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MPEG-4 File Format, V.2, with AVC, Baseline Profile

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Format Description Properties Explanation of format description terms

Identification and description Explanation of format description terms

Full name MPEG-4 Version 2 file format with Advanced Video Coding, Baseline Profile
Description MPEG-4 Version 2 file format containing AVC encoded data, baseline profile.
Production phase See MP4_FF_2.
Relationship to other formats
    Subtype of MP4_FF_2, MPEG-4 File Format, Version 2
    Contains MPEG-4_AVC_BP, MPEG-4, Advanced Video Coding (Part 10), Baseline Profile
    May contain AAC_MP4, MPEG-4 Advanced Audio Coding
    May contain AAC_MP4_LC, AAC (MPEG-4) Low Complexity Object
    May contain Additional audio, graphics, and scene graph stream types. Not documented at this time.

Local use Explanation of format description terms

LC experience or existing holdings See MP4_FF_2
LC preference See MP4_FF_2

Sustainability factors Explanation of format description terms

Disclosure See MP4_FF_2
    Documentation See MP4_FF_2 and MPEG-4_AVC.
Adoption See MPEG-4_AVC_BP
    Licensing and patents See MP4_FF_2.
Transparency See MPEG-4_AVC.
Self-documentation See MP4_FF_2.
External dependencies See MP4_FF_2.
Technical protection considerations See MP4_FF_2.

Quality and functionality factors Explanation of format description terms

Moving Image
Normal rendering See MP4_FF_2.
Clarity (high image resolution) See MPEG-4_AVC_BP.
Functionality beyond normal rendering See MP4_FF_2.
Sound
Fidelity (high audio resolution) See MP4_FF_2.
Multiple channels See MP4_FF_2.
Functionality beyond normal rendering See MP4_FF_2.

File type signifiers and format identifiers Explanation of format description terms

Tag Value Note
Filename extension See related format. 

See MP4_FF_2.

Internet Media Type See related format. 

See MP4_FF_2.

Magic numbers See related format.  See MP4_FF_2.
File type brand (ISO Base Media File Format) See related format.  See MP4_FF_2.
Indicator for profile, level, version, etc. 66
The profile_idc element pertains to the encoding and is described as a part of Annex A of Part 10 of the standard, pp. 204-05.

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