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Describes the file formats used in AV digitisation


Formats used



BWF, WAV, mp3

BWF (96 khz, 24 bit) in own digitisations, WAV (22.05 khz, 16 bit) in real-time recording of radio, mp3 in digital deposit


mpeg-1, mpeg-2, mpeg-4

Analogue video digitised to mpeg-2, real-time recording of TV in mpeg-1 for cable-TV and mpeg-2/4 for digital transmissions (DVB-T)

KB, Sverige

MPEG-1 Video Format

PRONOM x-fmt/385.
Comment: By delivery, we have also received ASF (windows media), MPEG-2 carrier stream and RealMedia

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MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3

PRONOM x-cmp/6.
160 kbit/s, 48 kHz, 16 bit (digitally born, compressed). WAVE Format GUID: WAVE_FORMAT_MPEG ("mp3")

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MPEG-2 Audio Layer 1

PRONOM x-cmp/7.
MPEG-2 program stream:  MPEG-2 video stream:  ML@MP long GOP. 6-12 Mbit/s, and MPEG-1 layer 2 for  sound stream, 160 kbit/s.

KB, Sverige


PRONOM fmt/199.
Container  video stream: ISO/IEC 14496-10.  Sound stream: ISO/IEC 14496-3. Parameters not yet decided.

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BWAVE (0), BWAVE (2)

PRONOM fmt/1, fmt/2.
Broadcast wave. 44,1 (CD) kHz  and  48 kHz, 16 bit

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