[FFmpeg-devel] MOV vs MP4

zhihang wang zhihang.wang
Fri Jun 25 17:05:47 CEST 2010

MP4 is based on MOV. Because MOV is the format of Apple. The ISO containter
format is based on Apple . And MP4 is based on ISO container. The SPEC is
iso 14496-12 and ISO 14496-14.
Best Regards
zhihang wang

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 9:09 PM, Irfan Shaikh
<irfanshaikh at tataelxsi.co.in>wrote:

> Hello all,
>          May be this is not right place to discuss this question. But since
> ffmpeg already has a MOV/MP4 muxer i would like to ask this question.
>          Please can any one help me what exacly is the distiguishing factor
> between MOV and MP4. (Every where it just mentions MP4 is superior to MOV).
> Does MOV hav some extra atoms or so that MOV file cannot hav. I need the
> file comparision details, since i get a feeling both are almost same.
> Regards
> Irfan
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