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Learning Apple Compressor 4

Video Description

In this computer based training course on Apple Compressor 4, expert author Matt Schalk takes you through the features and functions of this video/audio compression and encoding application from Apple. Used together with Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5, Compressor is the final step in the process of preparing your project for distribution. Built for the beginner, this video based training starts off with the basics - reviewing terminology. You will quickly move to explore the Compressor interface, and how to use its basic features. Once you have explored the core features, you will move on to creating workflows for audio and video - from AIFF to MP3, H.264, MPEG1, 2 and 4, as well as exporting for Quicktime. You will learn how to create Droplets, and manage distributed processing for faster compression. Finally you will learn some advanced features of Compressor 4 - working with the command line, and setting up a web server to do HTTP live streaming. Once you have completed your training using this instructional video course, you will be fully confident in your ability to compress and encode your projects in a variety of manners, for a variety of distribution methods! This video course comes complete with working files from the author, to allow you to duplicate the instructions as you follow along in the training.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01667

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Compressor Overview
    1. Intro 00:00:39
    2. Terminology 00:02:13
    3. Compressor Windows 00:03:48
  2. 02. Using Compressor
    1. Batch Templates 00:05:15
    2. Manual Workflows 00:04:13
    3. Preview Monitor 00:10:31
    4. Share Monitor 00:02:55
  3. 03. Customizing Workflows
    1. Creating Manual Settings 00:02:59
    2. Frame Controls 00:05:21
    3. Video Filters - Part 1 00:12:01
    4. Video Filters - Part 2 00:04:46
    5. Geometry - Part 1 00:03:26
    6. Geometry - Part 2 00:03:25
  4. 04. Additional Workflow Settings
    1. Destinations 00:03:41
    2. Adding Actions 00:06:16
    3. Additional Information 00:02:06
  5. 05. Workflows For Audio
    1. Creating AIFF 00:02:20
    2. Creating Common Audio 00:02:30
    3. Creating MP3 00:02:51
    4. Creating Dolby Digital 00:07:04
  6. 06. Workflows For Editing Formats
    1. Creating DV Stream 00:01:07
    2. Working With Image Sequences 00:04:46
  7. 07. Workflows For H.264
    1. Creating H.264 for Apple Devices 00:03:03
    2. Creating H.264 for Bluray and AVCHD 00:02:23
  8. 08. Workflows For MPEG
    1. Creating MPEG1 00:02:20
    2. Creating MPEG2 00:10:37
    3. Creating MPEG4 00:05:13
  9. 09. Workflows For Quicktime
    1. Quicktime Export Components 00:01:26
    2. Quicktime Movie 00:02:12
  10. 10. Droplets
    1. Creating A Droplet 00:02:31
    2. Working With Droplets 00:02:54
  11. 11. Distributed Processing
    1. Distributed Processing 00:02:23
    2. Computer Plus 00:02:56
    3. Quickcluster 00:02:32
    4. Qmaster 00:01:34
  12. 12. Advanced Compressor
    1. Essential Preferences 00:02:59
    2. Important Files 00:01:56
    3. Command Line 00:04:50
    4. HTTP Live Streaming Overview 00:02:32
    5. Setup A Webserver 00:00:31
    6. Creating HTTP Live Streaming 00:03:42
  13. 13. Goodbye
    1. FCPX And Compressor4 00:01:23
    2. Motion5 And Compressor4 00:01:38
    3. Outro 00:00:26