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Comparsion between MOV and MPEG

File Extension MOV MPEG
File Type Apple QuickTime Movie MPEG Movie
Description The MOV extension represents QuickTime video, which is a standard file format for Macintosh. It is now workable on both Mac and Windows platform. Popular video format standardized by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG); compressed using MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 compression; often used for creating movies that are distributed over the Internet.
Developed by Apple N/A
Pros With more compression options available through different codecs; high-quality movies and multimedia enables greater compression; is one of the few formats recognized by nearly all DVD players
Cons Though can be played by many free video players now, it can suffer problems since it is a container format with various codecs. Since the MPEG format is essentially a stricter standard, there are fewer programs and developers that work with it.
Help You Choose Compared to other formats, the MOV container format supports the greatest number of video and audio codecs If you want to eventually burn videos to standard video DVDs, you can save yourself significant time and hard drive space by choosing MPEG.
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