How to Convert Video to WhatsApp Format. Easily and Freely!

To share videos with your friends on WhatsApp, you need to ensure the video file format is supported by WhatsApp. If the file format is not supported by WhatsApp, you’ll need to convert your file. In this post, you’ll learn how to convert a video to WhatsApp Format step by step.

WhatsApp supports the following video formats:

  • MP4
  • MKV
  • MOV
  • AVI
  • FLV
  • 3GP

Some users have reported that they’re not able to send the video on WhatsApp, even if they’re using one of the video formats listed above. This may happen to you as well. Though WhatsApp supports multiple video formats, the recommended video format is MP4. To ensure you can send the video successfully, it’s recommended you convert the video to MP4 format. Besides, it’s recommended you use the recommended encoding settings.

Convert your video with the following recommended format and encoding settings:

  • Format: MP4
  • Video Codec: H.264
  • Audio Codec: AAC

To do that, you can use a trustworthy video converter like Wonderfox HD Video Converter Factory Pro.

Wonderfox HD Video Converter Factory Pro allows you to convert a video to any format easily with a user-friendly user interface. More importantly, you can use it to convert your video to WhatsApp format freely.

The software has Free version and Pro version. The Free version allows you to convert videos limited to 5 minutes. You can use it to convert your video to WhatsApp format as the maximum video length on WhatsApp is 3 minutes.

Here’s how to use Wonderfox HD Video Converter Factory Pro to convert your video to WhatsApp format (MP4):

1) Download and install HD Video Converter Factory Pro on your computer.

2) Launch the application and click the “+” button to add your video file. If you have multiple videos, add them all then you can convert them at one time.

3) Under Click to change output format, select MP4 as the output format.

Then configure the encoding settings as what WhatsApp recommends. To do so:

a. Click Parameter settings.

b. Configure the encoding settings as follows:

  • Video codec: H.264
  • Audio codec: AAC

c. Click Ok to save the changes.

4) Click Run.

6) Click Try it. Then the video will be converted to MP4. The process can take dozens of seconds. Just wait until the process is finished.

After the video is converted, you can click the folder icon to get the converted video. Then send it on WhatsApp.

Hopefully you find the article helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to drop a comment below. I’ll get back to you ASAP.

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