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anthony Faulkner
ENCODING workflow question?
on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:04:34 am

Hi
I have FCP 6.06, compressor and Telestream episode.

I have a question about workflow, I have had a few problems with the window insert for episode and it failing to recognise changes i make in it. I have to resize all my work from 1080 to a 640x480 window. some i letterbox some i crop.

My general encoding question is..

Is it better to make a QT movie of your project then take that directly into compressor or episode?

what are the advantages and disadvantages in terms of time, and quality?

thanks for any insight.

Anthony


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John Fishback
Re: ENCODING workflow question?
on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:55:57 pm

I always export a QT at current settings (I like self-contained vs. ref) and bring that into Compressor (or other encoder). Over the years there have been different reasons to do that. My main reason is Compressor can use all 8 cores that way.

John

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