MiniDV

AKA
DV, S-size DV
Era
1995–2010s
Format
digital
Format2
Cassette
Developed by
Sony
Manufacturers
Sony
(Max) Capacity
Up to 2 hours
Size
6.5 × 4.8 × 1.2 cm
Fun facts
This format and all other DV formats support NTSC analog Closed Captioning
This was the most popular format to use the DV codec
DV tapes came in four sizes: small, medium, large, and extra-large; MiniDV was a size small
Most video formats, regardless of whether they are from an analog or digital videotape, are captured as 10-bit uncompressed files. But, DV files are 8-bit compressed files, like a DVD.
Most video formats, regardless of whether they are from an analog or digital videotape, are captured as 10-bit uncompressed files. But, DV files are 8-bit compressed files, like a DVD.