Multimedia: text, audio, images, animation, and video

Multimedia refers to content or applications that combine multiple forms of media, including text, audio, images, animation, video, and interactivity. The term rose to prominence in the 1990s with the growth of CD-ROMs and the web.

Defining properties of multimedia include:

Major types of multimedia:

Multimedia development involves disciplines like graphic design, HCI, software engineering, animation, film, etc. Effective multimedia balances aesthetic appeal, usability, and purpose. Advancements in digital technology, software tools, and networks have continued to evolve multimedia.

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