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Compressor
Compressor
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Compressor

Version 4.6.3

Adds power and flexibility to Final Cut Pro X encoding and exporting.

3.9
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Compressor overview

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.

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.

What’s new in version 4.6.3

Updated on Nov 22 2022

  • Adds support for HEVC 8-bit 4:2:2 encoding
  • Adds support for multi-pass HEVC 4:2:2 encoding (Requires MacOS Ventura)
  • Changes the default HEVC encoder type to Faster
  • Adds support for previewing the transparency of an HDR video (Requires MacOS Ventura)
  • Fixes an issue where you may be unable to submit a batch when certain directories don't have read/write permissions

Information

License

Commercial

Size

348 MB

Downloads

11851

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • Mac OS X macOS 11.5.1 or later
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mrperfect
mrperfect
Apr 5 2017
4.3.1
2.0
Apr 5 2017
2.0
Version: 4.3.1
I compress video as a profession, using Episode Encoder, ffmpeg, Adobe Media Encoder, and Compressor. Of the three, Episode is the fastest, AME is the most convenient and fairly fast, and Compressor is unreliable for a production environment and requires the most supervision and troubleshooting. The latest version is a big improvement. However, there are still problems. - Unresponsive beachball for 30secs-2 mins. - Failed encodes - Hassles with submitting jobs to cluster — Job fails completely — File not found errors — Cluster computers idle when they should be processing - There is no batch send from Final Cut as there was in FCP 7, and is in Premiere - There are no file-naming output options as found in other encoders - There is no post-processing e.g. FTP upload I frequently share feedback with Apple and have worked with them to resolve many problems, but they are slow to update the app and the slowness remains.
M85
M85
Dec 1 2016
4.3
3.0
Dec 1 2016
3.0
Version: 4.3
Colors are now washed out in 4.3 compared to prior versions when exporting (at least to mp4). I've tried messing with gamma settings etc. Unfortunately that's a big deal and should not be happening. Otherwise, a very useful app I've submitted feedback to Apple.
Hanssen-P
Hanssen-P
Jan 21 2013
4.0.6
3.5
Jan 21 2013
3.5
Version: 4.0.6
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.
Holypoly
Holypoly
Apr 11 2012
4.0.2
0.0
Apr 11 2012
0.0
Version: 4.0.2
4.0.3 has been released
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