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(New page: Codec stands for COder/DECoder. It is a small piece of software that allows you to make/play movie/audio compressed in a certain format. MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX ... ar...)
 
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Codec stands for COder/DECoder. It is a small piece of software that allows you to make/play movie/audio compressed in a certain format. [[MPEG-1]], [[MPEG-2]], [[MPEG-4]], [[DivX]] ... are all codecs. [[AVI]], [[ASF]], [[WMV]] are not codecs, but file formats. [[AVI]] is also a [[container format]].
Codec stands for COder/DECoder. It is a small piece of software that allows you to make/play movie/audio compressed in a certain format. [[MPEG-1]], [[MPEG-2]], [[MPEG-4]], [[DivX]] ... are all codecs. [[AVI]], [[ASF]], [[WMV]] are not codecs, but file formats. [[AVI]] is also a [[container format]].
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Current revision as of 05:33, 25 July 2007

Codec stands for COder/DECoder. It is a small piece of software that allows you to make/play movie/audio compressed in a certain format. MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX ... are all codecs. AVI, ASF, WMV are not codecs, but file formats. AVI is also a container format.