||Apple QuickTime Movie
||3GPP Multimedia File
||The MOV file is known as a multimedia container file which contains one or more tracks stroring video, audio, effects, or text (e.g. for subtitles).
||developed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP); designed as a multimedia format for transmitting audio and video files between 3G cell phones and over the Internet
||Third Generation Partnership Project
||MOV stores everything at higher bit rate than that of 3gp; Quality of MOV is better than that of 3gp
||3GP files can be encoded and decoded with open source software FFmpeg; When transferred to a computer, 3GP movies can be viewed on Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms; allows fast downloading or transfer of video and audio clips over the Internet
||designed specifically for Quick Time environment, it can run into problems outside of that environment.
||It's difficult to play 3GP on iMovie, iTunes, iPad, iPhone, iPod.
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||MOV provides advantages over similar file types because it delivers simplicity in editing due to the separation of tracks.
||Most 3G capable mobile phones support the playback and recording of video in 3GP format
|Programs that open MOV/3GP files