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What is a MPEG-4 AVC file and how is it different from a regular MPEG-4 file?

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MPEG-4 AVC is a standardized video compression method (CODEC) that has a compression ratio approximately twice that of the original MPEG-4 video compression method and, in theory, will enable higher quality videos at the same bit rate.