Xvid File Format

Xvid files Format

Xvid is a video container format which compresses video data using the MPEG-4 standard which developed by Divx, Inc. Xvid file format is an open-source video codec published under the GNU GPL license. So using Xvid files, you can run a faster data transmission and more efficient storage of video files via internet.

Xvid file format features  b-frames, global and quarter pixel motion compensation, lumi masking, trellis quantization, etc. So it often used as a type of torrent or for downloading videos from Internet to computer. Xvid files are supported on all Mac, Windows and Linux systems. You can open and play Xvid files on Apple QuickTime Player with DivX and Xvid codec, Microsoft Windows Media Player with Xvid codec or Xvid for SuSE Linux,etc.

XviD Compression: DivX vs XviD /

Other File Formats: 3GA / MKV / MOV / MP4 / DV / H.264

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