If you’re looking for how to compress videos on your computer. In this case, sometimes we face a situation where we need to send one or many important and essential videos to someone, but due to the bigger sizes, we fail to send those online (in maximum cases) as well as offline mediums. So, it would be great and helpful if we could reduce the size of a video without compromising its quality fully. Yes, there are two ways by which we can do that. We can reduce or compress the size of a video with the help of online video compressing software as well as with the help of offline video compressing software.
We are taking one of many online video compressors out there on the internet. Let us take the “Free convert” video compressor as our example. Now the way you can compress a video through the compressor, we will be discussing that step by step in the next para. Read the article thoroughly.
How To Compress Video To Reduce File Size
Generally, there are two ways to compress video files on a Windows or Mac system. You can either use the online video compress tool to compress the size of the video. Else you can compress video files as offline.
Compress Video Files Via Online Tools (Online Method)
At first, log on to Free Convert.
Then you will find a dialog box called “choose file/video”. You have to click on the “Choose Video” button to select your video file.
Now you may keep the default options as it is because they do a great job or You can specify your required advanced options to get your desired compressed video.
After that, please click on the “Compress Video” option to start compressing it.
When you will find the status changes to “Done”, please click on the “Download Video” option to download the compressed video.
In this way, using any online video compressor available out there on the internet, you can reduce the size of the original video file and send it everywhere as per your need.
Compress Video Files Through Computer Software (Offline Method)
Now let us move to the offline medium of video compression. We are taking the “Xilisoft” software as an example. At first, you need to download, then install the software. After that, please follow the below-mentioned steps to get your video compression done. We hope you will get an idea from this article.
Please run the software once the installation gets over.
Now click on the “Add File” option which is on the toolbar. You can select “File then Add File(s)” on the main menu also to load your required file/files.
After that, select the required files to be converted and click on the “Profile” option to select the “HD-MPEG4 Video” output format. It is in the drop-down list.
Next, click on the “Browse” button to specify the destination folder as you need to save output files.
Now Open the “Advanced profile settings” panel and give a tick on the “Same Quality” and “2-pass”.
Then just make a click on the “Convert” option (on the menu bar). After that, the video conversion will be started and the status will show as the progress percentage for your reference.
After conversion, you will get your video without a compromised quality and with lesser size.