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How to Encode MP4 Files with MP4 Encoder

Encoding MP4 files is the process of converting MP4 files from other video formats. People who encode MP4 files mainly want to make their existed video files fully-compatible with their MP4 players like iPhone, PSP and Xbox 360 etc. Or possibly, the reason is that they want to edit videos in MP4-supported video editing apps. No matter what reason they have for MP4 encoding project, a professional yet easy-to-use MP4 encoder is indispensible. Once you've found the right one, this project will become a breeze for you.

In fact, there are many MP4 encorders for you to choose from. Just choose the best one according to your need. Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ) can help you create MP4 output files from different video formats quickly and easily. It supports a broad range of input video formats like WMV, FLV, AVI, MKV, MOV, TS, M2TS, MTS, 3GP, 3G2, MOD, ASF and so on. Also, it lets you encode video or audio files to audio files, such as MP3, WMA, MKA, WAV, AAC, OGG, AIFF, M4R, FLAC, APE, AU etc.

For video output quality, Wondershare MP4 encoder will give you the excellent output effect, almost with no quality loss. What's more, it's very easy to use, just three simple steps for the whole MP4 encoding project. By the way, if you encode MP4 files just for playback on some device, you can have another choice - directly choose the device as the output format instead of MP4. And this app supports almost all popular devices.

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1 Add videos to the MP4 encoder

Move your mouse to the upper-left corner of this MP4 encoding app's main interface to click the  MP4 conversion button. Then, you can select your local video files to import to this app. Another way that is available for you to load video files is to choose files you want to encode on the computer first, and then directly drag & drop them from the computer to this MP4 encoder's left pane. Immediately, all video files can be displayed in thumbnail.

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2 Choose MP4 as the output format

Open this MP4 encoder's output format window by hitting the format image or format dropdown list on the right side of the current interface. Then, hit the "Format" tab and continue to go to the "Video" category. At last, choose "MP4 Video" as the output format.

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If need, continue to click the gear-like "Settings" button at the bottom of the Output Format panel and adjust some video encoding parameters, such as video resolution, video frame rate, and video & audio bit rate etc.

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Note: If you want to play files on some device like iPhone, go to the "Device" tab instead of the "Format" one, and then select the device you want.

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3 Encode MP4 files

Press the "Convert" button at the bottom-right corner of this MP4 encoder's main interface to start encoding MP4 files from other video formats. At once, you can see the actual work percentage completion of each video title. This app can complete all the tasks at a amazing speed.

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After the MP4 encoding process is done, just find the .mp4 files for uses in its output folder. And the output path is placed at the bottom of this app's current interface. You can very fast open it by directly clicking the "Open Folder" button there. To watch videos on your device, you need to do an extra step. That is to transfer the output files to the device via cable.

Further reading:

Convert MP4 to iDVD: iDVD doesn’t let you burn MP4? This article offers two doable ways to solve this issue.

Edit MP4 Files: With Wondershare MP4 editor for Mac/Win, you can easily and quickly edit MP4 videos with stunning effects to create great videos.

Burn MP4 to DVD The guide shows how to convert MP4 to DVD in Mac/Win with high quality to play on any DVD player.

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