Video Encoding Training (1-Day) Overview: This class will help you become familiar with video encoding process. Your instructor will teach you many best practices in ensuring that your videos are compressed properly. You learn how to encode video content for Desktops, iOS devices, Android tablets and Mobile Devices. Class participants will be educated hands-on with the steps to encode videos using two popular compression tools, Sorenson Squeeze and Episode Pro. During the training, you’ll become with encoding to formats such as Windows Media, QuickTime, WebM, Flash video and H.264. Most importantly, you’ll be able to take the information in learn in our training class and apply it to any compression tool. This class is an excellent fit for video professionals, IT Professionals, media professionals, web developers, web designers, government producers, church video production teams, network engineers and educational professionals that need to learn the encoding process. Our 1-Day Video Encoding Training class is available On-site or On-line. Contact us for more details.
Class is available for Mac and PC platforms
In this training students will learn:
- How to encode for HTML5 Delivery
- How to encode for Adaptive Streaming and HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
- Best Practices for Streaming
- How to encode to QuickTime, Windows Media, H.264, WebM and Flash video formats
- What the best CODECS are for their streaming formats
- How to customize a compression preset for better quality.
- Benefits of 1-Pass CBR, 1-Pass VBR, 2-pass CBR, 2-Pass VBR compression and Multi-pass
- Knowledge of Deinterlacing, Key Frame Every, Frames Per Second, Cropping and other items
- How to encode videos using Sorenson Squeeze and Episode Pro
Students are provided with the following:
- Training certificate
- 3 hours of post training technical support
- HTML and HTML5 Streaming Templates
- Video recording of the entire training session
Featured Software for the class:
- Sorenson Media’s Sorenson Squeeze
- Telestream’s Episode
1. Video Encoding Overview
One of the most important elements of the video compression process is working with CODECs. Learn what CODECs are and which CODECs should be used when compressing to Windows Media, QuickTime, Flash, WebM and H.264. This class will help you understand how to choose the right Video and Audio CODECS for your projects. This class will also cover the differences between MPEG-4 Part 2 and MPEG-4 Part 10 (AVC/H.264). You also learn about CODECS and container formats used to delivery to HTML5 compatible browsers and whether you should use OGG, WebM or H.264.
2. Overview of Streaming Media Formats
In this portion of the class we will go over the streaming formats and will review the good and bad of each. We’ll cover QuickTime, Windows Media, H.264, Flash Video and WebM. Not only will you learn about each format’s advantages and disadvantages but you will learn first-hand which CODECS to use for your streaming media projects in this hands-on training.
3. Hands-on Compression with Sorenson Squeeze and Episode
Students will learn basic and advanced tips for encoding their videos with Sorenson Squeeze and Episode. You will learn how to properly encode for H.264, QuickTime, Windows Media, WebM and Flash. Students will also learn how to create watch folders, trim videos, customize format compression settings, use watermarks and customize filter settings. In this training section, class participants will also learn how to automate the process for uploading videos to a Streaming server or Website. Encoding for Interlaced and Progressive video content will also be covered in this training.
4. Hands-on Compression for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch)
Students will learn how to compress video content for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch using Sorenson Squeeze and Episode. Participants will also learn how to adjust their compression settings to get a high quality result by selecting the following: Frame Size, Datarate, Video CODEC, Audio CODEC and many other settings. If you’re new to video encoding for iOS devices this class will be an excellent fit as it will allow you to become comfortable with the process.
5. Encoding Downloadable Streaming Videos
In this portion of the training, you will encode videos for downloadable streaming in formats such as: QuickTime, H.264, Windows Media, WebM, and Flash. This class will teach you how to get the quality you desire for your downloadable or progressive streaming videos by teaching you how to adjust the various compression settings. This training module will teach you how to take a compression default preset and customize it for better quality.
6. Encoding Real-time Streaming Videos
This part of the class covers encoding real-time streaming files for Windows Media, Flash and H.264 files. Get familiar with available options within each codec in this training section. Also, learn invaluable video encoding best practices for streaming delivery.
7. Encoding for Adaptive Streaming
The industry has been revolutionized with the emergance of adaptive streaming. Now, instead of users needing to choose at data rate when watching on-line videos, they can be automatically directed to the proper data rate for their bandwidth connection. One of the most important items to allow this experience to work is proper encoding, since you’ll have to encode to several data rates for each video. By taking this class, students will become familiar with compression for adaptive delivery such Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), Microsoft’s Smooth Streaming and Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS).
8. Encoding for Tablets
During this training, you’ll learn the the process for compressing your videos to tablets such as Samsung, Galaxy, Amazon Kindle Fire and other Android tablets. You’ll understand data rates, frame sizes and other settings that can be used for video delivery to tablets. Our instructor will give you a better understanding of how to prepare your video content for delivery to these devices.
9. Encoding for Mobile Devices
With so many mobile devices available today, it’s essential to know how to prepare streaming content for the variety of devices. Many individuals usually spend hours trying to understand how to get videos to play properly on different devices. This training will get you familiar with many best practices for the encoding process. You’ll become comfortable with encoding to Android mobile devices as well as many other smartphones available on the market today.
Give us a call about signing up to attend one of our 1-Day Video Encoding Trainings On-line, On-site or in Orlando, Florida. Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.477.5837 for more information or e-mail us at email@example.com. Individuals from any country can attend our on-line training classes.