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Technical Glossary

Everybody uses acronyms in the consumer electronics market. We have gathered most of the information you might be interested in in this document. You will not only be able to know what these acronyms stand for, but will also learn more about the world of digital files and compression, if you wish. As you can see we used Wikipedia, the open source encyclopedia, as a resource. Feel free to edit this page and add links to this list.

What is a CPU? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_processing_unit

What is a Codec? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Codec

Find a list of audio and video Codecs here[1]

What is a video codec? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_codec http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Video_codecs

Find a list of video file formats here[2]

What is an audio codec? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audio_codec

Find a list of audio format here[3]

What do Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) and Advanced Audio Coding Low Complexity (AAC-LC) mean? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_audio_coding

What does MP3 Mean? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MP3

What does MPEG-4 mean? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MPEG-4

Learn more about MPEG-4 SP (Simple Profile) and ASP (Advanced Simple Profile) here[4]

What is Audio Video Interface(AVI)? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AVI

What is Windows Media Video (WMV)? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WMV

What is Windows Media Audio (WMA)? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Media_Audio

What does ASF mean? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Streaming_Format

What is Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (ADPCM)? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulse-code_modulation

What is DivX? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DivX

What is XviD? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XviD

What is G.726? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G.726

What is Video Graphic Array VGA? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VGA

What is Quarter Video Graphic Array (QVGA)? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QVGA

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