Video Codecs

A video codec is a device or software that enables compression or decompression of digital video. The compression is usually lossy. Historically, video was stored as an analog signal on magnetic tape. Around the time when the compact disc entered the market as a digital-format replacement for analog audio, it became feasible to also begin storing and using video in digital form, and a variety of such technologies began to emerge.Audio and video call for customized methods of compression. Engineers and mathematicians have tried a number of solutions for tackling this problem.
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  • The All You Need Guide to Video Codecs and Compression [Video]

    … into detail about the different types of codecs, containers and compressions, and gives the viewer examples in action. Among the topics covered are: What a codec is – and the difference between a codec and a containerThe different types of codecsThe difference between Raw, compressed, and uncompressed videoHow to calculate bit ratesThe main differences…

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