Mastering the Adobe Media Encoder CC
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- 3 downloadable resources
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- Certificate of Completion
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- Learn how to set relevant preferences in the Adobe Media Encoder
- Learn to create, customize and save encoding presets
- Learn to manage the Adobe Media Encoder encoding queue
- Learn to create watch folders, and some of the limitations associated with watch folder operation
- Learn to configure files for general-purpose streaming, mobile deliver, uploading to YouTube or similar sites, and for recording to Blu-ray or DVD
- Learn what adaptive streaming is, and Adobe Media Encoders capabilities relating to adaptive streaming
- Learn how to trigger parallel encoding in the Adobe Media Encoder and otherwise encode most efficiently
- Access to the Adobe Media Encoder. CC version is preferred, but earlier versions are OK
- Some knowledge of video production and video file basics
Working efficiently in any encoding tool requires two levels of knowledge; First, you have to know how to use the program. Second, you must know the requirements of your target platform to ensure that your file plays optimally on that platform.
In this course, you'll learn both. First, you'll learn how to use the Adobe Media Encoder as efficiently as possible, with multiple tips and tricks to maximize encoding quality and performance. And you'll learn the requirements of multiple target platforms, from general-purpose streaming, mobile playback and uploading to YouTube, to disc-based productions like Blu-ray and DVD.
You'll learn that in some cases, the presets included with Adobe Media Encoder are spot on. In others, they need some adjusting to maximize quality, playback compatibility or both. In some very rare cases, you probably shouldn't use the Adobe Media Encoder to produce your files at all.
- Any users of the Adobe Creative Cloud, both After Effects and Premiere Pro
This tutorial will provide an overview of the Adobe Media Encoder interface and show you the many ways that you can load files into the encoding queue.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to set settings for the Adobe Media Encoder's most important preferences.
In this tutorial, you'll learn about the Adobe Media Encoder's presets. We start with a review of the formats supported in Adobe Media Encoder Creative Cloud, and then learn how to create, customize, save, import and export Adobe Media Encoder presets.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to work in the Encoding Queue, learning how to add presets, change encoding priorities, pause, stop and resume encoding, and how to encode multiple files as efficiently as possible on multiple-core computers.
The new effects tab lets you add a Lumetri look to file before encoding, as well as text, timecode and graphics file overlays. These can be very useful when you don't want to edit the file in Adobe Premiere Pro or After Effects. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to apply these effects.
Encoding for streaming is always a trade-off, where you balance data rate and resolution to produce a file you can deliver to your viewers in real time. In this lesson you'll get a quick review of those parameters, and then learn how to compute and apply the single most important metric in streaming, bits per pixel. Then you'll see the configurations used by major corporate websites and broadcasters, plus get a cheat sheet the will instantly help you identify the ideal configuration for your streaming video. You can opt for the short answer delivered 40 seconds in, or stay for the entire lesson and round out your knowledge of streaming encoding.
H.264 is the current "it" codec you'll use for a range of target platforms, from desktops, to mobile, to OTT and when distributing via Flash and HTML5. In this tutorial, you'll learn which H.264-related audio and video options Adobe Media Encoder makes avaialble, and how to configure them.
In this tutorial, you'll learn to encoding compressed audio and video files to add to a DVD. We'll start by looking at the DVD spec, and practical requirements of encoding for DVD playback. Then we'll learn to choose and configure the best preset for your content and apply that preset in the Adobe Media Encoder.
In this tutorial, you'll learn to encoding compressed audio and video
files to add to a Blu-ray disc. We'll start by looking at the Blu-ray spec, and
practical requirements of encoding for Blu-ray playback. Then we'll learn to
choose and configure the best preset for your content and apply that
preset in the Adobe Media Encoder.
No matter what you do, YouTube is going to re-encode your video after you upload it. So you better upload the highest possible quality files you can, and follow several other rules to get the best possible result. In this lesson, you'll learn the "rules according to YouTube" so the videos you show the world on YouTube will look their best. you'll also learn how to encode for uploading to other user generated content sites, as well as online video platforms like Wistia and Brightcove.
Adaptive streaming is the preferred technique for delivering video to a range of viewers on varying devices and connections because it optimizes the experience for all viewers. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to produce files for adaptive streaming with the Adobe Media Encoder.
To use the Adobe Media Encoder effectively, you need to know quite a bit about a lot of topics, like codecs and compression, container formats, file characteristics like resolution and data rate, bitrate controls like constant and variable bitrate encoding, and delivery concepts like single file and adaptive streaming. This document defines all these items, plus lots more, as you can see in the Table of Contents below.