Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Video Formats and their Abbreviation

Video Formats and their Abbreviation

Video Formats and their Abbreviation

A knowledge for u all

Video Formats with abbreviation

AAF – mostly intended to hold edit decisions and rendering information, but can also contain compressed media essence

3GP – the most common video format for cell phones

GIF – Animated GIF (simple animation; until recently often avoided because of patent problems)

ASF – container (enables any form of compression to be used; MPEG-4 is common; video in ASF-containers is also called Windows Media Video (WMV))

AVCHD – Advanced Video Codec High Definition

AVI – container (a shell, which enables any form of compression to be used)

CAM – aMSN webcam log file

DAT – video standard data file (automatically created when we attempted to burn as video file on the CD)

FLV – Flash video (encoded to run in a flash animation)

M1V MPEG-1 – Video

M2V MPEG-2 – Video

FLA – Macromedia Flash (for producing)

FLR – (text file which contains scripts extracted from SWF by a free ActionScript decompiler named FLARE)

SOL – Adobe Flash shared object ("Flash cookie")

M4V – (file format for videos for iPods and PlayStation Portables developed by Apple)

Matroska (*.mkv) – Matroska is a container format, which enables any video format such as MPEG-4 ASP or AVC to be used along with other content such as subtitles and detailed meta information

WRAP – MediaForge (*.wrap)

MNG – mainly simple animation containing PNG and JPEG objects, often somewhat more complex than animated GIF

QuickTime (.mov) – container which enables any form of compression to be used; Sorenson codec is the most common; QTCH is the filetype for cached video and audio streams

MPEG (.mpeg, .mpg, .mpe)

MPEG-4 Part 14, shortened "MP4" – multimedia container (most often used for Sony's PlayStation Portable and Apple's iPod)

MXF – Material Exchange Format (standardized wrapper format for audio/visual material developed by SMPTE)

ROQ – used by Quake 3

NSV – Nullsoft Streaming Video (media container designed for streaming video content over the Internet)

Ogg – container, multimedia

RM – RealMedia

SVI – Samsung video format for portable players

SMI – SAMI Caption file (HTML like subtitle for movie files)

SWF – Macromedia Flash (for viewing)

WMV – Windows Media Video (See ASF)

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