How to easily convert WMV to MP4 on Mac/Windows?
"I have edited movies using Windows Movie Maker and saved them to WMV format on my computer. I want to watch these videos on mobile devices like iPod, PSP and so on. What can I use to convert WMV to MP4?"
WMV (Windows Media Video) is a format developed by Microsoft for Internet streaming and watching videos on a PC. This is a type of video that can be played on your computer and portable media players. However, WMV format is still not compatible with all Apple’s products like iPod, iPad, iPhone and other portable devices. Converting the less compatible WMV to MP4 format lets you watch videos freely on your Mac computer or players.
There are many programs for converting WMV files to MP4 videos. Video Converter enables you to convert WMV to MP4 format with no loss in the quality of the original WMV file and with fast conversion speed. Here we included the step by step guide on how to convert WMV to MP4 on Windows using Video Converter. If you are running Mac OS, you can convert WMV to MP4 on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard and Lion included.) efficiently by using Mac Video Converter.
Step-by-step Guide to Convert WMV to MP4 on Mac/Windows
Download and install Video Converter
Download this professional WMV to MP4 converter and install it on your Mac/Windows computer.
Import Video Files to the Program
Click “File” on the menu bar or “+” button under the menu to select WMV files from the new window and add them to the program. Alternatively, drag your WMV files and drop them to the panel. With its batch conversion capability, you can add multiple files at one time.
Select Output Format
To convert WMV to MP4, click on “Profile”, hit on “Common Video” and select MP4. Or, you can simply choose your portable devices as the output format from the drop-down list. For example, you want to play WMV on your iPod, go to Profile-> Apple-> iPod.
Convert WMV to MP4
Click on Start button to get started the WMV to MP4 conversion. Video Converter will proceed the task automatically.
Once the conversion is finished, click on Find Target button to get the converted MP4 video files and you can take your the movies virtually everywhere you want. Have fun.
1. If you want to edit videos before converting, click the button like a scissors and a new window will pop up where you do some editing to your videos. Here you can do a few things: clip, crop, adjust effects, add watermarks, etc.
2. If you want to combine several files into one single file, click in the box before “Merge into One file” and you will get one file when the conversion is done.
3. To convert WMV to MP4 on Mac OS X, please check our Video Converter for Mac which lets you do the coercion task with amazing speed and lossless quality.
About the Author | Ashley Sanders
Ashley is the senior editor of Macmov. She specializes in DVD burning/ripping, video converting, DRM removing.
2012-03-19 09:43:35/ Posted by Ashley Sanders.
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