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How to Convert WMV to MP4 on Mac OS X (Mavericks Included)

WMV seems to be a pesky video format for Apple customers, including Mac users and iPad users. Though WMV is a quite hot video format developed by Microsoft, it is not compatible with Apple products. So if you want to edit WMV files in iMovie or orgnize them in iTunes, you need to convert WMV to a Apple supported format like MP4 first. This article is specially written down to help you to convert WMV to MP4 on Mac step by step.

iSkysoft Editor

Mar 10,2014 / Posted by to Convert WMV

1 How to Convert WMV to MP4 on Mac (Mavericks) Effortlessly

First of all, you need to download a professional app like iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac for help. The Mac converter provides fast conversion speed as well as loss-less output quality. For using video in devices like iPhone, iPod or iPad, or apps including iMovie, the smart converting tool even offers some optimized presets to make your conversion simpler. Here you can follow the WMV to MP4 Mac conversion guide. All major Mac OS X operating systems are supported, like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, and Snow Leopard.

 

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Detailed Tutoiral

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Step 1: Load WMV files to the WMV to MP4 converter Mac

Drag and drop WMV files to the app. Or you can go to the "File" menu, choose "Load Media Files" to locate the WMV files you want to add. The app supports batch conversion, so you can add more than one file at a time.

set output format
Step 2: Select MP4 as the output format

Now go to the format tray and click MP4 format icon in the Video category to set as the output format.

 

If you want to import the output video to Apple devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone and more for convenient playback, you can choose according to which Apple devices you have. No manually settings required.

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Step 3: Video editing (Optional)

Before you start your WMV to WP4 Mac conversion , you can also edit the WMV files as you wish, get some effects or trim unwanted parts for example. Detailed info: Video Converter for Mac Guide

Step 4: Start WMV to MP4 Mac conversion (Mavericks and Mountain Lion supported)

Hit the "Convert" button to start converting WMV files to MP4 format. During conversion, you can let this Mac Video Converter automatically run background and enjoy surfing on the Internet.

 

iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac additionally can convert standard video formats like MP4, AVI, WMV, MPG, MPEG, MOV, TS, FLV, etc. and HD video like AVCHD(MTS/M2TS), AVCHD Lite, MOD/TOD, HD WMV, HD TS, etc. This video converter also supports audio extraction and audio conversion among MP3, AAC, AC3, etc. Optimized presets for iPod, iPad, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, PSP, iMovie, etc. It is perfectly compatible with Mac OS X (Mavericks, Mountain Lion,  Lion included).

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How to convert WMV to MP4 on Mac

2 MP4 VS WMV

MP4 and WMV are both popular video formats. While MP4 is more widely used and comes with the smaller size than WMV. Also MP4 can be downloaded faster than WMV. Here is the difference between MP4 and WMV.

Choose the right

video format, MP4 or WMV?

with smaller size


download faster


work great on Mac

QuickTimes or iTunes

work on Windows Media Player


work with the slow down feature in Windows Media Player


MP4

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WMV

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iSkysoft Editor

Mar 10,2014 19:59 pm / Posted by to Convert WMV

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  • Employee
    No, you can't. ffmpeg is an ideal video converter (WMV to MP4, etc.) for Linux, try it.
    Popafran
    I do not like using a Windows operating system for my personal computer and my only altrernative is using Linux. My question is this: can I use iSkysoft Video Converter on Linux?
    Ramadagran
    I tried a wide variety of progarams to convert WMV to MP4 and very often I found out that the video loses quality.To be honest iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac is the only program on the market that satisfies me.
    MarioB
    Since I discovered iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac I just kept delaing working with it because ai didn’t understand the steps I needed to follow. Since I found your forum, I started working with this soft and I love it.
    Larcart
    For a person without much experience this tutorial is great because it helps understand and memorize all the necessary informations. It explains very well so that everyone can understand. In the name of all these persons, thank you!
    Turinas
    Some one asked me recently to help him convert a video file form WMV format into MP4. This tutorial was very helpful for me in my situation. Due to it’s qualities I succeded doing a good quality conversion in half the time I would need if I wasn’t using it.
    Martin
    worked as expected, nothing more to say. keep up the good work. thanks
    Fraser
    I use your Video Converter to convert WMV video to MP4, its easy to use and very efficient software, not much settings.
    Employee
    "disprtut subtirarea" what was that??? We didn't get that...
    Porterlcoolice
    Man you deserve an A++

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