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How to Compress Video on Windows 10 with HandBrake | Audio and Video

HandBrake is a tool for converting videos to various formats. With free PC download, the platform makes it easy to convert presets that automatically act on the parameters and codecs used to generate a new file. Among the available presets are some conversion formats so that the video can be published smoothly on web services, shared by email or sent to the mobile phone. Just set the purpose of the video and let the system do the full service.

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In addition to the Windows 10 64-bit computer version, the software can also be installed on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. There is even a version of the MacOS tool with the same features.

Check out how to use HandBrake and convert videos on Windows 10 simply and without losing quality.

Tutorial shows how to convert videos on Windows 10 using HandBrake software Photo: Playback / Marvin CostaTutorial shows how to convert videos on Windows 10 using HandBrake software Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Tutorial shows how to convert videos on Windows 10 using HandBrake software Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 1. Download and HandBrake to your computer and install the tool normally;

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When to start downloading software for video editing HandBrake Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Click the "Open Source" button to open the window to browse files on your computer;

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When to open in HandBrake the window with the computer file explorer Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Select on your PC the video you want to edit and click the button to open it in HandBrake;

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Stop to open a video to convert on PC using HandBreak software Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 4. With the video loaded in the software, click on the "Presets" option;

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When to view HandBrake software video conversion presets Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 5. The tool offers several presets with automatic settings for video conversions. At this point, click on a type of conversion you need. If you are looking for a file to post on a website or share on the web, choose one of the presets from the "Web" group;

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When to choose a video conversion preset from HandBrake software Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 6. The conversion data that will be applied by the preset will be displayed next to the video window;

Conversion options of a preset chosen in HandBrake software Photo: Reproduction / Marvin CostaConversion options of a preset chosen in HandBrake software Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Conversion options of a preset chosen in HandBrake software Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 7. The preset will make all the necessary adjustments to maintain the quality of the conversion and therefore it is not indicated to manually change the options for videos in the software. However, if you want to optimize audio quality, users can reduce file size without losing image quality. To do so, go to the "audio" tab and change the current codec to others available in the list;

Options for converting audio to video in HandBrake software Photo: Playback / Marvin CostaOptions for converting audio to video in HandBrake software Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Options for converting audio to video in HandBrake software Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 8. Click on the green cone at the top of the screen to start the conversion. The file will be saved as a copy in the same folder as the original video.

When to start converting a video using HandBrake software Photo: Playback / Marvin CostaWhen to start converting a video using HandBrake software Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

When to start converting a video using HandBrake software Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Use the hint whenever you need to quickly compress or convert videos on Windows and Mac.

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