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FLV to 3GP

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Information about FLV
File extension
flv
File category
Video
Stands for
Flash Video
Developer
Adobe Systems (initially developed by Macromedia)
Overview
It is a multimedia container file format which is used over the internet to provide digital video content to the users. Digital video content includes TV shows or series, movies; etc. Adobe Flash Player 6 and new versions provide support to it. To play flash video from Personal Computer and online websites we need an FLV player. Although, Apple iOS does not support Flash, yet, with the help of additional software, one can play flash videos. Also, it is a common platform for various websites that allows video streaming such as YouTube, Yahoo! Video, Metacafe, Hulu; etc . With the help of screen capturing and other recording programs, screen recording is possible for flash videos. Furthermore, it also supports a screen share or screen cast.
Technical description
FLV files mostly have video bitstreams which are one of the variants of H.263 Standard and it is named as Sorenson park(FourCC FLV1). The SWF files and this extension uses the identical way to encode data. There are two variants available for screen casting. First one is lossy as it reduces colour depth or bit depth (number of bits used to indicate the colour of one pixel) and compresses the data. The second type is only compatible with Flash Player 8 and the newer versions. Both these aforesaid kinds are based on bitmap tile. Uncompressed Audio or ADPCM format audio is also supported by it. This format has header and packets in its video structure. A standard header includes signature, version, flags and header size.
Links
wikipedia.org
Information about 3GP
File extension
3gp
File category
Video
Stands for
Also termed as 3GPP file format
Developer
3rd Generation Partnership Project(3GPP)
Overview
3GP file format is compatible with all the 3G cell phones but it can also be used in some 2G and 4G phones with certain limitations. It is a multimedia container which enables various multiple streams to be embedded into a solo file. It is used both for video and audio files. This format gives an opportunity to the user to edit, modify and transfer files on mobile devices. This aforesaid facility is available online as well. Multimedia messaging service(MMS) and Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services(MBMS) use this extension for all media files that needed to be sent using cellular or wireless connection. Furthermore, it takes less storage space thus prevents files to consume more disk capacity.
Technical description
This extension is based on ISO Base Media file format, MPEG-4 Part 12. It is specially designed for GSM(Global System for Mobile Communications) based phones and tablets. It should be noted that there are few cellular phones that use .mp4 extension to store 3GP video files. Besides this, the smaller bandwidth requirements lead to an easy transmission of files over the Internet. In this type, video streams are stored as MPEG-4 Part-2, H.263 or MPEG-4 Part-10 (AVC/H.263). And AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AMR-WB+, AAC-LC, HE-AAC V1 or HE-AAC V2(This is enhanced AAC PLUS) are used for audio streams. There are various programs linked to this format like QuickTime player, VLC Media Player and Windows Media Player; etc. Apart from this, the Nintendo 3DS also use its technology to play YouTube videos. These files can also be coded and deflated with open-source software.
Links
wikipedia.org
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