Information about MP4 file format

Name MP4
Full name MP4 - MPEG-4 Part 14
File extension .mp4, .m4a, .m4p, .m4b, .m4r, .m4v
MIME type video/mp4
Developed by International Organization for Standardization
Type of format Media container
Description MPEG-4 Part 14 or MP4 is a digital multimedia format most commonly used to store video and audio, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. Like most modern container formats, it allows streaming over the Internet.MPEG-4 Part 14 or MP4 is a digital multimedia format most commonly used to store video and audio, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. Like most modern container formats, it allows streaming over the Internet.
Technical details Most kinds of data can be embedded in MPEG-4 Part 14 files through private streams. A separate hint track is used to include streaming information in the file. The registered codecs for MPEG-4 Part 12-based files are published on the website of MP4 Registration authority (mp4ra.org).
Associated programs Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, MPlayer, Media Player Classic, VLC Media Player, K-Multimedia Player
Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MPEG-4_Part_14