Video Article and Reference Index
18888 visitsBlu-ray Disc
Blu-ray disc format is a next-generation optical diameter of 12 cm (same as CD and DVD) for high-definition video and high data storage density. Its storage capacity reaches about 25 GB per layer.
18806 visitsConfiguring the DivX Codec
DivX is a video codec based on MPEG-4 standard, which allows you to compress a video using compression algorithms, however, the quality loss is minimal. In this guide we show you how to configure the DivX version 6 (versions 5 and 6)
23034 visitsConfiguring the XviD Codec
Xvid is a MPEG-4 video codec for PC. Its purpose is to compress video, Xvid removes information from video that is not important for human perception in order to achieve very high compression rates while still keeping very good visual quality.
19971 visitsDVD disc types
The purpose of this article is to provide a quick introduction to the most common DVD types. Notice that it's essential to understand these formats before starting to burn DVD discs.
24627 visitsDivX Plus HD
Everything you need to know regarding the new DivX Plus HD format and the introduction of MKV support with multiple audio and subtitle streams.
32656 visitsMPEG Formats
The MPEG standard and its different variants explained in simple terms.
25045 visitsMultimedia Container Formats
A container format is a file format that can contain various types of data, compressed in a manner of standardized codecs. The container file is simply used to identify and interleave the different data types inside it.
18129 visitsSubtitle formats explained
Brief introduction to the different subtitle types and formats.
23795 visitsVideo aspect ratios
Everything you need to know about common video aspect ratios such as 2.35:1, Widescreen, FullScreen, Pan and Scan, Letterbox, etc.
30019 visitsVideo codecs explained
A codec is a software devised for encoding and decoding a digital data stream signal. The word codec itself is a combination of compressor-decompressor, or coder-decoder.
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