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How to Convert Video Files

This tutorial is relevant for the Windows version of Movavi Video Converter.
If you use Mac, please try our Mac OS video converter

Most users will at some point need to change the format of a video file, for example to transfer a movie or a clip to a different file type for

  • viewing on a mobile device,
  • uploading to the Internet,
  • compressing to save hard drive space.

Movavi Video Converter enables you to do any of these tasks in seconds. You don’t have to know anything about video formats and features. The software has an intuitive English language interface, so you can easily use it even if you're a newcomer to video editing and conversion.

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Changing Video Formats

Movavi Video Converter supports all popular video and audio formats: AVI, MP4 (MPEG-4), MOV, 3GP, FLV, MKV, WMV, MP3, WAV, and more. In addition to encoding video into other formats, the program lets you rip DVDs (convert VOB files) into regular digital files. If there are multiple audio tracks and subtitle tracks on the disc, you can easily select the ones you need in the output files before you start the conversion.

Saving Video for Mobile Devices

Smartphone / tablet / media player owners often face the problem of unsupported multimedia formats. If you don’t have a dedicated program to do this, you need to learn all sorts of specialized information like video resolution, aspect ratio, video codecs, etc.

Luckily for you, there’s Movavi Video Converter, which offers more than 200 ready-made presets for a wide range of mobile devices, including the newest models of Apple iPod, iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Nokia, Sony PSP, Android phones, Windows Phone 8, and more. All you have to do is select your device from the list and click Convert.

Preparing Video for Uploading Online

Want to show a video clip to your friends on Facebook or YouTube, or maybe embed a video into your blog post? Fortunately, there is no need to learn all the technical stuff about web-compatible formats, because Movavi Video Converter is a handy multimedia uploader as well as an application to change video formats! Video Converter can help you upload your converted videos to the web using a built-in application.

How to Change Video Format

You can change video format using Movavi Video Converter in just three simple steps.

Step 1: Add a File to the Program

Step 1 - Add videos you want to change video format

Just click Add Video and locate the file or files on your hard drive that you want to convert, then click Open to add them to the conversion queue.

Step 2: Choose a New Format

Step 2 - Choose new file format for video

Open the Convert to list and choose the appropriate output format for your video. You can search for the appropriate preset using the search box, or browse the Video and audio formats and Devices lists.

Step 3: Start the Conversion

Step 3 - Start the file conversion

Click Convert in the bottom right corner to start the encoding process. When the file is ready, the folder with the output file will open automatically.

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