Video Compression for the Web from Class on Demand will teach you common video compression terms. You'll also learn how to diagnose and fix compression problems, how to export from Final Cut Pro with the best quality, how to optimize web video, how to create files for YouTube or other services, and how to improve the look of your video when compressing for DVD. You will also learn how to automate this process using Compressor Droplets.
Using Apple's Compressor software, this session provides specific examples of how to compress video for the web, DVD, and mobile devices. This session also illustrates how to test your compression settings.
This video does not discuss transcoding media between formats for editing.
Definitions of common compression terms
How to recognize compression problems - file size, stutters, low quality
How to pick the right compression codec for your audience
How to export files from Final Cut Pro , using Share, Send, QuickTime Movie and QuickTime Conversion
How to load files into Compressor
How to work with existing compression settings and destinations
How to optimize your compression settings
How to improve video quality when compressing for a DVD
How to determine and set the best data rate to compress your media
How to test your compression settings
How to maximize audio and video quality
How to create custom compression destinations
How to use compression filters
How to automate compression
Using Share to post files to YouTube
Creating a custom destination
Compressing for an iPhone
Compressing for a 3GP phone
Compressing for a DVD
Customizing an H.264 compression setting
Testing your compression settings
Automating compression using Droplets
Using compression filters to color correct, watermark, and burn-in timecode
About the Instructor:
Larry Jordan is the most highly sought after Apple-Certified Final Cut trainer in the world. With over 30 years experience as a television producer, director, and editor with national broadcast and corporate credits, Jordan's informative and entertaining teaching style provides video editors around the world with unique techniques, methods and resources to increase productivity and enhance their skills. He's been there - he knows the pressure you are under.
Jordan reveals the hidden tips and tricks you never hear about, and may never find on your own. His presentation style is well organized, succinct and practical. Jordan's training can save you time, save you money, save your client, and save your sanity, during production and post-production.
Jordan, based in Los Angeles, writes and edits the monthly free Larry Jordan Final Cut Studio Newsletter, with essential information on Final Cut Studio. He is the author of hundreds of hours of online training and five books on Final Cut Studio. He also hosts the weekly interactive internet radio show and podcast.