Hands-On Guide to Windows Media is a practical guide that teaches how to distribute audio and video efficiently and effectively over computer networks.

This book enables you to get up and running quickly and focuses on one of the most popular tools in the streaming media universe, Windows Media. This book will help you to understand the unique characteristics and demands of streaming audio and video information over packet-switched networks. Ideal even for non-technical readers.

chapter 1|30 pages

Windows Media Quick Start

chapter 2|14 pages

Streaming Media Basics

chapter 3|18 pages

Get Ready to Capture Audio and Video

chapter 4|20 pages

Recording and Capturing Audio and Video

chapter 5|14 pages

Optimizing Your Audio and Video

chapter 6|30 pages

Encoding for Windows Media

chapter 8|24 pages

Delivering Windows Media to Your Audience

chapter 10|14 pages

Encoding and Distributing Live Webcasts

chapter 11|14 pages

Going Beyond the Desktop

chapter 12|12 pages

Advanced Topics