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Best Free Video Converter 2017 to Convert MP4 MKV FLV AVI Any Videos

best video converter 2017 We showcase best video converters 2017 that can input and output various video formats, MP4, MKV, FLV, MOV, DivX, AVI, AVCHD, WMV, MTS, M2TS etc., with a wide range of video audio codecs supported.

When choosing best tool for video conversion, we can't miss some significant points, but probably you have - VR content will become available on more video streaming & downloading sites, camcorders, meaning that VR video conversion 2017 is not a gimmick anymore. That said, faster conversion speed and higher video quality output are must-have for 2017 video transcoder to handle severely compressed but still large-sized VR video. Video Settings from video converting software 2017 are nice-to-have, on the other hand. This round-up includes top-trending video processing tools from 2017, from feature-rich high quality programs to online freeware.

Top 6 Fast Free Video Converter from 2017

No.1 MacX Video Converter Pro

MacX has the widest codec support, 320+ video and 50+ audio codecs, with over 420 preset profiles for Apple and Android devices, including the latest iPhone X/Xs, Samsung Galaxy S9/edge. The video conversion speed is excellent - as the first tool that adds Intel QSV/Nvidia/AMD GPU hardware acceleration techs, it gives 5X faster conversion speed than other video converting software. Nearly original output quality is also one of its big advantages. 8K 4K UHD VR 360 video conversion is also a snap to process. It is a good choice if you want a feature-rich video processing program because it can edit video, split/merge video files, adjust aspect ratio, compress video file, change bit rate, frame rate, resolution and many more.

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The Best Free Video Converter 2017 User Guide

The top free video converter 2017 just improved its UI, making it a lot easier to convert video. You can download top free video transcoder for Mac (macOS Mojave 10.14 also supported) or download Windows version (Win 10 supported). The download and install has no ads, malware, toolbars, scam. The best media converter for 2017 is also an all-in-one 2017 YouTube converter & downloader which can download video from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Instagram, Dailymotion 1000+ video sites and convert to various formats with no quality loss.

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Step 1: Run the best video converter for Mac/Windows. Click "Add File" icon on the left of the main interface, and select video file from computer to convert. The video will be loaded immediately, and an Output Profile window will pop up, giving access to select video file to convert into.

The input file is formatted AVI here, follow the next step to convert AVI to MP4 Mac/Win. It's much of the muchness to convert WMV to MOV, MKV to AVI, FLV to MP4, MP4 to MP3 etc.

Step 2: Select a video format as output. Head to "General Profiles" > "MP4 Video" to make MP4 video profile selected.

Step 3: Click "RUN" to start the video conversion process. Note that the time it takes to finish the task is also determined by the video length, resolution, computer configuration etc.

No.2 XMedia Recode

best free HD video converter 2017

This 2017 free HD video converter supports tons of video formats codecs you can think of, including H.265/HEVC that is commonly used to encode/decode 4K/8K and 360 degree VR video. In addition, XMedia Recode, also H.265 converter, lets users add subtitles (.srt, .ass, .ssa, .js, .jss) to converted video. Now it also can be downloaded for Windows 10.

64-bit version of the popular video file converter 2017 is currently not available. It lacks many customize options, like video audio codec, video rotation, frame rate limits. Note that the best video encoder 2017 will crash when selecting some high quality video audio format.

No.3 Format Factory

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Format Factory is a well-known free video converter 2017 for Windows. It supports 3GP, MPG, MKV, FLV, SWF, MP4, AVI, WMV, RMVB, VOB, MOV video formats and MP3, OGG, WAV, AMR, WMA, AAC, MID audio formats. It's updated frequently and gives easy access to convert various video formats speedily.

The user interface of the free video converting software 2017 is sometimes not intuitive, according to users report. For users who want to download Format Factory for Mac, they can only resort to the video processing freeware alternative Mac.

No.4 Tencoder Video Converter

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It's a good open source video converter 2017 for Windows, with a raft of video and audio formats supported. The best free video converting software for PC contains no malware, toolbars or such likes. It comes with a lot of features, and gives stable and fast video conversion performance. Output quality is highly praised. The program can download video from YouTube, Vimeo and some other video sites.

The interface of the video conversion tool 2017 is complicated for beginners. 4K UHD video conversion took long time to be processed for the best media converter. It doesn't work if you want to convert video on Mac.

No.5 Freeencoding

best free online video converter 2017

It's a clean and easy-to-use online video transcoder, allowing users to convert SD HD video to MP4, AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, MPEG-1/2 and AC3, MP3, MPEG4, OGG, WMA audio, with conversion quality options from the Highest to the Lowest. Advanced settings, like resolution, bit rate, FPS, clip length and offset are good for professional users. Though outputs are limited, this 2017 free video converting software can cover basic needs.

1. Open the online best file converter site freeecoding.com.
2. Select a file to convert, choose Output Format, select conversion quality.
3. Click "Start Free Encoding Now". Input your email address from the popping-up windows, and click on "Encode Now".

No.6 onlinevideoconverter

free online video converter 2017

Also an online free video converting tool, it supports to convert video to seven video and audio formats, covering MP4, 3GP, MPG, MOV, M4V, MP4, M4A, OGG etc. and offers video quality options, but 1080p is the highest resolution to choose from. The online tool can be used as YouTube video converter 2017 to convert YouTube to MP4 at the same time by simply pasting YouTube video URL.

It is also very simple to handle with, just follow the online instructions, select video file, choose format, and start to convert. To convert YouTube video, paste URL and then convert. It took about 2 minutes for the 2017 video to MP4 converter to change a 2.5 minutes long MP4 movie file to AVI. Working as YouTube video converter 2017, it always gave messages "This video cannot be converted, please try another link."

List of Best Free Video Converting Apps in 2017

MacX Video Converter Pro

Tencoder Video Converter

onlinevideoconverter

Price Free Trial Free Free
OS Platform macOS, Windows Windows macOS, Windows
Input and output format 190+ video & audio formats 20+ video & audio formats 17+ video & audio formats
Ads, Plugins    
Video Editing
(compress, merge, split, trim, crop, repair, etc.)
Limited Limited
4K video conversion Slow Slow
Screen Recorder    
Download Online Videos    
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Review: On the best free video converter 2017 list, MacX Video Converter Pro gives the widest range of video and audio codec support, the fastest conversion speed and the highest video quality. Format Factory and Tencoder are best video processing freeware that offer lots of video format choices, advanced settings, but lack Mac version and crash sometimes. The last two online free video converting services enable users to convert video online without extra software download, but are limited in output input video formats and come with ads or add-ons.

Notice: When using YouTube video transcoder to download or convert videos from YouTube, please abide by YouTube's terms of service. Unauthorized downloading and converting are not advocated here.

Author: Olivia Quinn | Updated on Dec 7, 2018

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