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can someone remove the audio from video?

just a short clip

   
6:41 pm on Jan 21, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I have a 15 second .avi file from my digital picture camera but the file size is too big for what it is, 8.6MB.

Does anyone have software that will cut out the audio to reduce the file size? I don't have anything that will do it but I can't pay anything. It's just a short clip.

11:23 pm on Jan 21, 2006 (gmt 0)

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You might try Virtual Dub, it's a free programme that was recommended to me here....
A quick 'google' should help you find it. It is easy to use.
Good luck :)
5:32 pm on Jan 22, 2006 (gmt 0)

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iMovie on a Mac works with removing audio from video.
5:53 pm on Jan 22, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I'll second virtual dub, just go to the audio tab and select no audio, thats it.
6:01 pm on Jan 22, 2006 (gmt 0)

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You don't have to remove the audio (if you don't want to) to get a smaller video file size. Just compress the avi file to mpeg (using TMPGEnc) or wmv (using Windows Media Encoder).

You can also use VirtualDub (as mentioned above) with a suitable encoder, like Pegasus MJPEG compressor installed.

6:05 pm on Jan 22, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I tried VirtualDub and when I just removed the audio it raised the file size up to 210MB, but then I tried compressing it with a divx filter and it cut it down to 1.4MB and it still looks good. Thanks for the help.
3:16 am on Jan 23, 2006 (gmt 0)

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raised the file size up to 210MB

By default virtualdub outputs in raw avi. It's easier to edit and manipulate raw video.

Another trick you can use is reducing the output frames. For example, if your original video is 30fps you could tell virtualdub to output 20fps or even 15fps before compressing.

 

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