simple way to reduce video size?

Discussion in 'Digital and Video Cameras' started by glen, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. glen

    glen Lifer

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    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?
     
  2. Mr. Pedantic

    Mr. Pedantic Diamond Member

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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...?
     
  3. glen

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    Sorry. Reduce the file size to under 25megs.

    Sorry I was not clear. I want to be able to email it with gmail.
     
  4. Mr. Pedantic

    Mr. Pedantic Diamond Member

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    Use Handbrake, just re-encode it in a lower quality. Or reduce the resolution.
     
  5. glen

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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.
     
  6. Diogenes2

    Diogenes2 Platinum Member

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    Moviemaker..
     
  7. dinker99

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    Convert it to an FLV with a lower bitrate
     
  8. Gooberlx2

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    split it into different compressed archives and make two emails.
     
  9. happysmiles

    happysmiles Senior member

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    People still email videos?!

    moviemaker or handbrake or private youtube/vimeo video
     
  10. sswingle

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    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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