How to Compress MOV Files Effortlessly in Windows PC/Mac

Want to email MOV videos to friends but the files are too large to send? Eager to store much more MOV files but the space of your hard drive or cellphone is running out? If you are a MOV user, you may encounter the situations mentioned above. But what to do? Actually, the key to solve this problem is compressing MOV files.

Simple Way to Compress MOV Video Files

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There are plenty of programs capable of resizing MOV videos in the market. Of all, Filmora Video Editor is an outstanding example. This program provides users with various options for MOV compression. For example, adjusting related video parameters and converting to a portable video format will both result in small video sizes. You are free to choose the most suitable way according to your need. This program will help you complete the task without causing too much loss in picture quality. Besides MOV, it also supports videos in other formats as well, such as MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, MPG, MPEG, VOB, TOD, MOD, FLV, etc.

Filmora Video Editor is an all-in-one tool that has many other functions to satisfy you. In addition to shrinking videos, you can also use it to compile videos with brilliant editing features like trim, split, merge, rotate, crop and more. With this program, you can always expect more. It enables you to achieve better quality by applying stunning effects, smoothing switches by inserting transitions, distinguishing your videos by adding text or image watermarks and so on. Don't hesitate anymore. Download this fabulous program right now and start your tasks.

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Step 1. Add your MOV videos

After installing and running the program, you can directly drag your files from local folder to the program. Alternative, you can also click Import to select your target files. Then you'll see your files show up in the User's Album at once. If you like, you can watch them or take snapshots in the Preview window.

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Step 2. Reduce the size of the file

Click Create to pop up the Output window, where you are offered two different ways to get a smaller file.

1. Converting video format. FLV, WMV etc. are all high compressed video formats. If you don't mind changing video format, you can hit the Format tab and select a format with high compression rate from the list.

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2. Downgrading video parameters. If you are not willing to convert to another format for smaller size, then you can choose the other way. Hit Device or Format tab and then click the arrow beside Advanced Settings to open the drop-down choices. Here you can lower the output file parameters like resolution, frame rate to produce a small file.

Note: Please note that lower parameters or change output format will make the video size smaller and decrease the video quality.

Step 3. Export the compressed video

Once you have decided how to compress your video, you can click Create again to activate the process of compression. The program will automatically do the rest things for you. Wait until the process completes, then you can click Find Target to locate your file.

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