Compression for Great Video and Audio: Master Tips and Common Sense

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  • Author: Ben Waggoner
  • Paperback: 624 pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press: 2013
  • ISBN: 9780240812137

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  • Overview
    Compression for Great Video and Audio: Master Tips and Common Sense Second Edition teaches you how to compress video and audio with optimal quality and minimal hassles. Renowned expert Ben Waggoner takes you through the steps that will enable 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.


    Features
    • 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


    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

    Paperback, 624 pages Publication date: NOV-2009
    Imprint: FOCAL PRESS
Compression for Great Video and Audio: Master Tips and Common Sense Second Edition teaches you how to compress video and audio with optimal quality and minimal hassles. Renowned expert Ben Waggoner takes you through the steps that will enable 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.


Features
  • 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


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

Paperback, 624 pages Publication date: NOV-2009
Imprint: FOCAL PRESS