H.264 encoded video file is the video file that is encoded with H.264 compression, which is a popular format for high definition video and often used as the video format for AVCHD camcorders, HDTV, Blu-ray and HD DVD. It generally refers to a video file that is actually an .MP4 file. Talking this, some may be confused with the MP4 VS H.264. Actually MP4 is file container which is commonly used for sharing the video files on the internet and can be played one most devices, while H.264 is actually a video compression codec that requires a video container to host the encoded video. And in some condition, especially for some HD players and devices, MP4 is no longer popular and it is important for video lovers to be specialized in how to convert MP4 to H.264.

It is not rare to see such questions asked online. People often have MOV files, which is able to be played on computer and other device except DVD. They will get in troubles when they attempt to play on DVD. If you have encountered the same issues, this post will provides you with detailed guide on how to convert MOV to VOB with MOV to VOB Converters easily.

Part 1. How to Convert MP4 to H.264 with fastest MP4 to H.264 converter—Leawo Video Converter

To convert MP4 to H.264, there are some more useful software that is designed specifically for converting MP4 to H.264. And Leawo Video Converter is one of the fastest videos converters for MP4 to H.264. Comparing to the online converters, it is more user-friendly and easier to be operated, even if there is no internet. With Leawo Video Converter, you can almost convert MP4 to H.264 as soon as possible and it is feasible for you get much more fun in converting and editing your H.264 file if you apply all the technics of the Leawo video converting software skillfully. And there is user guide step by step in detail so that you can easily get it.

Step 1. Download Leawo Video Converter and set it up


Click on the “Add Video” on the bar of the software, or directly drag MP4 videos which need to be converted to H.264 to the program.


Note: if there are several MP4 videos to be converted together, you can click “merge all files to one” (next to the green Convert button) and make all the separate videos into one.

Step 2. Choose H.264 video as the Output Format

Open the drop-down box on the category bar and then click the “Change” button and go to the “Profile” panel, and you could select H.264 Video as the output format.


Step 3. Convert the selected videos of MP4 to H.264

Back to the main interface and click on “Convert” button. On the popup sidebar, set a directory path to save the output H.264 video files. Then click the bottom “Convert” button to start converting the video from MP4 to H.264. And when 100% complete, you click “Finish” and then get a H.264 video.


Part 2. How to Convert MP4 to H.264 with online free video converter

When talking about converting MP4 to H.264, to search some free online video converters may come to our mind. And there are indeed so many MP4 to H.264 converters online that can help us get a video file of H.264 by converting MP4 online for free. And I would like to make a brief list of some popular ones here for reference.

1. Some useful MP4 to H.264 online converters for free

(1)Freemake Video Converter: H.264 is a popular video codec supported by majority video players and TVs. With free Freemake Video Converter you can convert any video including MP4 to H.264 in simple steps for free.


(2)Online-Convert: This MP4 to H.264 converter, optimized for high quality and is free to use, lets you easily convert mp4 video files to the H.264 format. Upload your video file or provide a link to a video file to convert your video online to H.264.


(3)Bear File Converter: free online converters that can convert video file format uploaded or from file URL in mp4 to H.264. But this site does not store user uploaded files, all uploaded and converted files will be automatically deleted after 2 hours.


(4)Convert-Video-Online: a free web app that converts video files, like MP4 to H.264, allowing you to change the video format, resolution or size right in your browser.


2. Simple steps to convert MP4 to H.264 with MP4 to H.264 online converter free

Here I would like to take Convert-Video-Online as an example to show you simple steps to convert MP4 to H.264.

Step 1. Click “Open file” to upload your MP4 video or copy the video URL

Step 2. Choose the output format and set the parameters of the video

Step 3. Click the button “Convert” below, when the conversion complete, click Download, then you will get the final converted version H.264.

With the instruction in the former passage, you may have known several ways on how to convert MP4 to H.264 and if you have tried Leawo Video Converters, you may have got your H.264 videos on your HDTV or HD DVD or something like that. Since Leawo Video Converters can effectively convert MP4 to H.264 with easy and simple steps, it can be used by any people even without any professional skills. The release of Leawo Video Converter makes MP4 VS H.264 conversion as convenient as a piece of cake. And it is known to all that the wider-spread of HD devices will require more highly qualified format of videos. Since MP4 is one of the most popular formats, converters will take an important role in MP4 to H.264 converting in the coming days. Leawo Video Converter will never cease to be improved as well.