Digital media (as opposed to analog media) usually refers to electronic media that work on digital codes.
Today, computing is primarily based on the binary numeral system. In this case digital refers to the discrete states of "0" and "1" for representing arbitrary data.
Computers are machines that (usually) interpret binary digital data as information and thus represent the predominating class of digital information processing machines. D
igital media ("Formats for presenting information") like digital audio, digital video and other digital "content" can be created, referred to and distributed via digital information processing machines.
Digital media represents a profound change from previous (analog) media.
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