Video formats consist of a container and video codec, both of which have a part to play in how your video is stored. In some cases you may want to convert the video format, and use a different container, codec, or both.
In order to do that however, there are several factors that you need to consider beforehand so that you select the right video format to convert it to:
- Compatibility and support
Different devices and platforms are compatible with and support different formats. It is important that both the container and video codec that you select is compatible with the device you want to view it on, otherwise it may not play or the video may just appear as a blank screen.
Similarly it is essential that there is hardware support for the video codec that is being used so that it is more efficient both in terms of …