Definition

fps (frames per second)

Part of the Personal computing glossary:

FPS stand for frames per second, a measurement for how many unique consecutive images a camera can handle each second. Low-end digital still cameras typically have a frame rate of 1fps. Low end digital video cameras typically have a frame rate of 30fps.

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This was last updated in March 2010
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