How to share your Zoom recordings (for free) — Part 2

Part 2 explains how to make your video files 13% of the original size to share with friends, for free

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Convert to mp4 using FFMPEG

Set-Variable -Name "filename" -Value '.\myfile.mkv'; Set-Variable -Name "outfile" -Value ([System.IO.Path]::GetFileNameWithoutExtension($filename) + ".mp4") ; ffmpeg -i "$filename"  -vcodec libx264 -preset slow -acodec mp3 -s hd720 -crf 18 -r 24 "$outfile"

Other important things

ffmpeg -ss 00:25:00 -i .\input.mp4 -vcodec copy -acodec copy .\output.mp4
ffmpeg -to 01:02:00 -i '.\myfile.mkv' -vcodec libx264 -preset medium -acodec libmp3lame -s 1024x576 -r 24 'newfile.mp4'



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