How to Repair an MKV Video File

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How to Repair an MKV Video File
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The MKV file is a video file most often associated with hi-def video. The MKV is usually from a Blu-ray or HDDVD movie disc. Sometimes during the creation, compression or moving of the MKV, the file can become corrupted. If this occurs, the MKV file needs repair. Meteorite GUI is the official MKV repair tool and it will allow you to take your broken MKV files and play them once again.

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  • Meteorite GUI

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  1. 1

    Download the official MKV repair tool, Meteorite GUI. The download link is located in the resource section of this guide.

  2. 2

    Right-click the downloaded file and click "Extract" to reveal the program files inside of the file archive.

  3. 3

    Open Meteorite GUI by double-clicking the "Meteorite GUI.exe" file that is extracted from the archive.

  4. 4

    Locate the MKV file that needs repair and drag the MKV file into the open Meteorite GUI program window. The MKV file will automatically be repaired.

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