Algorithms practical example – Data compression based on the example of MP3 © Siemens Stiftung 2020 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Algorithms practical example – Data compression based on the example of MP3

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This graphic shows the processes involved in compressing an audio file.

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2020-12-16
The uncompressed audio file passes through an encoder, which transforms the file into a compressed audio file. Later, a decoder converts this compressed file to a playable format that the listener hears without an audible difference. The required storage space is merely smaller.
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