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Reduce MP4 File Size for Better Playback/Sending/Uploading/Space Saving

April 7 2016 , Written by Bonnie Published on #compress mp4, #reduce mp4, #transcode mp4, #encode mp4, #shrink video file size, #best mp4 converter

How to reduce MP4 video file size is becoming a hot search. Here shares you one solution to reduce MP4 File Size for better playback/sending/uploading/space saving on Windows (10).

Nowadays we are facing with size-limited requirements in various cases. Many video files can easily occupy much space, especially for those in HD/UHD formats. Therefore, we are facing with no choice but to shrink video file size. For example: YouTube says that the MP4 video is to large to be uploaded, a single HD movie eats up 50% storage of the iPhone, Email requires smaller file size to send the video. MP4 is the common video format, so next we will teach you how to reduce MP4 and transcode MP4 to any format you need.

And WMV and FLV provide relatively small size, so you can convert MP4 to H.264 MP4, WMV or FLV with small size. So there are three ways to reduce MP4, first is convert MP4 to H.264 MP4, WMV or FLV, second is change MP4 parameter settings, Incl. Video Resolution, Frame Rate and Bit Rate, third is trim unwanted part to downsize MP4 video File. Good news is Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (Mac) can realizes all what you need. It has two versions for both Windows and Mac OS X, helping you compress MP4 in a more stable way than HandBrake, and more convenient than Windows Movie Maker. 

This video file size reducer can easily reduce video to smaller size by compressing HD 1080P/4K UHD large space video to low-space formats like WMV, FLV, AVI, 3GP, MP4 etc. Packed with advanced editing features, it will further shrink video file size by adjusting the parameter settings or trim unnecessary parts for sharing on YouTube or playing on various devices, say iPhoneiPadSamsung, Android mobiles and more. (read review). Download it first to our computer, add/drag video to it after installing by wizard, and then shrink/reduce MP4 file size as follows:

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Reduce MP4 File Size quickly on Windows (10)

Step 1: Free download this video size reducer on Windows 10, launch it and click "Add File" to load the video files you want to compress.

Step 2: Reduce MP4 by 3 ways

Method 1. Select a smaller-size format as the output format like H.264 MP4, WMV, FLV 

Method 2. Adjust the video settings (bitrate, resolution, video codec, Sampling rate etc), cut the unnecessary parts or split the video into shorter pieces etc to further decrease the file size.

Method 3. You can use the "Trim" function to remove the unwanted segments by deciding where to start and where to end when converting the selected clip.

Step 3: After you finish the above steps, click the "start conversion" button to start to reduce video size without losing quality. The whole MP4 video file size compression task will be done within merely mins.

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