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4. The Transmission of Digital Audio: Data Formats
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Now that you understand the fundamental concepts, terms, and principles behind analog audio and how it is digitized into digital audio, it is time to explore how digital audio is compressed and stored using popular open source digital audio file formats.
You’ll learn about advanced digital audio concepts, such as compression, codecs, bit rates, streaming audio, captive digital audio, and HD audio. Finally, you’ll look at a number of powerful digital audio formats that are supported by open source content development platforms, such as HTML5, Java, JavaFX, ...