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Apple Pro Training Series: Compressor 3.5 by Brian Gary

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Chapter 6. Converting with Frame Controls

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  • Transcode video formats

  • Resize and retime video from one format to another

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Frame Controls let you augment the encoding process by implementing more advanced technology when converting from one video format to another. Frame Controls function as separate tasks during encoding, apart from the target’s codec. You can control this added layer of processing by implementing the job chaining tactics discussed in Lesson 3.

Using Frame Controls

Frame Controls employ optical flow technology (also used in Apple’s Shake, Motion, and Final Cut Pro), which calculates motion tracking for every pixel vector as it goes from one movie frame to the next. When that calculation ...

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