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==Subtitle formats==
==Subtitle formats==
* [[SUB]] and IDX ([[VobSub]] subtitle format)
* [[SUB]] and IDX ([[VobSub]] subtitle format)
* [[SUP]] (HD-DVD subtitle format)
* [[SSA]] and ASS (SubStation Alpha)
* [[SSA]] and ASS (SubStation Alpha)
* [[SRT]] (SubRip)
* [[SRT]] (SubRip)

Revision as of 16:07, 22 January 2013

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.

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

  • SUB and IDX (VobSub subtitle format)
  • SUP (HD-DVD subtitle format)
  • SSA and ASS (SubStation Alpha)
  • SRT (SubRip)
  • SMI (SAMI subtitle format)
  • USF (subtitles) (Universal Subtitle Format)
  • SSF (subtitles) (Structured Subtitle Format)
  • CMML (Continuous Media Markup Language)
  • CVD (An SVCD subtitle format)
  • DVD (DVD subtitle format)
  • DXFP (Distribution Format Exchange Profile)
  • JACOsub (Subtitles for Amiga video)
  • Kate (Kate subtitle format)
  • OGT (Philips Overlay Graphics Text)
  • STL (Spruce Subtitle Format)
  • XSUB (XSUB subtitle format)

Television broadcast formats


These formats still need to be sorted into the above categories

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