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About DivX

DivX is a consumer-focused video technology company positioned at the center of multimedia convergence. The company's core offering is the DivX video codec, among the world's most popular video compression technologies with over 175 million users worldwide. Often called "the MP3 of video", the patent-pending DivX video technology offers DVD-quality at 10 times greater compression than MPEG-2 files, enabling full length films to easily fit on a CD or be delivered over broadband connections. DivX video technology powers a range of applications that span the convergence value chain, from a secure IP-based video-on-demand solution to next-generation consumer electronics products and video software applications.

Headquarters Location

4780 Eastgate Mall

San Diego, California, 92121,

United States


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DivX Patents

DivX has filed 149 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Audio codecs
  • Container formats
  • Video codecs
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Container formats, Broadcast engineering, Videotape, Discontinued media formats, Audio codecs


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Related Topics

Container formats, Broadcast engineering, Videotape, Discontinued media formats, Audio codecs



Latest DivX News

DivX Takes Aim At Amazon, Vizio

Oct 27, 2022 DivX Takes Aim At Amazon, Vizio San Diego-based DivX , which holds patents in the area of video compression and encoding, is targeting both Amazon and Vizio in a new lawsuit. DivX is asking the U.S. International Trade Commission to block imports of video streaming devices sold by Amazon and Vizio, claiming patent infringement by the two; it has also filed lawsuits in Virginia and California backing that move. DivX had been very active in developing video compression and encoding technology in the early years of the Internet, but in recent years has mostly been active in patent licensing lawsuits.

DivX Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was DivX founded?

    DivX was founded in 1999.

  • Where is DivX's headquarters?

    DivX's headquarters is located at 4780 Eastgate Mall, San Diego.

  • What is DivX's latest funding round?

    DivX's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did DivX raise?

    DivX raised a total of $42.05M.

  • Who are the investors of DivX?

    Investors of DivX include NeuLion, Stepstone Group, Parallax Capital Partners, Sonic Solutions, Insight Partners and 11 more.

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