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Tech Tips for Using Video on the Internet

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Video on the Internet is displayed differently than both film and analog television. Internet video is really just digital data. When you download a video from YouTube, you are not downloading a video, you are downloading digital code that needs special software to decode it and display it as a video. This software could be Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, or Adobe Flash Player.  

To put this into perspective, everything in your computer is digital data. What you write in a text docum

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