Join Jeff I. Greenberg for an in-depth discussion in this video Introducing Compressor, part of Compressor 4 Essential Training.
So as we come here to Apple's Compressor 4, you may be asking yourself, "why am I even using it?"…You are using Compressor to do one of two things:…One is you are going to take video on its raw form and change its flavor.…You are going to change it from one large file to another large file, and we are…going to talk later in this title about why you'd want to do such a thing.…And the other big use of it is to take large video and make it small.…You can take a look here out in the Finder.…I've got a very large video.…It's half a gigabyte.…I took it down to about ten megabytes using Compressor.…
The thing is, you've been using Compressor the entire time you've been using Final Cut X.…Now if you're not using Final Cut X, this isn't really an issue. But here…inside of Final Cut X you will see that the Share menu underneath the hood is…using Compressor to do everything that it needs to do to get video out to…places like YouTube, to Vimeo, to export our movies, to put it onto our Apple iOS devices.…
AuthorJeff I. Greenberg
- Using Compressor with QuickTime and Final Cut Pro X
- Transcoding to ProRes
- Understanding encoding
- Setting markers for DVD and Blu-ray
- Building an MPEG2 for broadcast
- Adjusting video footage
- Creating templates
- Setting destinations
Skill Level Beginner
1. Compressor 4 Basics
4. Using Filters
5. Streamlining Your Workflow
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