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Apple Compressor Made Easy

Learn how to use Apple Compressor to output your videos to a wide variety of formats for delivery on any platform.
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This computer based training course on Apple Compressor from Infinite Skills 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.

Who is the target audience?
  • video editors of all skill levels
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What Will I Learn?
Learn how to compress your videos for any format and platform
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  • Apple Compressor 4 or above
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 44 Lectures Collapse All 44 Lectures 02:35:40
Compressor Overview
4 Lectures 06:40
Important - Download These First - Working Files

Using Compressor
4 Lectures 22:53

0202 Manual Workflows

0203 Preview Monitor

0204 Share Monitor
Customizing Workflows
6 Lectures 31:57
0301 Creating Manual Settings

0302 Frame Controls

0303 Video Filters - Part 1

0304 Video Filters - Part 2

0305 Geometry - Part 1

0306 Geometry - Part 2
Additional Workflow Settings
3 Lectures 12:02
0401 Destinations

0402 Adding Actions

0403 Additional Information
Workflows For Audio
4 Lectures 14:44
0501 Creating AIFF

0502 Creating Common Audio

0503 Creating MP3

0504 Creating Dolby Digital
Workflows For Editing Formats
2 Lectures 05:53
0601 Creating DV Stream

0602 Working With Image Sequences
Workflows For H.264
2 Lectures 05:25
0701 Creating H.264 for Apple Devices

0702 Creating H.264 for Bluray and AVCHD
Workflows For MPEG
3 Lectures 18:09
0801 Creating MPEG1

0802 Creating MPEG2

0803 Creating MPEG4
Workflows For Quicktime
2 Lectures 03:38
0901 Quicktime Export Components

0902 Quicktime Movie
2 Lectures 05:25
1001 Creating A Droplet

1002 Working With Droplets
3 More Sections
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Infinite Skills is a Canadian based company who offer a huge and ever growing range of high quality eLearning solutions that teach using studio quality narrated videos backed-up with practical hands-on examples and comprehensive working files. All courses are created by trained educators and experts in video based education.

The emphasis is on teaching real life skills that are essential for progressing in today's commercial environment.

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