The area in the Compressor window where you can play your source file and preview the transcoded file. When you click the Comparison button, the screen is divided by a vertical white line, with the source file shown on the left and the preview of the transcoded files shown on the right.
To preview the transcoded source file: Make sure the Comparison button is selected (highlighted), and then click the Play button .
To modify the start and end point of the output file: Drag the In point or Out point to a different location in the timeline.
To jump between markers or In and Out points: Click the Previous button or Next button .
To zoom in or out on the preview area: click the Zoom pop-up menu in the upper right, and select a zoom level.
To display closed captions or subtitles in the preview area: click the Captions button and choose On.
To choose an alternative audio track in an iTunes Store Package: click the "Choose closed captions, subtitles, and audio language” button and choose the audio language you want to play.
You can also use the Marker pop-up menu to add chapter, compression, and edit markers or a poster frame to your output file.