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Compress Video for Email

Make video files smaller so you can email them to anyone.
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Compress videos for Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, and more

You’re finished working on a video project for a client, but when you attach it to your email thread, you’re hit with the frustrating “Your file is larger than 25MB” notification. On Outlook, your file size limit is lower at 20MB, but if you have an Exchange account, your file size limit is only 10MB.

Never worry about video file size limits again. Send videos, images, GIFs, and more via email when you use Kapwing’s media compressor. Don’t keep your client or coworker waiting to receive your videos any longer.

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How to Compress a Video for Email

How to Compress a Video for Email
  1. Upload video
    Start compressing your video for email by uploading it to Kapwing.
  2. Compress video for email
    Select “Export Project” to open the export settings. Click and drag the slider to adjust the compression level of your video file without significant quality damage.
  3. Export and email
    Export your video to finish the compression process. Download your video file to attach to an email or share your own video URL link via email.

Send your video via email in seconds

Don’t waste any more time worrying about file size after creating your video. Use Kapwing’s email video compressor to make your video files smaller to fit within your email attachments.

Your video will never be too large to email again. In Kapwing, you have full control over your entire video: resolution quality, file size, and much much more. Email services like Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, and iCloud have file size limits of 20MB to 25MB. With restrictions like these, you’re bound to cut your video short, risk the quality of your video, or even speed it up.

Easily compress your video to send through email while still in control of its quality using this email video compressor tool. This tool works on any phone, computer, or tablet. Get started today for free.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What’s the largest video you can send by email?

The largest video you can send by email varies between 20MB to 25MB. Email service providers like Gmail and Yahoo has a video file size limit of 25MB, whereas Outlook and iCloud Mail has a video file size limit of 20MB.

How do I email a video larger than 25MB?

To email a video larger than 25MB, upload your video to a cloud storage or compress your video to fit the email video attachment file size. Whatever you decide, you can do it all in one place online with Kapwing. Simply upload your video to your own personal workspace and share your video URL link via email, or compress your video without losing quality to send over email. With Kapwing, you’re in full control.

What do I do when email video attachment is too large?

If your email video attachment is too large to send, use a video compressor or an online file storage or cloud storage. With a video compressor, you can make your video size smaller to fit within your email’s file size limit. On the other hand, a cloud storage service will allow you to upload your video and simply share your video URL link with anyone online.

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