The Advanced Authoring Format (AAF) is a professional file interchange format designed for the video post-production and authoring environment. It was created by the Advanced Media Workflow Association. The AMWA develops specifications and technologies to facilitate the deployment and operation of efficient media workflows, working closely with standards bodies like the SMPTE.
Is a media data format created by Apple. Named 'Quicktime' and is opened by a program with the same name. This format contains several tracks, each of which can store audio, video or text. Supported by a large number of encodings and in a single file, each element can use its own codec.