What is Xvid Codec 2018 Apk and what is it used for?
Xvid which is formerly “XviD” is a video codec library following the MPEG-4 video coding standard, specifically MPEG-4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile (ASP). The XviD make use of the ASP features such as b-frames, global and quarter pixel motion compensation, lumi masking, trellis quantization, and H.263, MPEG and custom quantization matrices.
An XVID file make use of the Xvid codec. Though, it is not a video format like MP4, but instead, it is a program which is used to compress and decompress video to MPEG-4 ASP, a compression standard, which is used to save on disk space and file-transfer speeds.
Because of the compression supported in Xvid content, a full-length movie can easily be compressed good enough to retain the DVD quality while still fitting on a CD.
Even though, you might be using a file that has
How to Play XVID Files in Xvid Codec 2018 Apk?
As we are aware that, many modern DVD and Blu-ray players can play XVID files even if the DivX codec is different from the Xvid codec, the video players that display the DivX logo usually support XVID files and certain times, the logo is on the device manufacturer’s website rather than on the video player.
So check there if you are not sure if your player supports this format. However, XVID videos that have been encoded with advanced MPEG-4 features, are actually not compatible with most DivX players.
While there are some media players, such as VLC, which decode Xvid without any additional software, some players may need Xvid codec installed to compress and decompress the XVID content properly. For example, Windows Media Player needs it.
The Xvid codec software supports both Windows and Linux operating systems. You will also be able to play XVID files on an iOS device with the OPlayer app or on Android with Rock Player.
Also, if your file is not opening, it might be that you are misreading the file extension. The XVD file extension resembles the XVID, but it is entirely unrelated and is instead an Xbox Virtual Disk file which can be used with the xvdtool.
How can you convert a file to an XVID File?
There are several free video converter tools and services which can convert XVID encoded files to other formats, such as MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, DIVX, and OGG. If you need a faster conversion, you will need to install the Encode HD program.
This program is useful as it allows you choose which device you want the converted file to be compatible with and this way, you will know what format you want the XVID file to be in as long as you have a target device in makes such as an Xbox, iPhone, or even a YouTube video.