Last updated: September 23, 2018
There are plenty of possibilities why you need an online video converter. One of which, you are probably a social manager who responsible of handling certain brand. You are planning to post some videos of the latest campaign of the brand you are handling. Since you can’t create video yourself, you decided to hire a freelance videographer to create the videos you need.
Sadly, the videographer send you the videos in a different format than you expected. Sadly again, you forget to ask him/her to send the video in a ready-to-use format.
Don’t be panic. You don’t have to install neither video editing tool nor video converter only to convert the format of the videos you have. There is online video editor you can rely on.
Whatever your reason, if you need to convert certain video format to another format, here are some tools you can use.
The first tool you can use to convert video format online is CloudConvert. As the name suggests, this tool originally meant to help you converting the format of the video files stored on cloud the storage service. Nevertheless, you are also allowed to upload videos from your local storage. The online storage that are supported by this tool include Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive and Box.
To start converting a video, click the word of “anything” on the “convert anything to anything” sentence. A dropdown menu will appear once you click the word. Nearly all video formats are supported from avi, 3gp, flv, mkv and lots more. CloudConvert itself is a freemium tool. You can use it for free but limited to 25 minutes maximum conversion time per file. The file size of your video should not larger than 1GB.
ClipChamp is an online video converter that requires you to create an account before being able to use it. Alternatively, you can also login with either your Facebook or Google account. ClipChamp itself is not designed specially as a converter tool. Instead, you can use this tool to perform some video-related tasks like editing, recording and also compressing. ClipChamp is also a freemium tool.
The free version of ClipChamp comes with a very limited options. You are only allowed to convert 5 videos a month. The good news is, the video length is not restricted so this tool is ideal for converting HD video such as movie. The fact, You are allowed to convert a 4K video with this tool. You can directly upload the converted video to Google Drive, YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo.
Files-conversion.com is a fully free online video converter. This tool is a nice choice to fulfill your need of a converter like I described at the beginning of this article. Usually, you need a short possible video to upload on social media but with the best possible impact. Files-conversion.com tends to ideal for converting shorter videos. In opposite to ClipChamp. This online video converter offers a wide range of output formats. From flv, mp4, avi, mov and lote more. You can also set the quality level from low, moderate, high and very high. You can use Files-conversion.com without having to create an account.
Convert-video-online.com is another fully online video converter. Unlike Files-conversion.com which only allows you to convert videos from local storage, this tool has supported cloud storage (Google Drive and Dropbox). You can convert the existing video files on both cloud storage services as well as storing the converted videos to them. This online video converter also supports a wide range of outputs from mkv, mp4, avi, mov, mpeg and lots more.
Before clicking the Convert button you can also make some settings like adjusting video resolution, as well as video codec. You can use Convert-video-online.com without having to create an account.
Onlinevideoconverter.com offers no fancy features but it worth-trying enough. There are two ways on how to use this tool. First, you can use this online video converter for converting video from video sharing services like YouTube and Vimeo. Second, you can also upload your own video to be converted to other format.
The supported video formats are also vary from flv, avi and so on. You can only convert video from local storage but this tool allows you to upload the converted video directly to Dropbox. You will also be provided a QR code to makes it easy if you want to download the converted video to you smartphone.
To be honest, the interface of Online-convert.com is a bit uncomfortable to see. However, if you want give this tool a try then there is no bad with that. Before starting to convert a certain video, you can choose the output format in advance. Then you can choose the video file you want to convert. There are several methods of how to add a video file on this tool. In addition to local file, you can also convert an existing video file from Dropbox and Google Drive as well as direct URL.
Aconvert doesn’t also offers a fancy interface. Nevertheless, it comes with a number of options to allow you make some settings of the output to meet your need. Some of which, you can set the video resolution, bitrate and also framerate. Major video formats like mp4, avi, mkv and mov are also supported by this tool. This online video converter also tends to ideal to convert a short video for social media needs. The service of Aconvert itself is not limited to video converting. You can also use this tool to convert other kind of file.