(2013-02-13 17:59)Riggy Wrote: Can you play MKV container's via XBMC? or have you then got change that into something that XBMC can play?Most definitely yes.
Sorry, these file types are new to me
Having said that you need hardware capable of playing the contents of the file.
Any nvidia graphics card that supports vdpau will do it.
EDIT: ooops scratch that last line, i see your post is tagged "windows" - vdpau is the linux technology. I am sure similar considerations apply in windows, but I can't give you any specific hardware guidance on that.