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Video (from Latin, "I see") is the technology of processing electronic signals for representing moving pictures.

The term "video" commonly refers to related types of carrier formats —which can either be digital (DVD, Quicktime, Ogg) or analog videotape (VHS, Betamax). Though television broadcasting and home movies have long been the traditional application of video technology, with the internet has come the rise of compressed video file formats to syndicate video files to a global audience. Video is also used in scientific engineering, manufacturing, and security applications.

Video formats

Analog encoding formats Analog electrical formats

Analog tape formats

Digital tape formats

Optical disc storage formats

Select Digital encoding formats

See also


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