MPEG-2 (aka H.222/H.262 as defined by the ITU) is a standard for the generic coding of moving pictures and ISO/IEC 13818 MPEG-2 at the ISO Store. It describes a combination of lossy video compression and lossy audio data compression methods, which permit storage and transmission of movies using currently available storage media and transmission bandwidth.
Is a media format designed for creating good quality video with resolution of 352x240 on 1.5 Mb/s flow. Now the standard MPEG-1, which belongs to the format supports a resolution of 4K. Resolution mpg is different from the rest of the MPG format family due to its maximum compatibility: files can be run on any PC or DVD-player.