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Multimedia Foundations, 2nd Edition by Vic Costello

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Key Terms

Action Safe

Alpha Channel

Audio Sweetening

Audio Track

Chroma Key

Clip

Color Correction

Compositing

Cut

Cutaway

Dissolve

Effect

Fade

Freeze Frame

IN and OUT Points

Jump Cut

Keying

Log and Capture

Matte

Mixing

Nonlinear Editing (NLE)

Playhead

Render

Rough Cut

Scratch Disk

Scrubbing

Slug

Sound Effects (SFX)

Split Edit

Three-Point Editing

Timecode

Timeline

Title

Title Safe

Transition

Video Track

Voiceover (VO)

As we get newer and better compression algorithms for video and still-frame images, we’ll approach the next major leap in desktop computing: video on the desktop.

—John C. Dvorak, technology journalist and radio broadcaster (1995)

Chapter Highlights

This chapter examines:

  • The use of nonlinear ...

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