In order for your movie to be easily watched over the Web, you need to compress the size of the video file. There are a few FREE video editing programs available that can help. The most popular program among videobloggers is Windows Movie Maker.
Depending on what version of Windows XP you have, Movie Maker comes installed.
To compress a video file, you have to open this program and click on Import Video link in the menu on the left side.
Choose the video file that you want to import, and download it to the program.
Drag a video clip with your mouse, and drop it on the Time line below.
Now click on FILE at the top, and then Save Movie File
Choose My computer, and click next
Enter a file name for your video, and choose a directory to save your file to. Click Next
In the new window, click on Show more choices link.
Check the box Other Settings, and a new menu will appear.
Open the menu, and select any of three given options for
“Video for Broadband”: 512 Kbps, 340Kbps, and 150Kbps.
512Kbps offers the best quality, but is also the largest file.
In my example I chose the smallest file size, which is “Video for Broadband 150 Kbps”
Click Next, and save your movie in the smaller file size.
size, and you can upload it to other sites in a compressed format