Submitting Video Evidence In Court - Which File Format?

Watermarking of video files can almost always be applied to a particular VMS's database exports which are generally viewed only in their native Viewer (i.e. the file format is proprietary - it can't be viewed in WMP or VLC).

This watermarking of native files is almost always sold as the preferred method of exporting files, especially as part of a 'chain of evidence'...

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