How do I compress my submission in Practice?

There a numerous free tools for compressing video files. Two such resources are Clipchamp and Handbrake. Recommended steps for each are outlined below.

Note: 1 GB is the maximum allowable file size for video upload on Practice. Acceptable video file types include: .mov, .mp4, .WebM, .FLV, .avi, .mpg, or .mpeg.

Compress File with Clipchamp

  • Visit the Clipchamp website
  • Select Convert Video File
  • Select the plan you prefer.
  • Select or drag-and-drop your video file
  • Select Optimize for Web
  • Select Keep Resolution
  • Select Format .MP4
  • Select Medium Quality
  • Select the Get Started button at the bottom right

Compress File with Handbrake

  • Visit the Handbrake website
  • Select download on the left side of the homepage. If you are not using a Mac OS device then select Other Platforms below the Download button.
  • If not a Mac OS system, select Download below the operating system you use.
  • After download, select the handbrake icon that appears on your screen.
  • Open the application.
  • Select Source found in the top left corner of the Handbrake tool.
  • Select the video you would like to compress.
  • Select Start (top left corner) to compress your video.

Once you have a video file of the appropriate size and format, you can learn how to upload it.