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How to Resize MOV Videos for Smaller File Size

Want to send some MOV videos to your friends through email or save them on your mobile or hard drive? If the answer is yes, you might discover that the videos are too large for emailing or for storing. These are some of the problems that you will encounter as a MOV user. So, what can you do to resolve these issues? Well there is an easy solution and this is to resize MOV files with a professional video editing tool.

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MOV or QuickTime movie is the standard format that is used by Apple's QuickTime Player. MOV files can be very large, so you might have to re-adjust the size if you want to import them to an editing program or to fit on a portable media device. Regardless of your requirement, you will need a tool that can convert your videos to another format to export as another MOV for resizing. It is important to mention that some programs will give you results with loss of output video quality when you are reducing the size of larger clips.

There are many programs on the market that you can use to resize MOV file. Out of all the options, Aimersoft Video Editor is the best solution. This program comes with many options for the resizing of MOV files. For example, you could adjust the related parameters and convert to a portable video format to get videos with smaller sizes. Once you pick the most suitable option, the editor will help you to complete the task in no time and you don't have to worry about losing picture quality. Aside from MOV, the program supports other video formats such as FLV, MP4, WMV, AVI, MPG, MKV, MPEG, TOD, VOB, MOD, etc.

Aimersoft Video Editor has various functions that can satisfy your needs. In addition to reducing video sizes, you can use it to compile clips with amazing editing features such as trim, rotate, split, crop and merge. If you want to have better quality videos, you can use other functions to apply stunning effects; insert transitions to smooth switches; add image or text watermarks to distinguish your videos, amongst other things. If you are ready to get started, you should download this amazing program to your computer.

Instruction on how to resize a MOV video

You can use these tips to complete the task on your Windows computer. The steps to handle the task on Mac will almost be the same, but you need to install MOV Resizer for Mac first.

1Add the MOV videos

Install and launch the program after downloading it to your computer. Once you do this, you can drag the files directly from your local folder unto the program or click Import to choose the target files. The added files will show in the User's Album immediately. If you like, the program has a preview window that will allow you to watch or take snapshots of the added videos.

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2Reduce the file size of a MOV video

To do this, you would click on Create to get the pop up Output window. This will give you two different options to make your file smaller:

1) Convert your video to WMV, FLV or some other high compressed format. If you are not interested in changing your video format, then you can click the Format button to choose a high compression rate option from the list.

2) Downgrade the video parameters to get a smaller size. Click the Format or Device button and then the Advanced Settings to lower the file parameters such as video resolution and frame rate.

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Bear in mind that the options to lower parameters or adjust output format can decrease the quality and make the size of your videos smaller.

3Export the final result

After choosing how to resize your video file, you would click Create to complete the process. The editor will handle everything automatically and you can locate the new files by clicking the Find Target button.

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