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Using Handbrake

Handbrake is a great tool to reduce the files size of your video content without lowering the quality. This will help with getting your files uploaded faster and it will make sure your videos fit with the 2GB limit. Also it doesn't require any setup to get your video file size down to a smaller size. 


You can download handbrake from here: Download Handbrake.


Step 1

Once you have finished exporting your video content and have it ready to be uploaded to Thinkific you want to open and launch Handbrake. Handbrake will open and ask for a file to be opened: 



Step 2

Select the video you are looking at reducing the Video Size for: 



Step 3

You want to set the Video Format to MP4 and Select Web Optimized Box. 



Step 4

Once you have set those settings leave everything as is and then press Start in the top left hand corner: 



Once the file is finished you will have a video that is a fraction of the size it was before. 


Keywords: Handbrake, File Size, Slow Upload, Videos Taking Long Time To Upload

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