It has been a hot topic these days that Microsoft released the latest Windows 10 on July 29th this year. At the basis of its former version, Windows 10 again adds itself strong and interesting functions, along with more useful applications. It comes with a completely new Start menu showing all apps and a neo-browser Microsoft Edge, which brings users better enjoyment and experience.
However, Microsoft still uses Windows Media Player 12 as the default player. Although Microsoft has added some codec so that Windows Media Player can play more formats like FLAC, most of the formats which it didn’t support still cannot be recognized now. In addition, lots of converters once working well with Windows 7, 8, XP, Vista Operating System now cannot run smoothly on Windows 10 due to system update. As for a video fan, watching the fancy movies on different portable devices is absolutely of great fun, but it will be troublesome if you meet incompatible issues. In that case, you need a usable video converter for Windows 10 to offer some help. Here are 5 great tools for your reference.
5 Popular Video Converters for Windows 10
Apowersoft Video Converter Studio
Apowersoft Video Converter Studio is a professional video converter available on Windows 10 platforms. It converts videos to various output audio and video formats, including MP3, WMA, M4A, M4R, AAC, WAV, MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, M4V, 3GP, HEVC(MP4 and MKV), etc. Moreover, one can change formats according to different types of portable devices, such as iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung Galaxy S series, tablets, game console, etc. It can still work as an audio extractor, helping you extract the audio track directly from a video file. One tip to mention is that you can add multiple files (up to 40) into conversion at one time.
Apart from what mentioned above, this video converter for Windows 10 has extra strong functions more than a common converter does. On the one hand, you can use it to edit the video files by merging, trimming, cropping, rotating videos, adding watermarks and subtitles, adjusting the video effect including the volume, contrast, brightness and saturation. With a built-in media player, one can edit the video as well as preview the effect, including frame rate, resolution. On the other hand, it can serve as a video downloader, assisting you in downloading videos from almost all video hosting sites. All in all, this is a real all-in-one video converter which will never let you down.
Handbrake is one of the top video converters for Windows 10 which runs on cross platforms such as Mac, Windows and Linux. It mainly supports converting videos to MP4 or MKV from other video formats and also supports for portable devices like iPhone, iPad, Apple TV series, Android tablets and Windows Phone. The Windows 10 compatible version has improved the quality reservation and conversion speed is faster.
Many users tend to make use of it in order to rip a DVD or Blue-Ray format. As for its editing function, Hand brake provides setting parameters including the bitrate, codec as well as frame rate and channel. Beyond that, it allows cropping videos and adding subtitles as well.
HD Video Converter Factory
HD Video Converter Factory is a free video converter for Windows 10 developed by WonderFox, which supports conversion between various mainstream formats and devices. Video formats like MP4 (HEVC), MKV, AVI, MOV, M4V, 3GP, WMV, and audio format like MP3, AC3, AAC, WMA, WAV, FLAC and M4A are all included on the output list. Besides, it can also choose the output format automatically according to different devices, such as Apple, Samsung, HTC, Sony, etc. Additionally, it supports batch conversion with 10 as the maximum, which means you can add 10 files at the most to convert.
Uses are allowed to configure the setting parameters to choose resolution, bitrate, aspect ratio. Also you can easily download various videos from website as long as paste the address to the toolbar.
Freemake Video Converter
Another program to recommend is Freemake Video Converter, which can be used for conversion and video editing. It supports various input audio and video formats, including a DVD format, together with output formats supporting for many portable devices. And it can convert videos or audios from website, for example, YouTube, Facebook and so on after downloading. Many people have got help from this free video converter for Windows 10 and thought highly of it.
When utilizing this tool, one can edit his files by customizing video and audio codecs, resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc. It can be used for burning a Blue-Ray format for more than 40 hours, but it is very time consuming.
Format Factory, as one of the top video converters for Windows 10 is published by Free Time and considered not only a video converter but also a picture converter. It enables to convert various video formats to MP4, 3GP, MPG, AVI, WMV, FLV, SWF as well as many audio formats such as MP3, WMA, AMR, OGG, AAC, and WAV. Besides this, it can convert videos to MP4 files suitable for different portable devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung, Sony and so on. As a video converter, it allows users to do format conversion, repair corrupted videos and adjust the file size so as to save disk place. Users are able to rip a DVD or a CD when using this software.
Sometimes, it also works as a picture converter which supports formats like jpg, png, bmp, gif, etc.
All the programs are usable tools for you to choose. You can have a try on them all and find the most suitable one for yourself. Personally speaking, I consider Apowersoft Video Converter as the best video converter for Windows 10, since its overall functions and excellent speed are exactly what most users seek for.