Compressor - Introduction to Compressor

$595.00 USD

1 Day


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

Compressor is Apple’s tool for optimizing audio and video content for a variety of scenarios. The interface is simple, but underneath there is a lot of complexity for creating deliverables. In this one-day class, we will explore Compressor in combination with a variety of media and targets.

Course Objectives

  • Picking right settings for the Job
  • Custom Settings
  • Optimizing Media
  • Automating Compression
  • Integrating Compressor into your Workflow
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Course Prerequisites

  • Compressor and Final Cut Installed
  • Moderate Familiarity with Final Cut
  • Ability to download and store content for Class


Lesson 1: Overview of Compressor

  • Presets
  • Viewer
  • Job Queue
  • Batch Monitor

Lesson 2: Digging into Compression

  • Thinking about Targets
  • Social Media
  • Online Media
  • Podcasting
  • Music
  • Best Practices
  • File Formats
  • Custom Settings

Lesson 3: Optimizing Deliverables

  • Editing
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Adjusting Color
  • Audio Adjustments

Lesson 4: Processing Custom Luts

  • Watermarks
  • Markers
  • Podcasts
  • Chapter
  • iFrames
  • Captions
  • Aspect Ratios

Lesson 5: Workflow Batches

  • Working with Droplets
  • Watched Folders
  • Final Cut Integration
  • iTunes Packages

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