Is a format for recording on magnetic tapes. Digital interface (IEEE1394) is available for the transfer of files from recorder to computer. Video is streamed; one frame is represented in 10-12 DIF-sequences.
GIF is a format for the exchange of images. It is a popular format graphics. Capable of storing compressed data without loss of quality in the format of not more than 256 colors. GIF format was developed in 1987 (GIF87a) by company CompuServe for transferring raster images over networks. In 1989, the format has been modified (GIF89a), have been added support transparency and animation.