The number of video formats supported by the Sony KDL-50W829 is more than most comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The video formats "ASF", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2" and "WEBM" are also supported by this television.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.