How to compress a video on Windows 10

Every social medium has its own max video size. It means, you can’t just shoot the video and post it right away — quite often you have to compress it first. Also, a recording should be small enough for an email, fast uploading, and sharing via special sites, sending via short messages.

To compress a video on Windows you’ll need a special tool.

Like the one by Clideo, that works online and doesn’t require any downloading, installation, and setting up. It’s compatible with all the browsers, including Edge, it’s free, intuitively comprehensive, and very handy.

Picking up the needed solution out of the full list of our tools you can create a quality video with different adjustments, change its size, format, combine it with audio or other shootings.

Read on and get to know how to compress video files on Windows 10 or any other OS in three simple steps.

  1. Upload a file

    Open our Video Size Reducer, click the blue button “Choose file” and select a visual you want to compress from your personal library.

    Add video from Windows to compress

    Call the drop-down menu on the right of the button to import a file stored on Google Drive or Dropbox. Our tool accepts a wide range of video formats, including MP4, MOV, AVI and others.

  2. Wait while tool is compressing for you

    Our tool is so user-friendly, that it does all the job for you. Video compression may take up to several minutes — it depends on the initial file size, your internet connection speed and stability. In the meantime, you can fetch a cup of tea or think who you will send the new reduced clip to.

    Wait for video to be compressed on Windows
  3. Download the video

    When the process is over, a new size will be displayed as well as the percentage of the compression. Save the result to your personal device or cloud storage account.

    Download compressed video to Windows

    If you try compressing the same video one more time, the result will be the same.

We are regularly improving our tools to add new features or enhance your experience. Check our Help Center for the most recent instructions.