Video is a
technology. It records moving
images onto some
medium. The recorder may be a separate machine such as a
videocassette recorder (also called a VCR) or built into something else such as a
A popular 20th century
videotape format was
VHS. It was used by many people to record
television programmes onto cassettes. This is usually an
analog format. In the 21st century digital recording is used more often than analog recording.
By extension, a
video clip is a short
music video usually stars someone who recorded an (audio)
album. One purpose is to promote the album.