About the Sound Settings Dialog

You use the Sound Settings dialog to change your audio compression settings for both the QuickTime and AIFF output formats. To open this dialog, click the Audio Settings button in the AIFF or QuickTime Movie Encoder pane.

If a particular audio setting cannot be changed, it remains dimmed. Some audio codecs allow you to configure additional settings, which appear in the lower half of the Sound Settings dialog. In some cases, an Options button becomes available. Click it to configure additional settings.

Figure. Sound Settings dialog.

The Sound Settings dialog contains the following items, with various choices for each, depending on the audio codec you choose in the Format pop-up menu.

  • Show Advanced Settings: This button remains dimmed unless the codec you selected from the Format pop-up menu offers options. Contact the manufacturers of these codecs directly for more information about the additional options they offer.