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How to create smaller file sizes
First off, as a new user to Camstudio 2.5, I want to say how amazing it is. I really appreciate it.
I'm having some problem sorting out how to use the settings in video options. Since I want to reduce the file size as much as possible, I need to find the right settings. As I understand it, decreasing video quality and frame rate is important ways to accomplish this. With settings of quality=20 and 20/50/20 for the key frame rate, frame rate and playback rate, I find that the file size doesn't change much. It seems more dependent on which codec I choose. Of the handful I've tried, XviD seems best but still produces a file that is about 8-9 MB for a 5 minute video (640x480). Can this be reduced further?
Also, should I use the auto-adjust feature or not?
Any ideas welcome. My aim is to upload to youtube and also put some short videos on my website. Bigger videos may create some problems for my modest website server.