Best Video Compressor for Windows 10

John Salley

Oct 10, 2015 02:54 am / Posted by John Salley to BD/DVD Backup, Compress

We will encounter different videos in our daily life. Since they are all created with different file size and file quality, we will often comes the needs to compress and shrink their file size with a video compressor to let it to be compatible with different devices for sharing with other people or on online video sharing sites.

The features and functions of best video compressor

Compatible well with Microsoft Windows 10 as well as Windows 7/8/XP. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is, above all, the most competitive video file size compressor software with high compression rate to compress with various video and audio file formats to almost any video file types. In addition, it also enables to flexibly customize the output profile parameters and personalize video with distinctive editing functions.

Thanks to its High Quality Engine and Deinterlacing engine equipped in the program, the quality of compressed video can be perfectly maintained. As for compression speed, the programs provides ultra fast real-time converting speed by taking full advantage of the NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP). Besides, it is so function powerful with full support for 4K video, 2D/3D Blu-ray, DVD, H.265, etc. If you need to compress 4K video to 1080p small size video for playing or editing, please download and try Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate software.

Comparison of top 3 video compression software for Windows 10

Besides Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, there are also two other good video file compressor software programs: Freemake Video Converter and Any Video Converter. To help you make a good solution, the following article will offer a comparison with detailed tests:

Test Environment:

System: Windows 10

Processor: Interl® Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
RAM: 4.00 GB
System type: Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Test 1: Compress an HD Video:

Input: HD Video AVC; Length: 10 minutes; Frame Width: 1920; Frame Height: 1080; Size: 200MB


Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate Freemake Video Converter Any Video Converter
Size Time Compression Size Time Compression Size Time Compression
HD to AVI 113MB 5Min 33% 154MB 5Min 23% 84MB 4Min 58%
HD to MP4(mpeg4) 75MB 6Min 62% 150MB 6Min 25% 150MB 6Min 25%
HD to MP4(H.264) 75MB 4Min 62% 146MB 5Min 27% 228MB 7Min -14%
HD to MPEG 111MB 5Min 44% 187MB 4Min 6% 93MB 7Min 50%
HD to MKV 266MB 60Min -33% 373MB 13Min -87% 156MB 20Min 22%


Test 2: Compress an SD Video

Input: SD Video MP4; Length: 6mn 35s; Frame Width: 1280; Frame Height: 720. Size: 63MB


Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate Freemake Video Converter Any Video Converter
Size Time Compression Size Time Compression Size Time Compression
SD to AVI 41MB 2Min 35% 100MB 2Min -59% 55MB 2Min 13%
SD to MP4(mpeg4) 40MB 2Min 37% 62MB 2.5Min 0% 63MB 1Min 0%
SD to MP4(H.264) 34MB 2Min 46% 95MB 1.5Min -51% 141MB 3Min -120%
SD to MPEG 46MB 1.5Min 27% 71MB 1.5Min -12% 60MB 3Min 5%
SD to MKV 82MB 20Min -30% 163MB 2.5Min -159% 96MB 10Min -50%


From above tablets, we can see that for different output formats, the best 3 video compression have different performance in compression ratios, output file size and conversion time needed. Pavtube Video Converter performs better than the other video file compressor.

Tips when compressing video file size:

1. Video compression can be realized other ways. Normally, when referring to video compaction, we only think of reducing the output file size by decreasing the video resolution, say, from 4K 2160p to 1080p, from 1080p to 720p, or changing the video formats, generally from HD to SD video format. But we can also make the output video file smaller by, for example, trimming the redundant or unwanted parts from the video footage.

2. Video compression is not the sufficient condition for video storage and playback. To play back HD videos on portable devices, many people consider about the free space of the gadget. So they mistake the video file reduction as the only requirement for success playback. However, when we watch movies on our mobile phones, computers, tablets, PC or TV sets, a problem appears that s every device does not support all the video formats such as AVI, MOV, MPEG, FLV, MKV and M2TS. So we also need to convert the videos.

3. We suggestion MP4 as the output format since it has a very high compression ratio. Adopted by H.264 encoding, MP4 can reduce file size by 30% while maintaining comparatively good video quality. And it can be accepted by over 90% of popular devices and players. For example, when compressing .ts file to standard profiles (MPEG and MP4), the complete size is always reduced with about 1/4 (acceptable) to 1/3 of even 1/2. But if you need to produce a conversion that matches the original in quality, you can adjust the video/audio bitrate manually or simply change to select “HD Video” as the profile.

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