How Can I Convert WMV to MP4 with VLC

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Besides playing videos, VLC is able to convert file format. In this article, we teach you how to convert WMV to MP4 with VLC step by step.

The following steps will apply when converting WMV to MP4 videos using VLC:

Launch- with the program already in your computer, launch it and click on the “File” menu to add files. Go to “streaming/exporting wizard…” option and then “transcode/save to file” which will allow you to select the videos to import.

Choose format- you can then choose MP4 as the right output format as well as the folder to store converted files. Give the folder an appropriate name.

3. Convert- clicking the “finish” button will complete the video conversion process in record time.

Here is a list of formats that can be converted using VLC media converter.

Audio Format

Vorbis (OGG)
MP3
MP3 (MP4)
FLAC
CD

Video Format

Android SD Low
Android SD High
Android HD
YouTube SD
YouTube HD
MPEG4 720p TV/device
MPEG4 1080p TV/device
DivX compatible player
iPod SD
iPod HD/iPhone/PSP

Editor’s Note: Although VLC is shipped with all the necessary codecs, you still may have some troubles while converting videos like unsupported video codec, slow conversion process, etc. One of the solution is to try installing a codec pack; alternatively you can turn to a professional video converting tool like Brorsoft Video Converter.

Being tested with more than 10,000 video files, Brorsoft Video Converter is assured of a stable, easy-to-use yet fast video converting tool for you. With it, you can fast convert a wide range of UHD 4K, HD and SD videos as well as audios in any popular format like MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, XAVC, MTS, MXF, 3GP, VOB, AC3, MP3… with ultra-fast speed and zero quality loss.

Besides, Brorsoft Video Converter supports 150+ presets for popular devices like the iPhone (including iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6), iPad, Android devices, Windows-based tablets and game console, etc. With it, you can watch any media files on your mobile devices on the go.

Far more than a video conversion program, Brorsoft Video Converter also comes with a built-in video editor, with which, you can personalize and retouch your videos in clicks. You can: trim video into smaller segments; brand your video by embedding a watermark; add subtitles to MKV, AVI, MP4 in .srt or .sst format; Remove unwanted objects from video

If you are Mac users, please turn to the equivalent Mac version Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to transcode media files on Mac OS X (macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks included).

Convert WMV to MP4 with Brorsoft Video Converter

1. Add WMV files

Run the WMV to MP4 converter program and click add button to import the .wmv files. As you can see, you can also drag and drop the media to the program’s main interface.

2. Choose output format

Click Format bar and choose H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4), H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4), or H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4) from “Common Video”, which can be recognized by Roku 3, Roku 2 perfectly.

Tip- Advanced settings: With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original video while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.

3. Start converting WMV to MP4

Finally, hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the WMV to MP4 conversion. After the conversion, you can hit “Open” button to quick locate the converted videos; now you can play them anywhere anytime.

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How can I Upload WMV to iTunes on Windows 8
Convert WMV to Amazon Fire Phone MP4 for Playback

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