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What is

USV (Universal Smart Video), as the name says, is a borning web-standard format for smart/interactive videos. We can call it "the video of the future".

What does

Do you imagine if we have the power of YT's videos in a local file on our own devices? A USV file can have credits to the authors, multiple language subtitles/audios, indicative rating, tags, etc. All it embedded into a single video file! Please read more in the specs to know.

How works

A .USV file is just a compressed archive (.tar.gz) with the extension changed to .usv or a folder on Dat/IPFS, containing this structure:

The images/frames can be in both PNG or SVG, and the audios in both OGG or FLAC. All other infos are stored in XML files.