How to Compress MP4 (MPEG/MPG) Video in Windows & Mac

Are you sweating over to figure out a way to compress your MP4 video? A big MP4 video always causes trouble. It takes much space of your hard disk, which leads to slow speed of your computer. It can't be saved successfully for entertainment on the go due to its flat body. It even curbs you to upload on the internet or send to our friends for sharing. Any way to compress it?

Definitely. With an easy and powerful MP4 compressor like Wondershare Video Converter, you're able to compress MP4 videos in no time with lossless quality and high compatibility (batch compression supported).

Best MP4 Compressor for Windows / Mac (Yosemite included)

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  • Easily compress MP4 video without any quality loss.
  • Customize the video settings like bitrate, resolution, frame rate and more.
  • Crop, merge, rotate and split the video within the program.
  • Fast conversion speed compared with other video converters on the market.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 10.8, 10.9

1.Load MP4 videos to this MP4 compressor

Click "Add Files" icon to load your destination file from desk or folders. You can import more than one file, just press "Ctrl" when selecting the MP4 files. Or just drag and drop all MP4 videos you need to compress into this program.

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2.Customize video setting to cut down video size

Click "Output Format" option on the right side of the primary window to select MP4 as the output format. And then click the "Settings" button to adjust the parameters for both video and audio. Here, you can simply select "Small Size" to reduce your file size greatly. Alternatively, adjust the parameters by yourself:

Encoder: Click arrow to access drop down options, then choose one, or just let it as defaulted.
Resolution: 320*240,480*272,480*368,640*480, and more. If you want to play on iPod, iPhone 4/iPhone 4S, PSP (including PSP3), 480*272 works great.
Frame Rate: You can choose from different values to slow down or speed up your playing speed. Generally, value above 20 makes little difference.
Bit Rate: Value range: 256kbps to 2000kbps, choose a proper one as per your needs.

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3. Start MP4 compression

When all settings satisfied, hit "Convert" button and let this program take care of MP4 compression. Now you can enjoy the compressed MP4 video anytime, anywhere!

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Video tutorial: How to compress MP4 video files

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