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How to Compress GoPro Video for Sharing You Should Know

by Brian Fisher • Jul 25,2019 • Proven solutions

For all the adventure sports lover, GoPro is a must device as this action camera is compact and capable of recording your wonderful activities and moments. The videos recorded by GoPro are high in quality and thus are large in size which makes them difficult to share over the internet. So to share GoPro videos with your dear ones over mail and social media networks, the size needs to be reduced through compression. The article below discusses the best way on how to compress GoPro video.

Part 1. How to Compress GoPro Video with High Video Quality

Since GoPro videos are action-packed, it is very important for them to have high quality even after the compression process and for the same, iSkysoft Video Converter Ultimate is the best software to use. The program comes in Windows and Mac version and supports reducing the size of the videos from different devices and in different formats. You can edit the file parameters of the GoPro videos as to reduce its size without any quality loss. Once compressed, the videos can be transferred to iPhone, Android, and other devices for sharing or other purposes.

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  • Allows to compress GoPro video in high quality for easy sharing and playback (upports batch processing).
  • File parameter like format, resolution, quality, and bit rate can be edited for GoPro compression.
  • Convert video in 150+ formats at 90X faster speed, including MP4 (1080P, 720P), MOV, MKV, AVI, MPEG, FLV, etc.
  • Edit GoPro video before compression or conversion. You can merge video, crop, trim video, or add subtitle, watermark, effects to it.
  • Download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vevo, Vimeo and more with URL.
  • Transfer of compressed videos to smartphone and other devices supported
  • It is compatible with macOS and Windows system.

Guide for GoPro compression using iSkysoft Video Converter Ultimate

Step 1. Add GoPro videos to iSksoft GoPro video compressor

After downloading and installing iSkysoft Video Converter Ultimate on your Mac or Windows PC, launch it. There are 2 ways to add GoPro videos. If the GoPro videos are on your computer, click on the +Add Files button, browse and add the videos.

If you haven't had the GoPro videos on computer before, you can directly import them from the GoPro device. Just connect the GoPro device to the computer, and then select the drop-down menu at +Add Files option. Choose Add from Device to load the videos from GoPro.

Add GoPro videos

Optional: Edit GoPro video

Before compression, it allows you to edit your GoPro video. Click the 3 editing icons below the video thumbnail to enter the editing window. From there you can use the powerful editing tool to enhance your video. You can crop, trim, merge video, apply special effects, add watermark, subtitle, background music and more.

edit gopro video

Step 2. Choose output format and compression settings

After the videos are added, select the desired output format from the supported Video formats. The list appears as you open the drop-down at Convert all files to option. Once the format is selected, click on +Create Custom button and a Setting window will open. Here choose the video size, resolution, bit rate, and other parameters to reduce GoPro video size. Click on the Create button and a new output format with your chosen settings will be created. Select this new format for all your added files.

gopro compression settings

Step 3. Start GoPro compression

At the Output tab, select PC destination to save the processed files. Finally, click on the Convert All button to start compressing the files. Check the compressed GoPro video from the Converted tab.

Start GoPro compression

Part 2. How to Compress GoPro Video for Web Sharing

Well, if you want to sharing the GoPro to YouTube or other platform, iSkysoft Video Converter Ultimate can help you convert the video to preset format for YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo and Instagram. Free download iSkysoft Video Converter Ultimate below and follow the guide.

Step 1. Import GoPro videos

Open iSkysoft Video Converter Ultimate and go to Convert section. Click on the +Add Files button to add single, multiple, or even an entire folder of GoPro videos saved on your PC. To directly add the videos from the GoPro, connect the device to your PC and select it from drop-down options at +Add Files.

Import GoPro videos

Step 2. Choose format optimized for web sharing site

On the top-right corner, click on the drop-down icon at Convert all files to: option. A new window showing supported formats will appear. Here select the Video tab and you can see the formats optimized for Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, and Instagram. Choose the site to which you wish to upload your video.

format optimized for web sharing site

Step 3. Convert GoPro video to web format

The location on PC where you want to save the processed files can be selected at the Output tab. Finally, click on the Convert All button to start processing and compressing the GoPro videos for web sharing. The Converted tab on the interface allows to manage and transfer files through the software.

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