Compressor 101
Absolute Beginner's Guide
Genre: Video
  • 26 Videos
  • 1h 32m
  • Quiz Available
Apple's Compressor is the perfect tool to help you reduce the file size of your projects while preserving quality. In this course, Matt Vanacoro shows you everything you always wanted to know (but were afraid to ask!) about Apple's Compressor and the theory of compression...
Matt Vanacoro is an A-List New York City based performer, composer and educator with deep experience in all aspects of production, synthesis, electronic keyboards and music technology...
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So you've edited your project, and you're now ready to share it with the world. But wait... you're not done yet! Whether you want to output a 4K version of a project for a client, create a DVD, or publish a movie directly to YouTube, understanding the basic principles of compression is absolutely essential.

But how is it possible to shrink down the file size of a video into something smaller? What exactly is the difference between lossless and lossy compression? And what are Codecs, frame size, frame rate and data rate? Luckily, our expert trainer, Matt Vanacoro, is here to answer all those questions... and a lot more!

So, join him and learn how Apple's Compressor can help you save time when working and exporting large scale jobs. Along the way, you'll discover the 5 cornerstone concepts of compressing files, how to create custom compression settings, markers & droplets, and even how to retime and crop your videos directly in Compressor.

After watching this course, you'll understand how video compression really works and you'll be on your way to delivering high quality projects at amazingly small file sizes!
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