MP4, MPEG-4 Video Files (.mp4)


The .mp4 file format

MP4 files are multimedia files. MP4 is a container format and can store audio, video and subtitle data and even more, depending on content. MP4 is common since it is used with iTunes and iPod.


.mp4 technical details

These are video files that uses MPEG-4 compression, a standard made by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG). The MP4 format is widely used for sharing high quality video files on the Internet, e.g. on YouTube. Final Media Player will allow you to play them on your Windows PC.


Additional information about MP4 file format

File extension .MP4
File category VIDEO
Useful links
File conversion Convert a file to MP4
Developer Moving Picture Experts Group
Associated programs Apple Quick Time Player Microsoft Windows Media Player Video Lan VLC Media Player