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How to Convert MPG Files to MP4 without Losing Quality

Have some MPG files that want to convert MPG to MP4 format for playback on mobiles or big screens? What you need is a MPG to MP4 converter that will not be restricted by video file size like online video converters and not be bothered with quality loss issue. Here we find an excellent MPG to MP4 converter indeed. Let's check what makes it superior, and how to convert MPG to MP4 with it.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe - Best MPG to MP4 Converter for Windows & Mac

● Accept any kinds of videos, no matter where it comes from or what file size it is.
● Batch convert MPG to MP4, H.264, WMV, AVI, iPhone, iPad, Android, PS4, Plex, HDTV and 420+ preset profiles.
● Retain vivid image and original audio with High Quality Engine and Auto Copy feature.
● Up to 47x realtime faster converting speed with Hyper-threading, multi-core CPU utility and hardware acceleration tech.

Part 1. Basic Info: MPG, MPEG and MP4

As everyone knows, MP4 has better compatibility than MPG, which is the main reason why you need convert MPG to MP4. But this is not all. And stiil, some of have a smattering knowledge of MPG, MPEG and MP4. No worries. Here are more details about MPG (MPEG) and MP4.

.MPG File Extension

Popularity: ★★★☆☆
Developer: MPEG | Category: Video file extension
Video container: MPEG Video File | Video coding formats: MPEG-1, MPEG-2
Natively supported by: Windows,

MPG file, or rather .mpg, is one of the file extensions for MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 files. It does not stand for media container or video/audio formats. What sounds more familiar to you might be MPEG, which has limits in compatibility for playback. For example, you can't play MPG on iPhone.

MP4 Video File

Popularity: ★★★★★
Developer: MPEG | Category: Video container formats
Video coding formats: HEVC/H.265/MPEG-H Part 2, MPEG-2 Part 2, MPEG-4 ASP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.263, VC-1, Dirac and others
Natively supported by: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, etc

Due to its unique high compression algorithm and wide compatibility, MP4 has long been the first option to most medias for streaming online. And people prefer to download movies in MP4 for playing on iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, Mac, TV, etc. Also they reencode videos into MP4 for uploding and sharing for its best balance between quality and file size, which of course requires you a best MPG to MP4 converter software - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe.

Part 2. WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe - Your First Choice for MPG to MP4 Conversion

The reason why WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe goes superior lies in its high compression ratio without quality loss and fast speed. You can input any kinds of videos including MPG and convert them to MP4, and even every format/device without losing quality. With the support of Intel QSV/NVIDIA/AMD hardware acceleration tech, WinX Video Converter is able to convert MPG/MPEG to MP4 in H.264 or HEVC up to 47x real-time faster.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe Advantages Over Online Video Converters

Many of you may also use online video converters for MPG to MP4 conversion as you don't have to install any software on your computer. But it's far backward from WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe when converting large sized 4K/HD MPG files to MP4.

What Makes WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe Superior
What Makes WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe Superior

Part 3: How to Convert MPG to MP4 with WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

"How to convert mpg to mp4 with good quality? I am trying to convert mpg files to mp4 files so I can edit them on my Mac and later make a DVD out of them. I have tried programs online such as Format Factory and Handbrake, but after converting the file the quality is always reduced. How can I convert MPG to MP4, so that I can have at least the same quality that I have on the camera? Any good softwares out there?"

Step 1. Free get a MPG to MP4 converter
download Download WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe for Windows here as an example.
• Double click the .exe file, follow the setup wizard and finish the installation. Then launch the program.

Step 2. Load your MPG video file
• Click "+ Video" in the top left corner and browse to add the MP4 source video.
• Or just drag and drop the file into the main interface, which will be auto loaded here.

Step 3. Set "MP4" as the output format
• The Output Profile window will auto pop up after the file loading, you can find "MP4 Video (Recommended), Codec: h264+aac" in "General Profiles" and then click OK.
• Or based on your need, feel free to choose MP4 Video (MPEG4 + AAC), MP4 Video (MPEG4 + MP3) in "PC General Video" category.

How to Convert MPG to MP4 with WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe
How to Convert MPG to MP4 with WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

Step 4. Convert MPG to MP4 video
• Browse to set your preferred destination folder.
• Press button "RUN" to start converting MPG to MP4. Later you can directly find the re-encoded file by clicking "Open".

[Optional] Editing features
1. If you want to convert MPG to MP4 while keeping a good view quality, please slide to HQ when choosing MP4 Video (Recommended), which would take a little bit more time
2. Also checking "High Quality Engine" on the main interface will help you achieve this.
3. If your computer allows, you can convert MPG to MP4 at a comparatively much faster speed by using hardware accelaration Intel QSV or Nvidia CUDA/NVENC.
4. Multiple editing functions are all available for you to trim video clips, cut off black borders, change aspect ratio, merge several videos into one, add subtitles, etc.



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Graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, she employs herself in IT related content creation (since 2013) and happens to perfectly combine her major (computer & science) and her gusto (writing). She's seasoned at offering video audio conversion workarounds and always passionate about new trends, from hot HEVC, 4K to the new AV1 codec.

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