What is MPEG-1
Standard (ISO) movie compression format for storing video and audio.
Useful for creating movies for CD-ROMs, the Web, and playback on a computer.
Compression is done within a frame (interframe encoding) and between frames (intraframe encoding).
MPEG-1 players are available on Mac, Unix, NT, and Windows platforms.
Other Common computer movie formats:
- Microsoft's .AVI
- Apple’s QuickTime
- For more information on making a MPEG movie see:http://www-vis.lbl.gov/software/MPEGmovie.html