how to reduce the size of my vid clip?

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  1. Ev!L-aLphA

    Ev!L-aLphA | n f e c t e D

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    Hey guys.. i got a new digital camera that can record 640x480 vids.. well i recorded a video for like 1 min and the whole file was like 112mb :uhoh::uhoh: i want to post it on my friends blog but i dont think any one will want to stream such a big file for just 1 min :-/

    its a winamp media file format (avi?)

    thanks guys :)
     
  2. swatX

    swatX ba|\|\|ed

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    one the front page the title reads "how to reduce the size of my ...." any person would think the other word..


    heh jk
     
  3. Ev!L-aLphA

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  4. BWX

    BWX get out and ride

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    Windows movie maker is easy...

    Virtual dub with Xvid codec also works well.. but not as easy..


    You could stream it live from your PC with Windows media encoder....
     
  5. dj_stick

    dj_stick Apple Fanboy?

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    get an encoder that can encode it in xvid or divx
     
  6. Matth

    Matth Flash Banner Hater

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    WMV or REAL encoder?

    http://www.scvi.net/podcast/how.htm

    http://forms.real.com/rnforms/products/tools/producerbasic/index.html
    ** RP Basic has a fairly onerous licence, dictating that "You may only use RealProducer Basic for personal use to create RealAudio 10 encoded media that you do not sell, rent, lease, license or exchange for value."

    I thought of BBC Dirac, but at the moment, it's at an early development stage, though it sounds like a promising alternative for the future, for an open-source video codec.
     
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    BWX get out and ride

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    Real Sucks!!!!!!!!
     
  8. Son_of_Thunder

    Son_of_Thunder New Member

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    I used to put everything into real format back when the free real player was actually a good program. Now that realONEplayer is all they offer it sucks. Another problem with real is how hard it is to get it back into an editable form.

    Other than those two problems, it has a high quality picture and it really does compress it quite well.
     
  9. digerati

    digerati Everyones life has worth

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    Very true.

    Your best bet is probably to go into the camera settings themselves and setting the resolution to 320x240 or switching it from 30fps to 15fps. (I suggest the changing the resolution part more than the fps part). I suggest this not because of the quality on the computer, but you will be able to shoot more video on your cam if you reduce the size.
     
  10. WildChild

    WildChild I'm Still Watching

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    If you have Quicktime Pro you can convert it nicely without any loss of quality.

    WC
     

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