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My camera records videos in .mov format, what can I use to edit out the audio and lower it's size in a Windows environment?

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Note that .mov is just a container. What you're really looking to do is change the compression. A QuickTime video file (.mov) can have any number of different codecs used to compress it. – Josh Nov 12 '11 at 18:12
@Josh Thanks for the tip. – Oxwivi Nov 12 '11 at 19:21

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You didn't mention whether you're using a Mac or Windows, but...

You could use a tool like MPEG Streamclip to change the format of the video, or strip off the audio. Works on both Mac or Windows.

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I use a Linux-based OS, but this question applies to Windows users, thanks! – Oxwivi Nov 9 '11 at 18:45

I know a step by step guide on how to compress MOV, MKV, MPEG, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, VOB, FLV, MPEG2 and more on Mac or Windows at

Besides compressing video to smaller files size, this guide also applies to compress audio to smaller file size, and applies to convert video to other video or audio formats.

Hope it helps more or less.

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It is customary to disclose any affiliation you have with a product you recommend. – JoshP Dec 13 '12 at 13:29

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