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Compress mp4 using FFMPEG
$ ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec h264 -acodec mp2 output.mp4
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Commands using Linux with ffmpeg to shrinking big MP4 video file to smaller sizes

  • ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec h264 -acodec mp2 out.mp4
    • 3.6 Gb to 556 Mb, great quality 🥇
  • ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -s 1280x720 -acodec copy -y output.mp4
    • 3.6 Gb to 62 Mb, quality "good enough"/acceptable 👍
  • ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec h264 -b:v 1000k -acodec mp3 output.mp4
    • 3.6 Gb to 30 Mb, very shitty quality 💩

Thanks for sharing, really helpful!

do these commands work just the same way on windows 10?

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Doraa789 commented May 6, 2024

Thanks for sharing. I found that StreamFab can help you convert Netflix to MP4, then you can play them on most devices. You can learn more by https://streamfab.com/ .

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