– There are two major types of sound applications for multimedia development: sampled and synthesized sounds. Briefly explain the two types of sound applications and give examples for each type.

– What is authoring software? Briefly describe the purpose of authoring software using an example.

– Why is video compression necessary? What are the three strategies for video compression? Briefly explain each strategy.

– What is 3D graphic designing? Identify the four steps in creating 3-D graphics. Explain each step.