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AMV - Anime Music Video File (.amv) is compressed video format produced by MTV for use in Chinese MP3/MP4/MTV Players. Usually saved in low resolutions from 94x64 to 160x120 pixels.

ASF - Advanced Systems Format (ASF) is based on serialized objects which are essentially byte sequences identified by a GUID marker. The format does not specify how (i.e. with which codec) the video or audio should be encoded; it just specifies the structure of the video/audio stream. This is similar to the function performed by the QuickTime, AVI, or Ogg container formats. One of the objectives of ASF was to support playback from digital media servers, HTTP servers, and local storage devices such as hard disk drives. AVI - Probably the most common computer audio and video format, the Audio Video Interleave (AVI) is a Microsoft-defined derivative of the Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF). After being compressed by any of the codecs available out there, audio and video content can be stored in an .avi file and played in Windows Media Player provided that appropriate codecs are installed.