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Free container format designed to supplant currently existing container formats like [[AVI]]. The shortcomings in the Matroska design sparked the development of [[NUT]].
 
Free container format designed to supplant currently existing container formats like [[AVI]]. The shortcomings in the Matroska design sparked the development of [[NUT]].
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==Codec IDs==
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An incomplete list of Matroska codec IDs can be found here: http://www.matroska.org/technical/specs/codecid/index.html
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<br>Haali media splitter has another list here: http://haali.cs.msu.ru/mkv/codecs.pdf
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The following Codec IDs are known to be in use:
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*V_MS/VFW/FOURCC: VfW compatibility mode
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*V_MPEG1: [[MPEG-1]]
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*V_MPEG2: [[MPEG-2]]
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*V_MPEG4/ISO/SP: [[MPEG-4]] part 2 Simple Profile (divx4)
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*V_MPEG4/ISO/ASP: [[MPEG-4]] part 2 Advances Simple Profile
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*V_MPEG4/ISO/AP: MPEG-4 part 10 Advanced Profile ([[H.264]])
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*V_MPEG4/MS/V3: Divx3
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*V_REAL/RV10: [[RealVideo]] 1
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*V_REAL/RV20: [[RealVideo G2]]
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*V_REAL/RV30: [[RealVideo 3]]
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*V_REAL/RV40: [[RealVideo 4]]
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*V_SNOW: FFmpeg [[Snow]]
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*V_THEORA: Xiph [[Theora]]
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*V_QUICKTIME: Quicktime compatiblity mode (mainly for [[SVQ3]])
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*V_UNCOMPRESSED: Uncompressed, format defined by KaxCodecColourSpace
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*V_VC1: [[VC-1]] [http://lists.matroska.org/pipermail/matroska-devel/2007-April/003174.html]
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*A_AAC: [[Advanced Audio Coding]]
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*A_AAC/MPEGx/y: Obsolete; Use A_AAC instead
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*A_AC3: [[A52|ATSC A/52a]]
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*A_EAC3: [[A52|ATSC A/52b]] [http://lists.matroska.org/pipermail/matroska-devel/2007-April/003174.html]
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*A_DTS: [[DTS|DTS Coherent Acoustics]]
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*A_FLAC: [[FLAC]]
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*A_MPC: [[Musepack]] SV8
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*A_MPEG/L1: [[MP1]]
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*A_MPEG/L2: [[MP2]]
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*A_MPEG/L3: [[MP3]]
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*A_PCM/INT/BIG: Uncompressed PCM, Big-Endian
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*A_PCM/INT/LIT: Uncompressed PCM, Little-Endian
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*A_PCM/FLOAT/IEEE: Uncompressed PCM, IEEE floating-point
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*A_REAL/14_4: [[VSELP]]
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*A_REAL/28_8: [[RealAudio 28.8]]
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*A_REAL/ATRC: [[Sony ATRAC|ATRAC3]], using Real extradata and xor format ([[RealAudio atrc]])
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*A_REAL/COOK: [[RealAudio cook]]
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*A_REAL/SIPR: [[RealAudio sipr]]
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*A_TTA1: [[TTA|True Audio lossless]]
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*A_VORBIS: [[Vorbis]]
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*A_WAVPACK4: [[WavPack]]
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*A_QUICKTIME: Quicktime compatibility (uncommon)
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*A_MS/ACM: Windows ACM compatibility (uncommon)
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;Proposed but not yet implemented:
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*V_DIRAC: [[Dirac]] [http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?thread_id=1724981&forum_id=353618]
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*A_SPEEX: [[Speex]] [http://wiki.xiph.org/index.php/Oggless]
  
 
[[Category: Container Formats]]
 
[[Category: Container Formats]]

Revision as of 23:04, 1 June 2007

Free container format designed to supplant currently existing container formats like AVI. The shortcomings in the Matroska design sparked the development of NUT.

Codec IDs

An incomplete list of Matroska codec IDs can be found here: http://www.matroska.org/technical/specs/codecid/index.html
Haali media splitter has another list here: http://haali.cs.msu.ru/mkv/codecs.pdf

The following Codec IDs are known to be in use:

  • V_MS/VFW/FOURCC: VfW compatibility mode
  • V_MPEG1: MPEG-1
  • V_MPEG2: MPEG-2
  • V_MPEG4/ISO/SP: MPEG-4 part 2 Simple Profile (divx4)
  • V_MPEG4/ISO/ASP: MPEG-4 part 2 Advances Simple Profile
  • V_MPEG4/ISO/AP: MPEG-4 part 10 Advanced Profile (H.264)
  • V_MPEG4/MS/V3: Divx3
  • V_REAL/RV10: RealVideo 1
  • V_REAL/RV20: RealVideo G2
  • V_REAL/RV30: RealVideo 3
  • V_REAL/RV40: RealVideo 4
  • V_SNOW: FFmpeg Snow
  • V_THEORA: Xiph Theora
  • V_QUICKTIME: Quicktime compatiblity mode (mainly for SVQ3)
  • V_UNCOMPRESSED: Uncompressed, format defined by KaxCodecColourSpace
  • V_VC1: VC-1 [1]
Proposed but not yet implemented