Video and video card terms

Updated: 09/15/2017 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
24-bit
3-D
32-bit
3D
3DFX
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
Brightness
Brush
Bump mapping
Burn in

C

Computer monitor CRTCandle
Candelas
Candle Power
Catalyst
Cathode-Ray Oscilloscope
Cathode-Ray Tube
CCC
CCFL
CGA
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
Dithering
DivX
DOT pitch
Double-layer SuperTwisted Nematic
DPI
Drift
DSTN
DTS
Dual monitor
Dual-scan display
Dualview
DVI
DXI

E

EGA
Elf emissions
Enhanced graphics adapter
EVGA
Eyefinity

F

Computer monitorFixed-frequency monitor
Flat-panel display
Flat screen
Flicker
Foot candle
FPS
Frame
Frame capture board
Frame rate
Framebuffer
FSTN
Full-motion video
Full-page display
FullScreen

G

GrayscaleGamma correction
Gas-plasma display
GDDR
GeForce
Ghosting
Glare screen
GPU
Grabber
Granularity
Graphic
Graphics accelerator card
Graphics controller
Graphics mode
Grayscale

H

HDMI
Hercules
HGA
High contrast
High-persistence phosphor
High resolution
Horizontal scan rate
HPA
HPD

I

IRGB
Intensity bit
Interlacing

J

Jaggies

K

Key frame

L

Landscape monitor
LCD
LCD segment
Letterbox
Liquid crystal
Liquid-crystal display
Lo-res.
Low resolution
Luminance

M

Nokia phone with Monochrome displayMCGA
MDA
Moire
Monitor
Monochrome
Monochrome monitor
Movie
MPC
MPEG
MPEG-4
Multifrequency monitor
Multimedia
Multiscanning monitor

N

Native resolution
Nit
Nixie tube
Noninterlaced
NTSC

O

OLED
OpenGL
Output device
Output screen

P

Example of pixelsPAL
Paper-white
Passive-matrix display
Persistence
PGA
Phosphor
Physics engine
Picture
Pixel
Pixelated
Polygon
POV
PPI
Privacy filter
Projector

Q

QSXGA
QuickTime
QXGA

R

ATI RadeonRadeon
RAMDAC
Raster
Ray tracing
Refresh
Refresh rate
Render
Resolution
Response time
Retina Display
Reverse video
RGB
RGB monitor
Rotate

S

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

T

T&L
Texel
Text mode
Texture filtering
TFT
TI 34010
TN
Touch screen
Transform and Lighting
Trichromatic
Trinitron
True color
TV Tuner card

U

USWC
UXGA

V

VCEG
VDU
Vertical retrace
VESA
VGA
Video
Video accelerator
Video adapter
Video buffer
Video digitizer
Video display
Video card
Videoconferencing
Video input
Video memory
Video mode
Video on Demand
Video overlay
Video port
Vertical retrace
Video standards
Videotex
Viewable area
Viewing angle
Vertical sync signal
VLF
VOB converter
VoD
Voxel

W

WireframeWDDM
Widescreen
Windows-based acceleration
Wireframe
WQHD
WQXGA
WSXGA
WUXGA
WXGA
WXGA+

X

XGA

Y
Currently no listings
Z

Zoom

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