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VLC Converter - How to Convert Videos with VLC

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Updated on August 27, 2021

If you have installed VLC media player on your PC, you can use it as a VLC converter to convert videos between various formats. The video conversion with VLC is quite simple and we will show you how to do it. But if you need to convert videos to more formats and codecs or deal with large files, a professional video converter is necessary. You can try this alternative to VLC video converter:

VLC media player deserves one of the best media players title till now for its powerful capacity, reliability, cross-platform and other properties. Its conversion functionality has helped many users carry out video transcoding tasks. So, you can use it as a VLC converter to convert videos to many formats. Follow the steps to learn about how to let VLC convert videos.

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How to Convert Video with VLC

Import Videos into the VLC Media ConverterImport Videos into the VLC Media Converter

Step 1. Run VLC Media Player. Go to the menu bar, click on Media>Convert/Save. You can also directly press Ctrl+ R.

Step 2. Click on +Add button, select the video you want to convert from your PC and click on Open. Then click on Convert/Save.

Using VLC to Convert VideosUsing VLC to Convert Videos

Step 3. Open the Profile drop-down list, and you can choose the needed video or audio formats. For instance you can use VLC to convert videos to MP4, WebM, TS, OGG, ASF,  video to MP3 and so forth. Besides, you can choose the options for converting videos to a specific platform, like Video for iPad HD/iPhone/PSP, Video for Android HD, Video for YouTube HD, etc.

You can also click on the Settings icon and open the Profile edition dialog where you're able to choose the needed container format, video codec and audio codec. Besides, the VLC converter enables you to edit subtitles.

Step 4. Specify the output path and file name. Finally, click on Start to begin the conversion. After the conversion is done, you will find the converted file in the output folder.

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Although it's convenient to convert video with VLC, users still encounter a few issues when using this VLC convert videos feature. VLC media player isn’t competent to convert multiple files at the same time. Many people also find the application fails to convert all the imported files and the VLC not converting videos error messages pop up from time to time. Another tricky thing is there are many complicated terms for new users. To convert videos to more formats effectively, we recommend you use WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. It is a professional video converter that can help you convert videos between more digital formats or devices. It supports batch conversion mode and hardware acceleration to achieve up to 50X faster conversion as a real fast video converter.  Let's have a look at how to convert videos with this software.

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Step 1. Import Videos into the Video Converter

Run the VLC converter alternative. Go to Converter. Click on "Add Files” or “Add Video Folder" to import the videos you want to convert. Or you can directly drag and drop multiple files into the software.

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Step 2. Choose an Output Format

Click on the "Click to change output format" area on the right and choose the format you need. For example, you can choose a video format under the "Video" tab, or choose an audio format under the "Audio" tab to extract audio from video. Besides, the smart software offers the ready-made presets for all kinds of devices. You only need to choose your device model. HD Video Converter Factory Pro will intelligently convert the videos to the format that is perfectly compatible with your devices. You will find that the software offers you more options than VLC does.

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Step 3. Start Converting Videos

Specify an output path by clicking the the inverted triangle at the bottom of the main interface. Please make sure there is enough space to avoid unneceassary problems. Finally, click on "Run" to start converting videos to MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, MPG, H265, VP9, etc. Before  you start the conversion, you can also change the video resolution, video encoder, bit rate, frame rate and so on in "Parameter settings". It fully supports GPU and multiple-core acceleration for the fastest conversion. You will get the converted videos before you know it.

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