Is a format established by Japanese companies in 2006. Designed for storage of video in resolution HD. The basis of lay encryption algorithm MPEG-2. Today, there are two HD-resolution videos: 1080p and 720p. This format is positioned as a direct alternative to obsolete DV in the home video recording sphere.
As opposed to the more common RealMedia container, which holds streaming media encoded at a constant bitrate (CBR), RMVB is typically used for multimedia content stored locally. Files using this format have the file extension .rmvb.