Compression for Great Video and Audio : Master Tips and Common Sense, Paperback / softback Book

Compression for Great Video and Audio : Master Tips and Common Sense Paperback / softback



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 projectsCovers 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 FormatsWindows MediaQuickTimeFlash FLV and F4VMPEG-4 and H.264MPEG-2Ogg Vorbis and TheoraSilverlight and Smooth StreamingDevicesiPod and iPhoneZune HDPlaystation PortablePlaystation 3Xbox 360DVD and Blu-ray Visit the companion website at


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 616 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Television technology
  • ISBN: 9780240812137



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