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Unit 2 MM Vocab


Ratio of width to height in the dimensions of a frame Aspect Ratio
Process whereby overlay cards display video on the screen and one of the colors becomes transparent Chroma Key
Compression/decompression programs used to reduce the size of files Codec
Two adjacent video clips with no transition Cuts
Setting length of clip/image Duration
A dissolve to or from a background color (often black) Fading
A single still image in a video or animation Frame
The speed at which frames appear on a display, measured by frames per second Frame Rate
Also referred to as resolution, expressed by the horizontal and vertical dimensions, in pixels, of a frame Frame Size
How many frames display in one second Frames Per Second (FPS)
To bring information into a computer program Import
Editing in a sequential order Linear Editing
The standard broadcast system used in the United States and Japan National Television Standard Committee (NTSC)
Not editing in a sequential order Nonlinear Editing
The standard broadcast system used in Europe and Australia Phase Alternation Line (PAL)
Creating and editing video Production
A cable that usually has a yellow, a red, and a white plug that is used to connect a camcorder to a VCR, DVD, or capture card on a computer RCA Cable
To build a preview or project Render
Manual preview Scrubbing
Layering images or video Superimpose
Part of video editing window that displays tracks Timeline
Adding words to video Title
Special effects, such as fade in and fade out, that can be set to occur between frames in an animation Transition
The process of transferring video to the computer Video Capture
Making changes to taped footage Video Editing
A strip of magnetic media onto which video and audio signals can be recorded Video Home System (VHS) Tape
A voice track over music or video Voice Overlay
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