Difference between VAST and MRAID

S No. VAST MRAID
1. VAST full form is “Video Ad Serving Template” MRAID full form is “Mobile Rich Media Ad Interface Definitions”
2. VAST is used as a standard for video player MRAID is used as a standard for mobile rich media (video) advertising
3. This standard defines the communication between the video player and the ad server which basically controls the placement of video advertising The IAB MRAID standard allows rich media advertising materials together using standard technology to deliver the apps without having to integrate advertising in the platform-specific programming of the app.
4. VAST also ensures that video advertising can also be linked via a redirect MRAID ensures to run almost all kind of rich media ads on mobile apps
5. VAST is a script for the video ad which gives consistent instructions to the video player on how to handle an ad For the creation of Ads MRAID provides only HTML5 and JavaScript.