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]

    … To an outsider, video codecs can seem almost impossible to understand. But, in reality, the main concepts behind programs or devices aren't so convoluted, particularly when an expert takes the time to break the meanings down for the video creator. Filmmaker David Kong has created an excellent video tutorial that does just that. He goes…

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