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Given below are links to Internet pages that contain information about the audio and video formats supported by the various client devices that run MobileTogether solutions. We have selected web pages that we find the most useful. However, if the information you require is not available on the pages listed below, please search for alternative sources.

 

Note:MIDI file playback is supported on all client devices except Web browsers. On iOS devices, however, MIDI file playback requires a sound bank file.

 

Android

Android Developer Website: Supported Media Formats

 

Audio recording formats

In general, the supported formats/codecs for audio recording will depend on the device and the OS version. Because of the large number of device-OS combinations that are available it is best not to select a specific format or encoder, and, instead, to use the default format/codec of the respective devices. Note the following restrictions:

 

For recording to AMR-NB and AMR-WB audio formats, use only the AMR-NB and AMR-WB codecs, respectively.

The AAC audio format can be recorded with the AAC-Low Complexity, High Efficiency-AAC, and Enhanced Low Delay-AAC codecs, but it is possible that not all of these codecs will be available or work on a given device.

 

iOS

iOS supports many industry-standard video formats and compression standards, including the following:

 

H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v.mp4, and .mov file formats

H.264 video, up to 768 Kbps, 320 by 240 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v.mp4, and .mov file formats

MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v.mp4, and .mov file formats

Numerous audio formats, including the ones listed in Audio Technologies

 

Apple Developer Website: Audio Information

Apple Developer Website: Video Information

 

Windows

Audio/Video codecs and formats for Windows

 

Audio recording formats

WMA and MP3 files are not supported as recording formats on Windows Phone.

 

Web browser

Basic overview of playing audio in HTML

Basic overview of playing video in HTML

Support of audio/video formats in various browsers

 

The best supported formats currently are:

 

Audio: mp3, aac

Video: H.264 (mp4)

 

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