DECP 05: Developing e-Content
Video File Format
Video streaming * Streaming is the transfer of data in a continuous being played over the Web (usually audio or video) that allows the user to play it as it arrives. * To receive this content, you must have the right plug-in for the application, such as RealPlayer, QuickTime viewer, etc. * A method for transferring data continuously. Streaming allows you to display the data on your browser before the entire file is transmitted.
* To transfer (data or programs) from a server or host computer to one's own computer or device.
* Allows media to be played quicker because it is downloaded to ones computer.
* Allows media to be played offline because its already downloaded in user’s computer.