This looks very promising! Thanks. Also looking into AVS Super (just bought the license, nice system). Very helpful, as always! -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org on behalf of Joel Canfield Sent: Thu 10/15/09 10:19 To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] Video sizing - anyone have any tips onshrinking/compressing video? On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 9:07 AM, Jeremy Weiss <eccentric.one at gmail.com>wrote: > I've always gotten good results using Super to convert and shrink > videos. And if you're going to post it online, I'd recommend going > with flash rather than .avi. > >  http://www.erightsoft.com/SUPER.html +1 on SUPER and if you don't want to use YouTube for some reason, output FLV (FLash Video) files and stream them yourself with FlowPlayer. And if you don't want to use up your own hosting space, put them on Amazon's S3 and stream from there using FlowPlayer and Amazon's Querystring Auth. If you upload a good quality video and allow full screen, your users with a monitor can view it at whatever size is defined in your embed code, and your mobile users could choose 'full screen' and see it at the right size for their device, yes? Of course, if your target is the mobile user, focus there, but if you're simply seeking to make allowances for those folks and the large monitor sitting in my office users, try hard not to punish either of them by compromising. (Another term for 'compromise' is 'lose/lose' because, instead of everyone getting what they want, no one gets what they want.) joel -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !