Final Cut & Elgato Turbo.264?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by NRose8989, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. NRose8989 macrumors 6502a

    Feb 6, 2008
    All of my videos that i make in FCE 4, I export for web and I've notices that when i use "Quicktime Conversion" to export to H.264 MPEG-4, it takes significantly longer than just using Export "Quicktime Movie" which exports it into a FCE file. Would elgato's turbo.264 speed up this process? or at least free up some processing so i can do other things on my MBP? would it even work? thanks.

    EDIT: can it also export full HD video (720p)?
  2. -DH macrumors 65816

    Nov 28, 2006
    Nashville Tennessee

  3. thedarkhorse macrumors 6502a

    Sep 13, 2007
    it would speed it up but you'll have to render out your fce file first, then bring that into elgato's program and convert that into an h264 file. The process will still be much faster though.

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