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 format for flash animation, graphics, audio and video. Its main purpose - to work on the Internet. Images in SWF format scaled to any size without loss of quality and video is small in size and loads quickly.