||Apple QuickTime Movie
||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.
||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
||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.
|Programs that open MOV/MPEG files