Data Compression? - urgent!

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?

Grade A, tks
LVL 3
InNoCenT_Ch1ldAsked:
Who is Participating?
 
objectsCommented:
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.
0
 
objectsCommented:
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
0
 
objectsCommented:
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.