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Multimedia On The PC By IAN R Sinclair

Rs. 162.00

Author: IAN R Sinclair


  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: BPB Publications
  • ISBN: 817029441X
  • Edition: 1995
  • Pages: 194
  • Dimension: 23.5 X 18 X 1 cm


Multimedia is a major growth area of PC computing, and its importance is set to increase as the selection of CD-ROM becomes even greater. In this book, you’ll find out what a CD ROM is, how it works, and why it is such a perfect add-on for a PC, allowing you to buy programs ,text ,graphics and sound on the CD. Ian Sinclair describes the installation of a CD-ROM drive and a sound card, pointing out the common problems that arise, and then shows how to use them to create a complete multimedia presentation that contains text, photos, a soundtrack with your own voice recorded as a commentary, even animation and edited footage, You’l l also find out how to hear your typed text spoken by your computer.   

Table of Contents:

1.       Introducing Multimedia

2.       CD-ROM and how it works

3.       Adding CD-ROM drive

4.       Text-based data

5.       Working with images

6.       Sound Waves

7.       Adding a sound card

8.       Using sound

9.       Generating your own card 1

10.   More advanced aspects

11.   Bundled software

12.   Using Picture Book  

Appendix A: Printing out a README file

Appendix B:Specialised suppliers

Appendix C:Further reading

Appendix D:The Public Domain Software Library

Appendix E: Multimedia in India

Glossary of terms