TS is a common file format for streaming video. It is used to store video images on DVD discs. Playback is possible using a variety of DVD players and tools that edit the video. In TS format, video compression is performed using MEPG-2. This is the video codec standard (.MPEG). TS files (or Video Transport Stream File) are stored on a DVD. Their structure consists of several separate files: "moviename 1.ts", "moviename 2.ts", etc. They can be played back by software that is designed to play DVDs. Video editors are also suitable for this. In order to broadcast HDTV (high-definition television), the TS format is also used, which is specially designed taking into account that the signal reception capabilities may change. TS format provides the ability to correct errors if the signal is weak. If you compare with other formats, it also better synchronizes the video stream. TS is designed to store and transmit audio, data and video in ATSC and DVB systems. TS files can be reformatted to .QPH files using the conversion utility provided with Nokia Qt SDK. Compared to TS, files with the extension QPH can be used for more applications. TS and QPH files are stored in XML format.
MKA is an audio container format. It supports some types of audio compression algorithms. The .mka file extension belongs to the Matroska format (Matröška, Matryoshka). Thus, it serves to specifically designate the file type "Matroska Audio File" (Matroska Audio File). Matroska is an open cross-platform standard. It is a modern extensible multimedia container format. It is error resistant. It is suitable for streaming HTTP / RTP. Supports multiple subtitle tracks, audio, video. The Matroska standard is supported in the native mode by many software players and hardware devices, including, for example, receivers, televisions, smartphones, etc. A .mka file is a regular Matroska container that has one or more audio tracks. They are encoded by any of the supported codecs. In most cases, AAC and AC3 (Dolby Digital) codecs are used. Playing a .mka file needs the support of the standard Matroska container format. But not only. There must also be a specific audio codec with which the tracks are encoded. Often, MKA files are used as external audio tracks for movies in other languages. Or with other content, or with sound quality. Say multi-channel sound, director’s comments. .Mka audio files are used as containers for high-quality multi-channel music.