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Brianna Scarfffile compression
by on Dec 14, 2009 at 5:43:21 pm

Need to compress two AF (CS4) videos for -high quality viewing- on Vimeo! Rendered as .MOV at several gigs - need to size down without losing the quality! I'm using a Macbook...

currently, the two (several minutes in length) videos i have are at 720 x 480 and 960 x 540

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Walter SoykaRe: file compression
by on Dec 14, 2009 at 5:50:06 pm

Have you seen Vimeo's guidelines on compression?

Also, you'd want to use Compressor or Quicktime Pro to do this compression with the high-quality MOV files you already have, rather than trying to use After Effects as a compressor.

Walter Soyka
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Brianna ScarffRe: file compression
by on Dec 14, 2009 at 6:15:31 pm

Thanks for the quick response -

Aside from Compressor and Quicktime, are there any free resources available to compress videos?

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Dave LaRondeRe: file compression
by on Dec 14, 2009 at 6:26:51 pm

Got Adobe Media Encoder?

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
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