DirectX(reg), RDX, RSX, and MMX(TM) Technology: A Jumpstart Guide to High Performance APIs book for multimedia developers covers multimedia technology. The book describes this technology and covers topics such as an overview of media on the PC and making the media mix. A CD-ROM is included.
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