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There's no denying the fact that VLC is one of the most widely used Windows media player around the globe. It is the first application that Windows users tend to download and install on their PCs to watch movies and play music. A major reason is the ease of use and tons of customization features it offers to enjoy multimedia files.
In addition to play multimedia files, VLC media player can also be used as a video converter. Yes, you herd it right. Instead of downloading other third party softwares from internet, you can use VLC to easily convert videos from one format to other or simply to compress them to suit your requirements.
Converting videos with VLC media player is pretty fast and even matches the likes of several paid softwares in terms of quality. That said, follow these simple steps to use VLC Media Player as a quick video cutting tool.
Open VLC Media Player
The first step is to download and install VLC Media Player or simply open it if it's already installed. Then click on ‘Media' in the Menu section.
Click on ‘Convert/Save’
Scroll down to bottom and click on ‘Convert/Save' option from the list that will open a Windows pop up on your screen. You can also press ‘Ctrl+R' to reach media options.
Select the file to convert
The third step is to click on ‘Add' button to select the video file you want to compress.
Start the Compression process
Select the file from your PC and click on ‘Convert' to start the compression process.
Wait for compression process
VLC will now convert the video file. The video conversion depends on the video format and size. Once the video file is compressed, save it on desktop on any folder of your choice.