Buffer

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

A buffer may refer to any of the following:

1. When referring to memory, a buffer is a temporary storage in memory that stores information while processing other information.

Buffer2. Online buffering happens while streaming music and videos before they play. This form of buffering helps prevent the media from stopping when it does being to play by downloading a piece of the file first.

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