[FFmpeg-user] Any way to make this 2GB file any smaller?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Nov 15 10:14:48 CET 2013

Gilles <codecomplete <at> free.fr> writes:

> I went through the online help, but can't figure 
> out what I could do to make this 2hrs20mn, 2GB 
> movie any smaller:

Several ideas come to mind:

ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -s 180x144 out.avi
ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -qscale 30 out.avi
ffmpeg -i input -c copy -t 10 out.avi

Sorry, but you have to be a little more specific:
What you want, what you tried (complete, uncut 
console output), what was wrong with it...

Carl Eugen

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