Motion Picture Experts Group File Interchange Format

File extension: .mpg, .mpeg, .mp1, .mp2, .m1v, .mpv Developed by: ISO, IEC Type of format: Video, container MIME: video/mpeg
MPEG-1 is a standard for lossy compression of video and audio. It is designed to compress VHS-quality raw digital video and CD audio down to 1.5 Mbit/s (26:1 and 6:1 compression ratios respectively) without excessive quality loss, making video CDs, digital cable/satellite TV and digital audio broadcasting (DAB) possible.