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Unit 2 Multimedia I

Multimedia I EOC Review Unit 2

Animation software software that takes independent pictures or frames and puts them together to form the illusion of continuous motion
Burner a CD or DVD writer; can be internal or external
Drawing software program used to create vector graphics; provides for freehand as well as geometric shapes
Firewire high-speed serial technology for connecting peripherals to a computer; particularly popular for multimedia peripherals such as digital video camcorders and other high-speed devices like hard disk drives and printers
Compact disk an optical storage medium made of molded polymer for electronically recording, storing, and playing back audio, video, text, and other information in digital form; also CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW
Development system a high-end computer system used to create multimedia projects Includes additional components like video capture devices, microphones, scanners, etc
Digital Video Disk (DVD) an optical disk with a capacity of 47 Gb or more that can hold a full-length commercial movie; also DVD-ROM, DVD±R, DVD±RW,Blu-ray
DVD authoring software software that is aimed primarily at converting videos into movie DVDs, complete with titles and menus, that can be played on a DVD player
Gigabyte (Gb) a unit of storage measuring roughly one billion bytes
Image editing software software designed to edit, manipulate or modify digital photographs
Magnetic storage storage device that encodes data as microscopic magnetized needles on the disk's surface
Media player a program that allows you to play audio, video, and mixed-media files
Megabyte (Mb) a unit of storage measuring roughly one million bytes
Flash drive a plug-and-play portable storage device that uses flash memory and is lightweight enough to attach to a key chain; also known as a pen drive, keychain drive, thumb drive, jump drive
Flash memory sometimes called “flash ram”; is solid-state memory that can be erased and reprogrammed; gets its name because the microchip is organized so that a section of memory cells are erased in a single action or “flash”
Kiosk a free-standing computer-based system that allows transactions, such as airline self-ticketing systems, or provides information, such as those systems found in shopping malls
Memory card a small removable storage medium used to store data in digital input devices such as cameras and audio recorders; some versions are called memory sticks
Optical storage storage device that records data by burning microscopic holes in the surface of the disk with a laser
Playback system a computer that is configured to play multimedia projects, as contrasted with a development system used to create multimedia projects
Plug-in a usually small piece of software that adds features to or enhances a larger piece of software
Podcast an audio broadcast that has been converted to an MP3 file or other audio file format for playback in a digital music player or computer
Podcasting software a collection of programs used to create, broadcast, and receive podcasts
Recording software programs designed to record audio files
Red, Green, Blue (RGB) the color model used to display color on computer monitors, televisions, and similar devices
Resolution the quality or sharpness of an image, usually measured in pixels per inch; the more pixels, the higher the resolution
Painting software programs used to create bitmap images; useful in creating original art because they provide the tools used by artists (such as brushes and pens)
Presentation software programs used to create graphic presentations with visual aids, handouts, slides, etc; or for creating text with graphics, audio, and/or video
Sound editing software software used to edit and manipulate audio files
Terabyte (Tb) a unit of storage measuring roughly one trillion bytes
Video capture device an expansion device (internal or external) that digitizes full-motion video from a VCR, camera, or other video source
Video editing software program used to capture, edit and manipulate video images, add effects, titles, music to create studio-quality video
Web design software programs used to design and create single web pages or entire web sites
Universal Serial Bus (USB) an external serial bus standard that supports data transfer rates of 480 mbps (480 million bits per second); allows for standardized interface socket
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