Join Jeff I. Greenberg for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding encoding, part of Compressor 4 Essential Training.
When we talk about the concept of encoding, as differentiated from transcoding,…encoding is pretty much taking big video and making it small.…Now, I do want to mention that, again, this concept of transcoding and encoding…technically they mean the same thing, but I tend to refer to transcoding as the…idea that you're changing from one editorial format to another editorial format,…or to an archival codec, where when I talk about encoding I'm really trying to…make the file smaller and smaller for the use of distribution.…
You can see here I've got a half-gig file.…This is my Mission Statement Starting Point.…This is stuff I have encoded in earlier sections in this title.…You can see that I've made it as small as 9 megabytes.…I've made it really, like, significantly smaller, and that's what Compressor's…major features is going to be for us.…When I go inhere into Compressor, you can see that most of these presets, most of…these settings--whether it's Apple devices for your iPhone, disc burning for…
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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