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Supported file formats IT and Library Services

The following formats are compatible with the University digital signage system                      

Please note that none of the installed digital signage systems are configured to use any sound.

Image Formats: 

Images: JPG, PNG, or TIFF


Video Formats:

Video: WMV, MPG (MPEG2), or AVI (H.264)

Supported Codec information:

Supported Codecs

Notes

H.264

Recommended. Small file size but higher CPU load. However, supports high definition.

MPEG-1

Poor resolution.

MPEG-2

Good combination of CPU load and resolution but large file size.

MPEG-4 (ASP and AVC)

Small file size but higher CPU load. However, supports high definition.

VOB

Same as MPEG-2.

WMV 9

Windows Media Video.

Supported Containers

Notes

AVI

Microsoft® format. Can contain a wide-range of codecs. CPU load and resolution depends on the codecs within (see table above for guidance).

MOV

Apple® QuickTime® format. Can contain a wide-range of codecs. CPU load and resolution depends on the codecs within (see table above for guidance).

MPG

MPEG transport stream.

MP4

ISO MPEG-4 container (subset of MOV).

 

Anything not meeting these specifications cannot be displayed;

Please see the Exceptional Circumstances section for further information.