DeCSS is a software program that allows decryption of a CSS-encrypted movie and copying of the files to a hard disc (CSS stands for content scrambling system, and it’s used to protect the content of a DVD disc.) The DeCSS utility made online trading of DVD movies possible, although the interactive elements and outstanding audio/visual quality of DVD are compromised in the process.
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Dots per inch (DPI) measures the resolution of images on a screen or printed page. The more dots, the better the resolution
Duotones are images that only display in two colors.
Like most visual techniques on the Web, duotones come from the world of print. In print, the more colors you use, the slower the production time and the higher the cost, so duotones were often an economical alternative. Duotones can also improve efficiency on the web by enabling the creation of cool-looking images with small file sizes. Duotones are made by first creating a grayscale image and then overlaying it with a different specified color.
These are the types of media you can include in an HTML page, such as audio files, flash or GIF animations.
MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3) is an audio compression format that creates files that can be easily sent or downloaded across the internet.
Using ripper and encoder applications, CD tracks can be converted to MP3 and reduced in size by a factor of 12. MP3 files have varying degrees of sound quality, depending on the encoding settings that are used during the compression process.