Moving Picture Expert Group

This is a collection of informations that try to answer to the frequently asked questions about the MPEG compression standard.
It is organized as an hypertext in HTML format to be easily extensible and upgradable. If you are just looking for MPEG related public domain software you might want to browse the MPEG FTP Archive.

This pages are not currently updated, please consult the mirror site on

MPEG Informations, Questions and Answers

  1. The MPEG standard

  2. MPEG-1

  3. MPEG-2

  4. MPEG-3

  5. MPEG-4

  6. MPEG related companies

Latest changes : July 31 1995.

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