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Revision as of 01:05, 24 June 2014

File Format
Name Video




Pure video formats

These formats are "monolithic" video formats, meaning that the file format and the encoding of the video data are tied to each other.

See also Graphics: Animated image formats.

Video container formats

These formats are only containers for video, which can contain videos in many different encodings (or even other data like audio)

Video stream formats

These formats are raw bitstream formats commonly contained in one of the above containers (but not necessarily)

Metadata formats

  • SRR (reScene files)
  • SRS (reSample files)

Subtitle formats

Video Developer/Editor files

Video streaming services

Television broadcast formats

See Radio for more details of how such broadcasts are transmitted.

Unknown, or "It's Complicated"

These formats might eventually get sorted into the above categories, or might not quite fit in any of them.


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