Video file formats

Video:

in today’s world all around we see video and its effects, the video puts a strong impact on the audience about the motive of your presentation. video are just a combination of images and audio file in a single file.

Analog and Digital Audio:

the video formats are also of two types :

  1. Analog 
  2. digital
 

Analog Video

Analog video recorders record video and audio signals as analog tracks on the videotape.

 

Analog format  video recorders:

 

VHS. Format:

  • standard VHS format s used by VHS  (Video Home System)camera.
  • they use the same tapes and VCR (videocassette recording)  VHS tapes.
  • cost of tape is quite low.
 

VHS-C:

  • The standard VHS format is used by VHS tape that s fitted in a compact cassette.
  • these tapes can be played on a VCR with a special adapter.

some other examples are : 8MM, HI-8,

vhs

 Digital Video

The digital video recorders record video and audio signals as analog tracks on the videotape.
digital video offers high quality , small sizes and easy editing of recorded vidro .

Digital format  video recorders:

several formats are used today, some of the lists are:

MiniDV:

  • MiniDV recording is done by miniDVcamcorfers.
  • they record on compact-sized cassettes,

 

Digital8:

  • produced by sony.
  • Digiral8 is similar to DV camcorders.

 

DVD:

  • It is new technology.
  • it is pretty close to MiniDV models in performance.
  • instead of fast forward or rewinding tape, you can jump immediately to each section of the video.

some other examples are : Avi format, realvideo format.

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