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XVID file format

File extension
.xvid
File category
Description
This codec is based on the MPEG-4 standard. It comes with a high definition in dynamic scenes, even though it distorts colors. It is built as an open-source codec that allows interested parties to participate in its development, thereby promoting constant updating. Besides, it may be unlawful to use XviD in certain countries because the compression methods used in MPEG-4 are patented.
Technical details
XviD is a video codec library created with the same specifications as MPEG-4. Home-made movies and videos can be shared online using the XviD format because it can be compressed without losing its original quality. However, the challenge would now be converting MP4 to XviD.