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AVI OpenDML File Format with FFV1 video encoding

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Full name AVI OpenDML File Format with FFV1 video encoding
Description

File format that wraps FFV1 video essence data with other data chunks, e.g., audio, in AVI_OpenDML_1_02.

Production phase Middle state, used for storage or archiving
Relationship to other formats
    Subtype of AVI_OpenDML_1_02, AVI File Format with OpenDML Extensions, Version 1.02
    Contains FFV1, FF Video Codec 1
    May contain Sound essences and other elements, not described at this time.

Local use Explanation of format description terms

LC experience or existing holdings None
LC preference  

Sustainability factors Explanation of format description terms

Disclosure AVI is fully documented and a proprietary file format developed by Microsoft and IBM as part of RIFF, the Resource Interchange File Format for Windows 3.1. FFV1 is an open-source specification and comes from the FFmpeg project.
    Documentation See AVI. The FFV1 specification is maintained by the FFmpeg project's current leader Michael Niedermayer.
Adoption Modest adoption of AVI and FFV1 in heritage repositories. One notable adopter of the AVI/FFV1 combination is the Austrian Mediathek. Information about their use of FFV1 can be found here.
    Licensing and patents See AVI and FFV1.
Transparency See AVI and FFV1.
Self-documentation See AVI and FFV1.
External dependencies See AVI and FFV1.
Technical protection considerations See AVI and FFV1.

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File type signifiers and format identifiers Explanation of format description terms

Tag Value Note
Filename extension See related format.  See AVI.

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