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Compressor 4.1 Essential Training
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Compressor 4.1 Essential Training

with Jeff I. Greenberg

Video: Introduction

Hi. Let's dive in and take a look as I show you, how we work with the
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  1. 3m 59s
    1. What is Compressor?
      1m 10s
    2. Introduction
      38s
    3. Understanding data rates, with little to no math
      2m 11s
  2. 6m 58s
    1. The Preview and Batch windows
      2m 4s
    2. Overview of settings, jobs, and destinations
      2m 18s
    3. Understanding the Inspector
      2m 36s
  3. 4m 23s
    1. Send to Compressor from Final Cut Pro X
      1m 46s
    2. Dragging and dropping, and importing QuickTime files
      58s
    3. Adding a setting to a batch
      57s
    4. Adding a job to a batch
      42s
  4. 9m 37s
    1. Building a DVD
      1m 23s
    2. Customizing the DVD setting
      1m 5s
    3. Building a Blu-ray or AVCHD disc
      1m 27s
    4. Customizing the Blu-ray setting
      1m 14s
    5. Adding chapter markers for optical devices
      1m 38s
    6. Using the Apple preset for iPads, iPhones, and Apple TVs
      1m 15s
    7. Custom output for Android devices
      1m 35s
  5. 7m 16s
    1. Publishing using the YouTube preset
      1m 26s
    2. Publishing using the Vimeo preset
      1m 15s
    3. Publishing using the Facebook preset
      1m 4s
    4. Creating custom publishing for CNN iReport, Tudou, or Youku
      1m 38s
    5. Improving the online presets by matching sequence dimensions
      1m 53s
  6. 3m 23s
    1. What is HTTP streaming?
      1m 33s
    2. Examining the HTTP streaming settings
      1m 50s
  7. 4m 9s
    1. Audio podcasting
      2m 5s
    2. Video podcasting
      2m 4s
  8. 14m 35s
    1. Transcoding to ProRes
      3m 47s
    2. Doing an SD-to-HD upconversion
      2m 16s
    3. Building a PowerPoint or Keynote output
      3m 3s
    4. Building an AIFF converter
      1m 29s
    5. Creating an email setting
      4m 0s
  9. 7m 28s
    1. Adding a fade-in or fade-out
      1m 31s
    2. Using noise reduction
      1m 14s
    3. Adding a text overlay
      1m 41s
    4. Adding a timecode generator
      1m 25s
    5. Adding a watermark
      1m 37s
  10. 8m 34s
    1. Adjusting the preferences for a default setting and location
      1m 8s
    2. Adding custom locations
      1m 29s
    3. Using in and out marks
      51s
    4. Saving presets
      1m 22s
    5. Customizing and saving job templates along with custom metadata
      1m 32s
    6. Viewing the history and recycling completed outputs
      50s
    7. Using instances to speed up Compressor
      1m 22s
  11. 1m 54s
    1. Building a droplet
      1m 12s
    2. Customizing droplets
      42s
  12. 11s
    1. Goodbye
      11s

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Compressor 4.1 Essential Training
1h 12m Beginner May 20, 2014

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Discover how to compress video and get it ready for publishing in Compressor, and learn about key compression concepts, from transcoding to codec types. In this course, author Jeff Greenberg explores the batch template and auto-detection features in Compressor. He also teaches you how to determine the correct compression settings for any job, including how to compress video for DVDs and Blu-ray, the iPhone, PowerPoint, and web destinations like YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo. Plus, learn how to use the new droplets to speed up any workflow.

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Topics include:
  • Understanding data rates
  • Reviewing the compression settings
  • Building a DVD
  • Publishing with the YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo presets
  • Examining the HTTP streaming settings
  • Podcasting with Compressor
  • Reducing noise
  • Adding watermarks to your video
  • Automating jobs
  • Building a droplet
Subjects:
Video Video Delivery Video Editing
Software:
Compressor
Author:
Jeff I. Greenberg

Introduction

Hi. I'm Jeff Greenberg. Today, we're going to look at Compressor 4.1 Essentials. Let's dive in and take a look as I show you, how we work with the interface, some basic workflows, working with the Apple template such as for DVD, Blu-ray and for IOS. I'm going to talk about publishing online, to YouTube, to Facebook, to Vimeo. I'm going to look at some other useful outputs, some basic video effects, some customization of compressor, including how to speed it up.

And how droplets work. Why don't we go ahead now, and let's get started.

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