File Interchange Handbook: For professional images, audio and metadata

File Interchange Handbook: For professional images, audio and metadata

by Brad Gilmer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240806050

ISBN-13: 9780240806051

Pub. Date: 03/31/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The File Interchange Handbook provides a comprehensive look at all professional file formats for the transfer of images, sound and metadata, including the Material eXchange Format (MXF), Advanced Authoring Format (AAF), Windows Media 9-ASF, QuickTime, General eXchange Format (GXF), and Digital Picture Exchange (DPX). Learn from the lead author of each format the

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Overview

The File Interchange Handbook provides a comprehensive look at all professional file formats for the transfer of images, sound and metadata, including the Material eXchange Format (MXF), Advanced Authoring Format (AAF), Windows Media 9-ASF, QuickTime, General eXchange Format (GXF), and Digital Picture Exchange (DPX). Learn from the lead author of each format the purpose, functionality, structure, and gain a necessary edge with their perspectives into the future. This is a must-have reference for every film and video professional moving to computer based production and distribution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240806051
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/31/2004
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Intro—Brad Gilmer, Gilmer & Associates, Inc.
1. History / background—Hans Hoffman, EBU
2. Metadata dictionary—Oliver Morgan, Metaglue Corporation
3. Digital Picture eXchange (DPX)—Dave Bancroft, Thomson
4. General eXchange Format (GXF)—Bob Edge and Ray Baldock, Thomson Grass Valley
5. Material eXchange Format (MXF)—Jim Wilkinson, Sony, and Bruce Devlin, Snell & Wilcox, Ltd
6. Advanced Authoring Format (AAF)—Phil Tudor, BBC
7. Windows Media 9-Advanced System Format (ASF)—Nick Vicars-Harris, Microsoft Corporation
8. Apple QuickTime—George Towner, Apple Computer, Inc.

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