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Index of Codecs


Video Codecs

Web Codecs


CD-ROM/DVD-ROM/Kiosk/Presentation Codecs

  • Cinepak - medium-quality CD-ROM video, works on older computers
  • Sorenson Video - high-quality CD-ROM video; requires fast computer
  • Eidos Escape - high-quality CD-ROM video; requires high datarates
  • Power!Video - high-quality CD-ROM video; requires very high datarates
  • Indeo 3 - medium-quality CD-ROM video, works on older computers
  • Indeo Video Interactive (4, 5) - high-quality CD-ROM video; requires fast computer
  • Apple Video - very fast, but low-quality (usually for testing)
  • MPEG-1 - high-quality CD-ROM video; requires special hardware or fast computer
  • MPEG-2 - high-quality DVD-ROM video; requires special hardware
  • Apple Animation - from HD, allows lossless fullscreen playback on very high-end systems

Hardware/Capture Codecs

Editing/Storage/Special-purpose Codecs



Audio Codecs




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