Multimedia

(1) Systems that support the interactive use of text, audio, still images, video, and graphics. Each of these elements must be converted in some way from analog form to Digital form before they can be used in a computer application. Thus, the distinction of multimedia is the Convergence of previously diverse systems. (2) The combination of various forms of media (texts, graphics, animation, audio, etc.) to communicate information. The term also refers to information products that include text, audio, and visual content.

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