Compressor 3.5

Compressor is a program for video and audio compression and encoding. As part of Final Cut Studio, provides export of Final Cut project in a specific format of the final product. It is intended to simplify and accelerate video and audio compression. This one day training course overviews all of the key areas involved in creating video for the web, DVD and play back on portable devices such as IPods & G3 Phones using Apples Compressor software. It aims to demystify the process & terminology involved and offer advice on production solutions.


  • Introduction to user interface with all windows and settings
  • Importing Final Cut Pro and Soundtrack Pro projects to Compressor 3.5
  • Work with settings, destinations and actions
  • Filters using
  • Distributed processing

Target group

This course aims to make video compression understandable to anyone using Apple Compressor. It covers integration with the rest of Final Cut Studio. Compressing for DVD with chapters created in Final Cut Pro. Presets & customised settings.


  • Use Apple Compressor
  • Understand video architectures
  • Understand Codecs
  • Optimise video & audio for web delivery, Multimedia & DVD
  • Optimise workflow with Final Cut Pro Motion & DVD Studio Pro
  • Create & amend compression pre-sets
Duration:8 hours
Tutor:Boris Herman
Location: Fakulteta za elektrotehniko
Tržaška 25
1000 Ljubljana
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