Best free online video converters

Best free online video converters

Free online video converters can be very useful when you need to transfer a simple and small video clip from one format to another. You only need your regular internet browser. Here we give our top of the best online video converters that you can use for free.


CloudConvert is a great free tool with the ability to output videos in various formats and is completely free as long as you convert no more than 25 videos per day. If you exceed this amount, you can subscribe to a paid subscription or buy a fixed number of conversion minutes (the paid services of this service are calculated based on the "conversion minutes" spent on the conversion process).

You can upload files from your device, URL, or Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive. Supported input and output formats are MP4, MOV, M4V, MKV, MOD, MPEG, MPG, AVI, DVR, 3G2, 3GP, CAVS, and many others. In addition, you can set start and end timestamps, bitrate, audio codec, and channels. CloudConvert is not only a video converter: with it, you can also convert audio, documents, ebooks content, archives, images, spreadsheets, and presentation formats.

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On FreeConvert online service, you can convert videos and other files up to 1 GB in size for free and without any registration, which is very comfortable. If you want more, you can subscribe to more advanced subscription options, starting from $9,99 per month. You can also buy conversion minutes as a one-time purchase, and your unused minutes never expire. Many video file formats are supported, you can upload from your device or from popular cloud storages. The service has other interesting and useful tools, such as FreeConvert, which allows you to choose the compression method, quality and speed.

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Zamzar is another easy-to-use and secure online converter that works with a huge number of other formats besides video. Just upload a file from your computer, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box or OneDrive, and the service will do all work and suggest possible output formats for you. You can convert files no larger than 50MB for free, and paid subscription rates vary depending on file size, cloud storage size, and others, ranging from $18 to $70 per month.

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Online Convert

Like the converters mentioned above, Online Convert supports the most common video formats and codecs. The main features of this converter are available for free but require registration. The price for advanced features, including file conversion, editing, and compression, is attractive: the subscription costs only $5.58 per month. You can also work with other files, from images and documents to audio and e-book formats.

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Is there a downloadable free video converter?

There are situations when you need a completely free and reliable desktop application to convert videos on your PC, Mac, or Linux computer. Then we can recommend HandBrake - a free-of-charge program built by volunteers and designed for converting video from numerous popular formats to MP4(.M4V), MKV and WebM, and video encoders H.264 and H.265, MPEG-4 and MPEG-2, VP8, VP9, Theora. It also supports batch conversions, titles and subtitles, video filters, and more.

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