Faster Smarter Digital Video

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Microsoft Press, Dec 20, 2002 - Computers - 346 pages
"Faster Smarter Digital Video" shows you how to produce high-quality digital video -- faster, smarter, and easier! You get practical, concise guidance for choosing a digital camcorder; capturing better video; editing footage and audio; adding professional effects; using the digital media capabilities in the Microsoft "RM" Windows "RM" XP operating system; and delivering your final production live, canned, or over the Web. "Faster Smarter Digital Video" delivers accurate, how-to information that's easy to absorb and apply. The language is friendly and down-to-earth, with no jargon or silly chatter. Use the concise explanations, easy numbered steps, and visual examples that help you swing into action -- and get the job done!

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Welcome to the World of Digital Video
Windows XP and Digital Video
Choosing the Right Video Camera

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About the author (2002)

Douglas Dixon is a technologist and author who works in the "Video Valley" of Princeton, NJ. As a technology leader at Sarnoff Corp., and previously as a software product manager at Intel, Doug has extensive experience developing multimedia and Web technology into consumer products. Doug is a contributing editor for "Camcorder and Computer Video" and "Digital Photographer" magazines, covering video editing and streaming media technology and tools, from DV to DVD, consumer to professional. He is active in professional activities and speaks at local, regional, and national meetings, from user groups to industry conferences.

Doug's other books include "Desktop DVD Authoring" (New Riders, Oct. 2002), and the previous edition of "How to Use Adobe Premiere 6" (Sams, July 2001).

Although he writes about new and cutting-edge technology, Doug's focus is on making technology understandable and useful for real people. For more on these topics, see his Manifest Technology web site at

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