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 format of video coding from the Windows Media package. Video files in this format are encoded on technology Windows Media Video; about 15 codecs variants are available all up. It supports the streaming video display. Developed by Microsoft company.