What Is an Encoder?


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An encoder is any type of converter that is used in order to create a message. It is used to transform information from one format to another that can be read by a specific device.
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to convert (a message, information, etc.) into code.
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An encoder is a device or software which is used to convert information from one format to another. This is usually for the purposes of secrecy, security, saving space and increasing speed and efficiency. For example, audio Wav files can be converted into MP3 files by an encoder.
An encoder is a device, circuit, transducer, software program, algorithm or person that converts information from one format or code to another.
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