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DIVx DivX is a brand name of products created by DivX, Inc. (formerly DivXNetworks, Inc.), including the DivX Codec which has become popular due to its ability to compress lengthy video segments into small sizes while maintaining relatively high visual quality. The DivX codec uses lossy MPEG-4 Part 2 compression, where quality is balanced against file size for utility. It is one of several codecs commonly associated with "ripping", whereby audio and video multimedia are transferred to a hard disk and transcoded.
Dolby Digital Dolby Digital is the marketing name for a series of data/audio compression technologies developed by Dolby Laboratories.
DTS DTS (used to be known as Digital Theater Systems, Inc.), renamed as DTS, Inc. (NASDAQ: DTSI), is a multichannel digital surround sound format used for both commercial/theatrical and consumer grade applications. It is used for in-movie sound on film, DVD, CD, HD DVD and Blu-Ray. During the last few years of the Laserdisc format's existence, several releases had DTS soundtracks.
DVB Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) is a suite of internationally accepted open standards for digital television.
DVI Digital Video Interactive (DVI) was the first multimedia desktop video standard for IBM-compatible personal computers. DVI technology allowed full-screen, full motion video, as well as stereo audio, still images, and graphics to be presented on a DOS-based desktop computer.