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Video is the technology of processing electronic signals representing moving pictures. All television is video, but not all video is television. In addition to the use of video in television, video is widely used in engineering, scientific, manufacturing, and security applications. However, other uses of video have tended to use the video formats designed for television use.

The term video is also used as abbreviation for video tape, as well as for video recorder and video player.

Analog video encoding formats

Analog video broadcast and inter-connection formats

Analog video tape formats

Digital Video encoding formats

Digital Video tape formats

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