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Tourist
Posts: 6

Shrinking File Size

Hello -

 

Does anyone have a simple or recommended way to shrink the file size to be able to upload to Instagram? 

 

Thank you in advance.

 

Regards,

Stephen

GoPro
Posts: 8,398

Re: Shrinking File Size

Hi @stephenl385

 

You may try trimming the videos via the GoPro app.

You can also check Sharing GoPro Media to Instagram

 

Thanks!

Ej

Tourist
Posts: 6

Re: Shrinking File Size

Thank you for the response. I'm actually looking more to shrink the sizes so I can publish the whole video, rather than just a short clip. Any recommended software?

GoPro
Posts: 2,205

Re: Shrinking File Size

@stephenl385, as far as I know high resolution videos are saved in large file sizes, thus shrinking the video file size is correlative to converting the video to lower resolution and/or bitrate. You may use the HandBrake application on your computer to convert your videos. For reference, see How to Convert GoPro HEVC Videos to H.264 Using HandBrake. Hopefully this helps!

Tourist
Posts: 6

Re: Shrinking File Size

Thank you for the recommendation, I'll definitely look into that!