viewers for this file format
These apps are known to open certain types of MKA files. Remember, different programs may use MKA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.