Codec is a program that encodes and decodes digital data streams or signals. It stands for compression/decompression, but is also referred to as compressor/decompressor or code/decode. More » Technology Computer Programming

Install the MKV codec in Windows Media Player by downloading the codec pack and running the installer. Once installed, import the MKV file to WMP, and test the playback. You need an Internet-ready computer with Windows 7... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

To extract the audio stream from a video file, download and install a video converter utility that supports multiple video and audio formats, such as Any Video Converter. Add the video file to AVC, select the desired aud... More » Technology Audio Equipment

DivX is a commercial algorithm that encodes and decodes videos in order to compress their file size. While the source code of DivX is not available to the public, DivX operates similarly to other codecs available to vide... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

Some commonly used types of dashboard layouts include panel-based layouts, which use a grid of rectangular information blocks to present data to the user, and layouts with statistics integrated into the layout such as ba... More » Technology Computer Programming

The Java programming language allows users to play games, interact with maps, explore virtual worlds and transfer data, among other uses. It has an architecture that makes it usable across different types of platforms, i... More »

A standard deviation determines how spread out the values are in a set of data. The standard deviation is the measure of variability of any set of numerical values about their arithmetic mean and is represented by the Gr... More »