Re: video files to large!!
"Adam Albright" wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Sep 2007 06:06:04 -0700, flyfisher
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> >"Adam Albright" wrote:
> >> On Sat, 15 Sep 2007 17:58:01 -0700, flyfisher
> >> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> >I have a new comp. with a IEEE video port. Video's i'm downloading to my
> >> >computer with windows movie maker are way too large. I mean 10 mb in 10
> >> >seconds. On my old comp. with xp and an installed IEEE card i had no problem
> >> >dialing down the resolution so i could make a 2 or 3 minute video under 10
> >> >mb. I've tried all three different formats offered and they are all to big. I
> >> >wonder if there is a difference between my old IEEE card and the factory
> >> >port(IEEE) in my new computer.
> >> You're mixing apples and oranges. Resolution has no meaning in video.
> >> Everything is bitrate. The higher the bitrate the large the files will
> >> be. What is offered by what? All any real IEEE card does is move a
> >> file from point A to point B. Everything else is irrelevant.
> >> What are you trying to do? If bring a video into Movie Maker just
> >> import it, then drop it on the timeline, do your editing, then when
> >> you're ready to public THAT is the time to change bitrate, and set
> >> frame size (what you call resolution) and the file can then be made
> >> much smaller.
> >> I'm just trying to make a smaller video clip to e-mail, how do you change the bitrate and frame size, and what do you mean by going public?
> Oops...me bad, that was a typo. I meant when you are ready to
> 'publish' your project is the time to set bitrate.
> For example:
> Once you are done editing, adding transitions, effects, etc., click on
> the publish movie button. Select 'save to this computer', not the
> email option, that doesn't have as many options.
> Give your project a name and set WHERE you want to save it on your
> system in the space provided. Click the next button.
> In the next screen either select the 'compress to' option and provide
> some literal KB value or click on 'more settings'. I would suggest the
> more settings button. Notice the details that show frame size, bitrate
> at the bottom of this window which should change based on whatever
> setting you select. Then finally press the publish button and you
> "big" file will be reduced accordingly.
> Now once it is done getting published. Test run it. Then finally open
> your email client and "attach" the movie you just made.
> for email, if you're project isn't too large I would suggest the 1
> mbps choice which will make a WMV file. The quality will still be
> relatively high but the resulting file size will be much smaller than
> the incoming DV AVI file you probably started with if your source file
> came from a typical video camera.
> Thanks for the help, I've got it figured out now. Although with xp I never had to publish a movie to compress to a smaller size. When capturing the video you could compress to a smaller kbps.