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Old Jun 19, 2012, 1:30 PM   #1
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Can anyone explain the difference for a novice regarding video formats. I am looking into two cameras and one of the differences is the video format. One has a format of H.264 while the other has a format of MPEG4 and AVDHD. I have no idea how the difference will have an impact on my usage or how the formats differ or which is better. I use the video to take some short 1 min. clips usually of my kids in action.

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Old Jun 19, 2012, 2:09 PM   #2
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H.264 is MPEG-4.

AVCHD is H.264/MPEG-4 in progressive HD stored in a format that is directly transferrable to Blu-Ray.
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