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What is a codec?

What is a codec?: Digital Media Foundations
What is a codec?: Digital Media Foundations

The codec you use is a key decision when deciding how to capture, store, and replay video and audio files. Codecs are a simple concept that can easily become complex when choosing the finer details. Thankfully, there are presets to help you through some of the more subtle choices. This video explains exactly what a codec is, so you can choose wisely.

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