List of the best free video compressors for Discord
How to compress a video for Discord with Movavi Video Converter
Step 1. Download and install the Discord video compressor
Download Movavi Video Converter and install the program by following the on-screen instructions.
Step 2. Add your video to the program
Launch Movavi Video Converter and click Add Media > Add video. Find your video file and select it. You can also add multiple videos if needed.
Step 3. Configure your video settings
Before we compress, let’s configure the video settings. Choose the file format you want to convert your video to from the presets in the panel at the bottom. Then, navigate to the video you added and click Compress file. Set the video quality and bitrate type and click Apply.
Step 4. Compress your video for Discord
We’re almost there! Click on Save to in the bottom-right corner of the interface, which will open up your destination folder. Set the folder you want the compressed video to go to.
Click Convert to start compressing your video. Once the conversion is complete, visit your destination folder and check out your new video. Now, the video is ready to be sent on Discord!
Discord video upload limit
Frequently asked questions
How do I send videos on Discord?
Sending videos on Discord is easy. Simply drag and drop a video you want to send from your desktop folder to the Discord video. Discord has an upload limit of 8 MB (50 MB if you're subscribed to Nitro) and supports the MP4, MOV, GIF, and WebM formats.
How do I send videos on Discord mobile?
To send videos on Discord mobile, open the Discord app and navigate to the channel you want to drop your video into. Then click on the + icon on the bottom panel. This will pull the files you have on your mobile. Just scroll until you find the video you want and select it to send.
Why can’t I send videos on Discord?
There are two reasons why you might not be able to send videos on Discord. The first reason is that your video might be too large. The maximum file size for videos on Discord is 8 MB (50 MB for Nitro). If your video is larger than this, you'll need to compress it. Another reason is that the file format isn't supported. Discord only supports the MP4, MOV, GIF, and WebM formats.
How do I make a GIF smaller for Discord?
To make a GIF smaller, you'll need to use a video compressor. Many of the best video compressors for Discord are listed above. We recommend using Movavi Video Converter because of its fast conversion speeds and intuitive controls.
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