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Ogg Video File

File extension
.ogv
File category
Programs
VLC
MPlayer
Helix Player
Main program
Miro media Player
Description

The OGV extension is a video file format designed to play web video files in the HTML5 video tag. The format contains video extensions but is generally referenced as OGG in the HTML source code.

OGV video files are saved in the OGG open-source container from Xiph.Org and feature video streams that can use various codecs, including Dirac, Theora and Daala. Essentially, these are webpage video files but the developer has codec packs that allow creators to use OGV files in commercial and open-source applications. OGV files also contain audio extensions.

Technical details

How to create and how to open an OGV file

Creating an OGV file requires a program that allows you to save the video in OGV format. Many video editors can save in OGV, so all you need is a reliable video creator and editor application. You can also create OGV videos from your MP4 and MPEG files using a video converter. There are several online and downloadable converters available for creators.

Opening an OGV file should be dauntless as there are many video players that support the format. Windows and Mac users can open OGV files using VLC, File Viewer Plus, MPlayer, JRiver Media Center, MPUI and Media Player Classic (with K-Lite Codec). You can also use popular video editors like Movavi or stream the video online.

Which other formats OGV can be converted into and why

You can convert OGV files to other formats and vice versa. All you need is a reliable video converter or editor. Some of the formats available for conversion include

  1. 1. MP4/MPEG
  2. 2. AVI
  3. 3. MOV
  4. 4. PNG

OGV files are popular online and mostly used on websites. Not many players support the format, so you might want to convert to MP4, AVI or other formats you can use on your phone and computer. However, OGV files are much smaller and easier to work with when you need to save space and bandwidth, although it is a lossy format that trims some elements during compression.

Converting to or from OGV will depend on what you want to achieve. OGV files are highly compressed but may offer lower quality compared to other formats. It is ideal for video creation in editors and online streaming on websites. However, if you want to watch videos on your phone or computer, you’ll need a player that supports OGV or convert to other proprietary formats.

Developer
Xiph.org

CompuServe Graphics Interchange Format

File extension
.gif
File category
Programs
Adobe Photoshop
Apple Preview
Corel Paint Shop Pro
Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery Viewer
Description
GIF, Graphics Interchange Format, is one of the most popular bitmap image formats on the World Wide Web, allowing you to share images. It also supports transparent views of various animations. Such files are used to develop web advertising with sequentially changing pictures and the graphics shell of video files. They use scan-line images with the depth parameters up to 256 colors of the RGB palette. The process of compressing files in GIF does not affect the quality in any way, as there is no loss because of the compression technique. Due to this, it is possible to convert to other formats while preserving the original image properties. Many applications open the extension to view and process images and video content installed on PCs and mobile devices regardless of OS.
Technical details
The format was developed by Compuserve specialists, especially for its use in the web environment, which provided broad public access to data on such files. The extension uses the LZW algorithm to carry out a parallel process with the removal of segments containing insufficient information. This ensures the preservation of high-quality pictures. Thanks to the Lempel-Ziv-Welch algorithm, the format handles graphic files with repeating sections well, particularly images with a large number of single-color pixels horizontally. Interlaced data storage is also possible. Scan-line data is compressed to the smallest size. Reducing the number of colors required to create an image is provided by removing shades unnecessary to perform this process. The range of available GIF colors is from 2 (black and white) to 256 while reducing the number of colors leads to a decrease in the file size.
Developer
CompuServe
MIME type
image/gif

FAQ

❓ How can I convert ogv to gif?
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⏳ How long should I wait to convert ogv to gif?
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