||The H.264/264 video format was developed to provide good quality video at a lower bitrate level. The format has a large range of applications that attempt to cover video solutions from Internet streaming applications through to HDTV broadcasting with near lossless coding.
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||H.264/264 contains a number of features that allow it to compress video more effectively than previously. The main advantage of H.264 is the compression rate which is about twice as effective as MPEG-4. The image quality is a lot better and as such playback is more fluent, added to this the lower bit rate for network transmission means that it is widely adopted.
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||International Telecommunications Union and International Organization for Standardization/International Electrotechnical Commission Moving Picture Experts Group
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