WTV (Windows Recorded TV Show File) is a video format recorded using Windows Media Center (WMC). WMC is a program for recording TV shows and playing multimedia content. WTV uses the MPEG-2 compression standard for videos and Dolby Digital AC-3 or MPEG-1 Layer II for audio. Some WTV files might include metadata as well as DRM protection.
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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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