Written by : by Satyam Maitrai

Jan. 9, 2020

Top 5 Free Video Compressor Online

Don’t you just hate it when you are excited about sharing the wedding video on YouTube but it won’t because it’s too large, or when you try to share your sample video to your employer for an audition but while attaching it on to mail it says, it is exceeding the size of the attachment?  Well, stress not because you can find tons of online video compressors now.  They are quite simple to use and are available on the internet as free video compressors

A video compressor is a tool that works on either one or more than one compression algorithms.  Most of the time it is done through erasing images that are used more than one time. It could also be sounds or even scenes from any video. Things like sounds, pictures/images or backgrounds which are repetitive are read as unimportant and are erased during video compression, which reduces the size of the video.

After the video is compressed, it is changed from the original format to a new format. You can either buy a video compressor online or use one of the many online compressors available for free.  However, after having thorough research, we have compiled a list of 5 best video compressors online for you. Let’s start exploring them in detail.



If you are looking for a powerful MP4 video compressor online, Wondershare would be a good choice for you.


How to use it?

  • Simply download Wondershare Free Video Converter on your device (PC/MAC), check the Toolbox tab.  Check on the option that says Video Compress to start the compression process.
  • You will see a pop up with + sign, click on it and select an MP4 video that needs to be compressed, you can do that through drag and drop as well
  • You will see all the details of your video on the new interface, and you can choose the settings of the video like the format, bit rate, size, resolution, etc.  Once done, you can see the preview of the video compressed.
  • Click on the compress button, and your video will be compressed in a few minutes.


Why we suggest it?

It converts all kinds of videos and keeps the quality of the video as original.  It also converts the videos 30 times faster than others.


You can buy a full paid version or try the free version of Wondershare Free Video Converter; however, there are some limitations with the free version. 

  • Your compressed file will only be of 1/3 of the original file.
  • You can only download 5 videos from the hosting sites.
  • The limit for casting a video to TV is only 5 minutes.



Another great video compressor online is the VideoSolo video converter.  This video compressor is a smart software, and it can convert videos into different formats.  It converts videos without losing its quality and is one of the converters liked by the professionals.



How to use it?


  • Start with downloading VideoSolo on your device and install it.
  • You will see a menu bar with several options or services provided through the converter.
  • Press the “Add files” button and load the file, you can add several files at a time that needs to be compressed. 
  • Press on “Edit” and select a theme from the given templates.  You can edit the titles, time, author, and much more for the video; once done, you can preview the video.
  • Select “Output Format” from the drop-down icon and choose an output format for yourself.
  • You can even save your video in different folders, and by clicking on the “Merge into one file” button, you can merge your video files together after they are converted.
  • Once you are done with the settings, press on “Convert,” which starts the process of converting your file.

Why we suggest it?

VideoSolo is a good compressor that can convert video/audio files into different formats like FLV, AVI, AIFF, MP3, MP4, etc. and the files can be used on devices like BlackBerry, Xbox, iPad, iPhone, etc. 


There are two ways to use VideoSolo; it has a free trial version and is also available as a paid version.  Although you can use the free version just as the paid version, but the free version is limited to converting only a 5-minute video.


Third, on the list of top 5 free online video compressors is Cloudconvert.  It is easy to use as you don’t need to install the software. Just upload the file onto Cloudconvert, and your video is compressed. 


How to use it?

  • Start with giving authorization to CloudConvert to access your account.
  • You need to select where you want to save the file after conversion.
  • Then you select from the output options

Why we suggest it?

It is easy to use, and the files are deleted once converted. It not only compresses videos but converts documents, audio files, eBooks, spreadsheets, etc. as well.   


  • You can only convert files up to 1 GB.
  • You can only convert 5 files with the free trial.


VideoSmller is another good free online video compressor, and it reduces video without compromising the quality. All you have to do is to upload the video, and it will be reduced within minutes.


How to use it?

  • Select the video file that needs to be converted.
  • Press on upload

Why we suggest it?

It compresses videos taken from Android or iPhone and reduces the size of the video from your web browser as well.  It supports video formats like MP4, MOV, MPEG, etc. and the uploaded files are permanently erased within hours of compression.


You can upload videos up to 500 MB.


Last but not the least, Clideo is another great video compressor available online, which does everything you want to do with your file. You can also preview your compressed video before uploading it anywhere else or can just save it in your device permanently.


How to use it?

  • Open Online Video Compressing Tool by Clideo, click on “choose file” and upload the file.
  • You can use the drag and drop option from the folder if you are using a Mac device or Windows computer.
  • The compression starts right away.
  • Your file is compressed in a few minutes, and you can save it or watch it online from your browser.

Why we suggest it?

  • Clideo works on almost all the browsers, be it Windows, iPhone, Android or Mac, etc.
  • You don’t need to download any software, and the compression happens in a few minutes.


It has limited features and does video reversing only. 


To Conclude

So, now you have a list of top 5 best free online video compressors that are easy to use and gives great compressed videos without losing the quality of the video or any file. Go, start using them today. 



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