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MKV to 3GP

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Information about MKV
File extension
mkv
File category
Video
Stands for
Matroska Multimedia Container
Developer
Steve Lhomme
Overview
An unlimited amount of data such as an infinite number of audios, videos, pictures, arbitrary files like XML and subtitle tracks can be stored in MKV files. Although, it has a similar concept that of AVI, MP4; etc., yet, there is one difference. It is an open-source software or has open specifications, whereas, others are different. Furthermore, it allows online streaming and fast seeking which are alluring features. It can be used with ease as it is highly adaptive and can accept any audio and video.
Technical description
Files in MKV format store each track in varied dataline. Files in this format use distinctive extensions for storing the data. The extension .MKV is used only for video files(may have subtitles and audio),.MK3D for stereoscopic video, .MKA and .MKS for audio and subtitles respectively. The codecs that are linked to this format are .SRT, Vobsub, .USF(Universal Subtitle Format) and .SSA; etc. It should be noted that not all the media players support this file format but only selective ones like VLC. Besides this, ‘Matroska' is derived from a Russian word that is ‘Matryoshka’ and it refers to a hollow Russian doll which opens to uncover another doll, this doll then again opens to reveal next doll and the process goes on. Other meanings for this word in Russia are a sailor suit and a female sailor. Technical details in depth are available only for private and commercial use.
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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