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Author Waggoner, Ben
Title Compression for great video and audio [electronic resource] : master tips and common sense / Ben Waggoner
Imprint Burlington, MA : Focal Press, c2010
book jacket
Edition 2nd ed
Descript xxxvi, 579 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Rev. ed. of: Compression for great digital video / Ben Waggoner. 1992
Includes index
Chapter 1: Seeing and Hearing -- Chapter 2: Uncompressed Video and Audio -- Chapter 3: Fundamentals of Compression -- Chapter 4: Digital Video Workflow -- Chapter 5: Production, Acquisition and Post Production -- Chapter 6: Preprocessing -- Chapter 7: Using Video Codecs -- Chapter 8: Using Audio Codecs -- Chapter 9: Mpeg 1 & 2 -- Chapter 10: MP3 -- Chapter 11: Mpeg-4 -- Chapter 12: Mpeg -4 part 2: Video Codecs -- Chapter 13: Advances Audio Coding and M4A -- Chapter 14: h.264 -- Chapter 15: FLV -- Chapter 16: Windows Media -- Chapter 17: VC-1 -- Chapter 18: Windows Media Audio -- Chapter 19: Ogg -- Chapter 20: Real Media -- Chapter 21: Bink -- Chapter 22: Web Video -- Chapter 23: Optical Disc: DVD, Blu-Ray, & Rom -- Chapter 24: Phones and Devices -- Chapter 25: Flash -- Chapter 26: Silverlight -- Chapter 27: Media on Windows -- Chapter 28: Quicktime and Mac OS -- Online material: Compression tools --'ISBN=9780240812137
Seeing and hearing -- Uncompresed video and audio : sampling and quantization -- Fundamentals of compression -- The digital video workflow -- Production, acquisition, and post production -- Preprocessing -- Using video codecs -- Using audio codecs -- MPEG 1 and 2 -- MP3 -- MPEG-4 -- MPEG-4 part 2 video codec -- Advanced audio coding (AAC) and M4A -- H.264 -- FLV -- Windows media -- VC-1 -- Windows media audio -- Ogg -- RealMedia -- Bink -- Web video -- Optical disc : DVD, Blu-Ray, and ROM -- Phones and devices -- Flash -- Silverlight -- Media on Windows -- Quicktime and Mac OS
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Learn how to compress video and audio with optimal quality and minimal hassles. Renowned expert Ben Waggoner teaches you to improve the quality of your final content and develop effective workflows. Understand the basic concepts of vision and hearing, apply that knowledge in the context of compression, then move onto practical, applicable information for creating, editing, and compressing the best video and audio, whether you're delivering for the web, DVD, Blu-ray, phones, or beyond. Clear examples of how to make the best choices in real-world projects Covers Mac and Windows products for a complete look at today's compression technologies: all the different tools, codecs, and formats for different kinds of deliverables are described, focusing on how to pick the right options for particular projects, players, and sources   Formats Windows Media QuickTime Flash FLV and F4V MPEG-4 and H.264 MPEG-2 Ogg Vorbis and Theora Silverlight and Smooth Streaming Devices iPod and iPhone Zune HD Playstation Portable Playstation 3 Xbox 360 DVD and Blu-ray   *New in the 2nd edition: VC-1, H.264, and mobile video *Clear examples throughout of how to make different choices for real-world projects *Covers multiple platforms form complete compression technology
Link Original 9780240812137 0240812131 (DLC) 2009032833 (OCoLC)311788988
Subject Digital video
Video compression
Multimedia systems
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Waggoner, Ben. Compression for great digital video
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