How to Change Video Format? Try The Best 6 Free Video Converters


How to Change Video Format?

1. Format Factory (Win 10/8/7/Vista/XP)
Format Factory is an ad-supported freeware multimedia converter. This free video converter allows you to convert all types of video, audio and image files. It supports a lot of different video formats including MPG, MP4, MP3, AVI, 3GP, OGG, BMP, WMV and more.

Unfortunately, its installer includes potentially unwanted programs. For instance, when I was installing Format Factory, I was prompted to install Chromium Browser and the Search Manager extension for Chrome. And, its interface now seems out of date.

2. MiniTool Movie Maker (Free, Windows)
When it comes to changing video format, MiniTool Movie Maker, free video converter, is recommended here.

With this tool, you don’t need any video editing expertise to easily change the file type of your video because it offers wizard-like interfaces. Besides, this free tool supports almost all video formats including WMV, MP4, AVI, MOV, F4V, and more.

3. iMovie (Mac)
I guess you might have heard of iMovie, an easy-to-use video editor for Apple devices. iMovie is known for its creativity and functionalities.

4. Video Converter (Android)
To change video format on Android, you can try using Video Converter Android.

This tool can help you convert to MP4 or H.264 or MPG from most commonly seen video formats while keeping original video quality.

It can reduce the video file size to send out through SMS etc.

5. VLC Media Player
VLC media player, a free and open-source, portable, cross-platform media player, also can help you change video format.

How to Change Video Format to MP4 via VLC Media Player
Step 1. Open VLC media player.

Step 2. Click on Media button and then select the Convert/Save option.

Step 3. Click on the Add button to import the video file.

Step 4. Click on the Convert/Save button located at the bottom.

Step 5. You can select a preset profile by clicking on the selection button at Profile. Or, you can use the three buttons located next to the selection button to edit, delete or create new profiles.

Step 6. Select Browse next to the Destination file.

Step 7. Select a location to store the new video file, and enter a name for the video file ending with the file extension, for instance, MP4 video.

Step 8. Click on the Save button and then select the Start button to start converting the video.

6. Online Video Converter
Last but not least, I want to share video convert online with you as some users want to change video format without installing any software.

OnlineVideoConverter.com (OVC) is a free online media conversion web application which is fully compatible with all modern browsers. This free video converter online tool allows you to convert any video link or file quickly and easily from one format to another without installing any software.

OVC offers high quality and super fast conversions to many audio formats including audio .mp3, .aac, .ogg, .wma, .m4a, .flac, .wav as well as video formats including .mp4, .avi, .mpg, .mov, .wmv, .flv, .m4v, .webm, .mkv, and .3gp.

OVC supports a wide range of online video portals including YouTube, Dailymotion and Vimeo.

Hopefully, you know how to change video format now. The six video converters we have discussed can help you change video format to MP4, and others.

Now, choose your favorite video converter to change the file type of video.

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