Want to convert video on Mac for free? This article will show you how to use MPEG Streamclip to convert videos and DVD files for free. 2 parts are included:
- Part 1: How to Use MPEG Streamclip to Convert Videos and DVDs
- Part 2: Best MPEG Streamclip alternative
Part 1: How to Use MPEG Streamclip to Convert Videos and DVDs
MPEG Streamclip is a powerful free video converter, player, editor for Mac and Windows. It can:
- Play many movie files, not only MPEGs;
- Convert MPEG files between muxed/demuxed formats for authoring;
- Encode movies to many format, including iPad;
- Cut, trim and join movies;
- Download videos from YouTube and Google by entering the page URL.
Supported input formats: MPEG, VOB, PS, M2P, MOD, VRO, DAT, MOV, DV, AVI, MP4, TS, M2T, MMV, REC, VID, AUD, AVR, VDR, PVR, TP0, TOD, M2V, M1V, MPV, AIFF, M1A, MP2, MPA, and AC3. And if your video files are not supported, or MPEG Streamclip doesn’t work, use the alternative below which supports almost all popular video and audio format, including all key features of MPEG Streamclip.
Step 1. Download and install Mpeg Streamclip.
Download Mpeg Streamclip from its official site. Then install Mpeg Streamclip on your Mac (Mac OS X Mountain Lion included).
Note： If you want to convert both videos and DVDs, please go to how to convert DVDs and videos with iMedia Converter Deluxe for Mac.
Step 2. Load videos to Mpeg Streamclip.
Click “File”>”Open files” to load videos you want to convert.
Step 3. Go to “File” menu and choose “Save as”, select AVI as output format.
Or, choose “Export to AVI” and customize output settings.
Part 2: Best MPEG Streamclip Alternative.
Some Mac users might prefer this iMedia Converter for Mac, which is more easy-to-use and offers some unbeatable features like DVD conversion, YouTube uploading and customized output settings for iPod, iPhone, PSP, iMovie and more. Plus, it supports more video formats than MPEG Streamclip like WMV, AVI, AVCHD MTS, MKV, etc.
Step 1: Download and install the Mac iMedia Converter.
Step 2: Load DVD or videos to the program.
Drag & drop the DVD disc icon on the desktop or video file(s) to the grey area of the program.
Step 3: Select an output format for Galaxy Tab,Galaxy Note, iPad and more.
Step 4: Start DVD/Video Conversion on Mac
This excellent Mac Video Converter supports multi-threading and batch processing, so you can convert several video files in one go and enjoy the fastest conversion speed ever!