Container Format

Container is a file format that contains multiple files. Files include audio and video content with subtitles, ponies and metadata. Each container has different properties for packaging, transportation or presentation; a single container can support more than one codec.

Lets name a few types of “file containers”:

  • AVI
  • MP4
  • MPEG
  • MPEG 2
  • FLV
  • MOV
  • TS
  • WMV