Multimedia: Making it Work, Seventh Edition

Multimedia: Making it Work, Seventh Edition

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Thoroughly Updated for the Latest Advances in Multimedia Learn the fundamental concepts and essential skills required for a successful career in multimedia from this bestselling guide. Multimedia: Making It Work, Seventh Edition shows you how to use text, images, sound, and video to deliver compelling messages and content in meaningful ways. You will learn to design, organize, and produce multimedia projects such as CD-ROMs, DVDs, and professional web sites. Each chapter includes step-by-step instructions, full-color illustrations and screenshots, self-quizzes, and hands-on projects.

Inside this book, you will learn how to:

Master the building blocks of multimedia, including text, images, audio, video, and animation
Record, process, and edit digital audio
Work with bitmap, vector, and 3-D images
Create vivid computer animations
Shoot and edit digital video
Select the best hardware, software, and authoring tools for your needs
Design dynamic Web content
Determine the scope and cost of a multimedia project
Acquire the appropriate content and best talent
Prepare and deliver a professional multimedia project

Each chapter includes:

Learning objectives
Full-color illustrations
Helpful notes, tips, and warnings
Chapter summaries and key term lists
End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects
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Product details

  • Paperback | 514 pages
  • 211 x 277 x 17mm | 1,021g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 175 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0072264519
  • 9780072264517
  • 1,640,926

Table of contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTSINTRODUCTION1 What is Multimedia? 2 Introduction to Making Multimedia 3 Multimedia Skills 4 Text 5 Sound 966 Images 7 Animation 8 Video 9 Hardware 10 Basic Software Tools 11 Multimedia Authoring Tools 12 The Internet and How It Works 13 Tools for the World Wide Web 14 Designing for the World Wide Web 15 Planning and Costing 16 Designing and Producing 17 Content and Talent 18 DeliveringGLOSSARYINDEX
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About Tay Vaughan

Tay Vaughan (Appleton, ME), a recognized authority and pioneer in the area of multimedia, is president of Timestream, Inc., a cross-platform, multi-format CD-ROM design and development company. His clients include Apple, Lotus, Microsoft, Novell, and Sun. He was one of the founders of the Computer Press Association and has written numerous articles on multimedia-related topics.
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