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Does resuming a paused submission pick up where it left off?

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Apr 19, 2012 7:39 AM

I ned to change locations, and I'm working from a MacBook Pro with an extrenal drive containing my FCPX project that was "Shared to Compressor." If I do the following, does Compressor truly resume the job (pick up where it left off), or does processing start over from the beginning?


  • Pause the submitted job
  • Quit app
  • Eject & disconnect external drive
  • Sleep the machine
  • Wake
  • Connect drive and wait until it mounts
  • Launch Compressor 4
  • Resume job


Thank you!


MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • David M Brewer Level 6 Level 6 (9,180 points)

    Pausing/resuming the job: That depends on the codec your encoding too. For example, encoding to h.264, no, encoding to MPEG-2, yes the job will resume.


    As for your other examples, you need to start the job over.


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