How Can I Reduce the Size of My Files?
Updated: 11 February 2021 11:54 AM
What is a Large File?
If you work with files that contain many images or video, you've probably noticed that these files can become very large. Large files can be difficult to share: they take longer to email, upload to Canvas, and they take up more space than needed. It also means that your potential audience also will struggle with the file. It's very easy to reduce the size of these files.
Reducing the Size of Powerpoint Files
You can follow these instructions, or check out this video on LinkedIn Learning: Reducing the Size of your Presentations.
Reducing the Size of PDF Files in Acrobat Pro
Reducing the Size of PDF Files in Preview
Reducing the Size of a JPEG in Preview
Reducing the Size of a Presentation in Keynote
Check out this article on Apple.com: Reduce a presentation’s file size in Keynote on Mac
Note: Remember, not all students or faculty have Keynote, so we recommend you Export your Keynote files to PDF for sharing with students, or as a backup for presentation.
Reducing the Size of Video Files in QuickTime
Reducing the Size of Video Files in Adobe Media Encoder
Check out this article: Adobe Media Encoder: Re-encoding video for smaller file size