Windows Support Desk
Microsoft plans to roll out Windows 10 in 2015 fall. The Consumer preview of the operating system is scheduled to be released in January. According to Microsoft’s Windows tech support, the operating system will feature built-in support options for advanced file formats such as HVEC, FLAC and MKV. In the current Windows versions including the latest Windows 8.1, users are required to download third party applications to run files that come in formats like MKV.
Microsoft’s attempt to add native support for the advanced file formats is not something new. For its latest operating system Windows 8.1, the company had offered MKV file support through Windows Store video app. However, for Windows 10, it won’t be that complicated. The support for the above file formats will already be added.
MKV file support – A must needed feature in Windows 10
For most movie-loving users, the MKV file support on Windows 10 will be something very helpful. In the present scenario, there is no compatible Microsoft application that runs MKV (Mastroka Multimedia Container). Reports suggest that MKV has replaced all file formats to become a standard format for high definition video files. Popular brands like DivX welcomed Microsoft’s decision to provide native support for MKV. It said that MKV has a simplified and rich container for high-quality video files. DivX uses MKV as the default container for its latest DivX Plus video files.
Microsoft will add native support for new file formats through update
According to Windows tech support desk, the tech giant is also planning to add native support for new file formats through Windows updates. Latest codec for video file formats like .mkv, .rmvb, .rm, .avi etc will be released through the Windows updates. However, it has not yet been confirmed by Microsoft and there is no real idea on how Microsoft will be implementing these changes.
Windows 10 OS Reviews
It seems that Microsoft does not want third party video players like KMP player or VLC to dominate in Windows 10, by offering support to video files that can’t be played by default in Windows Media Player.
Users who are curious to know about the codec that are supported in the native Windows Media Player application can find it out from the WMP (Windows Media Player) settings. For this, open WMP and navigate to Help followed by Windows Media Player and Help.
Reports indicate that Microsoft will set new records through Windows 10 sales. Huge number of Windows 10 adoptions is predicted by many media and survey agencies like NetApplications.
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