Final Cut Pro X Tip - Repair Compressor
I recently was having problems with getting compressor to actually start processing a job. It showed up in the Compressor queue but would not start. 0% progress after 30 minutes. I tried stopping the job and adding it back multiple times. I visited Activity Monitor and forced quit anything Compressor related.
I even shut down my Mac and rebooted. But I got the same result; The job would not start. After poking around in Compressor preferences, I did find a solution. But it's not obvious.
Open Compressor's preferences with CMD - Comma (this is actually the preferences shortcut for apps system-wide).
Go to the Advanced tab and click on Reset Queue.
Click on the command "Repair Compressor", which is not expected under Reset Queue.