Apr 15, 2018 Written by Lubna Tafzeel video image formats
VIDEO IMAGE FORMATS
Video = H.264, H.263, VP6, Sorenson Spark, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, etc…
Audio = AAC, MP3, Vorbis, etc…
Metadata = XML, RDF, XMP, etc..
5. Some popular types of “containers” are AVI, FLV, WMV, MP4, and MOV. A “container” is a collection of files that stores information of both audio and video data in a single file to allow for simultaneous audio-with-video playback.
6. AVI (Audio Video Interleave)
Developed by Microsoft andthe AVI format is one of the oldest video formats. It is so universally accepted Due to it’s simple architecture, AVI files are able to run on a number of different systems like Windows, Macintosh, Linux; is also supported by popular web browsers. AVI files stores data In different codec’s, although most commonly with M-JPEG or DivX codecs.
7. FLV (Flash Video Format)
FLV files are videos that are encoded by Adobe Flash software, usually with codecs following Sorenson Spark or VP6 video compression formats.It has become the most common online video viewing platform. As almost all video sharing sites such as Youtube stream videos in Flash,videos in the FLV format remain in high quality even after compression.Some notable users of the Flash Video are Youtube, Yahoo! Video, VEVO, Hulu and Myspace among many others.
8. WMV (Windows Media Video)
Developed by Microsoft, WMV files are the tiniest video files over the Web, as their file size decreases significantly after compression, which results in poor video quality. However, one advantage of this small file size is that it is probably the only video file format that allows users to upload and share their videos through the e-mail system.
9. MOV (Apple Quick Time Movie)
Developed by Apple. Inc, considered one of the best looking file formats, MOV files are of high quality and are usually big in file size.In recent years, Apple came up with a newer version called QuickTime X, currently available on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion. MOV files are most commonly opened via the Apple QuickTime Player for the Macintosh Operating System. MOV files is a free version of the QuickTime Player available for the Windows Operating System among many other players.
10. MP4(Moving Pictures Expert Group 4)
A standard developed by the Motion Pictures Expert Group First introduced in 1998, the MPEG-4 video format uses separate compression for audio and video tracks; video is compressed with MPEG-4 or H.264 video encoding; and audio is compressed using AAC compression. MP4 file sizes are relatively small but the quality remains high even after compression.