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Digital Multimedia 3rd Ed. 8 Sound

Nigel Chapman and Jenny Chapman

Published by MacAvon Media, 40 pages.

This item is extracted from the book Digital Multimedia, 3rd Edition

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This is Chapter 8, Sound, from Digital Multimedia, 3rd Edition. It discusses the nature of sound and introduces sound digitization, processing and compression, and MIDI.

First published 2009-02-27

This chapter includes discussions of the following topics:

  • The Nature of Sound: Waveforms. Perception.
  • Digitizing Sound: Sampling. Quantization. Formats.
  • Processing Sound: Recording and Importing Sound. Sound Editing and Effects. Combining Sound and Picture.
  • Compression: Speech Compression. Perceptually Based Compression.
  • MIDI: MIDI Messages. General MIDI. MIDI Software.

Page numbering in this chapter follows that of the printed book, for purposes of cross-reference.

This chapter also includes Key Points and end of chapter exercises. Sample answers to the Test Questions can be found on the book’s support site.

A complete Table of Contents for Digital Multimedia, 3rd Edition is also available for free download from the book’s support site.

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