[Updated]How to Compress Videos for Discord with 3 File Compressor

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[Updated]How to Compress Videos for Discord with 3 File Compressor

When you want to share the wonderful game video recordings with your friends or strangers through Discord but only receive the error:

"Your files are too powerful (Max file size is 8.00 MB please)".

To fix it, you should compress the video files for Discord to the limited size.

Discord is a very popular voice chat software among game players. You can directly add friends through Steam, Twitch, and Facebook, and you can also chat with strangers through the group number. Thus, although you can share large files with friends through other platforms, the safest way to send videos to strangers is directly using Discord. Thus, you should Reduce video size for Discord less than 8MB in advance. This article will introduce 3 Discord video compressor tools to help you shrink video files to under 8MB for Discord.

Compress Video for Discord

Part 1: The Limitation of Compressing Videos for Discord

Discrod video size: The max Discord file size is 8MB. If you have subscribed to the Discord Nitro ($9.9/month), you can send videos up to 50MB.

Discrod supported video format: MP4, MOV, and WebM.

Discrod resolution: No limitation. But the video file with the lower resolution has a smaller size.

Part 2: How to Compress Videos for Discord by Reducing the Video Size or Cutting

AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate is a very powerful software that can compress videos for Discord by reducing the video size or cutting the video duration. Moreover, it can adjust the video format and resolution freely to meet the requirements of Discrod.

  • 1. Shrink the video size for Discord to less than 8MB easily.
  • 2. Convert over 500 video formats and adjust resolution to meet the requirement.
  • 3. Cut/split/trim the video duration to reduce the video size by cutting the video length.
  • 4. Powerful editing features like crop watermark, filter, subtitle, etc.
  • 5. Collage videos and photos, create MVs, and powerufl toolbox with over 18 tools.

Here are 2 different ways to compress videos for Discord:

1. Shrink videos for Discord by adjusting the video size with simple clicks

1.Add video files

Launch this Discord video compressor on your computer. Click the Toolbox menu and choose the Video Compressor tool. Then click the Plus icon to add the desired videos you want to compress for Discord.


2.Compress videos for Discord

Then click the downward arrow of the Size to reduce the video size for Discord to less than 8MB/50MB. Then choose the MP4/MOV/WebM format that is supported by Discord. And then you'd better choose the resolution lower than 1080p, which will guarantee the small size. At last, choose the storage path and click the Compress button to save the video.

Compress Video

2. Downsize videos for Discord by clipping

Compressing the Discord video file size may loss video quality. Another way of making video smaller without quality loss is clipping the video length. You can remove the unwanted video clips and keep those you need. Or, you can cut a long Discord video into several ones, and then send them one by one less than 8MB. Again, you can use AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate to make it.

1.Click the Add files button on the Converter page to select the desired videos. Then click the Cut icon below the video name.

Cut Video

2.Adjust the processing bar to decide the desired part and input the time point in the segment. You can also add segments to save several short parts at the same time. Then click the Save button.

Also, you can use the Fast Split feature to split one Discrod video into several parts by average.

Add segment and Save

3.Back to the main page and choose the storage path. Then click the Convert All button to save them.

Extended Reading

How to Compress WMV

How to Compress MP4

Part 3: How to Shrink Videos for Discord Online for Free

You can also shrink the video size for Discord through AnyMP4 Online Video Compressor without downloading any software. This online video compressor for Discord is very convenient for you to reduce the video size for Discord to under 8MB. But the export video format and resolution are limited. Here are the steps:

1.Navigate to AnyMP4 Online Video Compressor. Click the Upload File button to to select the desired video.

Upload Video File

2.Adjust the size to less than 8MB/50MB, and change the format to MP4/MOV/WebM. As for the resolution, you can keep the original resolution. Then click the Save button to start shrinking videos for Discord.

Adjust Compression parameters

Part 4: FAQs of Compressing Videos for Discord

1. Why can't I send the videos after compressing them to under 8MB?

That's because the video format is not supported by Discord. When shrinking the videos for Discord, you should also change the video format to MP4, MOV, or WebM.

2. Is there any way to send videos larger than 8MB on Discord?

The easiest way is to compress the large videos for Discord to the limited size through AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate. However, you can also pay for the Discord Nitro to send video files up to 50MB.

3. How to send videos through Discord on the computer?

In a group chat or private chat, you can click the Plus icon at the bottom chat box to add files. Then choose your photo gallery and select the desired videos to send.

4. How do I compress a video on Discord mobile?

To compress Discord video to less tha 8MB on mobile, you just need a video compressor applications for Android and iPhone. The details to compress a video on iPhone and Android are here.


Since Discord only supports a maximum of 8MB of videos, you can use the above 3 easy ways to reduce the video size for Discord. And the best way is to shrink videos for Discord through AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate because it can compress more than 90% size of the videos and change the video format to MP4, MOV, or WebM as required. If you have any other questions, please leave your comments below.

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