Demultiplexing

Software or logic circuits that extract individual elementary streams of a media file, e.g., audio, video, or subtitles and sends them to their respective decoders for actual decoding.

A process that involves software or logic circuits that extract individual elementary streams of a media file, e.g., audio, video, or subtitles and sends them to their respective decoders for actual decoding.

A demultiplexer for digital media files, or media demultiplexer, also called a file splitter by laymen or consumer software providers, is software that demultiplexes individual elementary streams of a media file, e.g., audio, video, or subtitles and sends them to their respective decoders for actual decoding. Media demultiplexers are not decoders themselves but are format container handlers that separate media streams from a (container) file and supply them to their respective audio, video, or subtitles decoders.

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Demultiplexing
also known as
  • Demux
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  • Image by Poofjunior: demux circuit — from flic.kr
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