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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  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
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  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2014 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Apple Compressor 4 or above

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to compress your videos for any format and platform

What is the target audience?

  • video editors of all skill levels

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Compressor Overview
Important - Download These First - Working Files
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0101 Intro
Preview
00:38
0102 Terminology
Preview
02:13
0103 Compressor Windows
Preview
03:48
Section 2: Using Compressor
0201 Batch Templates
Preview
05:14
0202 Manual Workflows
04:13
0203 Preview Monitor
10:31
0204 Share Monitor
02:55
Section 3: Customizing Workflows
0301 Creating Manual Settings
02:59
0302 Frame Controls
05:21
0303 Video Filters - Part 1
12:00
0304 Video Filters - Part 2
04:46
0305 Geometry - Part 1
03:26
0306 Geometry - Part 2
03:25
Section 4: Additional Workflow Settings
0401 Destinations
03:40
0402 Adding Actions
06:16
0403 Additional Information
02:06
Section 5: Workflows For Audio
0501 Creating AIFF
02:20
0502 Creating Common Audio
02:29
0503 Creating MP3
02:51
0504 Creating Dolby Digital
07:04
Section 6: Workflows For Editing Formats
0601 Creating DV Stream
01:07
0602 Working With Image Sequences
04:46
Section 7: Workflows For H.264
0701 Creating H.264 for Apple Devices
03:02
0702 Creating H.264 for Bluray and AVCHD
02:23
Section 8: Workflows For MPEG
0801 Creating MPEG1
02:20
0802 Creating MPEG2
10:36
0803 Creating MPEG4
05:13
Section 9: Workflows For Quicktime
0901 Quicktime Export Components
01:26
0902 Quicktime Movie
02:12
Section 10: Droplets
1001 Creating A Droplet
02:31
1002 Working With Droplets
02:54
Section 11: Distributed Processing
1101 Distributed Processing
02:23
1102 Computer Plus
02:56
1103 Quickcluster
02:32
1104 Qmaster
01:34
Section 12: Advanced Compressor
1201 Essential Preferences
02:59
1202 Important Files
01:56
1203 Command Line
04:50
1204 HTTP Live Streaming Overview
02:32
1205 Setup A Webserver
00:31
1206 Creating HTTP Live Streaming
03:42
Section 13: Goodbye
1301 FCPX And Compressor4
01:22
1302 Motion5 And Compressor4
01:37

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Infinite Skills, High Quality Training

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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