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Matroska File Format with FFV1 video encoding

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Full name Matroska File Format with FFV1 video encoding
Description Matroska file containing video essence encoded as FFV1.
Production phase Middle state, used for storage or archiving
Relationship to other formats
    Subtype of Matroska, Matroska Multimedia Container
    Contains FFV1, FF Video Codec 1
    May contain Sound essences and other elements, not described at this time.

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LC experience or existing holdings None
LC preference  

Sustainability factors Explanation of format description terms

Disclosure Both Mastroska and FFV1 are open-source specifications. Matroska is an offshoot of the Multimedia Container Format project. FFV1 comes from the FFmpeg project.
    Documentation The Matroska specification is published online at http://www.matroska.org/technical/specs/index.html. The FFV1 specification is maintained by the FFmpeg project's current leader Michael Niedermayer.
Adoption Modest adoption of Matroska and FFV1 in heritage repositories.
    Licensing and patents See Matroska and FFV1.
Transparency See Matroska and FFV1.
Self-documentation See Matroska and FFV1.
External dependencies See Matroska and FFV1.
Technical protection considerations See Matroska and FFV1.

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