Digital Container Format

Digital Container Format

A container or wrapper format is a metafile format whose specification describes how different data elements and metadata coexist in a computer file.

Among the earliest cross-platform container formats were Distinguished Encoding Rules and the 1985 Interchange File Format. Containers are frequently used in multimedia applications.

Read more about Digital Container Format:  Properties, Multimedia Container Formats, Single Coding Formats, Issues

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Digital Container Format - Issues
... The differences between various container formats arise from five main issues Popularity how widely supported a container is ... the difference in file-size between two files with the same content in a different container ... Older formats such as AVI do not support new codec features like B-frames, VBR audio or VFR video natively ...

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