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Compression for Great Video and Audio: Master Tips and Common Sense (DV Expert)

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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

Synopsis:

This is the complete resource if you need to get quality video and audio on the Web. It teaches you to improve the quality of your deliverables while understanding optimum workflow practices. Now in its second edition, Compression for Great Video and Audio keeps up with the the industry by covering MPEG-2, VC-1, and H.264. This book provides a single place where both novices and practiced hands can learn to get optimum video and audio compression done with minimum hassles. It starts with an introduction to the basic concepts of vision and hearing, applying that in the context of compression, then moves on to practical, applicable information on how to create, edit, and compress different kinds of video for different kinds of deliverables.

*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

Synopsis:

Provides a single place where both novices and practiced hands can learn to get optimum video and audio compression done with minimum hassles.

About the Author

Ben Waggoner has been compressing video for nearly 20 years. He cofounded the pioneering digital media services company Journeyman Digital, launched Terran Interactive’s consulting services division, and was principal of Interframe Media. Ben joined Microsoft in 2005, and is now Principal Video Strategist for Microsoft’s Silverlight platform.

Ben Waggoner cofounded the pioneering digital media services company Journeyman Digital, launched Terran Interactive’s consulting services division, and was principal of Interframe Media. Ben joined Microsoft in 2005, and is now Principal Video Strategist for Microsoft’s Silverlight platform.

Table of Contents

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

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780240812137
Author:
Waggoner, Ben
Publisher:
Focal Press
Subject:
Interactive multimedia
Subject:
Film & Video - Direction & Production
Subject:
Digital video
Subject:
Multimedia systems
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Copyright:
Series:
DV Expert
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.5 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Production » General
Arts and Entertainment » Photography » Technique
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Digital Media » General
Computers and Internet » Multimedia » General
Engineering » Communications » Video

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Product details 624 pages Focal Press - English 9780240812137 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This is the complete resource if you need to get quality video and audio on the Web. It teaches you to improve the quality of your deliverables while understanding optimum workflow practices. Now in its second edition, Compression for Great Video and Audio keeps up with the the industry by covering MPEG-2, VC-1, and H.264. This book provides a single place where both novices and practiced hands can learn to get optimum video and audio compression done with minimum hassles. It starts with an introduction to the basic concepts of vision and hearing, applying that in the context of compression, then moves on to practical, applicable information on how to create, edit, and compress different kinds of video for different kinds of deliverables.

*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

"Synopsis" by , Provides a single place where both novices and practiced hands can learn to get optimum video and audio compression done with minimum hassles.
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