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How to Change Video Formats in Mac/Win (Windows 8)

There are many occasions when you want to change video format so as to share the video one video hosting sites like YouTube, edit video in Windows Movie Maker, play videos on portable media players, etc. How to change a video format to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, M4V, FLV, MKV, VOB, 3GP and more? Let's find out the solution together.

To change the format of a video, you need a video converter. Here Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate is recommended as the best tool to change the format of a video file. With this ultimate video conversion program, you can

  • • Change any video file format to MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP, WebM and more.
  • • Change the format of a video file to DVD for playing on DVD players or TV
  • • Change video file types to audio files for enjoy on any MP3 players.

That means you can change the format of any regular video file to any format you want and view them anywhere you like. The equivalent Mac converter is Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. Just download the program and follow the easy steps below to convert video formats with ease.

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How to change the format of a video file with ease

Here the screenshots of video format converter Windows version (Windows 8 compatible) are used to show you how to change video file types. The way to change format of a video on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included) is the same. Just make sure you've downloaded and installed the right version.

1 Add your video files

Open Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate and to go Convert tab > click Add Files to load your media files to the program. Another simple way to add videos is to directly drag video files to the main display window. (To change video format to DVD, please go to Burn tab and add files in the same way.)

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2 Choose an output format

Now select an output file format to change your video format. Click Output Format and browse to find the video format you prefer. Since almost all regular formats are provided for your choice, you can change video format to AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, M4V, MKV, FLV, 3GP, VOB and more as you like. Meanwhile, some video presets for portable media players like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, HTC, Samsung, PSP, etc. offered, letting you turn video format to fit portable devices.

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3 Start changing the video format

When all settings are OK, click Convert to start converting the video formats to the specified one. In a while, the conversion will finish. And you're successfully changed the video file type to the one you like. After that, you can play and share your movies anywhere you like.

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