On 21 July 1980 Jack Sams, head of the Software side of IBM's secret personal computer project, contacts Microsoft and on 22 July 1980 they meet with Gates and Ballmer in Redmond. Gates & Ballmer immediately agree to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Without tipping its hand, the IBM people were interested in seeing if Microsoft could deliver the software they needed and whether they were … [Read more...]
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Windows Media Audio (WMA) is an audio data compression technology developed by Microsoft. The name can be used to refer to its audio file format or its audio codecs. It is a proprietary technology that forms part of the Windows Media framework. WMA consists of four distinct codecs. The original WMA codec, known simply as WMA, was conceived as a competitor to the popular MP3 and RealAudio codecs. … [Read more...]
Windows Media Video (WMV) is a compressed video compression format for several proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft.The format is a part of the Windows Media framework that also includes formats like Windows Media Audio (WMA), Advanced Systems Format (ASF) and High Definition Photo (HDP). WMV files use the Microsoft container format and represent Microsoft's own version of MPEG-4 (Part 2) … [Read more...]