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Using the default Photo/Video application. Tried to find any info regarding this on Apple's web site with no success. Does anyone have the specs on this?

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up vote 8 down vote accepted

h.264 encoded video, AAC audio. Both standards of MPEG 4.

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Thanks Jason. I see that the files are saved in .mov instead of the more common .mp4. Is this configurable in any way? – Staffan Estberg Sep 25 '12 at 10:37
No, you can’t change that. – duci9y Sep 25 '12 at 11:16
Ok. Thanks for clarifying. – Staffan Estberg Sep 25 '12 at 11:25

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