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Video Compression Handbook, 2nd Edition

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  • This book includes loads of practical advice as well as sidebars from experienced video compressionists.
  • Contains coverage of the most popular tools used for compressing video for the Web, IPTV, DVD, iPods, mobile devices, and more.
  • Clear descriptions, guidelines, and helpful hints make this one of the few books that cuts through the complicated language of compression.

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  • Copyright 2019
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 304
  • Edition: 2nd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-486621-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-486621-5

More than ever, video and preparing it for delivery is a critical part of many jobs. One of the keys to delivering a high-quality video experience is understanding the fundamentals of video and video compression.

Video Compression Handbook gives you these keys by explaining the core concepts of compression, the latest tools to use, and the important workflows for creating video for specific deliveries. After the groundwork is laid, you will learn how to compress video according to the specific requirements of your projects and will learn some best practices by following the author's own tips and recipes.

Experts in the field lend their own solutions in several sidebars throughout the book, making this a valuable learning tool for anyone learning to encode video, whether you are a video editor, independent filmmaker, or simply involved in the video-to-viewer process.

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter One: Understanding Video and Audio
  • Chapter Two: Understanding the Language of Compression
  • Chapter Three: Planning and Preparation 
  • Interview with a Compressionist: Derrick Freeman 
  • Chapter Four: Preprocessing Video and Audio
  • Interview with a Compressionist: Bryce Castillo 
  • Chapter Five: Compression Tools
  • Interview with a Compressionist: Alex Zambelli
  • Chapter Six: Compression for Video-on-Demand Delivery
  • Interview with a Compressionist: Doug Daulton
  • Chapter Seven: Compression for Live Delivery
  • Chapter Eight: Compression for Optical Discs
  • Interview with a Compressionist: Aaron Owen 
  • Chapter Nine: Compression for Digital Cinema and Broadcast
  • Chapter Ten: Compression for Virtual Reality and 360 Video

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