Reduce video file size without losing quality | HEVC Compression
in this quick guide we will discover the best , and latest solution on how to reduce video file size or video datarate to the limit without affecting or losing video image quality.
here are some important reasons why you should reduce video size :
what do you need to reduce video file size without affecting the quality
1- video compressor “encoder or converter softwares”
you can reduce video file size by using video editing softwares like Adobe Premiere Pro CC or Final Cut “latest versions” or by using an encoder like Adobe Media Encoder CC 2017 also if you are not familiar with video editing softwares you can easily use video converters like :
2- Video coding format that works best for bitrate reduction with improved video quality
there are many codecs and video compression formats to choose from like ( AVC H.264 , MPEG-4 , MP4 HD , FLV , 3GP , MOV , etc…) , but in this guide i will fastly tell you what the best ,and latest video compression solution to make it easier for you.
High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)
compared to previous video compression formats HEVC is the best digital video compression type until nowadays and its becoming the main widely used video codec everywhere, Especially with the spread of 4K cameras, HEVC compression makes it easier to share , store and stream those big resolution formats , and Not like its ( predecessor the AVC H.264 or MPEG-4 ),HEVC offers about double the data compression ratio at a better level and improved video quality at the same bit rate “know more about HEVC from HERE”.
Here is a quality comparison between “HEVC” , “AVC H.264” and “AVC MPEG-4” :
( quality comparison between “HEVC” , “AVC H.264” and “AVC MPEG-4” )
now let me show you step by step two different methods to reduce the file size of your videos to the limit and without losing image quality.
A - using both Adobe Premiere Pro & Adobe Media Encoder CC 2017 to convert your videos to "HEVC/H.265" :
watch the following detailed tutorial to know how to use both Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Media Encoder CC 2017 to compress and convert videos into HEVC/H.265 format.
NOTE : to playback HEVC videos on Windows 7 you may need to download and install the “Media Player Codec Pack” which is compatible with Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista & 2008, and Microsoft Windows Media Player 12, 11 & 10 ,download it for free from Here :
if you are a Mac OS X user you can easily download VLC player Here to preview HEVC files.
B - using a video converter :
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