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codec

A device that uses hardware and/or software to translate analogue transmissions into digital transmissions and compressed data from 10- to 100-fold. Codecs were used to transmit information in telemedicine, but are now of historic interest.

codec

Coder/decoder Telemedicine A device that uses hardware and/or software to translate analog transmissions into digital transmissions and compresses data from 10- to 100-fold; codecs are used to transmit information in telemedicine. See Asynchronous transfer mode switching, T-1, Telemedicine.
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This codec pack introduces support for GStreamer 1.0 as well as the traditional GStreamer 0.10 support.
Besides providing support for GStreamer 1.0, Fluendo Codec Pack 18 also includes the following improvements:
Fluendo Codec Pack release 15 also adds support to Totem/playbin2 playback in recent distributions, which contains some GStreamer regressions preventing hardware accelerated video playback.
"We took extra-extra care and paid minute attention to details to make sure our product is dependable." "Installing the Codec Pack is like lighting up Windows Explorer," said a local photographer, early user of the product.
Codecs are downloaded together with video programs or in codec packs and most video players usually install a number of common codecs with the actual player programs.