What is GOP (Group-of-Pictures) In Video Compression?

GOP stands for Group of Pictures. In the field of video compression, a Group of Pictures (GOP) is a fundamental unit that determines the way in which video frames are organized and arranged for efficient video encoding. Basically, instead of encoding video frames one after the other, multiple frames are grouped together to form a GOP (Group of Pictures) so that they can be compressed and then decompressed more efficiently. Understanding GOP structure is important for video editing, streaming, or any application, such as Visionular's where we optimize video compression within H.264/AVC, HEVC, and AV1 video codecs (what is a video codec?).What is...

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