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Sorenson Squeeze Compression Suite for Mac (1 Day)

Class Summary: This class is designed to give you a better understanding of Sorenson Squeeze 5 Compression Suite. Sorenson Squeeze is one of the best kept secrets and this class will help you unlock its many benefits. In addition to learning about the Sorenson Squeeze interface, students will learn about the different video input options, how to compress content for video ipods/video podcasts, how to adjust compression settings and the process for encoding a DVD inside the Sorenson Squeeze application. Our Sorenson Squeeze Training class is also available On-site or On-line. Contact us for more details.

Sorenson Squeeze training class schedule

In this training students will also learn:

  • How to encode to QuickTime, Real, Flash, Windows Media and H.264 formats
  • How to encode Real-time and Downloadable streaming videos
  • The process for encoding multiple videos using Watch Folders
  • How to FTP files to a Streaming Server or Web Server inside Squeeze
  • The process for capturing video within Sorenson Squeeze
  • How to set-up filters for encoding projects
  • The process for using the Optional Tasks Dialog window
  • How to encode linked Flash .FLV and .SWF files

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  • Sorenson Squeeze 5 Compression Suite

    Class Overview

    1. Interface Overview

    Your instructor will show you the different features of the interface to get you familiar with the application. This part of the class will cover Video Input, Filters, Format & Compression Setting, Batch Tree, Details, and Preview Windows.

    2.Video Input Options

    For this training module you will learn how to use the different video input options. Learn how to input stand-alone videos, use watch folders and capture video all within the Squeeze application. You can input several stand-alone videos for batch encoding or encode a large amount of videos for hands-free encoding. This class will show you how. Capturing videos from a video camera or video deck with Sorenson Squeeze is one of the application's greatest benefits. Learn how this is done in this portion of the class.

    3. Encoding Downloadable Streaming Videos

    You will encode videos for downloadable streaming in formats such as: QuickTime, H.264, Windows Media, Real Media and Flash. This part of the class will teach you how to get the quality you desire for your streaming videos by teaching you how to adjust the various Format & Compression Settings for your desired format in Sorenson Squeeze. Learn how to take a compression preset and customize it for better quality.

    4. Encoding Real-time Streaming Videos

    Learn how to encode hinted QuickTime, Real and Windows Media real-time streaming videos for the QuickTime Streaming Server, Helix Server and Windows Media Streaming Server. Learn what you will need to consider when compressing your videos for Streaming Servers.

    5. Compression for Video iPods, Video Podcasts and Audio Podcasts

    Students will learn how to compress video content for Video iPods, Video Podcast and Audio Podcasts using Sorenson Squeeze 5 Compression Suite. Participants will learn how to adjust their compression settings to get high quality results. The instructor will also show you how to get encoded videos onto the video iPod and how to display them onto your TV. This class will teach you which codec to use for compressing your videos for Video iPods, Video Podcasts and Audio Podcasts with Sorenson Squeeze.

    6. Format and Compression Settings

    This portion of the class will cover the details of adjusting the different presets under the Format and Compression Settings. Learn how to set parameters such as: Data rate, Sample Size, Sample Rate, Encoding Method, Frame Size, Frame Rate and Key Frame Every.

    7. Working with Filters

    You will learn how to adjust your filters for your compression projects. Learn when to use Deinterlace, Noise Reduction, Normalize Audio and Cropping filters and how to apply those filters to your videos.

    8. Using Optional Tasks

    Students will learn how to utilize the various Optional Tasks such as Copy Output to Local, Vitalstream Hosting, Copy Output to FTP, Add Output to iTunes and Copy Output to DVD Burner. The Optional Tasks Dialog window allows you to perform functions that many other compression applications can't do. Come and see how using the Optional Tasks Dialog window can speed up your compression workflow.

    9. Encoding and Authoring a DVD inside Squeeze

    This portion of the class will show you how to encode and author a DVD directly inside the Sorenson Squeeze application. This training module will also teach you how to create chapter points and customize the points with custom names.

    10. Encoding Linked Flash .FLV and .SWF files

    Students will work through the process of creating linked Flash .FLV and .SWF files for displaying videos inside the .SWF media players that come inside of Sorenson Squeeze. You'll learn how to select your player and adjust video playback. The instructor will also show students how to load web page URLs after a video is finished playing.