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MPEG-1 (M1V) is a multimedia format that is published as the ISO/IEC-1172 standard. It is an older format that relies on lossy compression, and it was designed to compress VHS and CD video files. Of all the formats that use lossy compression, M1V is the most widely-compatible with players, software, and hardware.
When opening an M1V file, it is best to use VLC media player. This media player can play across many operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Unix.
If there are problems opening an M1V file, then try the following. Verify the player software is most current version by visiting the player’s web site and searching for MPEG-1 video file updates. On Windows, ensure the correct application associates with the file by following these instructions. If all else fails, make sure the file is not infected with malware by scanning it with VirusTotal.
Initial release: 1992
MPEG 4 Audio (M4A) compresses and encodes audio files by using one of two coder-decoder algorithms: Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) or Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC). M4A files are smaller in size while simultaneously better in quality than MP3 files, with which it shares the most similarities, in comparison to all other audio file formats.
M4A files open in most well-known, audio-playback programs, including iTunes, QuickTime, and Windows Media Player. For Apple users, iTunes is the default program to open M4A files. For Windows users, the default program is Windows Media Player. Users can also preview M4A files by highlighting the file and pressing the spacebar.
Initial Release: 2001
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