Free Streaming Primer available for download

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One of the most popular downloads from the Streaming Learning Center was our original streaming media primer. Now we’re releasing a new primer, covering the materials shown in the table of contents below.


The primer is a component of my new Udemy course, Mastering the Adobe Media Encoder. It started out as a document to explain most of the terms in the Adobe Media Encoder interface, and grew from there. As you can see from the Table of Contents, it covers concepts like Constant Quality/CRF encoding, which isn’t available in the Adobe Media Encoder but was worth including for completeness sakes. While definitely for novices, there are some terms and concepts explained that might help even intermediate users, like adaptive streaming. 

The document itself is a SlideDoc, as coined by the inventor of the SlideDoc, Nancy Duarte. According to Duarte, a slidedoc “is a document created using presentation software, where visuals and words unite to illustrate one clear point per page.” You can see that in the following slide.


Because of this presentation style, the 77-page document is easy to skim and should be easy to find what you’re looking for, get the point and move on. That’s the theory, anyway. Why don’t you have a look and tell me what you think. 

Download the new primer here


#1SathishSaid this on 12/11/2014 At 07:59 am

Thanks for sharing the excellent guide. 

#2Jan OzerSaid this on 12/17/2014 At 09:18 pmIn reply to #1Thanks for the kind words; I'm glad you found it useful.