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Ultimedia Services Version 2 for AIX: Programmer's Guide and Reference

About This Book

This book provides information on the Ultimedia Services product. Topics covered include specific information about the supplied multimedia objects; and detailed descriptions of the multimedia object methods. (Note that this manual uses the terms class and object interchangeably. Chapter 9 provides a more precise definition of both class and object.)

Who Should Use This Book

This book is intended for programmers writing their own applications, which include multimedia objects. These objects enable application programs to play and record digital media and also provide for media file access, compression and decompression of video, device access, and filtering of audio data.

How to Use This Book

Overview of Contents

This book contains the following chapters and appendixes:


The following highlighting conventions are used in this book:

Bold Identifies commands, subroutines, keywords, files, structures, directories, and other items whose names are predefined by the system. Also identifies graphical objects such as buttons, labels, and icons that the user selects.
Italics Identifies parameters whose actual names or values are to be supplied by the user.
Monospace Identifies examples of specific data values, examples of text similar to what you might see displayed, examples of portions of program code similar to what you might write as a programmer, messages from the system, or information you should actually type.

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