Temporal Compression

A type of compression used by some codecs that assumes frames beside each other look similar. The first frame in the series would be entirely digitized (called a key frame). In the next frame only the information that has changed is digitized. Because temporal compression makes one frame depend on another it makes editing temporally compressed video difficult.

Vangie Beal
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