Unlike digital photos, which are predominantly in JPEG format, there isn’t a single common standard for videos. However, virtually everything – including smartphones and tablets – can play MP4 videos, and this is currently the most common format.
If you have a video, perhaps from your camcorder, digital camera or something you downloaded, that’s not compatible with your phone, tablet or TV, here’s how to convert that video to MP4.
How to convert a video to MP4 and other formats
Changing a video’s format is easy with the right software. Fortunately, there are plenty of free apps which will do this for you. Some are easier to use than others, and some have more features such as cutting out sections, dealing with multiple audio tracks (for different languages, say) and subtitles.
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