Merging MPEG videos is a common need that we might have once in a while in our lives. When we were out on a trip and filmed a lot of footages, when we have many clips on a same topic, or when we just want to simplify the video management process, merging multiple videos into one would greatly improve our work efficiency and make all of these tasks easier. There are a lot of video merging tools or video converter tools with merging functions out there. Some may provide simple interacting style, while others may have more powerful functionalities. In case you are wondering what program you need to merge MPEG files into one, today we are going to show you some of the best MPEG video merging tools, as well as the detailed guide telling you how exactly you can merge your multiple MPEG videos into one in the most efficient and reliable way. With these recommendations and guides, I’m sure you can easily merge MPEG files by yourself.
Part 1: Merge MPEG videos with Leawo Video Converter
The first MPEG merging tool that I’m going to recommend today is actually an all-inclusive video converter program with the video merging function. The program is so powerful and convenient that it has become one of my personal favorite programs in the recent couple of years. If you are a media professional or if you have been working with multimedia materials a lot in your life, you must have heard of the name of this program: Leawo Video Converter.
Leawo Video Converter is a professional video converting, video editing and video customizing program for both professionals and beginners. The program has one of the world’s most advanced media processing technologies, allowing it to not only merge multiple videos into one easily and efficiently, but also convert videos and audios between more than 180 media formats with a 6 times higher speed than the industrial average level. While providing an astonishing speed, Leawo Video Converter can also guarantee that no matter if you are converting your videos, merging your videos or editing your videos, you can absolutely have all of the details retained and a 100% original media quality in the final output file.
Besides the powerful media processing ability, Leawo Video Converter also has a practical video editor built in, allowing you to do all kinds of video editing operations before or after you merge your videos. With various video editing options in the video editor, you can make the final video special, unique and have the best performance when it’s being played. What’s more, with a user-friendly software design, Leawo Video Converter can keep the program simple, clean and straightforward despite all of the rich functionalities built in. The video merging function in Leawo Video Converter cannot be easier, and now I’ll show you how to merge MPEG files into one in the following guide.
Step 1: Download, install and launch Leawo Video Converter. At the main interface of the program, click the “Add Video” button at the upper left corner to import your videos into the program for merging. Another way to import your videos is by dragging these files and dropping them on the program interface. Both approaches will achieve the same importing goal.
Step 2: When the files are imported to the program, click the blue “Merge” button at the upper right corner next to the green “Convert” button to merge the videos into one. After the merge, you can adjust the order of your video clips by clicking the up and down arrows on it, or remove the clip by clicking the remove button. Click the blue “Merge” button again will separate the merged video into individual clips again.
Step 3: The default output format is “MP4 Video”. You can change the output video format by clicking the “MP4 Video” area next to the green “Convert” button. You can also edit your video clips by clicking the “Edit” button on the video. Leawo Video Converter provides trimming, cropping, parameter adjusting, 2D to 3D conversion, adding watermark to video and noise removing in the video editor module. After you are done editing, just click “OK” to confirm.
Step 4: Finally, click the green “Convert” button, designate an output directory and start the merging process.
Part 2: Merge MPEG videos with Media Join
Media Join is a small media merging tool developed by Audiovideosoft. Unlike Leawo Video Converter which is available on both Windows and Mac operating system, Media Join is only available on the Windows system, and has one and only one main functionality: media joining. The program was designed with a straightforward style, and for anyone who only needs the media merging function instead of any other media processing functions, Media Join might be a good choice. It’s simple, easy, and effective for any media merging tasks. If you want to use Media Join to merge MPEG files, take a look at the following guide and do as it instructs.
Step 1: Download, install and launch Media Join.
Step 2: Click the “Add” button to locate and import your MPEG videos for joining.
Step 3: After the videos are imported, you can use the “Remove”, “Remove All”, “Move up” and “Move Down” buttons to manage the content and sequence of your videos.
Step 4: In the “Media Type” section, choose “Video”, and in the “Output Format” dropdown box, choose the output format that you need. After that, you can click the “Join” button to start merging your videos into one.
Part 3: Merge MPEG videos with VirtualDub
VirtualDub is also another video merging tool developed only for Windows operating system. It’s a free, open-source video capture and video processing utility written by Avery Lee. With VirtualDub, you can easily capture footage from your screen, do some basic editing to the captured video, as well as merge multiple videos into one by appending them to one another. Because VirtualDub is a totally free program, the user experience it provides may not as good as other programs, and the video merging method may be too simple, giving you not much customizing space. Here is how you can merge multiple videos into one with VirtualDub.
Step 1: Launch VirtualDub, and import the first video that you want to merge into the program by dragging it and dropping it onto the program interface.
Step 2: When the first video is imported, click “File”, and then click “Append segment”. Then you will be asked to import another video to the program. That’s the second video that you need to merge. After importing that video, you can keep importing more videos with the same method and merge them all to the current video.
Step 3: When all of the videos are imported, click “File” again, then choose “Save” to save your merged video.
Part 4: Merge MPEG videos with FaaSoft Video Joiner
FaaSoft Video Joiner is a nicely designed video merging program with a great user interface and an intuitive interacting style. Not only can FaaSoft Video Joiner merge videos in most of the popular formats into one, it also provides some editing options for you to do some basic customizations to your video. FaaSoft Video Joiner has the ability to convert or merge videos in a relatively high speed. With this program, doing basic video customizations and merging operations will no longer be a problem for you even if you are a total beginner. If you want to merge MPEG files into one with FaaSoft Video Joiner but don’t know how, here is a simple guide for your reference.
Step 1: Install and launch FaaSoft Video Joiner. To import your videos into the program, just click the “Add Files” button in the toolbar.
Step 2: Import all of the videos that you want to merge. When they are all imported, select them, and right click to reveal a quick menu, then choose “Merge Selected into One”.
Step 3: After clicking the “Merge Selected into One” option, your videos will be merged immediately. To save the merged video, click the big “Convert” button at the lower right corner to start the MPEG merging and saving process.
Part 5: Merge MPEG videos with Windows Movie Maker
As one of the preinstalled programs in the Windows operating system, Windows Movies Maker is the default video editor for a lot of Windows users. The program is easy to use, and it provides a simple way for users to edit videos, make photo slideshows or share what you have created with the internet. Although Windows Movie Maker is discontinued in the latest versions of the Windows system and you can find a lot of Windows Movie Maker alternatives, if you are using an old version of Windows, you can still use this program to do simple tasks like merging multiple MPEG videos into one. Because it’s a preinstalled program, it should provide a better compatibility and stability than any other third-party video editing programs. To merge your videos into one in Windows Movie Maker, just follow the instructions below.
Step 1: Launch Windows Movie Maker and import your first video by dragging and dropping it into the box at the right of the program interface.
Step 2: Find your second video to be merged, then drag and drop it into the same box as the first one. Now the two video clips are automatically merged into one. You can repeat the same process to merge more clips to the current video.
Step 3: You can preview the current video from the preview window on the left. When you are ready, click “File”, then choose “Save movie” to save the merged movie.