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Video CODECs compatible with Nero 12

The term “codec” is a shortened version of “Coder-Decoder”. This term refers to the specific video encoding technique employed by a given format for the purposes of creating and/or reading video files.
The term “codec” is a shortened version of “Coder-Decoder”. This term refers to the specific video encoding technique employed by a given format for the purposes of creating and/or reading video files. Over the years, several companies and institutions have developed a wide variety of codecs, several of which have gone on to garner fairly wide following among users and distributors of video content.

Being a company whose primary involvement is in the media solutions and management domain, Nero have kept in tune with these developments and built in support for an impressive multitude of codecs.

A comprehensive list of the video codecs supported by Nero 12 is provided below:
  • Advanced Streaming Format (ASF)
  • Audio Video Interleave (AVI, NVAVI)
  • Digital Video (DV, DVSD)
  • QuickTime (MOV)
  • DVD Video (VOB)
  • MPEG 2/4/AVC/H264
  • Windows Media (WMV)
  • Flash Video (FLV)
  • Matroska Video (MKV)
  • Microsoft Vista TV Recording (DVR-MS)
  • Video CD (DAT)
  • AVC Blu-ray Format (BSF)
  • 3GP
  • DVD Movie Info (IFO)
  • Motion JPEG Video (MJPEG)
  • MicroMV Video (MMV)
  • Windows 7 Media Center TV Format (WTV)
It is also worth mentioning that in addition to these codecs, Nero 12 also supports a variety of image and sound formats as well.