Thread: .Avi vs QuickTime
12-31-2006, 04:34 PM #1MacHeadCaseGuest.Avi vs QuickTime
I see a lot of members asking about .avi files, how to view them, convert them, etc.
I was wondering: is the .avi codec better than anything QuickTime or is it simply because Windows dominates the market share or what is it exactly?
12-31-2006, 04:44 PM #2
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Its really not that good of a codec its just very common.Don't forget to use the new User Reputation System
12-31-2006, 04:45 PM #3MacHeadCaseGuest
Hah! Shoulda known! Thanks trpnmonkey41.
01-01-2007, 06:27 AM #4
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H.264 is better. AVI just happens to be that codec those hackers began using when ripping illegal videos. It kinda stuck.If you liked this post, consider using the Reputation System.
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