Multimedia & CD-ROMs for dummies: interactive multimedia value pack

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IDG Books Worldwide, Nov 1, 1995 - Computers - 372 pages
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This bundled value pack helps the user understand multimedia's many confusing parts. It contains a copy of Multimedia & CD-ROMs for Dummies, 2nd Ed. and a CD-ROM containing a tour of multimedia covering text, sound, animation, video, and graphics.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Multiple Parts of Multimedia
3
Making Custom Setups
4
or How to Buy Everythinq
7
What Is Multimedia?
9
The Computer That Holds Everything Together
21
or boina Some Serious Work 24 7
24
Sound Cards Those Sound Blaster Things
37
Making Windows Scream and Flash
171
Recording and Playing Sounds on Your PC
197
Putting Photos on Your PC That Kodak CD Stuff
209
Video for Windows Camcorders and Movies
221
Making Custom Setups or Doing Some Serious Work 251
241
Setting Up a MIDI Music Studio
243
Building the Ultimate Game Machine
251
Making Video Presentations
259

Your Monitor and Video Cards
53
Grabbing Movies with a Video Capture Card
65
CD Seedy ROM Drives
79
Those Tempting Multimedia Bundles with Everything
95
Your Plain 01 TV Set Computerized Channel Surfing
101
Those Other Computers
105
Setting Everything Up or That Cable Plugs in Here
113
Installing a Card
115
Installing CDROM Drives
125
Installing a New Monitor
135
Hooking Up Everything to Your Stereo
139
Hooking Up a Camcorder or VCR to Your Computer
145
Hooking Up Stuff to a TV
151
It Doesnt Work
157
Doing Stuff or HoW to Start Playing
169
Turning On the Internets Sound and Video
265
The Part of Tens
281
The Top Ten CDs or Which Are the Good Ones?
283
Ten Cheap Ways to Try Out Multimedia
295
Ten Ways Manufacturers Try to Confuse You
299
Ten Thousand File Formats
305
Ten Solutions to Common Problems
309
Ten GeneralPurpose Tips
317
Ten Legal Dos and Donts
323
Appendixes
327
Whats on the Disc and How to Get to It
329
Glossary
347
Index
357
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About the author (1995)

Andy Rathbone tiene MAs de 15 millones de copias de libros Para Dummies en Prensa, tales como "Windows ME For Dummies" y "Upgrading & Fixing PCs For Dummies,

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