Size Of Movie And Free Site To Put It On???
Posted: Fri, 22nd Aug 2003, 9:54pm
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first question: how do i get a movie that is 1.2 gb in .avi format below 200 mb in size? is .mpeg the best?
second question: any sites where i can put my movies so other peeps can see em for free (my biggest movie so far is 216 mb)
Posted: Fri, 22nd Aug 2003, 9:55pm
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uh oops i meant a site where i can put my movies on em for free not other peeps see em for free
Posted: Fri, 22nd Aug 2003, 10:04pm
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that's a pretty big file size - just wondering how long these movies are?
Posted: Fri, 22nd Aug 2003, 10:23pm
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Yes, it all depends on the length...but having it 200mb megs is still huge and many people would not download that in one shot (i remember the diablo 2 beta being 100mb and that was huge).
anyway, check out www.scope-entertainment.com
for all your filmHosting needs!
Posted: Sat, 23rd Aug 2003, 2:24am
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Also you could try : http://zedstatic.cbc.ca
! its a good host, and it seems to be stable. Scope is an option, but it does seem as if Cypher is trying to get in an add every chance he can get. But the size is HUGE. u might wanna size it down a bit and then host it!
Posted: Sat, 23rd Aug 2003, 4:37am
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You should look into a program called "Cleaner 5." An example of what it can do is... when I exported this movie I just made from Premeire it came at as 200MB, then I run it through cleaner and it turns out to be about 4mb. Pretty sweet program. You can change the settings in it so that the size can be bigger if you have a lot of action, then the quality wont be sacraficed.
Posted: Sat, 23rd Aug 2003, 5:54am
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Yeah you will be able to get much better results than with mpeg by using one of the avi or quicktime mpeg4 based codec. These include divx, wmv, soreson 3, quicktime mp4 and so on.
Posted: Sun, 24th Aug 2003, 12:30am
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Or if you don't have $500, you should look into a program called "Quicktime Pro". It's only $30 and provides enough options to get decent compression.
Posted: Sun, 24th Aug 2003, 2:17am
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Well unfortunatly Quicktime on its own doesn't do so well. Thats why I always suggest DIVX because it gives the best compression and is free. If you are set on Quicktime formats I think you get some version of Media Cleaner free with Premier even when you get it in a cheap bundle with a capture/firewire card.
Posted: Sun, 24th Aug 2003, 11:12am
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the link doesn't work, andrewtheactorman. Here's the right one: http://zed.cbc.ca
Posted: Mon, 25th Aug 2003, 2:34pm
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ok well the movie is 7min 30sec long.... my first movie that actually has a plot
though it sorta sucks. and it was my first time using AE to do clones. anyway, any free program to minimize the size?
Posted: Mon, 25th Aug 2003, 6:27pm
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Get divx from www.divx.com
and then you can save right out of premiere or whatever or use virtualdub which is free to reencode.
Posted: Tue, 26th Aug 2003, 12:55pm
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Posted: Fri, 26th Sep 2003, 2:17pm
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hey um i got the file size down to 75 megs, but is scope free? it says 5 a month
Posted: Fri, 26th Sep 2003, 2:46pm
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Dont forget to compress your sound too, I got a 10 min film (approx 2.5GB in DV) down to 21MB using Divx and .MP3 for the sound. Which means you should be able to get yours down to less than 20MB. Make sure you shrink the frame size too between 300 and 400 pixels width should be okay.
As far as hosting goes, for a 20MB file, I just used an ISP's free webspace allocation.
Posted: Fri, 26th Sep 2003, 3:46pm
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ok but what about hosting. is scope free? if so, i havent goten how it works
Posted: Fri, 26th Sep 2003, 3:48pm
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no scope is not free...if you are looking for free hosting for a movie that is 75mb...you might as well just give up the good fight...try chopping your movie down a bit and the put is on zed or some other free site...check out yahoo groups too... groups.yahoo.com but needs to be small...
Posted: Fri, 26th Sep 2003, 4:02pm
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Posted: Thu, 9th Oct 2003, 6:15pm
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Is there an FAQ that can take me through all the steps/options of compression? I don't know much about divx, and I think it'd be easier for somone here to tell me the best way to get a movie ready for submission than someone on a divx forum. There has already been some great help in this thread, but a little more clarity...i.e. step by step or menu options would be great. I use Adobe Premiere...should it be very simple? Thanks.
Posted: Thu, 9th Oct 2003, 11:07pm
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Hey looking for affordable web hosting a place to store your film files, and or website that's film related check out www.rushmultimedia.com
we offer features with each package such as cPanel, ftp access 24/7, unlimited email accounts, .com or .net address and much more check us out!
Posted: Fri, 10th Oct 2003, 1:00am
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They're really helpful and quick too!
Posted: Fri, 10th Oct 2003, 1:21am
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We had hosting with scope. It costs money, but you can't beat the service. Cypher's online almost every evening. Also, he helps you out with compression and such.
Posted: Fri, 10th Oct 2003, 1:49am
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check us out www.rushmultimedia.com
Posted: Fri, 10th Oct 2003, 12:54pm
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sidewinder wrote:We had hosting with scope. It costs money, but you can't beat the service. Cypher's online almost every evening. Also, he helps you out with compression and such.
hmmmm, I don't really see why you go a -1 here. I thought it was good info
Posted: Fri, 10th Oct 2003, 5:16pm
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Must be the competition.
Posted: Fri, 10th Oct 2003, 9:37pm
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HollywoodWoody wrote:Thanks aculag check us out www.rushmultimedia.com
I gave this one -1 cos it was redundant you just gave the details, 2 posts up. It was a waste of my time coming back to look at what the next comment was when it was just you spamming your advert again.
Also it shows that the rating system doesn't work properly when you have a legitimate reason for giving out a -1 and moderators come round and remove them without even checking why it was given.
Posted: Fri, 10th Oct 2003, 10:01pm
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Woah, my -1 disappeared. I had one on my post...