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Motion Pictures Expert Group (MPEG–4) – MP4 File Extension

MP4 file extension also referred as MPEG–4 Part 14 or MPEG-4 AVC (Advance Video Coding) is a digital multimedia format (MP4 File Format) introduced in 1998 for storing video and audio. MPEG is abbreviation for Motion Pictures Expert Group, accountable for establishing industry standards for Digital Audio & Video.

The MP4 file belongs to the category of Video Files.

  • NeroShowTime.Files
  • NeroMIX.File
  • QuickTime.mp4
  • RealPlayer.MP4.6
  • KMPlayer
  • Media Player Classi
  • MPlayer
  • QuickTime Player
  • VLC media player
  • Windows Media Player 12
  • Microsoft Zune portable media player
  • XBMC Media Center
  • Apple QuickTime Player
  • Apple iTunes
  • Nullsoft Winamp
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 3
  • Developed by ISO – International Organization for Standardization
  • RFC 4337
  • Media Container

ASCII Code: 4ISO Base Media file (MPEG–4) v1

Hexadecimal Code: 00 00 00 14 66 74 79 70 and 69 73 6F 6D

The MP4 or MPEG4 file can be opened by many softwares and applications that play video files like VLC, MX Player, default music player in operating systems and more.


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