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DIVX file format

File extension
.divx
File category
Description
The main reason for using this file format is that it is used to store the audio and video in original or high quality practically by compression without losing the primary focus over quality. Making the use of codecs a 1080 pixels file can be stored as short of space in a few MBs.
Technical details

DIVX files are the media containers that serve two purposes; it uses audio and video codecs to facilitate compression and the playback of the file stored in the format. Following types of codecs are used:

  1. 1. H.264/MPEG-4 AVC DivX Plus HD Codec.
  2. 2. MPEG-4 Part 2 DivX Codec.
Programs
DivX 7
Microsoft Windows Media Player
CyberLink PowerDVD 14
Main program
Video LAN VLC Media Player
Developer
DivX Networks Inc.