Compress Video

Drag and drop any video to reduce video file size for free online

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The easiest way to compress video in a matter of seconds

Protect your video quality by using this video compressor to reduce video file size. Get around file size limits on social media, email, and messaging platforms by making compressed videos to upload and send online.

Make your video more shareable and compatible with any platform, regardless of any video size limits. Simply drag and drop your video, adjust the export settings to the file size you want, then export! It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3. Now, you have a high-quality, compressed video before you even get to the number 3.

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How to Compress Video Online

Compress Video
  1. Upload your video

    Upload a video to Kapwing directly from your computer. You can also paste a video link from an external source like YouTube or TikTok.

  2. Compress video and reduce file size

    Click “Export project,” and adjust the compression level slider to compress video without losing quality.

  3. Download and share

    Your video will be processed to download and share. No payments or software installations needed!

Finally, a video compressor that protects your video quality

Oftentimes when we’re trying to share our content with others online, we’re hit with a pop-up window notifying us that we’ve exceeded our file size limit— sometimes as small as 8MB.

With Kapwing’s video compressor, you can compress videos while still controlling the quality of your video. Once you’ve selected how compressed you want your video, you can choose to convert your video to a different file type or select the resolution of your video to ensure the best quality possible. Kapwing’s all-in-one video editor supports all of these workflows while also allowing you to make edits such as trimming clips, adding text and image overlays, combining videos with audio, and much more.

To get started, upload your video file or paste a video URL link in Kapwing. Head to the Export Settings in the video editor and adjust the file size slider to determine how much you want to compress your video. Choose what resolution you’d like your video to be and when ready, export your project as any file type: MP4, GIF, Image, or MP3.

Once your compressed video is finished exporting, you can download your compressed video, share across social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or TikTok, or send to others using the video link.

This free online video compressor is also the best way to compress files for email, Google Slides, or Discord. Kapwing supports MP4, MOV, MP3, FLV, AVI, WEBM, and website links. Upload any file to compress or reduce its file size online.

Kapwing's Video Compressor works for free! Use it to compress video on Windows, Mac, tablets, Chromebooks, iPhones, or Android phones. Our mission is to provide fast, accessible tools to empower creators and their stories. We believe everyone is a creator, so this tool was made for everyone.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I reduce the MB size of a video?

To reduce the MB size of a video, you can use a video compressor. A video compressor will allow you to upload your video and compress the video file into a smaller file, making it easier to manage. You can use a video compressor to reduce a gigabyte (GB) to a megabyte (MB) if needed. Keep in mind that compressing your video might also change the resolution and quality of the file, depending on the size you’re compressing it to.

How do I compress a video to email it?

You can compress a video to email it by using a video compressor. Compressing a video is a file exporting process that reduces video file sizes. In this process, your video file size becomes smaller, making it more compatible for emailing, posting on social media, or sharing across messaging platforms like WhatsApp or Discord.

How do I compress a video for free online?

The best way to compress a video for free online is to use Kapwing’s Video Compressor. Kapwing supports many video file types including MP4, MOV, AVI, WebM, and more. Whether you need to compress a 3GB video file or a 200MB one, you can do so in Kapwing without having to pay, sign in, or install any software.

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