Choosing an Output Format

Selecting the relevant playback platform (Apple devices, DVD, web, CD, and kiosk) is the first choice you need to make before you compress a source media file into a different output format. Once you have decided on the platform, you can choose the appropriate output format for that platform.

Whatever the digital video format of your source media file, you can transcode it using one of the many encoders supplied with Compressor, including the following industry-standard formats, all of which have their own particular attributes: