Video can come in a multitude of file formats. Most of us just want to play the video. We don’t necessarily need to know why the video that a friend sent us on email won’t play in the video player on our computer. After all, we just want to watch it. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get the video into a format that will play on your computer or on your tablet or even on your mobile phone? The good news is that you can. That’s what a video converter does. You can use it to convert video from one format to another video file format. Then you can play the video with ease on the device that you want.
In this category, we’ve included posts that discuss all aspects of video converters. For example, did you know that you can do more than just convert video from one video format to another? You can actually convert video into a MP3 file so you can listen to it in the car or while on a jog. Whether you want to learn how video converters work or learn how to pick a video converter these posts can help.
Matroska – there’s something exotic and even mysterious about the name itself. ‘Digital video file format’ wouldn’t necessarily be the first thing that comes to mind upon hearing the word. But that’s what it happens to be. Matroska is a made-up word, intended to evoke the notion of the famous Russian Matryoshka nesting dolls. That . . .
While there are tons of videos available these days many people don’t always have the time to watch them all. That’s no reason to miss out on all that great content. After all, not all videos need to be watched when you can easily convert video into MP3 files. For example, maybe you’re interested in . . .
Yes, WMV was and still is popular. Given the overwhelming number of computers running the Windows OS in the world, WMV files, the successor to AVI files, were a natural fit for the Windows Media Player that’s integrated in the Windows OS. WMV is a propriety format from Microsoft. Its roots go back to early Internet . . .
Before watching videos on a smartphone was an everyday occurrence, for many the portable video player of choice was an iPod. Four years after Apple launched the iPod, several iterations had perfected what the device could do. It was able to carry music, photos and video that could be played in the palm of your hand . . .
If you thought choosing a video player for your computer or mobile device was a maze of comparing different features, interfaces, capabilities and personal preferences, finding the right video format converter may be and even more baffling experience. We’ll smooth out some of the rough edges here and provide some key pointers to help make . . .
As was the case in our search for Free Video Players for PCs, there actually are a considerable number of free video file converters available that will provide the functions you need. Your intended use is critical to the video file converter you choose because the range of features among free video file (or format) . . .