MOVIE CLIPS

Format

File Extension

Viewer Required

File Size/ Quality

Streaming

Windows System Requirements

Pixel Size Width/Height

Frames per Second

Bytes per Second

Bytes per Minute

MPEG

(Moving Picture Expert Group)

 

.mpg

Standard Windows Media Player, QuickTime media player, or RealPlayer.

very large/ highest

No

ˇ         Pentium 90 or better (PC)

ˇ         enough hard disk space to download the video file

ˇ         PCI or AGP graphics card

ˇ          .mpg playback software

320 x 240

30 fps

150 KB

9 MB

QuickTime
(Cinepak codec, QuickTime Movie)

.mov

QuickTime media player

small-medium/ good

No

ˇ         386/20Mhz

ˇ         enough hard disk space to download the video file

ˇ         A local bus (PCI  recommended) graphics card with a minimum of 32,000 (15 bit) color support at 640 x 480 screen resolution and video acceleration capability

160 x 120

10-15 fps

80-100 KB

5 MB

QuickTime 3
(Sorenson codec, QuickTime Movie)

.mov

QuickTime media player

small-medium/ high

Yes

ˇ         An Internet connection approaching a T1 line.

ˇ         At least a Pentium 90 MHz

320 x 240

15 fps

100 KB

6 MB

Real Media

.ram, .rm

RealPlayer

small-medium/ okay

Yes

ˇ         A 28.8 modem connection to the Internet, 486/66 computer using RealMedia 5.0, or a Pentium 120 using RealMedia G2.

160 x 120

3-6 fps

2.5 KB

150 KB