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8-bit Uncompressed Video

8-bit Uncompressed Video:┬áVideo that uses a single 8-bit number to represent the primary color (red, green, blue) of each pixel. One eight-bit number describes red, one describes green, and one describes blue (so three 8-bit numbers are needed for each pixel). 8-bit uncompressed video means the RGB or the red, green, and blue values are each represented by a number from 0 to 255. 0 represents the absence of the color, 255 represents full color. The digital video data that has not been compressed or was created without compression means all three numbers are in the video file. Since even standard video has (720×480) or 365,000 pixels for each frame, these video files can be quite large. 8-bit is associated with professional-level video capture and curation. [ Video Glossary ]

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