Apple Compressor
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(5) 4.2

Adds power and flexibility to Final Cut Pro X encoding and exporting.   Commercial ($49.99)
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Compressor adds power and flexibility to Final Cut Pro X export. Customize output settings, work faster with distributed encoding, and tap into a comprehensive set of delivery features.

Powerful Encoding for Final Cut Pro
  • Use Compressor to customize encoding settings available in Final Cut Pro.
  • Choose from a wide array of codecs, sizes, frame rates, and other parameters.
  • Save your custom settings in Compressor; they automatically appear in Final Cut Pro.
  • Share settings with other editors, even if Compressor isn't
What's New
Version 4.1.1:
  • Resolves issues installing Compressor on a system where Qmaster was previously enabled
  • Improves reliability of Send to Compressor from Final Cut Pro X
  • Addresses distributed encoding errors when source files are not on the startup volume
  • Fixes errors that could cause a hang when submitting a batch
  • Fixes a stability issue that could occur if multiple Compressor plug-ins are installed
  • Resolves an issue when viewing a plug-in setting without the plug-in installed
  • Includes general stability improvements
Version 4.1.1:
  • Resolves issues installing Compressor on a system where Qmaster was previously enabled
  • Improves reliability of Send to Compressor from Final Cut Pro X
  • Addresses distributed encoding errors when source files are not on the startup volume
  • Fixes errors that could cause a hang when submitting a batch
  • Fixes a stability issue that could more...
Requirements
  • Intel, 64-bit processor
  • OS X 10.9 or later
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB recommended for 4K)
  • OpenCL-capable graphics card or Intel HD Graphics 3000 or later
  • 256MB of VRAM (1GB recommended for 4K)
  • 1.1GB of disk space



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Apple Compressor User Discussion (Write a Review)
ver. 4.x:
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Hanssen_P reviewed on 21 Jan 2013
A pity Apple wants money for this codec add-on. It should be included in FCPX in the first place.
Off course this is 5 star but just for Apple being greedy: minus 1 1/2 stars. Pity.
[Version 4.0.6]


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Holypoly commented on 11 Apr 2012
4.0.3 has been released
[Version 4.0.2]


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Godefroyr rated on 13 Feb 2014

[Version 4.1.1]



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Bottacco rated on 01 Aug 2013

[Version 4.0.7]



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joe_exp rated on 05 Sep 2012

[Version 4.0.4]



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xXAkumuXx rated on 16 Nov 2011

[Version 4.0]


Downloads:10,499
Version Downloads:302
Type:Multimedia Design : Author Tools
License:Commercial
Date:12 Feb 2014
Platform:Intel 64 / OS X
Price: $49.99
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Compressor adds power and flexibility to Final Cut Pro X export. Customize output settings, work faster with distributed encoding, and tap into a comprehensive set of delivery features.

Powerful Encoding for Final Cut Pro
  • Use Compressor to customize encoding settings available in Final Cut Pro.
  • Choose from a wide array of codecs, sizes, frame rates, and other parameters.
  • Save your custom settings in Compressor; they automatically appear in Final Cut Pro.
  • Share settings with other editors, even if Compressor isn't installed on their workstations.
Time-Saving Encoding Workflow
  • Experiment freely with encoding options, using real-time feedback in the Preview window.
  • Find exactly the setting you need in just a few clicks in the updated settings library.
  • Set up batch processes to streamline the encoding of large numbers of files.
  • Build batch templates to combine encoding with tasks such as moving or copying files.
  • Create self-contained Droplets to encode on the desktop with drag-and-drop ease.
Industry-Standard Encoding Support
  • Use one-step settings for Apple devices and websites such as Vimeo, YouTube, and Facebook.
  • Work with a choice of themed menus to encode and burn a DVD or Blu-ray disc.
  • Add chapter markers for discs or podcasts distributed on iPad, iPhone, iPod, or Apple TV.
  • Encode to a broad range of industry-standard formats, such as MPEG-2, H.264, and ProRes.
  • Generate files for HTTP live streaming in a single step.
  • Import Targa, DPX, TIFF, PSD, or PNG image sequences and encode them to any setting.
  • Tap into advanced encoding features for adding closed captioning, metadata, and more.
Pristine Format Conversions
  • Convert any file from its source format to another format, such as NTSC to PAL or SD to HD.
  • Clean up and customize your content using image filters, a timecode overlay, and watermarks.
  • Speed up video, slow it down, or adjust the frame rate to make the duration match a runtime.
Distributed Encoding
  • Save time by distributing encoding work among multiple cores and workstations.
  • Install Compressor on any Mac to activate it as a cluster node for distributed encoding.
  • Speed up encoding in Final Cut Pro by choosing a Compressor cluster for output processing.
  • Activate QuickCluster for dynamic configuration of nodes based on available resources.


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