Magic Lantern is a free and opensource software add-on for Canon DSLR cameras. With it you can recorder video in RAW format and save in MLV (Magic Lantern Video) file. Because the quality is so high, you can treat it as a series of RAW photos. If you want to capture some wonderful moment, insteat of click the shutter at the very exact time, you can take a short video and look for the moment in the video. But there may have a great chance that they are not playable on your Windows Media Player or other media suite. So at this moment, you can convert your movies in MLV format to MPEG (MPEG-1, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4) format, which owns the best compatibility for majority of media player as well as PS3, Xbox, etc. For this purpose, this step-by-step guide will show you how to convert MLV to MPEG video files for watch on TV or share on the Internet.
In fact, it’s quite easy to get the work done if you have the right MLV to MPEG converting tool. Here U2USoft Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended to help you convert MLV to MPEG videos with lossless quality. Besides, you can convert your MLV files to other video formats like MP4, MOV, WMV, FLV, M4V, etc. for playing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung, Xbox 360/One, PS4/PS3, and more. If you’re using a Mac, simple turn to Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which will help you convert MLV to MPEG on Mac OS X (including macOS Mojave, macOS Sierra, EI Capitan, Yosemite and Mavericks, etc). Now download this program and follow the steps below to finish your task.
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How to easily convert MLV to MPEG?
Step 1. Load MLV files
To load a MLV file to this MLV to MPEG converter, you can either click the Add Video button in the top-left hand corner of this interface or directly drag it from your computer to this program’s left pane. If you have several MLV files, batch import can save you more time.
Step 2: Choose MPEG as output format
Click “Profile” bpx and MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 are provided for you in Common Video profile list. To adjust video and audio parameters like codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, you could click on “Settings” button.
Tip: If you want to convert MLV to mpeg-4 (*.mp4) for your iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPhone XS/XS Max, iPad, LG G8/G7 thinq, LG V50/V40 thinq, HTC U12+, HTC One M10, Galaxy Tab, Galaxy Note 9/8/7, Asus Infinity, Nook Tablet, etc with best settings, please choose the specific profiles the software has preset as output format and get the suitable settings.
Step 3: Start converting MLV to MPEG format
Click Convert button to start MLV to MPEG conversion. The conversion process will take a while, and you’ll see an encoding progress bar.
Once finished, click the Open button in the main interface and you can locate the encoded MLV files effortlessly. And then you are able to use these files as you want for your portable devices, PC, media player or video editing programs.