Xvid (formerly 'XviD') is a video codec library following the MPEG-4 video coding standard, specifically MPEG-4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile (ASP). It uses ASP features such as b-frames, global and quarter pixel motion compensation, lumi masking, trellis quantization, and H.263, MPEG and custom quantization matrices.
Is a project with unlimited possibilities, the basic idea of which is the creation of an open source media container that works across formats. MKV format involves multiple selectable subtitles, video and audio tracks. Besides, MKV provides an online broadcast, instant rewind of the file and the partition of files into heads.