Video Codec: Everything You Need to Know

Summary: In this article, we talk about video codecs - what are they and how they work. We also provide an overview of the most popular video codecs, their applications, and tips on how to choose a video codec.  While streaming videos or transferring large videos online, have you ever wondered how videos are compressed to a size that is small enough to travel through the internet to your device? That's where video codecs come in. The word "video codec" is a portmanteau for "encoder - decoder" or "compress and decompress" and it is a critical component for delivering high quality videos efficiently...

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