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How to easily convert MKV to MP4 on Mac/Windows?

The MKV (Matroska) video file format is commonly used for high-definition video files. Although the MKV format is compatible with many media players, it is not recognized by Mac computers. MP4 is universally supported by portable devices and media players. Converting MKV to MP4 format lets you watch them on Mac and many popular multimedia players, such as iPod, iPhone, iPad, HTC, etc.


If you want to convert MKV to MP4 files, you will need a program. Application lie Video Converter provides you the best conversion experience which makes MKV to MP4 conversion easy and fast. Besides, this special MKV to MP4 converter will not decrease the video quality while converting videos between various formats. Here we take MKV to MP4 conversion on Windows platform as an example. If you want to convert MKV to MP4 on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Lion included), you may use Mac Video Converter.


Step-by-step Guide to Convert MKV to MP4 on Mac/Windows


Download and install Video Converter

As per your operating system, download Video Converter or Video Converter for Mac, install it.


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Add MKV Video Files to the Program

Open the MKV to MP4 converter and drag your MKV files to the tool. Or you can click on Add Video button to import MKV video files. With its batch conversion capability, you can add multiple MKV files at one time.



Select Output Format

Video Converter lets you convert MKV files to any format you want. Click on Profile button and select MP4 from the drop-down list. Or, you can simply choose your portable devices as the output format. For example, you want to play MKV on your iPod, go to Profile-> Apple-> iPod.



Edit MKV before Converting (Optional)

With Video Converter, you can also edit MKV videos before converting. Click the button like a scissors and a new window will pop up where you do some editing to your videos. Here you can do a few things: clip, crop, adjust effects, add watermarks, etc.


Convert MKV to MP4

Click on Start button to get started converting MKV to MP4. Now Video Converter will take over everything from here and you are free to relax.

Once the conversion is finished, click on Find Target button to get the converted MP4 video files and you can watch them on iTunes, iPod, iPhone, iPad, or do anything you want. Have fun.