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How to Encode H.264 files with H.264 Encoder

H.264 is one of the most widely used video formats for compression, distribution and recording at present. And owing to its capability of delivering high definition video, encoding H.264 files from other video formats has become more and more popular. So, there may be times you need to encode your videos into H.264 video format for uses. To do it, you need a professional H.264 encoder for help. Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ) is such a great one, which allows you to encode any popular video into high-quality H.264 videos for distributing or sharing more easily.

This app makes it very fast and easy to encode H.264 files from your any other video file. The main steps are totally three simple clicks. In addition, this smart H.264 encoder gives you more flexibility to set the encoding parameters like bit rate, frame rate and video resolution etc. If you have several video files to encode H.264 files, you can encode them in batch. Below is the step-by-step guide. Before you follow it, download and install the right version of this H.264 encoding software first.

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1 Add videos to the H264 encoder

In the top-left corner of this H.264 encoding app's current interface, directly press the  H264 conversion button to browse your hard disk and load these media files you want to encode. Alternatively, directly drag & drop your local video files to this H264 encoder's left pane. When it's done, all videos can be added, shown in the figure.

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2 Choose H264 as the output format

To select H264 as the output format, first of all, you need to open this H.264 encoder's output format window. Go to the Output Format panel on the right side, click the dropdown list, navigate to the "Format">"Video" category in the pop-up output format window, and then simply hit the "MP4 Video" option.

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When it's done, you need to continue to hit the gear-like "Settings" option at the bottom of the Output Format panel. Then in the following Setting window, set H.264 as the video encoder. If need, you can also set other some necessary encoding parameters there, such as video resolution, video frame rate, video & audio bit rate etc.

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3 Encode H264 files

When everything is completed, just click "Convert" at the lower-right corner of this H264 encoder's main interface to begin encoding H264 files from almost any of your video files. This app can finish all the conversion tasks with superfast speed and high video quality output.

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When the encoding process is done, just go to the bottom of this program's current interface and press the “Open Folder” button there to quickly find the output H264 files. Note that these files are with .mp4 extension. Now, take full advantage of these encoded H.264 files.

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