Audio & Visual

Audio and Video are various forms of media for sale online. Our media sales come in a wide variety of formats. We offer audio cassettes and CDs of various genres. The videos are in VHS and DVD format of various films spanning a wide range of genres.

The terms commonly refer to the time-based media storage format for sound/music and moving pictures information. Therefore the digital recording, also referred to as audio and video codecs can be uncompressed. Also, the lossless compressed, or lossy compressed depends on the desired quality and use cases.

Codecs can usually contain one audio channel (mono), two audio channels (stereo), or more channels (e.g. “5.1” surround). For example, the human voice is recorded using one channel while music uses in general two or more channels. The quality will vary depending on the bitrate, ie the number of bits used per unit of playback time. Therefore anything you need to purchase for your media needs to contact Affordable Retailers

Video codecs will contain a sequence of frames, ie still pictures and, for compressed formats, movements between those pictures. Quality will vary depending on the number of frames per second, color space, resolution, etc.

Media storage formats will contain audio codec streams, video codec streams, captions, and meta information. It combines them to provide the audio or the video, with an alternative or enhanced materials. In general, a video will have one video codec stream, one or more alternative audio codec streams, and may have captions and meta information.