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MPEG-4 Video File
MP4 is one of the popular digital multimedia formats. The original name is MPEG-4 Part 14. It is one of the most versatile digital multimedia formats because it can play both video and audio files.
Besides, you can use MP4 file formats for many other purposes, such as streaming over the Internet and storing still images.
The characteristics of MP4 files include but are not limited to:
How to create and how to open an MP4 file
You can create an MP4 file by recording video with your device or by using certain software.
You can also use various converters to convert videos to MP4 file formats.
How to Open an MP4 File
Almost all the video players open an MP4 file because MP4 is a standardized digital file format.
You can open an MP4 file in several ways, such as using either the Windows Media PlayerorVLC Media Player.
Some of the others that can open the MP4 file are QuickTime (for macOS), MPlayer, VLC Media Player, and X Codec Pack.
Which other formats MP4 can be converted into and why
MP4 is widely used as a video file format because of the efficient video compression scheme that prevents data loss when converting.
Besides, you can use a lot of tools to seamlessly convert your MP4 file to another file format. Some of the popular video formats are:
MP4 is supported by almost any device that is able to play video. However sometimes a user might need to convert it to another format. MKV is well known for being able to store a huge amount of information like dozens of audio streams and subtitles. WMV format provides better compression than MP4 does.
Microsoft Windows Media Player
VLC media player
Eltima Elmedia Player
Apple QuickTime Player
|Developer||Moving Picture Experts Group|
|Description||Apple develops the MOV video format for QuickTime player and video clips. It is equally compatible with Microsoft and macOS systems. MOV files can be used to store two or more than two tracks, and it can be an audio, video, text, image, or any other file or effect. This makes it a highly flexible file format, and it is trendy for music and video editing.|
|Technical details||MOV files contain various tracks containing the factual data or the data for editing in the form of hierarchy or atoms. Atoms might be single or in association with other atoms, and they can perform either of these two actions simultaneously. MPV and MP4 files use the same MPEG-4 file container, and they consider QuickTime as a standard with their support. The earlier versions of the QuickTime player only allowed the users to view the MOV files, while the later versions also let the users edit the data and export it to various systems.|
Roxio Easy Media Creator
|Main program||Apple QuickTime Player|