Working with video formats


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Working with video formats

The multimedia universe has dozens of file types for video and sound. PowerPoint 2010 can import the most common file types. Let's take a look at the types of movie files PowerPoint renders and explore some of the considerations when choosing between them. First, let's take a moment to explain two terms: file format and codec. The file format is the file type of video editing program exports. You can tell the file format by the extension at the end of the file name. A codec is the program used to encode, compress, and decompress the digital data.

Video clip quality is measured either in fps, frames per second, or kbps, kilobits per second. For fps, 15 frames per second is low quality and HD comes in at 60 fps. In kbps, 380 is the minimum for decent audio and 2100 kbps is high quality. This isn't oversimplification, however. Because of the complexity of working with audio visual, it's possible to make a small video look fantastic at only 500 kbps if you use the right codec...

Working with video formats
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Working with video 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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Business
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PowerPoint
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