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.
Is a multimedia format container which is widely used for packaging video and audio streams, posters, subtitles and metadata. Exists support for streaming. Metadata is sent with the file, which contains all information necessary for broadcasting. Exists possibility to pack multiple streams simultaneously and MPEG-4 standard, which belongs to the format, supports a reasonable amount of data formats.