Work with batches

A batch contains of one or more jobs to be submitted to Compressor for transcoding.

When you select a batch (by clicking the background of the batch area), its properties are shown in the Batch inspector.

View batch properties

  • Click the background of the batch area. If necessary, click the Inspector button to reveal the inspector pane.

    The batch properties are displayed in the Batch inspector:

    • Name: Identifies the batch in Active and Completed views.

    • Jobs: Displays the number of jobs in the batch.

    • Outputs: Displays the number of files that will be output when transcoding the batch.

Change the batch name

  • In the Batch inspector, type a new name in the Name field, then press Return.