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What is Multimedia and what can we use it for?

What is Multimedia and what can we use it for

We have been living in a world where multimedia plays a very important role in our daily activities. Let’s dig deeper into what it is all about and how we apply the concept of multimedia in our daily life.


Unfortunately, we do not have a solid definition of this terminology. However, we can simply describe it as:

The use of computers to show text, graphics, video, animation, and audio in a combined manner is defined as multimedia.

(Beal, 2022)

How can we use it for?

The two industries that employ multimedia the most are education and business. Teachers employ multimedia components in the classroom to successfully deliver lessons for different learning types. A teacher’s curriculum should incorporate multimedia components that address each of these learning types because any given student group may include auditory, visual, and kinesthetic learners.

Multimedia is essential from a commercial standpoint for attracting clients online. Customer is more likely to buy a product if they can comprehend how it operates in a variety of ways. For instance, to highlight the advantages of a product, a product listing on a company website might include images, a text explanation, and a video showing the item in use.

What are the elements of Multimedia?

Multimedia consists of 5 distinct elements and they are:

  • Text
  • Graphic
  • Audio or Sound
  • Video
  • Animation

Later we will share how can we manipulate all of these elements to present them perfectly using professional multimedia software. If you are looking for a way to find the software, please read our article written in this post here.

If you get something from this article, feel free to drop a comment!

Source :

Beal, V. (2022, July 22). What is multimedia? Webopedia. Retrieved September 11, 2022, from

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