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Re-sizing video files

Discussion in 'Canon Conflab' started by gray1720, Jul 21, 2020.

  1. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    SWMBO took a video of my lawnmower running at the weekend, which I would like to share online, but the Canon G10 produces video files at about 1mb/second run time - so it's pretty big.

    Can I use DPP to reduce the size of the file, or has anyone got a better idea?

    Thanks!
     
  2. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    I don't have a Canon but in the past I have resized videos by converting them to another format using both an online converter and a video editing suite (no idea which one). I believe MP4 format is a lot smaller (compressed) than say .mov or AVI for instance.

    https://www.online-convert.com/
     
  3. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    Ta! I shall try to make time for a go tonight.
     
  4. Fen

    Fen Well-Known Member

    Have you got Photoshop?
    You can open the file, edit it, add captions, effects, etc., and then export it to the size you want.

    Or, there is a shareware programme called Hamster Free Video Converter from Hamstersoft. I've used it loads of times for converting video to different sizes and/or formats. I should probably mention that it's Russian.
    Link - https://videoconverter.hamstersoft.com/free-video-converter/
     
  5. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    I have Elephants 9, so I might be a bit behind on features... But I also have the book, so I can look it up.
     
  6. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    VLC can convert formats too. It's another free app.
     
  7. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    Done - see RTBC! Thank you all very much.
     

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