MPEG, Moving Picture Experts Group

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Description:

Type: Digital video compression and file format.
Links: MPEG, Moving Picture Experts Group Home Page.
MIME subtype: application/mp4, application/mpeg4-iod, application/mpeg4-iod-xmt, application/mpeg4-generic
audio/mp4, audio/MPA, audio/mpeg4-generic
video/MP1S, video/MP2P, video/MP2T, video/mp4, video/MP4A-LATM, video/MP4V-ES,
video/mpeg, video/mpeg4-generic, video/MPV
Links: MPEG-4 Registration Authority.

RFC 3640:

The MPEG-4 standard specifies compression of audio-visual data into, for example an audio or video elementary stream. In the MPEG-4 standard, these streams take the form of audio-visual objects that may be arranged into an audio-visual scene by means of a scene description. Each MPEG-4 elementary stream consists of a sequence of Access Units.


Glossary:

ES, Elementary Streams.

PTS, Presentation Time Stamps.


RFCs:

[RFC 2250] RTP Payload Format for MPEG1/MPEG2 Video.

[RFC 2343] RTP Payload Format for Bundled MPEG.

[RFC 3614] A Uniform Resource Name (URN) Namespace for the Motion Picture Experts Group (MPEG).

[RFC 3640] RTP Payload Format for Transport of MPEG-4 Elementary Streams.

[RFC 4337] MIME Type Registration for MPEG-4.

[RFC 4445] A Proposed Media Delivery Index (MDI).


Publications:


Obsolete RFCs:

[RFC 2038] RTP Payload Format for MPEG1/MPEG2 Video.


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