How to Convert WMV to MP4 Free? Top 3 Ways


How do I convert a WMV file to MP4? Today, this post will introduce 3 ways to convert WMV to MP4 or MP4 to WMV.

Part 1. MiniTool Movie Maker – Best Free Video Converter for Windows
Step 1. Launch the free video converter.
Step 2. Add WMV files.

In the main interface of this free WMV to MP4 converter, you can click the Import Media Files button to import your WMV files. You can import files of any length, dimension, and size. Also, you can add multiple video files such as WMV, AVI, GIF, MP4, and others, then combine videos into one.

After importing file, you can drag and drop the file (files) to the timeline.
Step 3. Edit the file (files) - optional

You can edit the files you’ve uploaded to the free video converter as you like.

Double click the video file on the timeline to change its brightness, contrast, and saturation, and rotate video if necessary.
Add animated titles, subtitles and end credits to complete your story.
Add visual effects to video to make a better movie.
Add video transitions (Advanced Mosaic, Burn, Burst, Clock, etc.) between two shots or clips to make a mind-blowing video experience.
Fade in and fade out music to smooth the video, music and audio transitions.
Split video or trim video to remove some unwanted parts from your original videos.
Step 4. Convert WMV to MP4.

Click the Export button in the toolbar to get the following window.

After specifying all settings, you can click the Export button. Then, MiniTool Movie Maker begins to convert WMV to MP4 for free. After converting, you can click the Find Target to check your new converted file.

MiniTool video converter also can convert MP4 to WMV without any quality loss.

How to Convert MP4 to WMV with the Best Free Video Converter
Launch MiniTool Movie Maker, and import your MP4 files.
Drag and drop MP4 file to the timeline, edit your video as you like and click the Export
Select WMV file, choose video resolution and click the Export Then, this free video converter begins to convert MP4 to WMV.

Part 2. How to Convert WMV to MP4 Online
Some online converters like Online-Convert can change the format of video without installing any software.

Visit the official website of Online-Convert, select the Convert to MP4 option in the Video Converter, and click Go.
Click Choose File to import the WMV file you want to change its format, and then click Start conversion to convert WMV to MP4.

Part 3. How to Convert WMV to MP4 with VLC
WMV (Windows Media Video) file is the flagship file format of Windows OS. Mac users will find that neither QuickTime player nor iTunes can recognize WMV files, and they cannot edit WMV in iMovie. WMV file is not compatible with Apple devices including Mac, iPhone, iPod, and iPad.

If you try playing a WMV file in QuickTime Player, you will get some error messages, such as, “The document (filename) .wmv could not be opened". Now, how to solve this issue?

Converting WMV to MP4 might be the easiest way to play WMV videos on macOS. But, how to convert WMV to MP4 on Mac? VLC video converter is recommended here.

How to Convert WMV to MP4 with VLC on macOS
Step 1. Launch VLC video converter to convert WMV to MP4 on Mac.

Step 2. Click on the File menu and select the Streaming/Exporting Wizard option.

Step 3. Click on Transcode/Save to File, and then click on the Choose button to select the WMV file you like to convert.

Step 4. Select the compression format of the audio or video tracks. Here, for instance, you can select the H.264 codec, with the 1024 kb/s. option.

Step 5. Choose MPEG 4/MP4 option in the Encapsulation format option.

Step 6. Click the Choose button, and select the Save As option. Click Choose to select a destination folder for the target file and add a name to the file. Click on Finish button. Now, VLC free converter begins to convert WMV to MP4 on Mac.

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