Supported audio and video formats (Windows Store apps)

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

This section lists the audio and video formats that are supported in Windows Store apps using JavaScript and Windows Store apps using C++, C#, or Visual Basic.

Supported audio and video formats

Media File Container or File Format File Extension Media Stream Formats (Codecs)
Video Audio

MPEG-4

.3g2

H.263

H.264 (Baseline, Main, High)

MPEG-4 Part2 SP and ASP

AAC (LC, HE)

.3gp2

.3gp

.3gpp

.m4a

n/a

AAC (LC, HE)

MP3

AC3 (DD, DD+)

.m4v

H.263

H.264 (Baseline, Main, High)

MPEG-4 Part2 SP and ASP

.mp4v

.mp4

.mov

MPEG-2

.m2ts (e.g. AVCHD)

H.264

MPEG-2 (L1, L2, stereo-only)

MPEG-1 (L1, L2)

AAC (LC, HE)

AC3 (DD, DD+)

ASF

.asf

VC-1

WMV9

WMA standard

WMA voice

WMA lossless

WMA Pro

AC3 (DD, DD+)

.wm

.wmv

.wma

n/a

ADTS

.aac

n/a

AAC (LC, HE)

.adt

.adts

MP3

.mp3

n/a

MP3

WAV

.wav

n/a

PCM

MP3

MS ADPCM

IMA ADPCM

MS DDITT G.711

MS GSM 6.10

AC3 (DD, DD+)

AVI

.avi

MPEG-4 Part2 SP and ASP

Motion-JPG

H.263

uncompressed

PCM

MP3

MS ADPCM

IMA ADPCM

MS CCITT G.711

MS GSM 6.10

AC3 (DD, DD+)

AC-3

.ac3

.ec3

n/a

AC3 (DD, DD+)

 

 

 

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