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Convert MP4 to WMV

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How to convert mp4 to wmv?

How to convert wmv to mp4?
Step 1

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Step 2

Convert mp4 to wmv

Select wmv or any other format, which you want to convert.
Step 3

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Wait till your conversion process will be completed and click download converted wmv file.

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MPEG-4 Video File

File extension .mp4
File category video
Description

MP4 is one of the popular digital multimedia formats. The original name is MPEG-4 Part 14. It is one of the most versatile digital multimedia formats because it can play both video and audio files.

Besides, you can use MP4 file formats for many other purposes, such as streaming over the Internet and storing still images.

The characteristics of MP4 files include but are not limited to:

  1. MP4 file formats are mostly preferred by users because of the versatile use that includes playing audio and video files.
  2. You can use MP4 to stream or watch live events over the Internet.
  3. MP4 file stores multiple data types, such as audio, video, scene descriptors, and object descriptors.
Technical details

How to create and how to open an MP4 file

You can create an MP4 file by recording video with your device or by using certain software.

You can also use various converters to convert videos to MP4 file formats.

How to Open an MP4 File

Almost all the video players open an MP4 file because MP4 is a standardized digital file format.

You can open an MP4 file in several ways, such as using either the Windows Media PlayerorVLC Media Player.

Some of the others that can open the MP4 file are QuickTime (for macOS), MPlayer, VLC Media Player, and X Codec Pack.

Which other formats MP4 can be converted into and why

MP4 is widely used as a video file format because of the efficient video compression scheme that prevents data loss when converting.

Besides, you can use a lot of tools to seamlessly convert your MP4 file to another file format. Some of the popular video formats are:

  1. 1. m4w
  2. 2. mkw
  3. 3. mov
  4. 4. avi
  5. 5. flv

MP4 is supported by almost any device that is able to play video. However sometimes a user might need to convert it to another format. MKV is well known for being able to store a huge amount of information like dozens of audio streams and subtitles. WMV format provides better compression than MP4 does.

Programs
Microsoft Windows Media Player
VLC media player
MPlayer
Eltima Elmedia Player
Winamp
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Developer Moving Picture Experts Group
MIME type
audio/mp4
video/mp4

Windows Media Video

File extension .wmv
File category video
Description Windows Media Video (WMV) is a video format and is a part of Advanced Systems Format (asf) container. Microsoft developed this format. WMV files can be facilitated by a variety of Operating Systems such as Mac as well as the PC. A few WMV files also have the digits right management (DRM) protection, so unauthorized can't make copies of the recordings, basically the ones purchased from an online store.
Technical details The exclusive codecs developed by Microsoft can be obtained while a WMV file is compressed. Users can use Windows Media Video 9 Professional. It allows them to play their respective file at resolutions surpassing 300,000 pixels (having a screen resolution as low as 528x576) with an exceptional bit rate of 1000 Kbit/s. The high definition abilities make WMV files an ideal choice for HD DVD and Blu-ray disks. WMV 9 format is the one you should be looking for, and it is also comparable to H.264 Main and High Profile. It does not support various activities, such as multiple reference frames and context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC). Lower bit-rates can reveal the differences between WMV and its competitors.
Programs
Microsoft Windows Media Player
PowerDVD
RealPlayer
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Main program MPlayer
Developer Microsoft
MIME type
video/x-ms-wmv

FAQ

❓ How can I convert mp4 to wmv?
Firstly, select a mp4 file you want to convert or drag and drop it. Secondly, select wmv or any other format you want to convert your file to. Then click convert and wait until your file is converted
⏳ How long should I wait to convert mp4 to wmv?
Video conversion usually takes a few seconds. You will convert mp4 to wmv very quickly.
🛡️ Is it secure to convert mp4 to wmv on OnlineConvertFree?
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