Video Converter software lets you convert a video from one format into another format. The time taken by a program to convert a video depends on several factors like the size of the video, quality of the video, etc. The video conversion is a time-consuming process and when you have dozens of videos, you need a program that is capable of doing batch video conversions. This article lists some best free batch video converter software for Windows 11/10.
How do I batch convert video files?
To perform batch conversion on video files, you need a video converter software that can convert multiple video files at once. If you search online, you will find a lot of batch video converter software. Some of them are paid and some are free. If you are searching for free batch video converter software, we have some suggestions for you.
Best free Batch Video Converter software for Windows 11/10
We have the following free batch video converter software on this list:
- Any Video Converter
- Leapic Media Converter
- xFast Video Convert
- Eusing Free Video Converter
- Video to Video Converter
- Cute Video Converter
- DivX Converter
- Prism Video Converter
Let’s see the features of all these freeware.
HandBrake is a free batch video converter software for Windows. After launching the HandBrake, you will see two options, Folder (batch scan) and File. If you have stored videos for conversion in different directories on your computer, you can add those videos to the software one by one by using the latter option. If you have stored all the videos in one folder, you can add that folder to the software. After adding a folder, it automatically detects all the videos it contains.
You can convert a video in three different formats using HandBrake, namely, MP4, MKV, and WebM. For every format, you can change different settings, like framerate, video codecs, dimensions, etc.
To start a batch conversion, you have to add all the videos to the queue. For this, click on the Add to Queue drop-down and select Add All. The same option is also available in the Queue menu. Alternatively, you can press Ctrl + Shift + A keys to add all the videos in the queue for conversion. When you are done, click on the Start Queue button to start the video conversion.
You can also select the post video conversion action, like quit Handbrake, shut down the system, etc., after the video conversion is completed. It also creates a separate log file for every video conversion. To view the log files, go to “Activity Log > Open Log Directory.”
HandBrake requires .NET Desktop Runtime (v6.0.2), which you can download from microsoft.com.
2] Any Video Converter
Any Video Converter comes with two plans, free and paid. You can use its free version to convert videos, download videos from 100+ sites, burn a video to DVD, edit a video, etc. You can add multiple videos by the drag and drop method or by clicking on the Add Video(s) button.
It supports multiple input formats, including AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, 3GP, FLV, and more. After uploading the videos, it shows the information of all the videos, like frame rate, video quality, audio format, video subtitles, etc. If a video does not have an audio format, you can add audio to it before conversion. In this software, you will get category-wise video output formats, like video formats for Apple products, Samsung products, Windows, Playstation, etc.
You can select the output format by clicking on the drop-down menu on the top right side just before the Convert Now button. After that, click on the Convert Now button to start conversion.
Join All Files is a good feature of Any Video Converter that lets you merge all the videos after conversion. If you want to shut down your PC after conversion, click on the checkbox on the bottom left side.
3] Leapic Media Converter
Leapic Media Converter is a simple tool to convert videos from one format to another format. It supports a number of audio and video formats. Some of them include AAC, FLAC, MP2, MP3, OGG, 3GP. 3G2, AVI, FLV, MKV, MP4, MOV, etc.
Click on the Add button and select the videos for batch conversion. After that, click on the Convert button and select the required output format for your videos. You can convert videos to multiple formats, like 3GP, WebM, AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, MP4, etc. Apart from that, it also has an option to convert videos into device-specific formats. When you click on the Output format drop-down, you will see an option Device. Clicking on that option, you can select the video format for a particular device, like Android, iPhone, Blackberry, PS3, PSP, Windows Phone, Xbox, etc.
Before converting a video, you can also select its dimensions or set a custom dimension for the same, select video and audio quality, etc. By clicking on the More button, you can change additional video and audio settings. When you are done, click OK to start the video conversion.
You can download Leapic Media Converter from its official website leapic.com.
4] xFast Video Convert
xFast Video Convert is another free batch video converter software on this list. It does not come with advanced features, but you can use it to convert videos from FLV, 3GP, and MP4 into AVI, MP4, WMV, and MPEG. Apart from that, you can also convert a video into device-specific formats, like iPhone, iPad, PSP, etc.
It does not support drag and drop. Therefore, you have to add videos by clicking on the Add Files button. After adding the videos for conversion, select all of them, then select the format into which you want to convert them, and then click on the Start Convert button.
xFast Video Converter is available on softpedia.com.
5] Eusing Free Video Converter
Eusing Free Video Converter is another batch video converter software on this list. It supports multiple input formats, including FLV, MOV, MPEG, WMV, 3GP, AVI, WMV, etc. All the video formats are arranged category-wise which makes it easier for the users to select a particular video format for conversion.
After launching the software, click on the Profile drop-down menu and select the desired video format for conversion. If you want to change the output folder, click on the Browse button, otherwise leave it as it is to save the converted videos in the default location. Now, click on the Convert button and select the videos from your computer and click Open. After that, it will start converting the videos one by one.
When the conversion is finished, click on the Show files button to open the folder containing the converted videos. Eusing Free Video Converter is available on eusing.com for download.
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6] Video to Video Converter
Video to Video Converter is free software that comes with a lot of features. It lets you do more with your videos apart from converting them from one format to another. This freeware is available in more than 10 languages, including English, French, German, Russian, Siberian, Spanish, etc.
You can add videos one by one or the entire folder containing the videos. Click on the Add Video drop-down and select the desired option. The supported input formats include 3GP, MPG, MPEG, 3G2, MOV, FLV, MKV, etc. After adding a folder containing videos, click on the Search button and wait for a few seconds and let the software search for all the videos in that folder. After the search gets completed, it shows you all the videos in a list. Now, you can deselect the videos from the list that you do not want to convert. When you are done, click OK.
After that, the Video Settings window will appear on your screen. Here, you can select the output video format and audio format. If you want to convert the videos for a specific device, click on the respective tab and select the desired format. When you are done, click OK.
To start conversion, click on the Convert button. In addition to video conversion, you can join video files, join audio files, split videos, convert images to videos, etc. You can access all these tools from the Tools menu.
Visit videotovideo.org to download Video to Video Converter software.
7] Cute Video Converter
With Cute Video Converter, you can convert videos from one format to another format. The supported video formats for conversion include AVI, MP4, MPG, MPEG, 3G2, WMV, MKV, FLV, 3GP, etc. After launching the software, click on the Add button and select the videos from your disk for conversion. If we talk about the output format, you can convert the videos into FLV, MPG, MPEG, AVI, and Digital Video Format.
Before starting the conversion, you can edit a video by clicking on the Edit button. Go to “Edit > Video Effect & Watermark.” After that, a video editing screen will appear, where you can add a text or image watermark to your videos and change the video effects.
To start video conversion, click on the Start button. You can download Cute Video Converter from softpedia.com.
8] DivX Converter
DivX Converter comes with both free and paid plans. The free version of DivX Converter also offers a lot of features in addition to the video conversion. With the free version, you can convert the popular video formats into DivX, MKV, HEVC, and MP4 files, create and play videos with multiple audio formats, play the most popular video formats, and stream videos to DLNA-compatible devices such as Smart TVs, gaming consoles, etc.
To add videos to the software, click on the Add button. After adding videos, you can customize the encoding settings for resolution, bitrate, etc., of the videos. Now, select the output format by clicking on the Output Profile drop-down on the top left corner. Click on the Start button to start the video conversion.
You have to visit divx.com to download DivX Converter.
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9] Prism Video Converter
Prism Video Converter from NCH software is free for personal or non-commercial use. If you want to use it for commercial purposes, you have to purchase it. It lets you carry out the bulk video conversion. You can convert the video files into multiple formats. Some of the supported input and output file formats include:
- Input video formats: 3G2, 3GP, MP4, MOV, WebM, FLV, etc.
- Output video formats: 3GP, FLV, AVI, M2V, MKV, etc.
Click on the Add file(s) button and select the video files from your computer. After adding the video files, click on the Output format drop-down on the bottom left side and select the desired output format. Now, click Browse and select the location to save the converted video files. When you are done, click on the Convert button.
Before converting videos, you can also add Effects to them. You can change the colors of the video, add text caption, add watermark, rotate, flip, trim the videos, etc.
The Prism Video Converter is available on the official website of NCH, nchsoftware.com. You can download it from there.
Adapter is free audio, video, and image converter software for Windows computers. After launching the software, simply drag the videos and drop them on the Adapter interface. After adding the videos, select the output format by clicking on the drop-down menu. It supports multiple video formats, like AVI, MP4, MKV, OGV, FLV, MPEG, etc. In addition to this, you can also convert videos for a specific device, like Apple, Nintendo, Sony, etc. It saves the converted video files in the same folder.
TIP: There are some more free Video & Media Converters covered there.
Which is the best video converter for Windows?
There are a lot of video converter software available on the internet. The features offered by different video converter software are not necessarily the same. By reading the features offered by them, you can decide which one suits the best to your needs.
We have also mentioned some free batch video converter software above in this article. If you want, you can refer to that list.
That’s it. Which one is your favorite? You can tell us in the comments below.
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