How to Convert VLC Video Files to MP4?

Monica Pavtube

Sep 02, 2014 08:10 am / Posted by Monica Pavtube

Nowadays most people show great preference for VLC as their media player. The reason for this fondness is that VLC can hold and support a variety audio and video formats and DVDs. If you use VLC frequently, there may be a lot of entertainment movies stored in the VLC library. What about converting VLC files to common MP4 videos for free playback and maximum enjoyment on a mobile device anytime and anywhere?

convert vlc video files to mp4

Here are 2 proper ways for you!

Method I. Convert VLC files to MP4 with VLC itself

Step 1. Launch VLC

Run VLC media player, and click “Media” and “Open Multiple Files…” on main UI.

vlc open multiple files

Step 2. Add video to VLC

Then you’ll b brougt to the “Open Media” interface. Under “File” option, you can add the local videos to VLC, or remove them from VLC. Choose “Convert” at bottom-right corner.

add videos to vlc

Step 3. Choose MP4 as output format

After choosing “Convert”, you’ll come to the “Convert” interface. Choose “Audio - MP3 (MP4)” under “Profile” dropdown list.

choose format for vlc conversion

Method II. Rip VLC files to MP4 with a VLC to MP4 converter

Another way for you to rip VLC files to MP4 format is adopt a VLC to MP4 converter. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, is able to transcode various sources including DVDs, Blu-rays, and videos from different channels to almost any audio and video formats. And VLC to MP4 conversion is just a piece of cake.

Step 1. Import VLC files

Run VLC to MP4 converter on PC, and add VLC video files to it by clicking “Add video” icon.

add vlc videos to video covnerter ultimate

Step 2. Choose output video format - MP4

As MP4 is a universally used video format, sure it can be supported by most devices (e.g. mobile devices, TVs, and streaming media players). Click the format bar to find “Common Video” > “H.264 Video (*.mp4).”

mp4 video format

Step 3. Convert VLC video files to MP4

On the main UI there is a big red button “Convert”, and click it to get down to converting VLC videos to MP4 format.

No matter which method you’d like to prefer, you’ll get MP4 videos compatible with a plenty of devices. What's more, you can also use our program to convert MP4, iTunes M4V files or other incompatible file formats for playing on VLC media player.

Video Tutorial - How to Convert VLC Video Files to MP4?

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