How to Reduce the Size of AVI Video
Most people want to reduce the size of AVI video to upload it online, send it via email, or shrink it to a DVD disk. If that’s you, here’s how to perform this task using a professional reducing file software: Wondershare Video Converter (Video Converter for Mac). This program features powerful, efficient functionality and easy of use. With it, reducing the size of your AVI video in the most hassle-free way. Have a quick read here.
Note: Download and install this program for your operating system. Below guide takes Windows version screenshots. But Mac users can follow the same steps because two versions works almost the same.
1 Add your source AVI videos
Click the "Add Files" button to browse your file folder to select the AVI files you want to reduce size. To import multiple files at once, you can select one file and then hold down "Ctrl" when selecting more.
AVI file reducer also has drag-n-drop feature, so you can also drag them directly into its primary window. After adding all files, you can design the file name, specify the output folder, or double click it to preview it.
2 Select "Small Size" to reduce size of AVI
Click the format image on the right side of the primary window to reveal the output window. Here, select your original AVI format, or other format of your choice like FLV. Then click the bottom right Setting button. In the window that appears, tick off "Small Size" option, and hit Ok to return to the main window.
Now you can view the estimated file size of output file and compare with the original one. Also, you can click the Play icon to preview the output video effect.
Tip: You can also reduce the size of AVI file by adjusting the parameters manually. To do this, just pick your desired resolution, bit rate, frame rate, encoder, etc. in the Settings window. However, setting lower parameters will also produce lower quality video, so you should achieve a balance without losing too much quality.
3Export a new AVI video
When you're satisfied with the file size and video quality, simply hit Convert button to begin reducing AVI size. This program is highly boosted with Wondershare leading APEXTRANS™ technology, so you will get reduced AVI file very soon. Also, you can check its proress and remaining time conveniently from the progress bar.
When it finishes, click "Open Folder" to get the reduced AVI file. Now you may upload to your website or included in email to share with friends. If you plan to burn the reduced AVI file to a DVD disk like D5 or D9, just go to the DVD primary window and burn it to DVD with free and nice templates in minutes.
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