Compress Video without Losing Quality – Full Guide!

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Compress Video without Losing Quality

What if you could compress your videos into a smaller size and save a significant amount of space on your hard drive? Wouldn’t it be great!?

The trick to saving hundreds of MBs if not GBs of space is now in front of you! We are going to give you a great method to Compress Video without Losing Quality!

At one moment or the other, we all have been worried about the space taken up by the videos we either recorded or downloaded from the Internet and we all wanted to reduce their size to save some extra space for other things. The simple guide to do just that is now at your fingertips!

Let’s get started with this guide!

Things you’ll Need to Compress Videos without Losing Quality

Here’s a list of things that you’ll be needing in order to compress those videos and save some space for other items like pictures, movies, games, etc.

  • A Video which you want to Compress (Obviously, lol)
  • A Computer/Laptop
  • A tool called Handbrake¬†(Download it from here)

These are the only things you’ll be needing and I assume you already have the first two haha.

Okay, let’s move on!

How to Compress Video without Losing Quality?

Okay, it’s very simple and works with all types of videos! All you have to do is follow the simple steps written below. You can apply these exact same steps to all the types of videos, be it Computer Screen Recording, a Camera Recording, or anything.

Here is the full method to do that.

  • Open Handbrake (Download it from the link above and install it on your Computer/Laptop). It will look something like the screenshot below.

Compress Video without Losing Quality

  • Now, drag and drop the video you want to Compress without losing the quality into the Handbrake window. After dragging and dropping, the Handbrake window will show the name of the file as shown in the screenshot below.

Compress Video without Losing Quality

  • After that, choose a destination to save the new compressed video. Click the Browser button and choose a directory (Like Desktop, or My Documents, or Videos Folder, etc) -and give your video a name and click Save.

Compress Video without Losing Quality

  • Now comes the easy part (although, whatever we did till now was easy too). Click the Start button at the top. It is shown in the screenshot below.

Compress Video without Losing Quality

  • The compression process will now start and Handbrake will look something like this.

Compress Video without Losing Quality

  • Once the compression is done, you will see the new compressed video file. This Compressed video will have x10 smaller size (in most cases). Below is a screenshot comparing original and compressed video sizes.
Compress Video without Losing Quality
Click the Image to view it in Full size

As you can see, there’s a huge difference in the size of both the videos but the quality difference is almost negligible.

So, this is how you can Compress Video without Losing Quality and save some serious space on your drive!

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