In the first of a series of posts we are going to show you how to convert your video files to MP4.
Video to MP4 – The Background
MP4 files are multimedia files that can store Video, Audio and further data depending on the content. Apple use the MP4 container format for their iPhone, iPad, iPod through iTunes and Sony has embraced it for their PSP and PS3 devices propelling it’s popularity.
Video to MP4 – How can it be played ?
MP4 files can be played through a number of programs – the most common program associated with playing the MP4 file is the Quicktime player, however it can also be played through Apple’s iTunes and VideoLAN’s VLC Media Player.
Video to MP4 – If I can’t open it, how can I convert it ?
This is where we here at Zamzar come in 🙂 Zamzar is an online file conversion site that doesn’t require you to download any software in order to convert your MP4 files. Follow these steps to convert your MP4 file into a format that you can open on the machine/device that you are on :
Video to MP4 – Convert your file – Step One
Browse for your file on your local computer and select / drag that file across onto the Zamzar site.
Video to MP4 – Convert your file – Step Two
Select the file format / device that you are looking to convert to.
Video to MP4 – Convert your file – Step Three
Enter your email address – this is where Zamzar will send the link for you to download your converted file.
Video to MP4 – Convert your file – Step Four
Click the button confirming you are happy for Zamzar to convert your file. You will then receive an email with a link to your converted file.
Video to MP4 – Retrieve your file – Step Five
Open the link to your file and select the download button to download your converted file.
Video to MP4 – Open the file – Step Six
You should now be in a position to open your converted file in your media player of choice.
Hopefully this has proved useful in understanding how to convert your video files to MP4. Head across to Zamzar now to start converting.