Compress movie :/

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Compress movie :/

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I just made a movie *in avi* that i want to display on my site...its 8 minutes long and reaches 1.5 GB :/ how can i make it smaller?

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Get a better compresser and use a different codec, like mpg.

Edit: Hey! this is post '123' :P w00t!
¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It works on my machine...

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I had played around with video codec and ran into the file size problem myself, in a nutshell a minute of video is about 1mb. I couldn't find a program to compress it enough (you make the video window smaller, drop frames, and pick low quality image for smaller file size.

Real websites that show video are likely doing realtime streaming video, rather than having the visitor DL the file and opening it on their box..

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Unless you are running your own "professional" server, it's a snowball's chance in hell you'll get it up there... (and even then, I wonder)...

Change the file type/codec. If that doesn't work it'll have to be streamed (somehow, don't ask me, I have no clue!!)
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Try converting it to WMV using a program like SC Free Video Converter (http://www.Softwareclub.ws/download/scvc6000.exe).
Then use this (supposing you know HTML) to embed the video in your site:
<embed src="" autostart="true" width="" height="">

I would also recommend a MOV version for computers that don't support WMV.

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