Apple Compressor: Importing Image Sequences

Posted on by Larry


After the recent Apple Compressor update (v. 4.3.2) Richard Hale sent me the following note.

The April 13, 2017 update of Compressor fixes the broken importing of sequential files. Hurray!

Also, here’s a real time saver when you have multiple sequential file folders to import:

Select the parent folder containing multiple sequential file folders and Compressor will import each folder individually instead of having to manually select each folder one by one.

For example, I scan six rolls of Super 8mm film which are contained in 6 individual folders – one for each film roll containing still frames of each movie frame. All 6 folders are grouped into an album folder, for example, called “John Doe’s Movies.”

I need to create ProRes files from these for editing in FCP. To do this:

Away it goes and done.


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