What's New in Compressor

Learn about the latest updates for Compressor 4.4.4.

Compatibility detection

Detect media files that require conversion to be compatible with future versions of macOS after macOS Mojave

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ProRes RAW

Support for ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ formats

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Modern 64-bit architecture takes advantage of all system memory and supports larger frame sizes

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Closed captions enhancements

Export closed captions in the SRT format, used by a wide range of websites and services

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Get complete step-by-step how-to instructions and information on all features in Compressor. For a detailed list of enhancements and fixes in Compressor, refer to the Compressor release notes.

New in Compressor 4.4.2

  • Compressor uses source media properties to automatically configure MXF and QuickTime settings. Learn more

New in Compressor 4.4.1

  • Import, view, adjust, and deliver closed captions in either iTT or CEA-608 format. Learn more
  • Support for multiple closed caption languages and formats in an iTunes Store package.
  • Embed captions in an exported video file or create a separate caption sidecar file.
  • Share captioned videos directly to YouTube and Vimeo.
  • Include audio description files in any iTunes Store package.

New in Compressor 4.4

  • Export 360° video in a wide range of formats and frame sizes, then save to your Mac or share on the web. Learn more
  • Deliver High Dynamic Range (HDR) video in Rec. 2020 PQ or HLG formats. Learn more
  • Encode with the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) format for high quality at smaller file sizes. Learn more
  • Create MXF files using a variety of new export presets and parameter controls. Learn more
  • Export 360° video files with embedded industry-standard spherical metadata.
  • Support for monoscopic and stereoscopic 360° formats.
  • Deliver HDR video as P3 D65 PQ, and Rec. 2020 HLG, and Rec. 2020 PQ for HDR10.
  • Easily convert HDR to Standard Dynamic Range (SDR) video.
  • Create a custom HEVC export setting in Compressor and use it in Final Cut Pro.
  • Create a self-contained HEVC droplet for drag-and-drop encoding on the desktop.
  • New MXF presets include AVC-Intra, D-10 / IMX, ProRes, and XDCAM HD in a variety of frame rates and resolutions.
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