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ETD - Multimedia File Additions

Best practices and examples of multimedia capability

These are the latest file format recommendations from Ohiolink ETD Center:

"Current Mainstream"

File format: AVI

Video codec: DivX or Xvid

Audio codec: MP3 or AAC

"Current State of the Art"

File format: MP4

Video codec: H.264

Audio codec: AAC

"All-Open No-Patent Alternative"

File format: Ogg Media

Video codec: Theora

Audio codec: Vorbis

Not Recommended:  FLV; Quicktime, Q [something] , MOV, WMV

Prohibited:  : .Exe Files “we will not host executable files (for example, DOS/Windows *.exe files) or other formats that can carry viruses"