What Is an MKV to AVI Converter?


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MKV to AVI converters are a type of software designed to convert a multimedia file from the MKV format to the AVI format. AVI, which stands for audio video interleave, was a format developed by Microsoft and introduced in November 1992.

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MKV is an open file format developed in 2002 by the Matroska organization and supported by a French nonprofit. As container files, the AVI and MKV formats can hold audio and video tracks. AVI, being an older file format, has several limitations that newer file formats, like MKV, do not. For example, AVI does not have a standard method of encoding aspect ratio of video, something that later formats like MKV possess.

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