Determine the size of the source file. Then right-click on the AVI file and select "Properties". In the Central part on the "General" tab, you will see how much space in megabytes or gigabytes is this file. This is necessary in order to know how much you will have to cut the video. To make the file smaller by deterioration of image quality, with a reduction of the size of the frame or removal of unimportant parts of the video. For example, the program will slightly reduce the size of the cropping credits at the end of the film, foreign films they are usually very long.
Download and install the program for processing video. Such programs are called converters and there are both paid and free. Open the browser you normally browse the web and navigate to http://www.freemake.com/ru/free_video_converter/. This free video Converter with user-friendly controls and a multi-language interface. If you don't trust free software you can download Movavi Video Suite. The address of the page the following: http://www.movavi.ru/suite/download.html. Click the "Download" and start downloading the installer.
Run the downloaded file. Click "Next" in installation wizard. Repeat this step until you see the message on successful completion of the process. If you wish, the course can change the default folder for the program. Launch the utility by double clicking on the icon on the desktop, if it doesn't open independently.
Window Free Video Converter, click "Video" to add your file. The title of the video and its characteristics will appear in the Central part of the program window. Click on the button "To AVI" on the ribbon at the bottom of the window. Window opens processing options in which you can specify the location to save the file, choose the number of stages of conversion and specify the resulting file size. Click the current file size and enter the desired value. Margins shrink, that is, how the program can reduce the weight of an avi is displayed in the editor window.
Click "Convert" and wait while being processed. After the ready message, open result file and check result.
Advice 2: How to reduce video size
Video shot with a digital camera or copied from the original DVD or BlueRay disc always has large enough size. In this form it is inconvenient to upload to Internet, burn to media or transfer in any way. However, the size of video can be reduced with the help of special programs-converters.
Install a program on your computer for video conversion. When choosing, consider your needs in working with video. For example, if you are professionally shooting and producing digital video in large volumes, then its conversion is better to use a paid software solution. If you reduce the video you require from time to time, for these purposes, download our free app. One such program is Any Video Converter. To download click on the link http://www.any-video-converter.com/products/for_video_free/. After installing the program, run it and proceed to the reducing video.
Select the video file that you want to reduce. To do this, click "Add video" button in the dialog box file Manager, specify the path to the video. When the download finishes, the program window will display brief information about the file (title, duration, format and number of frames per second).
Select downloaded videos with a mouse click, and then select the option end of the file, held the procedure of conversion. In the right part of the main program window select the desired picture size, video bitrate and number of frames per second. In addition, set the same options for the audio track of the media file. To reduce the video, these values should be smaller than the original file. If you want to leave them without changes, then select another codec from the drop-down list in the upper right corner of the program. The list contains the video codecs, optimized for viewing on mobile phone screen, the Internet, and on home players. Setting options and selecting the codec figure out the expected format of the target file, be sure that it will be smaller than the original, and start the conversion procedure.
Select the destination folder to which to save the reduced video, and then click "Encode". After some time in the selected folder will be smaller. Depending on the selected codec and options new video may be visually less and less quality, or is practically not different from the original file.