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Apple Pro Training Series: Compressor 3.5 by Brian Gary

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Chapter 9. Advanced Output

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  • Control efficiency and quality in Final Cut Studio with Apple ProRes codecs

  • Create format conversions

  • Work with image sequences

  • Create surround sound assets

  • Work with markers to enhance encoding and navigation

  • Annotate media with metadata

  • Work with closed captions

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Although Droplets and batch templates make Compressor an efficient tool for day-to-day post-production needs, it is also a robust application for the compressionist who requires the highest level of control over the encoding process.

Compressor contains advanced features that allow for very specific or highly specialized output. You may not need these tools often, but having them available makes Compressor as deep as ...

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