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Sheervideo

A family of fast, lossless QuickTime and AVI codecs developed by BitJazz, SheerVideo is a production-based codec that is popular...

Cineform

A high-quality video production codec that works on both Mac and PCs and can scale from standard-definition to 4k film...

VP6

A proprietary video codec developed by On2 Technologies that used in Adobe Flash Player 8 and newer versions. See also...

IRPStackSize

In Microsoft operating systems including Windows NT, Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, the IRPStackSize is a...

Sorenson Compressor

A lossy QuickTime codec that offers a higher quality than the previously used Cinepak codec. The Sorenson compressor is frequently...

Spatial Compression

A compression algorithm applied to a single frame of video independently, where the video image is compressed much like a...

Temporal Compression

A type of compression used by some codecs that assumes frames beside each other look similar. The first frame in...

Quantize Matrix

The 8×8 blocks of numbers used by the encoder to perform the best optimization for the appropriate video format. Quantization...

Quantize

A lossless encoding process where a value or range of values is converted into smaller values or ranges by using...

Reed-Solomon

Abbreviated as RS, Reed-Solomon is an algorithm for Forward Error Correction (FEC) that was introduced by Irving S. Reed and...

Entropy Coding

Entropy coding is a type of lossless coding to compress digital data by representing frequently occurring patterns with few bits...

Audio Sampling Rate

The audio sampling rate is number of samples per second that are used to digitize a particular sound. Most digital...