Video and video card terms

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope
Top 10 Video and Video Card Terms

HDMI cable from MediabridgeOutput device
Monitor
Video adapter
Projector
HDMI
VGA
VDU
Flat-panel display
AGP
32-bit

Number

16-bit
16:9
24-bit
2D
3-D
32-bit
3D
3DFX
4:3
720p
8-bit
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A

Example of antialiasingAA filter
Active-matrix display
AGP
AGP Aperture
AIMM
Analog monitor
Animation
Anti-aliasing
Anti-glare screen
Aperture grille
Artificats
Aspect ratio

B

Logisys blue CCFL for computerBacklight
Bitmap
Bitmap font
Bit-mapped graphic
Blur
Brightness
Brush
Bump mapping
Burn in

C

Computer monitor CRTCandle
Candelas
Candle Power
Catalyst
Cathode-Ray Oscilloscope
Cathode-Ray Tube
CCC
CCFL
Cel
CGA
Character cell
Clipping
Codec
Composite
Computer graphic
Computer picture
Contouring
Contrast
Contrast ratio
CrossFire
CRT
CSTN

D

Dead pixel and stuck pixelDead pixel
Degauss
Detonators
Digital display
Digital monitor
Digitize
Direct3D
DirectX
Display
Display attribute
Display element
DisplayPort
Dithering
DivX
DOT pitch
Double buffering
Double-layer SuperTwisted Nematic
DPI
Drift
DSTN
DTS
Dual monitor
Dual-scan display
Dualview
DVI
DXI

E

EGA
Electron gun
Elf emissions
Enhanced graphics adapter
EVGA
Eyefinity

F

Computer monitorFIF
Fixed-frequency monitor
Flat-panel display
Flat screen
Flicker
Flip
Float
Foot candle
FPS
Fractal compression
Fractals
Frame
Frame capture board
Frame rate
Framebuffer
FSTN
Full-motion video
Full-page display
FullScreen

G

GrayscaleGallery
Gamma correction
Gas-plasma display
GDDR
GeForce
Ghosting
Gif
Gif89a
GIFV
Gimp
Glare screen
GPU
Grabber
Gradient
Granularity
Graphic
Graphics accelerator card
Graphics file
Graphic character
Graphic resolution
Graphics controller
Graphics mode
Grayscale

H

H.264
HDMI
Hercules
HGA
High contrast
High-persistence phosphor
High resolution
Horizontal scan rate
HPA
HPD
HSYNC

I

Illuminance
Image
Image enhancement
Image processing
In-betweening
Indeo
IRGB
Intensity bit
Interactive graphic
Interactive video
Interlacing
Invert
ISO 9241-3
Isometric view

J

Jaggies
JPEG

K

Key frame

L

Landscape monitor
Layering
LCD
LCD segment
Lens flare
Letterbox
Liquid crystal
Liquid-crystal display
Lo-res.
Low resolution
Lumen
Luminance
Lux

M

Nokia phone with Monochrome displayMatrix
Maximum resolution
MCGA
MDA
Moire
Monitor
Monochrome
Monochrome monitor
Morphing
Mov
Movie
MPC
MPEG
MPEG-4
Multifrequency monitor
Multimedia
Multiscanning monitor

N

Native resolution
Negative
Nit
Nixie tube
Noninterlaced
NTSC

O

Object-oriented graphics
OLED
OpenGL
Output device
Output screen

P

Example of pixelsPAL
Paper-white
Passive 3D
Passive-matrix display
Persistence
Perspective view
PGA
Phosphor
Photo
Photo retouching
Photorealism
Physics engine
Picture
Pixel
Pixel image
Pixelated
Plasma screen
Play button
PNG
Polygon
POV
PPI
Presentation graphics
Privacy filter
Projector

Q

QSXGA
QuickTime
QXGA

R

ATI RadeonRadeon
RAMDAC
Raster
Ray tracing
Real-time animation
Refresh
Refresh rate
Render
Resolution
Response time
Retina Display
Reverse video
RGB
RGB monitor
RIP
RLE
Rotate

S

S-video connectionS-Video
Sampling
Scan line
SCART
Screen
Screen flicker
SGRAM
Shadow
Shadow mask
Sharpness
Sideband addressing
SLI
Slide show
Snow
Stutter
Supertwisted nematic
Super Video Graphics Array
SVGA
SXGA
SXGA+

T

touchscreenT&L
Texel
Text mode
Texture filtering
Thumbnail
TFT
TI 34010
TIFF
TIGA
TN
Touch screen
Transform and Lighting
Trichromatic
Trinitron
True color
TV Tuner card
Tweening

U

USWC
UXGA

V

VCEG
VDU
Vector
Vertical retrace
VESA
VGA
VGA mode
Video
Video accelerator
Video adapter
Video buffer
Video card
Video digitizer
Video display
Video editing software
Video for Windows
Video input
Video memory
Video mode
Video on Demand
Video overlay
Video port
Video signal
Video standards
Videoconferencing
Vertical retrace
Videotex
Viewable area
Viewing angle
Virtual
Virtual image
Virtual reality
Vertical sync signal
VLF
VOB converter
VoD
Voxel
VR
VSYNC

W

WireframeWatermark
WDDM
Widescreen
Windows Live Movie Maker
Windows-based acceleration
Wireframe
WMV
WQHD
WQXGA
WSXGA
WUXGA
WXGA
WXGA+

X

XGA

Y

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Z

Zoom

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