Compressor Updated With Bug Fixes and Stability Improvements

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    Apple has updated its Compressor encoding app to version 4.4.1, fixing a number of reliability and stability issues. Compressor is used to encode video files for posting to websites like YouTube and Vimeo, burning to DVD or Blu-ray, and more.
    Compressor is available for $49.99 on the Mac App Store. [Direct Link]

    Article Link: Compressor Updated With Bug Fixes and Stability Improvements
  2. Candlelight macrumors 6502a


    Oct 12, 2011
    New Zealand
    Am really glad to hear this. I went back to v3.5 because 4.1 was so unstable.

    Will be keen to try it again at some stage.
  3. mjsanders5uk macrumors regular

    May 11, 2009
    lets hope FCP X 10.1.2 follows soon as a lot of people seem to be having issues, me included.
  4. chirpie macrumors 6502a


    Jul 23, 2010
    Most of my Final Cut issues seem to stem from Maverick's server bugs as anything else...
  5. jjemin macrumors newbie

    Aug 16, 2010
    Seoul, Korea
    Finally Bootcamp support for Macs with Nvidia chipset is ceased....

    Time to change my late 2008 macbook pro!!!

    Just hope my old macbook pro to support 10.10 lol :D
  6. kylefarris macrumors newbie

    Feb 11, 2014
    Thanks goodness! The old compressor was so ugly and old-school and the new one just simply didn't work on either of my machines because I had Qmaster configured (and, surprisingly, working).

    After I updated to 4.1 I couldn't get a single batch to finish. Not even a single file/single output batch. It was so buggy. In fact, I think I've experienced every bug they fixed in this real ease. It is a good day indeed.
  7. WallToWallMacs macrumors regular

    Jan 26, 2014
    I wish they would make it 100% 64bit because right now compressord (the service that does the compression) is still 32bit which really limits performance compared to the latest 64bit ffmpeg/x264 builds.
  8. vmachiel macrumors 68000

    Feb 15, 2011
    Really? That's actually surprising... Video compression is something that would benefit from 64-bit a lot more than something like Calendar or Contacts will. Yet they're 64-bit...
  9. sundragon macrumors regular


    Dec 27, 2011
    Washington, DC

    Hi Apple... How about implementing Intel's Quicksync technology?

    Handbrake on Windows has it working pretty well on their beta. It would be nice to have the platform so many people use for video to utilize the built in chipset enhancement that's existed since 2011...
  10. Dranix macrumors 6502a


    Feb 26, 2011
    Gelnhausen, Germany

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