MP4 Codec

MPEG-4 Part 14, with its official filename extension .mp4, is a multimedia container format most commonly used to store digital audio and video streams, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. It is based on Apple’s QuickTime file format (.mov).  Like most modern container formats, MP4 allows Read more

3GP Codec

The 3GP Codec is a Flexible Online 3GP Converter 3GP is a multimedia container format that supports MPEG-2, H.263 and H.264 video codecs. supports a host of file formats within many video containers. Check out our up to the minute list of supported file formats and read below to learn more about our Read more

H.264: Using High versus Main profile

A common question for many users is what level profile to use with H.264 encoding for web streaming. Baseline – for low definition (LD) 320×240 or smaller, compatible with older 3G mobiles Main – for standard definition (SD) to 640×480, good for modern smartphones and tablets High – for high definition (HD) to 1920×1080, best Read more

How do I Convert Apple TV Video

Apple TV is a device from Apple that enables consumers to distribute media including HD movies, music and photos from their computers to their HDTVs.  It can connect wirelessly to home networks and with a single HDMI cable to the HDTV. Apple TV supports the H.264 codec at various high-resolution and standard bitrates using the Read more

WMV Codec

Windows Media Video, or WMV, is Microsoft’s family of video codecs including WMV 7, WMV 8, and WMV 9. The WMV codec can handle anything from low resolution video for dial-up Internet users to HDTV.  The latest generation of WMV, based on the WMV 9 codec, has been standardized and approved as a new and Read more

HD Encoding

With HD’s takeover, the demand has never been higher to deliver the best possible content to your audience. Proper HD encoding is a big part of that process. Whether you’re broadcasting, downloading or turning out locally available content, use’s platform to create stunning HD files that meet the aesthetic needs of your project. Read more

M4A Codec

MPEG-4 is a developing standard used to compress audio and visual data, and is divided into several parts. The standard includes the concept of “profiles” and “levels,” allowing a specific set of capabilities to be defined in a manner appropriate for a subset of applications.  The MPEG-4 standard is generally used for streaming media and Read more

ASF Codec

Advanced System Format (ASF – formerly Advanced Streaming Format) is Microsoft’s proprietary digital audio / digital video container format especially meant for streaming media.  ASF is part of the Windows Media framework. The ASF format does not specify which codec should be used to encode the audio or video – it just specifies the structure Read more

M4V Codec

M4V Codec M4V video files containers are produced by Apple for iTunes TV episodes, music videos, and feature length movies. The M4V file format is a standard file format for videos for iPods and PlayStation Portables developed by Apple. The  M4V files format is based on the MPEG-4 AVC video codec, which is a global Read more