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.
Is a multimedia container format from Microsoft, which stores video and audio file streams. Distinctive feature is a the lack of information on the coding data. The container defines the structure of the stream so it can, like AVI, contain videos with different codecs, as well as operate during synchronization of streams.