How to Convert MPEG-2 to MP4 Quickly and Easily?

Step by Step Guide to Show You How to Convert MPEG-2 to MP4

Feb 4, 2018, Posted by Andrew Smith

MPEG-2 is widely used in Digital Video Broadcast, digital camera recording and DVDs, while MP4 is highly popular container format used to store video, audio, and subtitle data. Maybe you have noted that MPEG-2 is popular with TV stations, TV receivers, DVD players but not accepted by iDevices, Android phones and pads, PSP, Xbox 360, QuickTime, Final Cut Pro and more. If you want to import MPEG-2 to the above mentioned modern and famous devices, players and editors, it's very easy as long as you get a powerful converting software through which you will convert the video from MPEG-2 to MP4.

I have a lot of footage in mpeg2 and I want to convert them to MP4. I have dug around for a while but no result. Could anyone here recommend me a useful MPEG-2 to MP4 Converter?

Fail to find such a perfect tool to let you convert MPEG-2 to MP4 since options are available in plenty online? Don't worry. The following paragraph focuses on showing you a powerful MPEG-2 to MP4 Converter and how to complete the conversion in a few clicks. Please read on.

Performing as a reliable and powerful MPEG-2 converting tool, Faasoft MPEG-2 to MP4 Converter (for Mac, for Windows) archives the conversion from MPEG-2 to MP4 easily. With its easy to use interface, newbie can handle this program without learning special technologies. On the other side, it is designed with attractive UI, powerful and professional functions. Let's have a closer look at the main features of Faasoft MPEG-2 to MP4 Converter.

  • Convert MPEG-2 to more popular formats as MP4, MOV, FLV, AVI, WMV, MKV, etc;
  • Convert MPEG-2 for widely playback on iPhone, Android, Apple TV, iPad, QuickTime, Xbox 360, PSP, etc;
  • Convert MPEG-2 to edit on iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and more;
  • Extract audio from MPEG-2 and save to popular audio formats like MP3, WAV, ALAC, WMA, AIFF, FLAC, etc;
  • Support converting a wide range of video files in AVI, MOV, MP4, WMV, MKV, FLV, WTV, SWF, AVCHD, MTS/M2TS, etc;
  • Support a lot of audio files in MP3, WAV, FLAC, CAF, VOC, BIK, WMA, AIFF, DTS, M4B, etc;
  • Allow editing media before conversion like add subtitle, crop, merge, adjust contrast, etc.

Convert MPEG-2 to MP4

Here takes converting MPEG-2 to MP4 on Windows platform for example. Before all, download the trial version of this program by clicking "Free Download" button and follow the set-up wizard to install it on your computer. Get the application's Mac version if you want to convert MPEG-2 to MP4 on Mac OS.

Step 1 Import MPEG-2 to the program

Start Faasoft MPEG-2 to MP4 Converter for Windows. To add MPEG-2 files to the program, there are usually three methods: On the top of the main interface, click "File" menu to select "Add File(s)" option or directly click "Add File" button on toolbar. And then browser your computer and open MPEG-2 files; the other is directly drag your target MPEG-2 media to Faasoft MPEG-2 to MP4 Converter.

Tips: This program supports converting several MPEG-2 at a time.

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Step 2 Set MP4 as output format

After your MPEG-2 file is added, you can designate output format as "MP4 MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4)" from "General Video" category by pressing the down arrow button besides "Profile". This program also provides many presets for popular portable devices, video sharing websites and so on to choose.

Step 3 End the conversion

Now, everything is ok and it's time to hit the big "Convert" button to start and finish MPEG-2 to MP4 conversion. After that, please click the "Open Folder" button to get the converted MPEG-2 files.


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What is MPEG

MPEG, short for "Moving Picture Experts Group", is a group founded by many famous companies and organizations to develop a serials of universal video compression methods and formats. And these methods and formats are also called MPEG formats. The most famous MPEG formats are MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4.

MPEG-1 is a simple format used in VCD and is rarely used today. MPEG-2 is firstly used in DVD and still widely used in video broadcasting, camera recording like AVCHD and other areas now a days. MPEG-4 is the most popular format now, it includes MP4 file format, MPEG-4, H.264/AVC and H.265/HEVC video code. If not specified, MP4 usually refer to MP4 video files with MPEG-4 video codec.