ratio of width to height in the dimensions of a frame; i.e., frame aspect ratio of NTSC video is 4:3, some motion-picture frame sizes use a more elongated aspect ratio of 16:9.
process whereby overlay cards display video on the screen and one of the colors becomes transparent; any place the transparent color appears, you see the video input.
compression/decompression programs used to reduce the size of files.
two adjacent video clips with no transition; one clip is immediately replaced with another.
setting length of clip/image.
a dissolve to or from a background color (often black)
a single still image in a video or animation.
the speed at which frames appear on a display, measured by frames per second.
also referred to as resolution, expressed by the horizontal and vertical dimensions, in pixels, of a frame
Frames per Second (FPS)
how many frames(or individual pictures) display in one second.
to bring information into a computer or computer program.
editing in a sequential order,i.e.,VHS,cassette teape.
National Television Standard Committee(NTSC)
the standard broadcast system used in the United States and Japan.
not editing in Sequential order,i.e.,CD,DVD.
Phase Alternation Line(PAL)
the standard broadcast system used in Europe and Australia.
creating and editing video.
cable that usually has a yellow, a red, and a white plug that is used to connect a camcorder to a VCR, DVD, or capture card on a computer.
to build a preview or project.
layeing images or video.