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Apple Pro Training Series Compressor Quick-Reference Guide by Brian Gary

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2. Importing Footage

Compressor converts audiovisual media from one format to another, such as transcoding DV NTSC footage into MPEG-2 assets suitable for a standard definition DVD. Footage can be imported into Compressor in two ways:

• Export media from Final Cut Pro directly into Compressor.

• Import QuickTime–compatible media from a local or remote drive.

Exporting from Final Cut Pro

Use the following steps when exporting a completed sequence from Final Cut Pro directly into Compressor:

1. Choose the sequence to export by selecting it in the Browser.

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Or, click an open sequence’s tab in the timeline.

2. Choose File > Export > Using Compressor. ...

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