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Converting Movie

Hi

I have made up a dvd movie from photoshots, into a slideshow with music. I've managed to convert it into the Windows media player format, but it's still really big (it runs for 30 minutes) and I would like to send it to somebody via email.

Is there a way I can downsize this? It is 229 MB

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Never going to go via email

In reply to: Converting Movie

Look up FILETAXI and other free services like it.

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Thanks

In reply to: Never going to go via email

I'll look that up. Have you heard of DVD shrink? Somebody suggested that, so I've downloaded it, but have no idea if it shrinks a file. It seems more like a backup programme. Doesn't really come with instructions.

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DVD Shrink won't work. . .

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It's for ripping and saving DVDs. It won't work on home movies.

Just a fact, most email servers put a cap on file size of about five Meg. Your 200+ file size will never go. Do what Bob said. You can upload the movie and your friends can access it.

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