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Slice

Published At: March 5, 2024

A slice is a region of a frame within an AVC or HEVC-encoded video that is encoded relative to only that region as opposed to the entirety of the frame. This allows for the codec to express changes to that slice in a more compact way than if it had to express those changes across the entire frame, as well as compose P and B slices in a single frame.

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