How to Encode MPEG Files with MPEG Encoder
Encoding MPEG files is the process of converting or re-encoding video files from other formats to one of the MPEG standards like MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 etc. People usually want to encode MPEG files mostly for the purpose of convenient distribution or archiving to CDs/DVDs. To do it, a powerful and easy-to-use MPEG encoder is a must-have software tool. So, MPEG encoding tool is in a great demand in the market. Correspondingly, there are a lot of MPEG encorders for users to choose from. Just according to your need, choose the most suitable one for you.
If you'd like to find so great a tool to create MPEG-1, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 files from almost any other popular video formats, Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ) is the best choice for you. It supports a wide range of input video formats like AVI, MKV, MOV, WMV, FLV, MTS, M2TS, TS, MOD, ASF, 3GP, 3G2 and so on. Also, it lets you encode audio files in different formats, such as MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, FLAC, OGG, AIFF, MKA, M4R, AU, APE etc.
With Wondershare MPEG encoder, you can easily encode your video files to any one of the three common MPEG files, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4. For video output quality, it's excellent, almost without any quality loss. And the operation is also very simple. Just follow the guide below.
1 Add videos to the MPEG encoder
Move the mouse to the top-left corner of this MPEG encoding app's current interface, and then click the button there to browse video files on your computer and load the ones you want to encode. Another way is to select your favorite videos on your computer first, and then directly drag & drop selected local files to this MPEG encoder's left pane. After that, all videos can be displayed in thumbnail as follows:
2 Choose MPEG as the output format
This MPEG encoder provides you with MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4. You can choose an output format just according to your need. First of all, open this MPEG encoder's output format window by clicking the format image on the right side of its current interface, next, navigate to the "Format">"Video" category in the pop-up window, and at last, choose "MPEG-1" or "MPEG-2" or "MP4 Video" (i.e. MPEG-4).
If you need to adjust some video encoding parameters, you can continue to hit the gear-like "Settings" button at the bottom of the Output Format panel. In the pop-up Setting window, set video resolution, video frame rate, and video & audio bit rate etc.
3Encode MPEG files
In the last step, just hit the "Convert" button at the lower-right corner of this MPEG encoder's main interface to start encoding MPEG files from other formats. Immediately, you can see the completion rate of each video title. This app can finish all the conversion tasks at a fantastic speed.
After the MPEG encoding process is done, just click the "Open Folder" button at the bottom of this program's current interface to find the output files. Note that if you've selected MPEG-1 or MPEG-2, the output files will be the ones with .mpg extension, while for MP4 output, the converted files will be the ones with the extension name .mp4.