What’s new in Compressor 4.4.5
Compressor 4.4.5 introduces the following new features:
Metal-based processing engine
Compressor 4.4.5 includes a new processing engine that improves playback and accelerates rendering, compositing, and exporting.
Optimized for Mac Pro
Compressor 4.4.5 is optimized for Mac Pro, using up to 28 CPU cores, multiple GPUs, and an Afterburner card. Afterburner enhances decode performance for ProRes files.
HDR in preview window Optimized for Pro Display XDR
Compressor 4.4.5 now supports HDR display in the preview window when viewing on the Pro Display XDR and other supported displays.
Fragmented MP4 (fMP4) file support for HTTP live streaming
Compressor 4.4.5 now has the option to output fragmented MP4 (fMP4) files when transcoding files to support HTTP live streaming (HLS). See “Prepare for HTTP Live Streaming” in Job action properties in Compressor.
Compressor 4.4.5 now automatically scales watermarks based on the frame size of the source material. See Video effects in Compressor.
Text and timecode enhancements
Compressor 4.4.5 can now automatically choose the font size of text and timecode overlays based on the frame size of the source material. In addition, Compressor now supports additional formats when displaying timecode in transcoded files, including drop frame, non-drop frame, relative, and absolute timecode. See Video effects in Compressor.