[FFmpeg-user] Shrinking video files

Reuben Martin reuben.m at gmail.com
Tue Apr 4 05:11:22 EEST 2017

On Monday, April 3, 2017 2:01:33 AM CDT Cecil Westerhof wrote:
> Is there a way to decrease the size significantly, that does not take
> to much time and still keeps a good quality? (By accident I went from
> -crf 18 to -crf 120 instead of -crf 20. That was a very small file,
> but very blocky.) They would like me to bring the size back to about
> 150 MB.

Welcome to video encoding 101.

You can have fast encoding, good quality, and small file size... But you only 
get to pick 2.


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