Focal Press Compression for Great Video and Audio (2nd Edition)

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Focal Press Compression for Great Video and Audio (2nd Edition)
Key Features
  • Author - Ben Waggoner
  • Optimal Quality Audio/Video Compression
  • New Topics - VC-1/H.264/Mobile Video
  • Effective Workflow Creation
Compression for Great Video and Audio (2nd Edition), available from Focal Press, is a guide to achieving optimal quality audio and video compression. The author of the book, Ben Waggoner, cofounder of Journeyman Digital and Principal Video Strategist for Microsoft’s Silverlight platform, harnesses his expertise into creating an astute resource that provides master tips and common sense-based techniques for video and audio compression.

The 2nd edition of the book includes new topics such as compression techniques for VC-1, H.264, and mobile video. You are provided with comprehensive information about improving the quality of the final content and developing effective workflows. Leveraging the basic concept of vision and hearing and applying them in the context of compression, Ben Waggoner offers effective information about creating, editing, and compressing video and audio for many mediums such as web, DVD, Blu-ray, and mobile phones.

Covering multiple platforms for compression technologies, the book covers Microsoft and Mac OS based products that include all different tools, codecs, formats, and helps you select the optimum option for distinctive projects, players, and sources.

Formats such as Windows Media, QuickTime, Flash FLV and F4V, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Ogg Vorbis and Theora, Silverlight, and Smooth Streaming are covered in this book. You are also provided with information about various devices that support compression such as iPod and iPhone, Zune HD, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, DVD, and Blu-ray.

The Compression for Great Video and Audio (2nd Edition) book is ideal for compressionists, video and audio engineers (encoders and transcoders), video editors, web authors, and multimedia specialists.

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Compression for Great Video and Audio (2nd Edition), available from Focal Press, is a guide to achieving optimal quality audio and video compression. The author of the book, Ben Waggoner, cofounder of Journeyman Digital and Principal Video Strategist for Microsoft’s Silverlight platform, harnesses his expertise into creating an astute resource that provides master tips and common sense-based techniques for video and audio compression.

The 2nd edition of the book includes new topics such as compression techniques for VC-1, H.264, and mobile video. You are provided with comprehensive information about improving the quality of the final content and developing effective workflows. Leveraging the basic concept of vision and hearing and applying them in the context of compression, Ben Waggoner offers effective information about creating, editing, and compressing video and audio for many mediums such as web, DVD, Blu-ray, and mobile phones.

Covering multiple platforms for compression technologies, the book covers Microsoft and Mac OS based products that include all different tools, codecs, formats, and helps you select the optimum option for distinctive projects, players, and sources.

Formats such as Windows Media, QuickTime, Flash FLV and F4V, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Ogg Vorbis and Theora, Silverlight, and Smooth Streaming are covered in this book. You are also provided with information about various devices that support compression such as iPod and iPhone, Zune HD, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, DVD, and Blu-ray.

The Compression for Great Video and Audio (2nd Edition) book is ideal for compressionists, video and audio engineers (encoders and transcoders), video editors, web authors, and multimedia specialists.

Available from Focal Press - guide to achieving optimal quality audio and video compression
Author - Ben Waggoner, cofounder of Journeyman Digital and Principal Video Strategist for Microsoft's Silverlight platform
Provides master tips and common sense-based techniques for video and audio compression
Includes new topics such as compression techniques for VC-1, H.264, and mobile video
Provides you with comprehensive information about improving the quality of the final content and developing effective workflows
Leverages the basic concept of vision and hearing and applies them in the context of compression
Offers effective information about creating, editing, and compressing video and audio for many mediums such as web, DVD, BLU-ray, and mobile phones
Covers Microsoft and Mac OS based products that include all different tools, codecs, formats, and helps you select the optimum option for distinctive projects, players, and sources
Covers formats such as Windows media, QuickTime, Flash FLV and F4V, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Ogg Vorbis and Theora, Silverlight, and Smooth Streaming
Provides you with information about various devices that support compression such as iPod and iPhone, Zune HD, Playstation Portable, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, DVD, and Blu-ray
Ideal for compressionists, video and audio engineers (encoders and transcoders), video editors, web authors, and multimedia specialists

Focal Press 9780240812137 Specs

SubjectAudio and Video Compression Guide
AuthorBen Waggoner
EditionSecond
Hard/Soft CoverSoft Cover
Pages624
ISBN Number978-0-240-81213-7
PublisherFocal Press
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.1 x 7.5 x 1.2"
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