[Matroska-general] MKV vs MP4

Alexander Noé alex at alexander-noe.com
Thu Oct 18 20:01:15 CEST 2007

Emanuele Fumagalli schrieb:
> Hi all,
> I'm evaluating Matroska to use it as a container instead of MP4.
> What I'm looking for is to reduce as much as possible the header that 
> is loaded before decoding the video and audio streams,
> that's because I intend to stream the file using a progressive download.
> Do you know if Matroska can have a more little header compared to MP4?
You can find an overhead comparison here:



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