Transcoding multiple files with the same setting using Apple Compressor

Apple Compressor allows you to batch transcode audio and video files to a variety of different file types. However, annoyingly, it does not provide a straightforward way to apply the same output file type setting to multiple files at once.

Embedding multimedia files in R Markdown HTML documents

Update: I have improved the functions in this post and turned them into an R package. The source code and installation instructions are available here. I am currently writing a comprehensive educational resource of all things music called The Musican’s Compendium using bookdown, an R package that can generate print-ready books and ebooks from R Markdown documents.