How To Compress Files On Android (Audio, Video, Images)


As we all know that our Smartphones are getting smarter and smarter every day. Now-a-days our smartphones can easily accomplish a task which our Computer can. We have large storage options in our Smartphones. We just have to harness the power which our smartphones have in them waiting to be unleashed. As the memory capacities of our phones are increasing so is the size of the images, audios, and videos. So in order to save space on our device, we need to Compress Files.
Now you will say would not the quality of that file degrade upon compression. The answer is No. The technology has developed very much. The encoders used to compress the files, compress them in a smart way. There is no loss of quality in the whole procedure. User can compress his pictures, audios, videos, files and folders without worrying about loss of quality. As usually we care about storage space on own smartphone. So today we will discuss about how to compress files on android. Just like we want to compress audio, video or other files. So if you want compress then follow below given methods.

How To Compress Files On Android. ?

User can Compress any file or folder using these two methods. That file may be an audio file, document file, video file or an image file.

Method 1:- Install Androzip FREE File Manager.

It is a free File Manager as well as Archive Manager available on Google play Store. It lets you easily Compress Files on Android phone without attaching it to computer. Firstly you need to download it by clicking on download button below.

Download from playstore

  1. Open the app from Menu of your smartphone.
  2. As soon as the app opens, you will see it has user interface like that of file manager in your smartphone.
  3. Now go the location where desired file/folder is placed which you want to compress.File manager androzip
  4. Press the file/folder name for some time and you will see a list of options will appear.
  5. On top of that list, there is an option ‘Create Zip’.
  6. Tap on Create Zip to compress the file.Select create Zip
  7. Now you will see a progress bar indication the progress of procedure.Progress bar andro zip
  8. As soon as the procedure completes, you will observe a file with same name and .zip extension just below the original file.

You have successfully compressed files & folder on android using Androzip File Manager.

Method 2:- By Installing ES File Manager

Another best option for user to easily compress files on android using ES File Manager in their Android Smartphones only. Follow the steps written below in order to Compress Files/Folders using ES File Manager.

  1. First of all download ES File Manager from Google Play Store for free of cost by clicking on button below.Download from playstore
  2. Open the location where desired file/folder is saved.
  3. Select that file/folder by pressing it for some time until a tick appears on it.
  4. Now tap on three vertical dots alligned vertically on top right corner of the app.Selected file ES file manager
  5. An options list will appear where you will find Compress option.Select compress ES file manager
  6. Tap on Compress.
  7. A dialog box will appear asking for various options including Compression format. User can even set a password on compressed file. Settings ES file manager
  8. Change the desired settings.compression level es file manager to Compress Files
  9. Tap on OK.
  10. You will see a progress bar indication progress of procedure.Progress bar ES file manager
  11. As soon as the procedure is complete, you will see file of same name and compressed format in same location. That is the desired compressed file.

User has successfully compressed file/folder using ES File Manager.

How To Compress Videos On Android. ?

As the Camera quality in Android smartphones is increasing so is the size of the videos they record. It is hard to store a video of so large size in android phone until you regularly upgrade to higher storage memory cards. To help users compress video so that they can be easily stored on android phones, I am going to discuss some of the methods below.

Method 1:- Install Video Trimmer Guru.

Users who want to compress Video Files on Android Phones using this method, follow the steps written below.

  1. First of all download Video Trimmer Guru from Google Play Store which is available for free of cost by clicking on download button below.Download from playstore
  2. As soon as the app installs, open the app from Menu of your smartphone.
  3. You will see a dialog box that ask from where to import Video File. Video trimmer guru app import video to compress files
  4. After importing the video file, you can set the options for compressing.
  5. Select all the setting and tap on Compress.Compress select video trimmer
  6. You will see a new page on which you will see percentage of compression completed.Progress bar video trimmer
  7. As soon as the process is completed, you will see the difference in size of original and compressed video file.

User has successfully compressed video file.

Method 2:- Install Video Compress

Another way to compress video files on android, follow the steps written below.

  1. Download and install the app named Video Compress by clicking on download button below. Download from playstore
  2. Once you download the app, open it from the menu of your android phone.
  3. Import Videos from the integrated gallery in the app.Select video video compress
  4. As soon as the importing is complete,you will see various options you can do with your video file.
  5. Tap on Compress Video.Select option video compress
  6. You will further see various quality options for compression of that video file.
  7. Select the quality you desire.Quality options video compress
  8. Now you will see a progress bar indicating the progress of procedure.
  9. Now you can easily share that video on social media or save it your device.

How To Compress Images On Android ?

We all have lot of pictures on Android phone. So it fills storage and force us to buy greater storage memory cards. We are going to list some of the methods to compress images on Android phone.

Method 1:- By Using Photoczip – Compress Resize.

This is an app available on Google Play Store. You can easily compress images on android by using this app. Follow the steps written below.

  1. Download the app by clicking on download button below. Download from playstore
  2. Open the app as soon as it installs.
  3. Import the image from desired location.Import picture photoczip
  4. Select the image by pressing it for sometime.
  5. Then you will see Compress button in bottom left corner.
  6. Tap on Compress.Compress button photoczip
  7. Now you will see a Progress bar.Progress bar photoczip
  8. You

Method 2:- By Using Photo & Picture Resizer.

  1. Download the app by clicking on download button below. Download from playstore
  2. Open the app from menu after installation is complete.
  3. Now import the picture from desired location.Import picture photo resizer
  4. When the picture opens, tap on button as shown in picture below to compress.
  5. Now select from the list of available dimensions.
  6. Tap on the desired dimension and you are done.Select desired dimension
  7. You will be notified when compression is done.

These are the methods you can compress files on android phone without using computer. Do not forget to tell us which method you used to Compress Files.


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