Category: Sound and Multimedia
Caution Level: Safe
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Operating System: Windows 98/ 2000/ ME/ XP
Latest Version / Release Date: R2.04 / September 12th, 2008
The Audio Codecs are hardware devices that are in a computer program which compresses or decompresses the digital audio information regarding a particular audio file formatting or the streaming of the audio format. The name codec means coder as well as decorder that are its pronounced as one like codec-decorder. The main reason for the Audio Codecs algorithm is representing the fidelity of an audio high signal with a minimum quantity of the bits at the same time it retains the quality. With this type of information in ones computer it can reduce the storage with effectiveness as the bandwidth that is required to transmit the audio stored files. With most codecs they are designed as a library which has an interface to an individual or more players that are multimedia for example the Winamp, Windows Player Medias as well as the XMMS.
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The Audio Codecs are able to convert the analog signals a bit stream that is digital as well as another same codec that converts the bit stream digital back to the analog signal. With the codecs a person is able to encode an audio for storing in the digitals mediums like the CDs as well as the files in the computers. With the Audio Codecs, they are usually used to exchange the audio with the digital exchange lines like the SPDIF. With the Audio Codecs, there are normally two types that are the lossy compression group and the lossless compression. With both this codes a person is able to customize settings; one is able to add the AC3 SPDIF a blue screen shows if the SPDIF is out forcing to the 44K. One can change the DMA threshold that is from the six to the tenth decreasing noise at the chipset ATI SB400. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Audio Codecs errors before installing any driver updates.