A Free Alternative to Compressor – Izzy Video 283

In the age of digital video and the Internet, we all need to be familiar with compressing video.

I usually use Apple’s Compressor for this. That said, Compressor is Mac-only and it costs $50 on the Mac app store.

In this new video, I share an alternative to Compressor. It’s free software that also happens to be available on both Mac and Windows. I demonstrate how to use the software to create settings for compressing video for uploading to the web (using Facebook as an example).

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I hope you find it helpful!

The Small Stories Manifesto

small dogHello, video creator. I have something important to share, and it involves you.

We video creators need to spend more time practicing our craft with small stories.

I’m officially going on the record with this Small Stories Manifesto. I want to devote more time to Small Stories personally and also through this website.

So what is a Small Story?

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17 Point “Quality Video Assurance” Checklist

Izzy with camera

The satisfaction that comes from completing a video project is nothing short of delightful.

It’s a great feeling, but it might be a little premature.

When you think your project is done, it’s a good time to check a few things just to make sure your video does what you intended.

If you want to maximize the quality of your project, here is a checklist of things to consider before you decide you’re done (in no particular order):

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Tips for High-Quality Facebook Video

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Facebook video is likely a growing priority for you.

And that could be a smart thing. The Facebook video platform is getting better, and there’s no doubt that there’s a large audience on Facebook.

Lately I’ve been uploading more videos to Facebook. Because of that, I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learned both by experience and by research. My goal here is to help you make Facebook video that gets viewed, liked, and commented.

Let’s get the technical stuff out of the way first…
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