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The Best Video Format for Facebook - How to Convert Videos to Correct Format for Uploading

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Update on March 26, 2020

Facebook is a social platform that has owned 2.7 billion registered members so far. Many members like uploading their daily life videos or others. However, they found that some of the videos cannot be uploaded smoothly. The reason is that Facebook does not support these video formats. Well, which video formats does Facebook accept? What is the best video format for Facebook? The following is what you want to know.

What is the Best Video File Format for Facebook?

Uploading videos to sharing sites like Facebook, Twitter and so forth, has become the common phenomenon among the public. However, some people encountered that videos cannot be uploaded smoothly. Why? Because most sites have strict standards for the format of videos you can upload.

First we need to know Facebook video formats. Namely, the formats you can upload on Facebook and the best video format for Facebook. Don't worry, I have concluded the video formats supported by Facebook by investigating as follows:

Video Formats Facebook Supports: MP4, MOV, RMVB, FLV, AVI, WMV, 3GP, F4V, M4V, M4V, MP3, M4A, WAV, WMA and so on;

Best Video/Audio Codecs: H.264 and AAC;

Best Video Formats for Uploading on Facebook: MOV and MP4.

I know you may have some videos that are not supported by Facebook. Why not convert them to the best format for Facebook video as listed above? For this task, you need a video converter for Facebook. In order to avoid other unnecessary issues, it's recommended to convert videos to the common and best video format for Facebook - MP4. There are specific and simple steps for you to learn.

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How to Convert Videos to the Best Video Format for Facebook?

Now that we have learned the best video file format for Facebook. The key, of course, is how to convert the format. First of all, you should download and install a professional video converter for helping you to do this. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a nice Facebook video format converter. With the help of this converter, you can also download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and this converter can help you add subtitles on videos downloaded from websites. Most importantly, you can convert those videos to Facebook supported video file formats. Let’s have a look at how to convert videos to MP4 for Facebook.

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Three Steps about How to Change Videos to Facebook Supported Video Formats

Import the Source Video

Before you start the conversion process, you need to free downloadfree download and install the video converter on your PC.

Step 1. Launch the Converter and Import the Source Video

After installed this converter, double click the shortcut of it on the desktop to open the software. And click the Converter option to enter a new window. Next, please hit Add Files to add your videos or drag and drop them into convert window.

Choose MP4 Output Format

Step 2. Choose the Best Video Format for Facebook

Now, you can select MP4 as the output format under the Video tab by hitting the Output format button on the right of the convert window. Of course, you can also choose the Facebook option under the Web column directly.

TIPS: If you have any other requirements, such as changing resolution/ bit rate, changing video volume, please hit the Parameter Settings under the Output Format option.

Start the Conversion Process

Step 3. Start the Conversion Process

When all parameters done, you can start to convert the video file to the best format for Facebook video. Hit the inverted triangle icon to select the save path for your target file, then click the RUN button to start the conversion process.

TIPS: During the conversion, if the codecs of the input file are the same as the output file, the Lightening Mode will be activated. This feature is able to save much conversion time.


The Facebook video formats and how to convert the best format for Facebook video has given expression to you clearly here. Now, you can upload your video files to Facebook to share with everyone at will. Go ahead!

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