MP4 Video Editor
1 MP4 Editor
2 MP4 Joiner
3 MP4 Splitter
4 MP4 Trimmer
5 MP4 Cutter
6 Edit MP4 Video
7 Rotate MP4
8 Combine MP4 Files
9 Extract Audio from MP4
10 Remove Audio from MP4
11 How to Add Subtitles to MP4
12 Trim MP4 Video
13 Compress MP4

How to Compress MP4 for iPhone/iPad Efficiently

When we talking about compressing MP4, some of us might use WinZip to zip a MP4 file, but there is little differences between the original folder and the zipped folder. It is no recommended to use other programs to compress MP4 by zipping the MP4 file.

Compress MP4

Compress MP4

Part 1: Best way to compress MP4

Aiseesoft Total Video Converter is one of the best program for compressing MP4 file, compress audio file or compress other video format. Besides, this video converter can also convert the MP4 files to nearly 200 video formats like MOV, AVI, SWF, WMV, MKV, etc.

Step 1Install Total Video Converter on your computer

Download and install the program. Launch the program as the screenshot.

The interface of Video Converter

Step 2Add MP4 files on it

Load the MP4 file to the MP4 Compressor by click the "Add File" button. We can load all MP4 file for compressing.

Add MP4 files

Step 3Edit MP4 files

Click the "Effect" button to tick the "Deinterlacing" option to convert interlace video to progressive video when compressing MP4. We can also adjust other parameters, such as the Brightness, Contrast, Saturation and Hue.

Adjust brightness, contrast and other parameters

Step 4Select output format

Click the "Profile" button to choose the format, we can choose MP4 format for compressing MP4 file or any devices from the preset tags.

Select MP4

Step 5Set output settings

We can click the "Settings" button to adjust the Resolution to compress MP4 file. For the preset tags, the program provides optimal resolutions for compressing MP4 file.

Profile Settings

Step 6Start to compress MP4

Click the "Convert" button to compress MP4 as the requirement.

The program can also compress MP4 to MOV or other format to compatible with any devices, convert interlace video to progressive video.

Convert Edit Enhance Video and Audio play-button

Part 2: Some useful informations about compressing MP4

What is the most efficient way for compressing MP4 video file?

We can have a comparison between Full size 1980*1080 with Large size 960*540. If the original MP4 file 1980*1080 is 4GB, when we compress MP4 file to 960*540, we can get a file around 1GB, which is 1/4 of the original file size. If we compress a 4K MP4 file to iPhone or other portable device, the size of compressed 4K MP4 file should be less than 1/10 of the original size.

How about the loss of quality for compressing MP4 file?

When we compress MP4 from Full size to larger size or a smaller size, the quality will definitely lost to a certain degree. If we are satisfied with 4K MP4 file on 50 inch TV or 1080 footage MP4 on MacBook, there will not find any difference when we use 540 footage on iPhone. It is because when we compress MP4, the size of the screen also reduced. (See How to Zip and Unzip Files on Mac)

Any MP4 Compressor makes the loss of quality almost negligible?

We can find the articles and functions of almost all MP4 Compressors are similar. Any MP4 Compressor can make the loss of quality almost negligible? Aiseesoft Video Converter is a highly recommended program. The program has a "Deinterlacing" function. The function converts interlaced video to progressive video when compressing MP4 file.

What occasions for compression MP4 videos?

Part 3: Free compress MP4 online

Above part introduces a useful video compresser to you to compress MP4 with an easy way. Next part we will introduce an online MP4 compresser to help you learn how to compress MP4 online. We will mainly introduce the steps on VideoSmaller.

Online Converter

Step 1Open your computer, and get into VideoSmaller.

Step 2Click "Browse" to add the MP4 video you need to compress.And you can also click "Scale" to set the width of your MP4 video.

Step 3Click "Upload Video" to start to compress MP4.

This article mainly introduces two ways to you to compress MP4. Which way is more suitable for you?

What do you think of this post?


Rating: 4.8 / 5 (based on 153 ratings)

author picture

December 16, 2020 12:45 / Updated by to Video Converter

Disqus IconLeave your comment and join our discussion