File Extension MP4

File type: Audio Files

About the MP4 file type:

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MP4 are movie or other video pictures that use the MPEG-4 compression algorithm. MPEG-4 compression is a standard that was developed by the well known Moving Pictures Experts Group consortium (MPEG). This is commonly used for sharing files over the Internet.

Detailed information for file extension MP4

Category: Data File.
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: Media Creator, Apple QuickTime Player, Roxio Easy
Open with Linux:
The MP4 video format usually uses a separate compression for video tracks and separate for audio. The video is generally compressed using the MPEG-4 encoding algorithms whereas the audio is generally compressed using the AAC compression algorithm.