How to Convert DVR to MP4
DVR is a digital video recorder that may be a consumer electronics device or application software. If you have used such a digital video recorder to record videos, you may want to play these DVR recording files in any place. Converting DVR to MP4 is a good idea, for MP4 is widely used on most devices or shared on many video-sharing sites.
To convert DVR to MP4 for more convenient playback and sharing, you need to use a powerful and easy-to-use video converter. Wondershare Video Converter is the right one you want. It not only allows you to convert your DVR videos to any common audio & video format including MP4, but also helps you directly convert DVR files to fit various devices or applications best, such as iPod, iPad, iPhone and Apple TV etc. In addition, it lets you quickly convert DVR to the best format for sharing on YouTube and Facebook etc. If you need to edit your DVR files, you can directly do it in this great DRV to MP4 converter.
The guide below will walk you through four steps for changing your DVR files to MP4 format.
1 Import DVR files to this DVR to MP4 converter
Directly drag and drop your local DVR recording files to the DVR to MP4 video converter (these files will be shown as thumbnails on the left side of this window). If need, you can preview them by hitting the video thumbnails. This app supports batch conversion, so you can add more than one file at a time.
Note: If you need to join multiple DVR recording clips into a completet one, you need to tick the "Merge all videos into one file" option at the moment.
2 (Optional) Edit your DVR files
Click "Edit" button to open its editing windows. And then you can:
Trim: Remove any clip of the video you don't want.
Crop: Remove black margins of the video, customize the screen size (16:9, 4:3 etc), and adjust volume.
Effect: Apply cool effect to enhance your video.
Watermark: Add picture or text watermark to your video.
Subtitles: Import the plug-in subtitles or customized subtitles.
3 Choose MP4 or other format you want
Click the "Output Format" drop-down format list and select "MP4" from "Format">"Video" as the output format. If you want to set its video codec, say, H.264, you just continue to click the Setting button at the bottom to tweak the parameter there.
Note: If you want to play DVR files on some device like iPhone, you can select the device in its output format. And the default setting will fit the device best. If you want to share DVR files on YouTube etc, you can go to Format>Web to select an appropriate format.
4 Start DVR to MP4 conversion
Click the "Convert" button to start the conversion instantly. During the conversion, you can also pause or cancel conversions easily. This Video Converter is highly efficient, and the blue process bar will show you the conversion progress.
Now, just find the output files for uses.