Compressor Description: 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 أ¢?آ¢ Use Compressor to customize encoding settings available in Final Cut Pro. أ¢?آ¢ Choose from a wide array of codecs, sizes, frame rates, and other parameters. أ¢?آ¢ Save your custom settings in Compressor; they automatically appear in Final Cut Pro. أ¢?آ¢ Share settings with other editors, even if Compressor isn't installed on their workstations. Time-Saving Encoding Workflow أ¢?آ¢ Experiment freely with encoding options, using real-time feedback in the Preview window. أ¢?آ¢ Find exactly the setting you need in just a few clicks in the updated settings library. أ¢?آ¢ Set up batch processes to streamline the encoding of large numbers of files. أ¢?آ¢ Build batch templates to combine encoding with tasks such as moving or copying files. أ¢?آ¢ Create self-contained Droplets to encode on the desktop with drag-and-drop ease. Industry-Standard Encoding Support أ¢?آ¢ Use one-step settings for Apple devices and websites such as Vimeo, YouTube, and Facebook. أ¢?آ¢ Work with a choice of themed menus to encode and burn a DVD or Blu-ray disc. أ¢?آ¢ Add chapter markers for discs or podcasts distributed on iPad, iPhone, iPod, or Apple TV. أ¢?آ¢ Encode to a broad range of industry-standard formats, such as MPEG-2, H.264, and ProRes. أ¢?آ¢ Generate files for HTTP live streaming in a single step. أ¢?آ¢ Import Targa, DPX, TIFF, PSD, or PNG image sequences and encode them to any setting. أ¢?آ¢ Tap into advanced encoding features for adding closed captioning, metadata, and more. Pristine Format Conversions أ¢?آ¢ Convert any file from its source format to another format, such as NTSC to PAL or SD to HD. أ¢?آ¢ Clean up and customize your content using image filters, a timecode overlay, and watermarks. أ¢?آ¢ Speed up video, slow it down, or adjust the frame rate to make the duration match a runtime. Distributed Encoding أ¢?آ¢ Save time by distributing encoding work among multiple cores and workstations. أ¢?آ¢ Install Compressor on any Mac to activate it as a cluster node for distributed encoding. أ¢?آ¢ Speed up encoding in Final Cut Pro by choosing a Compressor cluster for output processing. أ¢?آ¢ Activate QuickCluster for dynamic configuration of nodes based on available resources. System Requirements: 2GB of RAM (4GB recommended), OpenCL-capable graphics card or Intel HD Graphics 3000 or later, 256MB of VRAM, display with 1280-by-768 resolution or higher, 685MB of disk space. Some features require Internet access; fees may apply. Blu-ray recorder required for burning Blu-ray discs.