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JP2 File Format with JPEG 2000 Core Coding, Profile 4

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Format Description Properties Explanation of format description terms

Identification and description Explanation of format description terms

Full name JPEG 2000 jp2 file format with profile 4 encoding
Description JPEG 2000 core (part 1) wrapper containing encoded data that conforms to profile 4. In this preliminary description, the compiler notes that this combination may be hypothetical: in the digital cinema application for which profile 4 was developed, the critical wrapper is the MXF Generic Container (MXF_GC). Within MXF_GC, the JPEG 2000 codestream may or may not also be wrapped in JP2_FF format.
Production phase Final-state content distribution by those who follow the Digital Cinema Initiative DCP_1_0 specification.
Relationship to other formats
    Subtype of JP2_FF, JPEG 2000 Part 1 (Core) jp2 File Format
    Contains J2K_C_Profile_4, JPEG 2000 Part 1, Core Coding, Profile 4

Local use Explanation of format description terms

LC experience or existing holdings See JP2_FF
LC preference See JP2_FF

Sustainability factors Explanation of format description terms

Disclosure See JP2_FF
    Documentation See JP2_FF and J2K_C
Adoption See JP2_FF and J2K_C
    Licensing and patents See JP2_FF and J2K_C
Transparency See J2K_C
Self-documentation See JP2_FF
External dependencies See JP2_FF and J2K_C
Technical protection considerations See JP2_FF

Quality and functionality factors Explanation of format description terms

Still Image
Normal rendering Good support
Clarity (high image resolution) See J2K_C
Color maintenance See JP2_FF
Support for vector graphics, including graphic effects and typography See JP2_FF
Support for multispectral bands See JP2_FF
Functionality beyond normal rendering See JP2_FF and J2K_C

File type signifiers Explanation of format description terms

Tag Value Note
Filename extension See related format. 

See JP2_FF

Internet Media Type See related format. 

See JP2_FF

Magic numbers See related format. 

See JP2_FF


Notes Explanation of format description terms

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Format specifications Explanation of format description terms


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Last Updated: 12/01/2013