I need to bring down disk space of my file-sharing website suggest me an audio codec and video codec which works with FFMPEG and can reduce file size with little or no loss in quality . Thanks.
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H264 compressed video with aac audio is a commonly used combination, however you should be aware that recompressing any media file will always yield to a loose of quality, regardless of the codecs being used.
Here is a post on how to generate such a media file with ffmpeg. An example from that page says: