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Top 5 Best Video Converters for Mac and Windows

Format Factory, Freemake, HandBrake, iDealshare VideoGo, Avdshare


OK. Not every device and every media player or every video editing program supports to play or edit every video format given the fact that there are some many video formats and so many video applications on the market, so video fans often encounter video incompatibility issues. A video converter will be very helpful to solve any video incompatibility issue. But how to choose the best or the suitable video converter for you? The following article will list the top five best video converters and you can choose one from the five after learning the key features or the Pros or Cons of each one.

Format Factory

Format Factory is another good video converter and has won much credit among Windows users. Format Factory has the ability in converting between video formats, audio formats and picture formats. Its biggest advantage is free but it has some obvious disadvantages, like no Mac version, taking much CPU space, sometimes having failure in converting its supported video formats, audio formats, etc.


Freemake is also developed as a professional video converter. Freemake is developed with very good video conversion function, audio conversion function, video edition function, music playback function, video downloading function and it is a very good free video converter for Windows users. Just like Format Factory, Freemake is only developed with the Windows version, but not the Mac version. Mac users need to use another alternative for their video conversion work.


When talking about video converters we can not miss HandBrake. HandBrake is a free and open source video converter and can work on Windows, Mac and Linux. HandBrake supports to convert from nearly every video format, but the output formats it supports to convert to are limited to MP4, M4V, MKV with H.265, H.264, VP8, VP9, etc. And also you will find many advertisements on its website and it is very easy to go to another ad website.

iDealshare VideoGo

  • iDealshare VideoGo is one of the best professional video converters, if not the best one. iDealshare VideoGo supports to convert any video format to another one, no matter the video format is popular or not. Some supported video formats include MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV, MKV, WTV, RMVB, MTS, M2TS, MXF, etc.
  • iDealshare VideoGo supports to convert any unsupported video format to any device, media player or video editing program supported one. The supported devices, media players and video editing programs include but not limit to iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Samsung, BlackBerry, PS4, PS3, Wii, HTC, Windows Media Player, QuickTime player, VLC, RealPlayer, FCP, iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, EDIUS, etc.
  • iDealshare VideoGo also supports to convert between any two audio formats.
  • Batch converting videos or audios is supported.
  • iDealshare VideoGo is a multifunctional video converter and it has been developed with the edition function and media player function, among which the edition function supports to edit any video or audio format and the media player function supports to play any video or audio format.
  • Of course, no software is perfect and iDealshare VideoGo is no exception. iDealshare VideoGo lacks the function to burn video to CD or DVD.

Avdshare Video Converter

  • Avdshare Video Converter is also a good video converter and is highly recommended by many users.
  • Avdshare Video Converter is also a multifunctional video converter which has the media player function, video edition function as well as the video conversion function.
  • Speaking of video conversion function, Avdshare Video Converter supports to convert between almost all video formats and you can use its powerful video conversion function to convert any unsupported video format to the one supported by any of your device, media player or video editing tool supported one.
  • Speaking of the media player function, Avdshare Video Converter supports to play any imported video and you can also pause, re-play, fast forward or fast backward during the video playback.
  • Speaking or the video edition function, Avdshare Video Converter supports to trim, rotate, split, crop, change video resolution, codec, size, bitrate, sample rate, volume, etc.
  • Of course, Avdshare Video Converter also has its weakness. It cannot download online videos.


So after learning the key features, the advantages and disadvantages of the top 5 best video converters, you must know which one is suitable for you. So google the video converter name and go to its official website to know more about your chosen video converter.