Video Compression Basics

Videos need to be compressed before uploading them. The larger the file size, the longer it will take to load your experiences.

Once you have exported your equirectangular videos, you may need to compress/resize your videos.

We recommend you use the Open Source tool Handbrake to do this. Here's how:

Alternatively, you can compress/resize content on the Adobe Suite

If you are using Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe After Effects, directly compress and export the video from Adobe Media Encoder.

Here's our favorite tutorial for this:

You could also use FFmpeg for this.

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