codec

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of coder and decoder

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

codec (plural codecs)

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  1. (computing) A device or program capable of performing transformations on a data stream or signal.
    Audio and video codecs are important in making multimedia files small enough to distribute and simple to play back.

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