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What is compression? Why is it necessary to compress files? - Multimedia Compression.
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What is compression? Why is it necessary to compress files?



- Compression refers to reducing the original file size.

- Video and audio files consume more disk space compared to document files.

- While sending the files as attachments in an email, the email may not send the file, as the size is more that it takes.

- Compressed files with less disk space can be sent as attachments in an email.

- Compressed files reduce time to attach, upload and download files.

- Some of the internet servers need only compressed files to upload and download.

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