Compressor 4.1 Essential Training

with Jeff I. Greenberg
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Compressor 4.1 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 1h 12m Beginner


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


- 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 work flows, working with the Apple templates, such as for DVD, Blu-ray, and for IOS. We're going to talk about publishing online to Youtube to Facebook to Vimeo. We're 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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