"What is the difference between H.264 and MP4? Is it necessary to convert H.264 to MP4 for saving space on my Phone?"
"Is there any way I can fast convert HD H.264 videos to MP4 and take the raw footage?"
H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) and MP4 (MPEG-4 Part 14) are the most common video formats used in various fields, for web videos, portable devices, television broadcast and so on. Sharing the same extension of .mp4, there are several differences between H.264 and MP4, which refer to reason for H.264 to MP4 conversion. Well, this article will discuss how to convert H.264 to MP4 on Windows (10).
WinX Video Converter - FAST convert H.264 to MP4 without losing video quaility.
H.264 is a video coding format for video recording, compression and distribution, while MP4 is a video container format to store video and audio and other multimedia data like subtitles, which can host a video encoded with H.264. Because of a high compression rate, H.264 is often taken as HD video format for camcorders, HDTV, Blu-ray etc. On the other hand, MP4 is frequently used for standard definition videos shared on internet or played on portable devices.
Further Reading:: H.264 vs MP4
Nowadays, more and more people tend to watch movies, TV shows, music videos and more video sources on devices featuring widescreen and high resolution.
In order to have the best effect during movies/videos enjoyment, you may select to play HD H.264 videos on devices.
However, you should face the problem of limited storage and power consumption when saving HD H.264 length movies or full episodes of TV series on devices. The higher quality video is, the more space it may occupy and more power will be spent during playback. For example, a 720P HD video will take up 60MB on iPhone while a 1080P HD video eats 130MB. So, it is gpod choice to convert H.264 to MP4, the other general video format for devices with smaller size, lower power cost, to save your devices' storage and power.
WinX Video Converter, the best free H.264 to MP4 converter for Windows (10), enables users to free convert H.264 to MP4 at a superfast speed by making full use of hardware encoders (Intel QSV & Nvidia NVENC), Hyper-threading technology and Multi-core Utility. In addition, High Quality Engine and De-interlacing Engine help get a resulting file with vivid images and hi-fi audios.
Not only can it give great performance to convert H.264 to MP4, WinX Video Converter also plays as a versatile video converter to the video format among HEVC, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, 3GP etc, and convert videos to devices with ease. It is verified as a 100% clean and safe program without any other "extras" like adware, spyware, virus or other malicious stuffs.
If you need to convert H.264 to MP4, download and install WinX Video Converter on PC at first.
Download Link: https://www.winxdvd.com/download/winx-free-video-converter.exe
[Fully compatible with Windows 10 32&64 bit or lower]
Next, follow the steps to perform H.264 to MP4 conversion with this best free video converter.
Step 1. Add Source Video
Launch WinX Video Converter and hit "+ Video" button to import H.264 video. Otherwise, directly drag and drop the source video into the window of WinX Video Converter.
Step 2. Select MP4 as output format
The moment video is loaded, Output Profile window will automatically pop up. Go to PC General Video category and select MP4 Video (AAC) as output format.
Step 3. Run to Convert H.264 to MP4
Click Browse button to set destination folder for saving converted MP4 video and hit RUN button to free convert H.264 to MP4. After the process is finished, the destination folder will pop up showing you the resulting MP4 file converted from H.264.
After the conversion process is finished, destination folder which stores resulting video file will pop up. You can play/edit it immediately or transfer to iPhone, iPad, Android for movable watching. Still have some trouble about how to convert H.264 to MP4? Please feel free to Email Us >>
Related External Sources:
 H.264: H.264 is a block-oriented motion-compensation-based video compression standard. As of 2014 it is one of the most commonly used formats for the recording, compression, and distribution of video content. It supports resolutions up to 4096×2304, including 4K UHD...
 MP4: MPEG-4 Part 14 or MP4 is a digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio, but it can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images...
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