How to Compress Large Files in Windows

 

You can easily compress files in Windows, but it becomes difficult when the file is large. In case the file or folder is too large, then you can’t use any compression program already installed on the Windows PC. You can use other programs which will help you to compress large files. Here’s how to compress large files in Windows.

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Steps to Compress Large Files Through Compression Software

  • You need to download another compression software to make the files and folders up to 4 gigabytes.
  • You have to change the settings of the compression software.
  • Now, you have to convert the files which you have compressed into a file that is smaller in size.

How to Compress Large Files Without Losing Quality?

  • You have to start downloading Avidemux software on the system.
  • Open the Avidemux software and begin loading the file which contains a video.
  • You have to place the “Video Output” pull-down menu to “Mpeg 4 AVC (x264)” format.
  • After that, place the “Audio Output” pull-down menu to “AAC (Faac)” format.
  • Then, change the Output Format” to the “MP4 Mixer” format.
  • Press on the Configure option given in the “Video Output” section.
  • Search the “Rate Control” column located on the General window.
  • Choose the “Video Size” option by going to the pull-down list.
  • Press on the “Save Video” option.

How to Compress Large Images in Windows?

  • First, you need to select which file can be compressed.
  • You must know how to differentiate between both the “lossless” and “lossy” compression.
  • Click on the picture which you wish to compress.
  • Press on the “File” button.
  • After that, tap on the “Export As” option.
  • Choose the preferred format located on the “Type” option.
  • In case it is possible, then change the quality of the image.

How to Compress Audio Files to Small Size?

  • You have to select which file or folder you wish to compress.
  • Now, you need to start downloading the Audacity software on the system.
  • Press on the file or folder which you want to compress.
  • Additionally, you can use Audacity to convert files from stereo to mono.
  • Press on the “File” option.
  • After that, click on the “Export Audio” button.
  • Now, you need to choose the format in which you wish to compress the file.
  • Press on the Options button to change the settings of the compression.
  • After that, you need to export the compressed file or folder.

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