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Old 11-02-2012, 11:06 PM   #1
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Default simple way to reduce video size?

Let's say you have a short video of 27megs. You cannot email it to your friend via gmail because it is just a scant too big. How do you knock it down a bit?
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:18 PM   #2
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Reduce the resolution, reduce the quality, reduce the length?

Upload it to Youtube or another video hosting site, upload it to some file sharing website, upload it to Dropbox or Google Drive...?
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:34 PM   #3
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Reduce the resolution, reduce the quality, reduce the length?
Sorry. Reduce the file size to under 25megs.

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Upload it to Youtube or another video hosting site, upload it to some file sharing website, upload it to Dropbox or Google Drive...?
Sorry I was not clear. I want to be able to email it with gmail.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:36 PM   #4
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Use Handbrake, just re-encode it in a lower quality. Or reduce the resolution.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:55 PM   #5
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Handbrake works very well!
Exactly what I needed it to do.

Any simple video editing software?
I just want to remove 1 second from the beggining of a video.
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Old 11-04-2012, 08:46 PM   #6
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Old 11-05-2012, 06:29 AM   #7
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Convert it to an FLV with a lower bitrate
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:28 PM   #8
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split it into different compressed archives and make two emails.
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Old 11-05-2012, 01:24 PM   #9
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People still email videos?!

moviemaker or handbrake or private youtube/vimeo video
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Old 11-06-2012, 01:59 PM   #10
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People still email videos?!

moviemaker or handbrake or private youtube/vimeo video
Thats what I was thinking. Once you lower the quality enough so its small enough to email its not worth watching anymore. Absolutely no reason not to do a private youtube link unless its blocked.
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