Canvas Guides (English)PracticePractice Guide - Everyone Else TroubleshootingHow do I compress my video as any user in Practice?

How do I compress my video as any user 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. Please note that 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.


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


  • Visit
  • 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
  • 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 a prompt video here and a model video here.