September 27, 2010
Preparing file based video for audio 101. (Mp4,Quicktime,WMV,AVI,ect)

Part One – The basics

#1 Container formats.
.mov .wmv .mp4 .mp4 .avi . mkv, ect

These are not video formats. Think of these as boxes that can contain any combination of video & audio codecs

#2 codec (coder-decoder)
Example – h.264, ProRes, DV, windows media a/v, mpeg 1/2/4,  aac, mp3, (hundreds are available)

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