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Can anyone tell me what exactly 'Data compression' is. Where can i get more information bout it? where can i get the source code for mpeg file compression?

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Data compression is the process of reducing the size (in bytes) of a piece of data. Here are some links that can explain it better than I:

http://www.data-compression.com/
http://datacompression.info/index.shtml
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Here are some MPEG resources including some decoder code I think:

http://www.mpeg.org/MPEG/video.html

Java Media Framework from Sun is another place to look.
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