How to Convert Videos to MP4 and vice verse

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015

MP4, short for MPEG-4, was created in 1998 and is now gaining ever more popularity in the mainstream market. This video format is supported by almost all media players and portable MP4 devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung, HTC, Sony, PSP, etc.

Got lots of videos you'd like to watch on your mobile device or laptop? You may first need to convert these videos to MP4.

FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate is a powerful video to MP4 converter which can convert videos to MP4 with high quality. No matter convert AVI to MP4, MKV to MP4, MOV to MP4, or FLV to MP4, this video converter can easily accomplish all the tasks you throw to it. As full-feature converter software, FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate also supports other popular video and audio formats including AVI, MPEG, MP4, WMV, MOV, MTS, FLV, MP3, AAC, WMA and H.264/MPEG-4 AVC etc.

Here below will show you the step-by-step guide to convert videos to MP4. Please free download the trial version of this video converter program first and have a try.

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1. Download and install FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate

Click the icon above to download the free trial version of the program on your computer. After downloading, install it on your computer and then launch it.

Video Converter Ultimate Main

2. Add video files

Click the "Add File" button to import your video to the program. This program supports batch conversion, so you can load several video files at one time.

Add Video Files or Folder

Tips: you can preview the video files in the right preview monitor.

3. Select output formats

After the files are added, click "Profile" in the bottom. Then, it will pop up a window which allows you to select various output formats. Here we select "General Video" and click "MPEG-4 Video". If you want to convert your video to MP4 for playback on a mobile device, you can select your device's manufacturer and model from the list first. Finally, click "Apply to All" to set all videos' output format to MP4.

Select MP4 in General Video Formats

4. Choose the output destination and convert video to MP4

This step you will choose the output file destination below setting "Profile". Click the "Browse" button and specify the folder where the converted files should be placed. Finally, click the "Convert" button at your right hand. And that's all! The conversion process will start immediately.

Converting Videos to MP4

Tips: If you have many videos to convert, you can choose "Shut down computer" after done in the left corner of conversion window.

That's all there is to it! Now you know how to use FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate as an MP4 converter and how to convert video to MP4 – whether it's MOV to MP4, AVI to MP4, WMV to MP4, or any other pairing! This converter is also a fast way to extract audios from videos by converting the video files to MP3, AAC, WMA, or other audio format. You can make a purchase or just download the trial version to begin now.

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