YUY2 is another in the family of YUV 4:2:2 formats and appears to be used by all the same codecs as UYVY.
|Y Sample Period||1||1|
|V Sample Period||2||1|
|U Sample Period||2||1|
Effective bits per pixel : 16
Positive biHeight implies top-down image (top line first)
There is a help page here which contains information on playing AVIs which include video stored in YUY2 format.
Based on: UYVY
Duplicate formats: YUYV YUNV
Child formats: YUVPADVERTISEMENTS