Audio & Video Files Conversion with VLC Media Player

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What do you do convert any kind of videos/ audio files from one format to another? You may be using some kind of third party tools/software’s or use any online converters. Many users use VLC media player as there default player. But, many users out there must not be aware of the fact that you can convert Audio & Video Files using VLC Media Player. Here is the tutorial about how you can convert Audio & Video Files using VLC Media Player.convert audio video with VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is one of the most popular multimedia program and supports Windows, Mac, Linux and even on iPhone. It is free and used by many users across the globe as it can run almost any kind of formats like audio and video format, play CD/DVD and even Blue-Ray Disc.

Here in this tutorial I will be telling about the hidden feature of VLC media player that is it acts as a converter that allows you to convert video/audio files from one format to another easily and moreover you don’t need to install any other software for conversion as this single tool is capable to let you power your Multimedia experience for free.

If you are not unknown with the Converter feature of VLC Media Player, then follow the steps below.

Audio & Video Files Conversion using VLC Media Player

If you don’t have VLC media player installed on your system, at first you need to download and install VLC Media Player on your system and run it and proceed to the conversion process

Upon running the program, you will see the main window of the player. Go to the tab and click on Media and then select Convert/Save to access to the Open Media windows

open media to convert

Now you see Open media window, there click on Add to add media file(s) to the queue list

add files toconvert

Once you have added all files on the queue list, click on the Down Arrow icon just left on the Cancel button. From the drop down menu, click on Convert or press Alt + C key

drop down menu convert

You are now directed to the next window, where you need to select Destination Folder that is files are to be saved after being converted.

destination folder

Next, select one Profile to convert media to that profile settings. Once you are done with the proceedings, click on Start to start converting file(s).

You can also edit, delete or add new profile with custom conversion value in VLC.

edit value

Upon following the steps described above you can now easily convert Audio & Video Files and uninstall any third party converting applications and save your money as well as free up space on your system hard drive.


Priyanka contributes to the Computer and Gadgets section on Techcular.

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