a commonly-used QuickTime codec for CD-ROM video compression. Allows temporal and spatial compression, as well as data rate limiting.
A method of image data compression.
The codec allows temporal and spatial compression. It is a codec primarily used for CD-ROM video compression or for WWW compression.
A compression codec (see Codec) for video typically operating at 320 x 240 pixels (picture element; a single point in a graphic image) at 15 frames per second. Cinepak does well with high motion video, but tends to be blurry and will only compress at 256 colors. It was originally developed to work with early CD-ROMs, which had low data transfer rates.
A QuickTime CODEC. Very lossy but ideal for delivery mediums with low data rates such as CDROM or the Web.
A video compression algorithm often used on CD-ROMS.
A Quicktime codec used primarily for CD-ROM video compression. It allows temporal and spatial compression, as well as limiting the data-rate. Newer codecs offer superior image quality and features, but Cinepak is still used for backwards capability.
A video compression codec supported in both QuickTime and Windows Media that was popular in the 1990s for the development of interactive multimedia CD-ROM.
A video compression/decompression algorithm from SuperMac Technologies, Sunnyvale, CA, that is used to compress movie files.
A software file-compression scheme for video that's well suited to low-power CPUs. Established by SuperMac (now Radius Technologies), it is common on Windows and the Mac OS.
One of the very first CODECs (see next) that allowed video to be compressed at a fairly high rate for its day. It still has a few advantages in that a movie compressed in Cinepak can be played in many different video players.
codec implemented for both QuickTime and AVI (Microsoft windows standard for desktop video). It is an asymmetrical codec, meaning that movies encoded with it take a long time to compress, but decompress very rapidly at playback time. CinePak was originally created to compress movies for rapid decompression and playback off of CD-ROMs.
Cinepak is a video codec developed by SuperMatch, a division of SuperMac Technologies, and released in 1992 as part of Apple Computer's Quicktime video suite. It was designed to encode 320x240 resolution video at 1x (150 kbyte/s) CD-ROM transfer rates. The codec was ported to the Windows platform in 1993.