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Photoshop CC: The Missing Manual by Lesa Snider

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Exporting Videos

Once you’re satisfied with your project, you can export it to a new video file via a process called rendering. Choose File→Export→Render Video or click the Render Video button at the bottom left of the Timeline panel (the curved arrow). In the resulting Render Video dialog box, adjust the following settings (shown in Figure 21-20):

  • Name. Use this field to name the video file you’re about to export.

  • Select Folder. Click this button to tell Photoshop where to save the exported file.

  • Create New Subfolder. If you turn this checkbox on, Photoshop creates a new subfolder inside the folder you specified in the Select Folder option and puts your video file in it. Enter a name for the subfolder in the text field next to this checkbox.

  • Export Encoder. This unlabeled menu includes two options: Adobe Media Encoder and Photoshop Image Sequence. What you choose here determines the other settings you see in this section of the dialog box.

    Choosing Adobe Media Encoder tells Photoshop to render your project as a video file, and you see these settings:

    • Format. DPX (Digital Picture Exchange) is commonly used in the TV and movie industries. H.264 is used for consumer gadgets such as TVs, handheld devices, and iOS devices, as well as websites like YouTube.com and Vimeo.com. QuickTime format is used by desktop video programs.

    • Preset. This menu includes a number of useful options. When you choose one, the controls below this menu reflect the settings appropriate for that preset, though you ...

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