Working with audio file formats


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Working with audio file formats

The multimedia universe has dozens file type for video and audio. PowerPoint 2010 can import the most common sound formats. Let's take a look at the types of sound files PowerPoint understands and explore some of your considerations when using them. First, let us take a moment to explain two terms, file format and codec. A file format is file type that an audio editing program exports. You can tell the file format by the extension. A codec is the program use to encode, compress, or decompress the digital data.

PowerPoint will allow you to insert sound clips in the most common audio formats. WAV stands for waveform, a Windows audio file. This audio file format stores real life sounds as waveforms which means that one minute of sound can potentially result in quite a large file size. PowerPoint's built-in sound clips are in wave format. A Windows media audio file or WMA is the default file format you will come across on your PC. It is recognize by all Windows applications because it...

Working with audio file formats
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Working with audio file formats provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the PowerPoint 2010: Audio and Video in Depth

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