How to Convert WMV to MP4
If you want to convert WMV files to MP4, you should look for a special type of software that not only performs the actual conversion and changes the resolution of the file but also saves the output files in a good quality. Icecream Media Converter is exactly that type of software. Using this program, you can convert different types of files from one format to another in a convenient way. This tutorial will explain you how to do that when you want to convert WMV to MP4.
Download and install the program
Typically, the process of downloading doesn’t take longer than a minute. Download Icecream Media Converter with clicking on the “Download” button and saving a setup file on your computer. Run it to initiate the installation. Follow the Wizard to complete the process and open the program when installation is completed.
Add WMV file
WMV is a standard format for Windows Media Player. To add such file to the program and convert it to MP4, press the “Add file” button in the upper left corner or “Add file to start converting!” button in the middle of the main window.
After that, "Add file" panel will be opened in the program. By pressing on the tab with the sign "Click here to select file..." you will see Windows Explorer opened that helps you find a file on your computer. It’s considered to be chosen when you click on a WMV file and press the “Open” button. After that, its full path will show up in the settings panel where you are redirected to immediately after choosing the file.
Configure output file settings
- Convert to. Choose “Video”.
- Convert by. Choose “Format”.
- Choose format. Open the dropdown menu with video format options and find “MP4” on the list. Click on it to select it.
- Choose quality. If you don’t have any specific quality requirements, simply leave the “Best” option – it stands for the original quality. Other ones allow you to reduce the size due to a certain level of compression.
Start WMV to MP4 conversion
Now, the only thing that’s left is the actual WMV to MP4 conversion. If you have only one file to convert, simply press “Convert” in the bottom right corner. The process will begin immediately and you can control it by clicking on the “Pause/Resume” or “Cancel” icons on the right of the progress bar.
In case you have more than one file to convert, click on the “Add to queue” button right after tweaking the settings. The file will be automatically added to the queue and you can add other files one by one and repeat all the same steps for each new file. A little recycle bin icon on the right of each file in the queue allows you to delete it from the list without breaking the overall sequence of files. “Clear queue” button in the bottom left corner helps you remove all items from the queue. When the queue is formed, press “Cancel” and wait until the session is completed.
When conversion of your file(s) is finished, you can press the “Open folder” button in a popup window and check them out in a containing folder.