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Up to some years ago, the most popular codecs contained inside a MOV file were Sorenson for video and [[QDesign]] or [[MP3]] for audio. Now, these codecs are being slowly replaced by [[MPEG-4 Visual]] and [[AAC]], since these codecs became standard in QuickTime 6.0.
 
Up to some years ago, the most popular codecs contained inside a MOV file were Sorenson for video and [[QDesign]] or [[MP3]] for audio. Now, these codecs are being slowly replaced by [[MPEG-4 Visual]] and [[AAC]], since these codecs became standard in QuickTime 6.0.
  
Is has become the standard container for the MPEG-4 multimedia platform - [[MP4]] - with some slight modifications.
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MOV has become the standard container for the MPEG-4 multimedia platform - [[MP4]] - with some slight modifications.
  
 
The standard and most featureful player for MOV is Apple's [[QuickTime]].
 
The standard and most featureful player for MOV is Apple's [[QuickTime]].

Latest revision as of 09:50, 18 October 2009

MOV (Movie) is a container format created by Apple Computer for their QuickTime multimedia platform. Besides accepting natural audio and video, it can contain VRML, synthesized audio (MIDI), menus, chapters, subtitles and other multimedia-related elements.

Up to some years ago, the most popular codecs contained inside a MOV file were Sorenson for video and QDesign or MP3 for audio. Now, these codecs are being slowly replaced by MPEG-4 Visual and AAC, since these codecs became standard in QuickTime 6.0.

MOV has become the standard container for the MPEG-4 multimedia platform - MP4 - with some slight modifications.

The standard and most featureful player for MOV is Apple's QuickTime.