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provides the facility to add a new audio clip or delete an existing audio clip from
Audio file importing. The task of creating a multimedia application
incorporating audio can often be greatly simplified if the application software can
import audio files in some standard formats. Common audio file formats
include .WAV (Windows files), .MID (MIDI files), .VOC, and .INS.
3. Software support for high quality sound. If a multimedia application uses very
high quality audio, to reproduce the sound effectively, it is important to have not
only the necessary hardware but also software support for both recording and
playback of high quality audio. Some software allows users to select the fidelity
level by capturing sound using varying values of quantization and sampling rate.
Some software also has a conversion utility that allows users to convert the
sampling rate of audio files.
Recording and playback capabilities. A multimedia system with audio
capability should allow the user to control the recording and playback of an audio
sequence. For example, it should provide the user with options to "pause" and
"replay" the sound sequence. 5.
Text-to-speech conversion software.
This software is used to
convert written text into corresponding sound.
6. Speech-to-text conversion software. This software is used to convert speech
into corresponding text.
7. Voice recognition software. This software is used to identify the speaker of a
given voice by matching the voice with a set of voices stored in a database along
with the details of the speaker of each voice.
Like animation, computer video deals with the recording and display of a
sequence of images at a reasonable speed to create an impression of movement.
Each individual image of a sequence of images is called a frame. For a jerk-free
full motion video, 25 to 30 frames have to be displayed per second. Like
animation, video is also an important component of multimedia because it is very
useful for illustrati...
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This document was uploaded on 04/07/2014.
- Spring '14