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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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Summary

This chapter rounded up VirtualDub’s capabilities—you should now be able to run a full encoding job: from capturing to processing, multiplexing, and encoding. You are now fully aware of the possibilities, but feel free to refer back to the steps of each process. In this chapter we learned about the following:

  • Old and modern codecs
  • Interoperability—what it is and how it relates to you
  • Where to get and how to install new codecs
  • How to compress the audio and video
  • How to use job control to automate jobs in VirtualDub
  • How to manually calculate the total audio and video bitrate
  • How to configure modern codecs
  • How to use settings of modern MPEG-4 codecs like DivX and XviD
  • How to multiplex audio and video

That’s it! Good luck with your VirtualDub projects! ...

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