College Connection
Video Introduction

Information about the encoded files available for download

The files below were developed by Austin Community College for their College Connection program. They may be used by any college/university. If you have any questions or would like to request a DVD version of the files, please e-mail Susan Thomason, sthomaso@austincc.edu. As a courtesy, please let us know that you are using this video so that we can track it's use. Please e-mail your name, college/university, and e-mail to the address above.

RECOMMENDED FILE FOR LOCAL PLAYBACK (from a CD or computer hard drive) CCgen_power_point_LG_1340k.wmv
Windows Media format
Window size: 640x354.
Bandwidth: 1340k.
Playback from a CD or computer hard drive. Not recommended for web delivery. Can be embedded into a powerpoint presentation.
Should not be used as a source file for recompression.

RECOMMENDED FILES FOR WEB DELIVERY
CCgen_flash_med_512k.flv
Flash video format (progressive download)
Window size: 540x298 (medium)
Bandwidth: 415k
Host on a regular web server
Also for playback from a CD or computer hard drive.
Must be embedded into a flash .swf file for viewing (or viewed with a separate stand-alone flash video player).
Should not be used as a source file for recompression.

CCgen_flash_LG_stream_768K.flv
Flash video format (streaming)
Window size: 640x354 (large)
Bandwidth: 665k
Stream from a Flash server
Not recommended for hosting on a regular web server.
Also for playback from a CD or computer hard drive. Must be embedded into a flash .swf file for viewing (or viewed with a separate stand-alone flash video player).
Should not be used as a source file for recompression.

ADDITIONAL ALTERNATE FILES
CCgen_QT_med_130k.mov
Quicktime format
Window size: 540x298
Bandwidth: 130k
Playback from a CD or computer hard drive.
Can be used for web delivery.
May be used as a source file for recompression, but not recommended (see "Source file availability," below)

CCgen_Realmedia_med_256k.rm
RealMedia 10 format (streaming)
Window size: 400x220
Bandwidth: 250k Stream from a RealMedia/Helix server
For web delivery.
Should not be used as a source file for recompression

The video is also available on DVD. Please email Susan Thomason, sthomaso@austincc.edu, for more information.

SOURCE FILE AVAILABILITY
For those schools with digital media specialists on staff who wish to compress the video to their specifications, the video source file is available upon request.
The file specs are: Quicktime animation codec 720x486 non-square pixels: NTSC D1 .9 PAR filesize: 1.13 GB
Please note this file is not designed for playback, but for re-compression.
To request a copy of the file on a DVD, contact Susan Thomason, sthomaso@austincc.edu.