• ´╗┐ADC

    Analog to digital converter.

  • Audio CD

    CDs containing computerised audio data

  • Bit

    A measure of quantity of data. A bit is one binary digit - a 0 or a 1.

  • Codec

    A computer program capable of encoding and/or decoding a digital data stream.

  • Compressed Audio Format

    Any format that will reduce the space required in storing or representing an audio signal eg mp3

  • DAC

    Digital to analog converter

  • Hz

    Hertz. Measures a frequency in number of cycles per second

  • MP3

    A lossy size-compressed audio format which is the main format for transmitting audio over the internet

  • Ogg Vorbis

    An Open Source lossy size-compressed audio format

  • WAV

    A format used for lossless uncompressed audio.

  • WMA

    A format that is a lossy size-compressed audio format developed by Microsoft

  • Windows Media Player

    A piece of software found on Windows computers that plays audio and video files

  • iTunes

    A piece of software that plays audio and video files

Congratulations! You have now completed the Audio and Video Software course. Remember that you can return to any topic by using the menu at the top of the screen.