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In the Graphics & Video section, we explore the processes behind manipulating visual content on your computer. We’ll explore the processes behind manipulating graphics and video.

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Why are there so many different image formats on the Web?

GIF and JPEG formats may be the most commonly used, but there are other useful image formats for more specific purposes. Find out what they are and how to use them.


How 3-D Gestures Work

How 3-D Gestures Work

3-D gestures may be the future for operating computers. Find out what tools make 3-D gestures possible and how it will work. See more »

Can a computer recreate what you're seeing?

Can a computer recreate what you're seeing?

Can a computer recreate how you see things? Learn how researching are using MRI data and computers to try and recreate what you're seeing. See more »

How to Watch Free Movies on Your Computer

How to watch free movies on your computer. Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn more about how to watch free movies on your computer. See more »

How to Upload a Video to a Computer

How to Upload a Video to a Computer. Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn more about how to upload a video to a computer. See more »

Can you find free video editing software on the Internet?

Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn whether you can find free video editing software on the Internet in this article. See more »

How Silverlight Works

How Silverlight Works

Microsoft Silverlight is a platform for rich Internet application development similar to Adobe Flash. Learn more about Microsoft Silverlight See more »

How Video Editing Works

How Video Editing Works

Video editing allows you to create studio-quality movies right from your home. Learn about video editing and read expert reviews about video editing software. See more »

How does my computer know when to activate the screensaver?

How does my computer know when to activate the screensaver?

How does my computer know when to activate the screensaver? See more »

How Shockwave 3-D Technology Works

How Shockwave 3-D Technology Works

3-D Shockwave is a new technology that lets you manipulate 3-D images over the Internet. Find out how it works. See more »

What are TrueType fonts?

What are TrueType fonts?

What are TrueType fonts? Take a look at what makes a TrueType font. See more »