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CREATING VIDEO FOR THE WEB

Blu-ray not withstanding, the Web is an essential element in any distribution strategy for the projects we create. However, the combination of Final Cut and Compressor has been able to create videos for the Web for many years, why should we be interested in using the applications in Adobe Production Premium?

The answer is simple: Flash.

QuickTime runs on lots and lots of different systems, but it can't begin to touch the ubiquity of Flash. Any morning now I'm expecting to read a news bulletin that Bic just released a Flash-enable gel pen. (Well, maybe not, but 10 years ago, who would have bet that we could watch videos on our phones?)

So, this chapter looks at the process of creating Web videos.

There are four ...

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