Basics of Computer Science – Multimedia

In this chapter, we will discuss how the Computer Multimedia works. If a system presents, some information through more than two media, it is known as multimedia. For example, TV presents audio and video; book presents text, image, and graphs, computer, etc.

The information presented through multimedia has better quality and capability, as it can be understood easily.


The advanced computer system is a great example of modern multimedia.

Literal Meaning of Multimedia
In this section, we will understand the literal meaning of multimedia.

· Multi − it means more than one

· Medium − it is singular and it means intermediary or mean

· Media − it is plural and it means conveying the information

Likewise, Multimedia is the field of Computer Science that integrates different forms of information and represents in the form of audio, video, and animation along with the traditional media, i.e., text, graphics/drawings, images, etc.

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