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 How to convert MPG to MP4 on Mac/Windows?

June 25, 2016 10:46 AM/Posted By Chann Ethan to Video File Converter

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  • Part I: Questions
    1."What program can convert mpg to mp4 for my psp? I have a couple mpg videos that i want to convert to my psp." – Trevordu

    2. "I need to be able to convert mpg to mp4 for my youtube videos. I have the mpg files on my computer and all i need to do is put them into imovie but it wont let me. Hopefully no imitations on how long my videos need to be in order to be converted." -- Bobby

    Part II: MPG & MP4
    MPG format is one file format of MPEG (pronounced M-peg), which stands for Moving Picture Experts Group, the name of a family of standards used for coding audio-visual information (e.g., movies, video, music) in a digital compressed format. The MPEG1 and MPEG2 Standard produce MPG file

    MP4, short for MPEG-4 Part 14, is a multimedia container format standard specified as a part of MPEG-4. It is most commonly used to store digital audio and digital video streams, especially those defined by MPEG, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. Like most modern container formats, MPEG-4 Part 14 allows streaming over the Internet. The official filename extension for MPEG-4 Part 14 files is .mp4, thus the container format is often referred to simply as MP4.

    PartIII: How to convert MOV to MP4?
    Here is a step-by-step guide to convert MOV to MP4.

    Step 1: Free download and install Video Converter Ultimate or Video Converter for Mac


    Step 2: Load MPG to the program
    Launch the MPG to MP4 Converter, click “” and select the MPG videos that you want to convert to MP4.
    convert MPG to MP4 - screenshot

    Step 3: Select the output format
    Select “MP4” format from the output formats list in "Profile" drop-down list. Go to "Destination" to set the output directory to save the converted files. You can also adjust other settings such as video quality, audio track, Bitrates, aspect ratio, brightness, contrast, saturation, etc.
    How to convert MPG to MP4 – effects

    Step 4: Start converting MPG to MP4
    Click “converting-button.jpg” when everything is set, and the MPG to MP4 Converter will convert MPG to MP4 for you automatically.

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