I would like to save videos from Youtube on my disk from a channel who is uploading multiple times a day.
How do I create the smallest possible size (preferably with ffmpeg) without any support in mind? I don’t need to be able to play the videos at any time. If I have to re-encode them watching, that’s fine.
I already looked up the best compression algorithms, and it seems that VP9 with 10bit color depth and a crf of 23 creates the smallest possible size?
Is this true or is there a better method available?
I also saw some people compressing 1gb of video to a 1mb zip (or 7z or so) file but I wasn’t able to do so as well – is this possible or is this fake?
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