Summary: The compression of AVI video files can be done through video tool on either a PC or a Mac. The process is quite easy done correctly, this article will show you the easily and correctly way to get it done.
So I have been wanting to upload some video game gameplay to youtube that i recorded with Fraps. Fraps records in AVI format and the file sizes are huge, like 6GB for a few minutes. It would have taken me 10 hours to upload a video like that to youtube, so i need to compress them. But how? Not mention of sending by e-mail to my friend. Any help on how to compress the AVI video files to a smaller file size, but keep good quality, atleast 720p on youtube? By the way, I am a Mac user, the operating system is the latest Mac OS X EL Capitan, Thanks!
As we all know that AVI is a multimedia container format, which is very flexible. People need to reduce the video file size for all kinds of reasons, such as releasing their hard disk space, sharing videos online, transferring to their digital gadgets or E-mailing video clips to a friend. Whatever the reason, the large video files might bother you sometimes.
In fact, there are many methods available to reduce video file size. You are able to change the resolution of the original video file to a smaller resolution. If the video size is not small enough, you could also lower frame rate and bit rate. Below are popular way to help you resolve the problem successfully.
Pavtube Video Converter for Mac are high recommended for Mac OS X Capitan, it can convert video files to other formats with smaller size. Foo example, you can keep the best quality format for big AVI files into MP4 format with maximum video resolution and frame rate to upload to YouTube, Facebook and other video sharing sites. Once you have the compressed file, you can start embedding the video in e-mail. Gmail and Apple mail can embed videos on e-mail, as well as view them. With Gmail, you can embed YouTube videos you have uploaded and the person receiving the mail can preview the video on the body of the mail itself. Windows user please choose the Windows version–Pavtube Video Converter. Just follow the step by step guide and starts to compress big AVI files on Mac OS X EL Capitan ( Mac version as an example, Windows version have the same steps).
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Compressing or Shrinking Large AVI Video to Smaller Size for YouTube and Email on Mac El Capitan
Step 1: Add Big AVI files to the program.
Launch the software on your Mac computer, click “File” menu, select “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from folder” to import AVI video to the program.
Step 2: Define output file format.
Click “Format” drop-down option, choose mp4 as the target format from Common Video > H.264 Video (.mp4)
Step 3: Change output profile parameters.
Hit “Settings” to open the “Profile Settings” window, here you can set the output size as 1920 * 1080 or other size you like, bit rate and frame rate as the original video or other you like, you can customize any options you like.
Step 4: Start the conversion.
Start AVI to MP4 conversion by hitting the right bottom convert button, when the conversion is over,you can upload to YouTube smoothly or send through e-mail to your friends.