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The MXF Book

An Introduction to the Material eXchange Format, 1st Edition

By Nick Wells, Oliver Morgan, Jim Wilkinson, Bruce Devlin

Routledge

416 pages

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Written by a top team of industry professionals, this must-have guide will introduce you to everything you'll need to know about MXF. The MXF Book introduces and explains the MXF standard and helps engineers write MXF applications. The book also explains the reasons behind many details of the specification documents.

Reviews

"The MXF Book introduces and explains the MXF standard and helps engineers write MXF applications. The book also explains the reasons behind many details of the specification documents." - SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, Aug. 2006

"Written by a team of industry professionals, it introduces and explains the MXF standard and helps engineers write MXF applications. The book also explains the reasons behind many details of the specification documents." - Government Video, Aug. 2006

Table of Contents

Introduction
What is an MXF file?
Case study - Usage and applications of MXF
MXF Physical & Logistical Structures
Constraining MXF - OP usage
How to put essence into an MXF file
DV in MXF
D-10 & D-11 in MXF
Long GoP MPEG and MXF
Audio
Uncompressed
Data Streams and other mappings
HD-CAM
Introduction to User Metadata
DMS-1 Metadata Scheme
Roll your own metadata
Index tables and their Applications
Interoperability with AAF
MXF AAF, UML and XML
Implementers hints and tips
Applications

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED008000
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
PER004000
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General