MP3 is a standard audio format developed by Moving Picture Experts Group and uses MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 standardizations. MP3 uses lossy data compression, meaning that it loses quality over time. This sound format comes with a .mp3 filename extension and is today the most common audio format on websites and multimedia players.
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MKA is a free Matroska Multimedia Container format that can store multiple audio, video, image, and subtitle tracks. It’s used to save typical multimedia content such as TV shows and movies and comes with a .mkv for video files. When used on audio files, it features a .mka filename extension, .mks for subtitles, and .mk3d for stereoscopic video files.