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Learning VirtualDub: The Complete Guide to Capturing, Processing and Encoding Digital Video by Georgios Diamantopoulos, Sohail Salehi

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Older Codecs

Windows ships with several codecs that VirtualDub may use. Launch VirtualDub to see what options are available to you. Select Video | Compression (the associated keyboard shortcut has changed in version 1.6.0 from Ctrl+C to Ctrl+P):

Older Codecs

The list is populated with all the codecs available to VirtualDub. When you select one, VirtualDub will also display any known restrictions such as accepted color spaces on the right. In all honesty, the only codecs that you might ever use from that list are Microsoft’s H.261 and H.263 codecs. H.261 was designed for video-conferencing applications at bit rates that are multiples of 64 kilobits per second. ...

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