Treatment with all kinds of multimedia formats, including video, is becoming more widespread every day among users of any field, whether they are professionals for their corresponding jobs, students, or in more common uses such as social networks, applications of instant messaging or the email.
In addition, thanks to the high-speed connections to Internet of those that we have today, the exchange of this type of files is becoming more and more common, since while in the past it was almost unbearable to send a video through the Network, nowadays, if its format and size are properly optimized, the process is almost immediate. However, as with other files such as photographic or musical, currently we have a good number of alternatives with which to work and that make direct reference to the format of each file. In this way and as far as the video is concerned, we can find types like AVI, MPG, WMV, MKV, MP4, MOV, or FLV, among others.
Each of them has some characteristics, which defines its most appropriate type of use, something in which parameters such as quality, “weight” already come into play, compatibility, platform, etc. To know some of the main differences between the most common today, we recommend you take a look at the entry that we offer below.
Well, once we know the different types of format with which we can work and the environment and use that we are going to make of the corresponding video, it is most advisable to use some software especially suitable for processing and transferring videos from one format to another. In the market we can find a multitude of options for this type of work, but below we are going to talk about five of the most well-known alternatives, in addition to being completely free. And it is that depending on whether we are going to use that video to transport it in a USB key, send it by e-mail address, for professional presentations, to share it on Facebook, etc; the format in which it should work, varies.
One of the main advantages that this particular software presents to us is that it is capable of working with almost any of the most common formats, so we are almost guaranteed to find the desired format in each case. Its operation focuses on import the vyesdeo with which we are going to work and later convert it to the format we prefer with just pressing a button, it’s that simple. In addition, the different formats are categorized by type of dispoiftivo to which we are going to export it, and we will say that it has a user interface really simple, even for novice users in these deals.
As is usually the case with these programs, support for multiple video formats is a common feature among most. In this case, although its functionality is very effective, regarding its user interface, we cannot demand much from it either, it fulfills its function without delicacies. In it we will only have to select the input format of the video that we are going to add to the list, to later indicate the output format among all the compatible ones. It should also be mentioned that the treatment speed, even with large videos, it is remarkable in terms of its speed.
As we have already mentioned before, despite the enormous compatibility of video formats that support these free tools, the truth is that they do not stand out for the attractiveness of their user interface, and something similar happens in this one. It has support for more than 200 different formats, but in this case we are going to highlight the support for video in 4K. On the other hand, we will highlight that it converts video files from Internet websites, has some basic tools for the editing and downloading contents of portals such as on YouTube.
Here we are facing one of the most special alternatives, since it is a very lightweight multiplatform video converter that in this case we can convert MKV videos to MP4 among other formats. And it is that this is a more than adequate program for all those who want optimize the playback of videos on your mobile devices, hence the use of precisely the aforementioned format. Once the original has been uploaded, we will have the possibility to select only a part of the video for later converting, and thus save space. It also has some customization options to define the size of the resulting project, apply some filter, modify the codec to use, in addition to adjusting the compression.
To finish we will talk about an alternative that, as the main differentiating point from the rest, this treats and converts both video and audio files. audio. This is something that we will be able to check right away, since once installed, when displaying the list of compatibilities to convert, we will see extensions of both types. Of course, we can’t ask for much more from this program either, apart from its main function, conversion, since the rest of the functions are very basic and focus on optimizing these tasks. Of course, it should be noted that it has a functionality that will allow us to ripping DVDs in addition to another to repair files of video damage.