Compressing video size

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I need to create video upto max 50 MB. The already created videos are anywhere between 70-80MB. How do I compress videos without affecting the quality?
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Joe Morgan

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It really depends on content. You can lower the quality doing a custom production in Camtasia to say 50%.


If your content is nothing more than a screen recording. You didn't use zoom in and zoom out animations. It's a Microsoft WORD tutorial, or perhaps a Excel Tutorial.Things of this nature. Lowering the quality shouldn't hurt the overall quality.

Recording with highly detailed images and videos. Content with a lot of colors. You'll find increasing the quality may be warranted instead. That's just the way it is.

I don't know what video dimensions your working with? If it's 1920 x 1080. You might want to think about switching to 1280 x 720. It will reduce file size dramatically and should leave you plenty of head room to produce at normal to higher quality output levels.

Regards,Joe

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rg

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Looking at your screen capture made me chuckle, remembering what our video engineers always used to say that NTSC stood for: "Never The Same Color."