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How to Compress WMV File Size?

WMV Compressor - Compress WMV to Smaller File Size on Windows or Mac

Why Compress WMV?

WMV is a video file developed by Microsoft for working with Windows-based computers or devices. Generally speaking, WMV is with high video quality which just caters for people's high demand for visual sense and also that's why WMV is widely used among video fans.

Theoretically speaking, WMV in high quality gives more clarity and more clarity needs more bits to show the image, and more bits means big file size, that is, WMV high video quality can simply be interpreted as big file size. So there come conflicts, for example:

  • My hard drive capacity is limited, how can I save more WMV files within limited capacity?
  • When sharing WMV with friends or streaming WMV to some social websites, like YouTube, Google, Yahoo, FaceBook, there is maximum file size limitation for the uploaded files, YouTube being 128GB, how can I upload WMV files over 128GB to YouTube?
  • My WMV is 8GB but my disk is only 6GB, how can I put this WMV files to my disk?
  • I want to email WMV files, how can I take WMV files in 60MB down to 6MB for emailing with high video quality?

For all the above conflicts, the only solution is to compress WMV.

WMV Compressor

Speaking of compressing WMV, everyone wants high quality for the compressed WMV. iDealshare VideoGo is just the best WMV compressor you are looking for. iDealshare VideoGo can compress WMV to the smaller size you want and at the same time with high output quality you desire.

iDealshare VideoGo can also directly compress WMV to other formats, like compress WMV to MP4, compress WMV to FLV, compress WMV to AVI, compress WMV to MOV, compress WMV to MKV, compress WMV to 3GP, etc. This powerful WMV Compressor can work on Windows 8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 10.8, 10.9.

How to Compress WMV?

The step by step guide on how to compress WMV is detailed below for your reference.

Make Preparation: Free download WMV Compressor

Free download the best WMV Compressor - iDealshare VideoGo (for Mac, for Windows), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

WMV Compressor

Step 1 Import WMV

Click "Add file" button to add WMV files to the main interface of iDealshare VideoGo

How to Compress WMV File Size?

Step 2 Set to compress WMV

There are two methods to compress WMV file size:

Method 1 Compress WMV to another video format to get smaller file size, such as compressing WMV to MP4 or FLV for streaming to social websites, such as YouTube: Click the "Profile" drop down box to select MP4 or FLV from the "General Video" category.

Method 2 Compress WMV by decreasing the WMV video resolution, bitrate and frame rate to get smaller file size: Click the "Setting..." button to open the Advanced Settings window, and then switch to the Advanced tab to change the video bitrate etc.

Tips:In this method, you may change WMV to other video format or keep the same video format by clicking the "Profile" button to select.

Step 3 Start compressing WMV

Click "Convert" button to finish compressing WMV process.