Infobox Software
name = VivoActive

caption = VivoActive
extention = viv
mime type = video/vivo
developer = Vivo Software / RealNetworks
operating_system = Microsoft Windows
genre = Audio/Video Codec
license = Proprietary
website =

VivoActive is an audio/video format created by Vivo Software, acquired by RealNetworks in 1997. It uses H.263 video and G.723 ADPCM audio. VivoActive uses inter-frame coding, but does not insert any key frames, except at the beginning of the clip, which effectively disables the possibility of seeking to specific locations in the stream. The VivoActive technology was integrated to the RealMedia, the .viv format was replaced by .rm (RealMedia).Fact|date=February 2007


The official client (The VivoActive Player) was limited. Current available clients are:

*VivoStatic Player -
*Mplayer -
*RealPlayer - Vivo RealPlayer Plug-In [] ]
*VivoActive Browser Plug-in -

ee also

*Vivo Software

External links

* [ VivoActive Browser Plug-In Download]
* [ RealNetworks Acquisition History]

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