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Use HandBrake to Convert and Optimize Video

  1. Download and install the appropriate Handbrake version for your computer's operating system
  2. Once downloaded, launch the program
    1. In Output settings, select MP4 in Container drop-down menu . Check web optimized option
    2. At the Video tab, choose h.264 for video codec.
    3. Browse the output file destination folder. The program requires that you name the output file. Hit Save
    4. Click on Source and then on File. Browse for the video in the File Explorer window and click open
    5. Wait for the program to scan the video file
    6. Click the start button (green arrow) at the top of the window. Depending on your computer and the file size, this process can take a while. You can check the converting progress in the bar at the bottom of the window
    7. The converted file will be saved in the folder you specified