A recorded video or a downloaded video does not necessarily have the same format that your media player supports.
Moreover, there may be an instance where you want to play that video on your mobile devices(tablets and smartphones). The best way to solve the issue of video not playing is to convert it into a format that’s supported by your device.
In this post, you will find the best video converters that allow you to convert to any video file format you wish for. Below I have listed five free and five paid video converter for Windows.
Handbrake is certainly one of best video converter and transcoder at this time. It has multiple features and options like the hidden talent of ripping DVD’s that many of you might don’t know.
However, the primary function of Handbrake is conversion and transcoding video formats into one another, and it does it for the multi-device plus the videos run smoothly after conversions.
It has one click interface and many deeper tweaks for people who would like more from a video converter. The fact that its free, open source and cross-platform makes it more reliable and praiseworthy.
AVS Video Converter (Paid)
AVS Video Converter is a complete package with all the right tools needed for the conversion. This software is easy to use, and the first timers can also use it quickly.
The only thing that AVS does not do is it cannot convert a 3D movie.
With more than 84 video effects and things like making a video pencil sketch or giving a feel of a vintage film, everything can be done with this genius video converter.
Freemake Video Converter not only converts your videos but also has the ability to edit them.
It converts almost all popular file types and is quite engaging and a popular free video editing software, this means more authority in video handling.
Its appearance is user-friendly and appealing, which adds to their excellent conversion techniques. The slideshow feature in the editing of videos gives this software edge over many others.
Wondershare Video Converter (Paid)
A straightforward interface that is simple and elegant.
No need to be an expert at video conversion, beginners will find this software easy to use. It has enough functionality, and the interface does not hide anything.
You can convert videos within minutes, but it doesn’t have batch conversions, so you need to convert files one by one. Indeed an excellent choice for video conversions.
Another gem of a software that provides good converter tool set.
It has the capability of 100+ inputs, 160+ outputs files. 100% lossless quality, faster conversion speed than before and 4K UHD Video downloading.
You can easily convert your videos from your computer or Internet, making this software of high use.
Aimersoft Video Converter (Paid)
You can convert, edit, play almost any video file format.
Aimersoft has tons of output format, and a good think about this is the selection of the particular device. For example. If you have an iPhone 6, you will find options for iPhone 6, making it more user-friendly.
It also can crop videos, add effects and subtitles. Aimersoft video converter will give you complete satisfaction when it comes to user friendliness and fast conversions.
A simple and effective software to convert videos and songs to various desired file formats.
It supports file types for all popular mobile OS and computer operating systems. It also has different output qualities to select and export to.
It works with almost all Windows versions – XP to Windows 10
Movavi Video Converter (Paid)
With almost every file format, this impressive video converter is quick and also has editing features.
The usability of software has greatly improved in the newest version and also has a converter of 2D video into 3D videos.
If you do much video conversions in your routine, then this would be the best video converter for you. Mobile device formats or handling an unencrypted DVD, this software do it all. You can even control the bitrate of an audio and video file.
Its free, its fast and it has tons of features.
SUPER by eRightSoft has many video formats, and it makes it easy to convert videos quickly. The only thing that is needed in this software tweaks in the interface.
It does have a learning curve, but once you get hold of it, you will never look back to another software to convert videos. I would say SUPER is very super.
Total Video Converter (Paid)
Total Video Converter by EffectMatrix can convert many file formats, it can rip DVDs, MiniDVDs, convert audio files and combine multiple videos.
Its interface is quite right and you do not have a regular drop down list for the output format, but a selection button and manual screen size input.
It has batch procedure attached, but it lacks a detailed documentation. The support is also a bit slow, but for people who want to explore some good options and don’t rely on the support, they will enjoy using this software.
Have you used any of the above software? Do you have any new software to add to this list? Do let us know in the comment section below.