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Your Guide to Popular Video Container Formats and Codecs

Videos arrive on your screen with a wide variety of extensions, and it can be confusing to keep what they all mean straight. You can use this guide to get a handle on popular video container formats and compression codecs. What’s a video container? A video container format, like any other digital container format, is essentially a digital wrapper for your content. They’re easy to distinguish because they determine the extension of your video file.
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