||Matroska File Format with YUY2 Video Encoding
Matroska file containing a YUY2 video essence.
Supported encodings are declared via the unique Codec ID in the Matroska Codec Mappings. For YUY2 files, the information is the following. Note that the Microsoft defined FOURCC code for YUY2 files is YUY2 (from the FOURCC page).
- Codec ID: V_MS/VFW/FOURCC
- Codec Name: Microsoft (TM) Video Codec Manager (VCM)
- Description: The private data contains the VCM structure BITMAPINFOHEADER including the extra private bytes, as defined by Microsoft. The data are stored in little-endian format (like on IA32 machines).
- Initialization: Private Data contains the VCM structure BITMAPINFOHEADER including the extra private bytes, as defined by Microsoft in https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd183376(v=vs.85).aspx.
||Generally employed in post-production or editing (middle phase) and in limited modes of dissemination (final phase).
|Relationship to other formats
Matroska Multimedia Container
YUY2 Video Picture Encoding
||Audio and other essences of various types, not discussed at this time.