DVR-MS, also called Microsoft Digital Video Recording, is a digital audio and video file container format introduced by Microsoft in 2004. It features a .dvr.ms filename extension and is used to save TV data recorded using Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Media Center Edition. It stores both audio and video data wrapped inside an ASF container.
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Xvid is a cross-platform video codec for compressing video files. It can compress a video file at a more than 200:1 ratio. This, in return, makes it easier and quicker to transmit video files over the internet. Also, compressed videos take up less storage space. It compresses data using the MPEG-4 standard.
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