The system software additions used for motion video playback in Microsoft Windows. Replaced in newer versions of Windows by DirectShow (formerly called ActiveMovie).
The main backbone for video compression codec within windows.
media file format used with Microsoft Windows (.avi).
Abbreviated to VFW. A set of software drivers and utilities for Microsoft Windows 3.1 that allows AVI format video files to be played back in a window. Video for Windows supports several compression methods including Microsoft Video 1, Microsoft RLE and Intel's Indeo. Once the Video for Windows driver is installed, Video clips can be played back using the Windows Media Player utility
(also called "AVI") Microsoft's initial multimedia architecture primarily aimed at CD-ROM video. It is being replaced by DirectShow/Windows Media.
A group of protocols and utilities for Windows 95 that establishes full-motion video.
Microsoft standard for video playback. See codec and AVI.
Microsoft's system-level Windows software architecture; similar to QuickTime.
Video for Windows was a multimedia framework developed by Microsoft that allowed Microsoft Windows to play digital video.