Every dash camera saves video files on the micro SD card. And all of those files are recorded in a video format. Since dash cams constantly record your drive, they can take up a lot of space on the SD card, so having it use a proper file type that balances conserving space and video quality is paramount.
However, not all cameras save their files in the same format. Older dash cam models typically save the footage in MP4, MOV, and AVI, while premium dash cams record save files with the more advanced H.265 and H.264. In this article, we’ll differentiate the difference between these file types and determine which works best.