How to Convert WMV to MP4 on Windows and Mac

WMV to MP4

WMV is a popular format which is widely used by people. Although WMV is so popular, there are still some devices cannot support WMV. MP4 can be widely supported by nearly most of devices. If you want to play a video in WMV format on some devices which cannot support WMV, you may need to convert WMV to MP4.

This article will mainly introduce the best two ways to help you learn how to convert WMV to MP4 with fast speed and high quality.

Part 1: WMV vs MP4

WMV, which is short for Window Media Video, uses the ASF container format to compress the encoded multimedia content.

MP4 is short for MPEG-4 Part 14. It is a container format that can stream over the Internet. MP4 file format is a format contains video codec, audio codec as well as the text and image.

1. WMV is based on MPEG4 standard. WMV is a format contains videos with one of the video compression formats developed by Microsoft. Comparing the quality of WMV to MP4 with the same file size, the result might be close to each other.

2. MP4 format is widely used for different device types. WMV is only used in Windows products. When you convert WMV to MP4, you can use the video file for computers or portal devices with WMV to MP4 Converter.

Part 2: Best way to convert WMV to MP4

Download the WMV to MP4 Converter from the official website. Install and launch the program. This software has Windows and Mac version, and you can select the wanted one as you like.

Step 1Install WMV to MP4 Converter

After downloading WMV to MP4 Converter on your computer. Drag and drop the WMV file or click the "Add file" button to add WMV file or to the program.

Add File

Step 2Select output format

After adding WMV file on it, click "Profile" to choose MP4 or other formats as output format according to your needs.

Output Format

Step 3How to select a WMV to MP4 converter Mac/Windows

It is not a problem to edit the video file, such as enhance video, clip video, adjust video effect, etc. before you take final step.

Step 4Convert WMV to MP4

Just click "Convert" to convert WMV to MP4 after that. You can also convert other video format to MP4 with the program.

Part 3: Free convert WMV to MP4 online

Above part recommend a professional WMV to MP4 Converter to you. Next part we will introduce the way of how to convert WMV to MP4 with online video converter to you. There are many online video converters, such as cloudconvert, Convertio, Convert.File, etc. We will mainly introduce the steps on Convertio for you. Below are detailed steps.

Output Format

Step 1Upload WMV file from Computer, Google Drive, Dropbox, URL or by dragging it on the page.

Step 2Select MP4 or any other formats as output format according to your needs.

Step 3Click "Convert" to start convert WMV to MP4. You may need to wait several minutes, and then you can finish the conversion from WMV to MP4.

Part 4: How to select a WMV to MP4 converter Mac/Windows

The WMV format can only be supported by Microsoft related hardware players. You might need to convert WMV to MP4. The MP4 format is widely used for most of the portal devices. You might be confused by the different types of free WMV to MP4 converter and paid versions. Here is a way for you to select a WMV to MP4 converter that meets your requirement.

1. Compared to the free WMV to MP4 Converters that provide limited formats, you can pay attention to professional WMV to MP4 converter. The program cannot only change WMV to MP4, but also other popular formats to MP4 with high-quality image and sound. It is a frustrating experience to find different programs for different file formats. You can find the formats supported by Aiseesoft MP4 converter.

Supported Input File Formats

2. The quality of the converted video might be another major reason for choosing Aiseesoft WMV to MP4 converter rather than some online WMV to MP4 converter or free WMV to MP4 converter. The program can convert from WMV to MP4 with high-quality image and sound. You can also extract audio tracks from video files.

3. It will be perfect if you can personalize your output MP4 file according to your requirement. When you convert WMV to MP4, Aiseesoft WMV to MP4 Converter allows you to choose the output preference as MP4 from the "Profile" drop-down list. The program provides "Crop", "Effect", "Watermark" and "Audio" option to custom the output file when converting WMV to MP4.

Edit your video as you like

4. It's an important standard whether it's simple to convert WMV to MP4 file.

This article mainly introduces two ways to you to help you convert WMV to MP4 easily. Hope it is helpful for you.

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September 18, 2017 07:01 / Updated by to Video
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