Part 1. How to Convert MP4 videos to VLC Compatible format?
There are many reasons for above situations. Maybe your MP4 video is bad, maybe the VLC "video output modes" is set wrong. In these situations, you only need to check MP4 and VLC own problems again. If your MP4 video and VLC have no damage, you may get trouble with the MP4 video codec. From VLC official website, we learn that MP4 is really one of VLC Player supported video formats, but you must know it has strict requirements: VLC Media Player is only compatible with MPEG-4 ASP, DivX 4/5/6, XviD, 3ivX D4 and H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC.
As a result, if your an MP4 file contains a VLC unsupported audio or video codec, it can’t be recognized by VLC. So the MP4 file can not be played in VLC smoothly. Therefore, it is necessary for you to transcode the MP4 file to VLC compatible formats like H.264 MP4, WMV, etc. Pavtube Video Converter is specially designed for solving the VLC MP4 issue.
This powerful tool also can convert virtually any video and audio including 2D/3D, HD/4K MP4, H.265, AVI, MKV, MOV, XAVC, MVI, MTS etc. 250 more formats with 6X faster conversion speed and zero quality loss ,which can save your time and fidelity. It is a professional yet friendly functional video toolbox, for instance, freely select subtitle and audio tracks, customize video and audio parameters, edit video and create personal movie, etc.
First download and install MP4 to VLC Converter on your Windows, and then launch it. Now just follow the step by step guide to convert MP4 to VLC Player playable format.
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Guide on converting MP4 videos to VLC supported formats
Step 1. Import MP4 files
Just drag and drop MP4 file to the main interface of the program to add MP4 file. If you have several MP4 files that you want to convert in batch, just drag the folder where the MP4 files are to the software.
Step 2. Set output format
We would like to introduce you to select the “ HD Video” >> “ H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)”as your best choice. Surely you can choose H.264 MP4 other suitable ones as you like to fit VLC.
Tips: Surely in the “Settings”button, you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, bitrates, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. You can adjust video size to 1920*1080.
Step 3. Convert MP4 to VLC friendly format
Now, simply click the big Convert button to start and finish MP4 to VLC conversion with fast speed and high output quality.
Part 2. How to Convert VLC files to MP4 format?
If you also want to convert the VLC files to MP4 format for more usages, you can also adopt the Pavtube Video Converter to help you done. Just follow the above steps to convert your VLC files to MP4 format. And this powerful video converter also can output the new format M3U8, and the new H.265 codec.
If you are a Mac user, you can get the Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to convert mp4 to VLC to convert VLC to MP4 on Mac (Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard).
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