Video Converter For Android – Review

Are you looking for the best video converter for Android? When we talk about converting a video to various format, some of us uses Handbrake on our PC or some online service. But as mobile devices are becoming robust by the day. You can easily convert any video from one format to another format using just a few clicks. But to select the best video converter apps using the pool of average ones, we check some features such as the intuitive interface, no or fewer ads, compatibility for various formats, etc. Come let’s check some of the best free video converter apps for Android. Let’s start.

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List Of Video Converter For Android

Video Transcoder

Video Transcoder

Well, there is no video converters shortage for Android on the Google play store. Some of them are filled with annoying ads or have a limit to a few videos you can convert. For this purpose, Video Transcoder comes in.

Video Transcoder is an open-source or free app. It means that not just show you intrusive ads, neither you have to fret about your privacy. The compatible format includes – Gif, Avi, Flv, Matroska, Mp4, Mp3, Ogg, Opus, WebM. Also, these are the supported video codecs like MPEG-1, MPEG-2, H.264, MPEG-4, VP8, VP9, Xvid.

Pros:

  • Compatible with different file formats and video codecs
  • Free or open-source

Cons:

  • It can only convert one video at a time

Download: Video Transcoder

Timbre

Timbre is not like an audio or video converter, but also it is a somewhat video editor – can join or cut two videos.

The app is built upon the FFmpeg library. It is used by lots of popular video converters in this list.  It is compatible with various formats like Mkv, mp4, Flv, Avi, WebM. Not just this but also MPEG for video and FLAC, mp3, wav, m4a, aac & WMA for audio. Also, it can convert video gifs, besides lots of other converters on this list.

There is no limit to the various files you can join or manage. The app is totally free and supports ads.

Pros:

  • It offers various options to join, edit, split, convert to audio, erase audio, etc right from the app itself making it a one-stop destination for audio or video.
  • All notable features are available for free

Cons:

  • Absence of options like codecs, frame rate, etc while converting

Download: Timbre

Inshot –  Video to MP3 Converter

Inshot

The first app in the list allows you to convert video to audio. There are lots of other apps that can convert videos but too much space on the mobile is occupied with music videos which I never watch. I would also convert all the videos to audio to store some space on your phone. You can also select between AAC or MP3 as the output and then adjust the audio bitrate. The inbuilt editor enables you to cut the clips right there on the conversion screen. The app also offers some advanced features that you can use to adjust channel, frequency, Fade in/out, and volume.

This app also offers dedicated audio or video cutter which can come quite handy while snipping additional bits from media files. It is the best app that performs well and you can then use it to optimize your media library.

Price: The app is free of cost on the Play Store but also it comes with a paywall. Some features such as various fade in/out, file conversion, combine more than 3 files, and music cover is locked which can be bought using a one-time fee of $3.99.

Pros:

  • Pro-Audio editing tool with options such as audio merging, audio cutting, etc.
  • Compatible with various file conversion

Cons:

  • Lots of features are only added in the pro bundle

Download Inshot: Video To MP3 Converter

VidSoftLab – Video Converter

VidSoftLap Video Converter offers a pretty and smooth user-interface. Also, it offers some notable features. Of course, as the name suggests, it can also convert videos between various formats such as MOV, MP4, MKV, FLV, MPEG-1,2, AVI, WMV, VOB, 3GP, etc, right on your mobile device. Rather than that, you will also be provided with some other essential tools that can do different things such as, cropping, add slow-mo effects, unzip audio from video, reverse video effect, etc.

The best thing about the app is that it shows all the original videos on your main screen. If you can’t find the video then choose the “Browse” option to search for the video you are searching for. While selecting the conversion settings, the app will display various device-specific preset options such as Android, Windows, Apple, BlackBerry, Sony, etc., and particular formats such as MP4, 3GP, MKV, etc.

If you can’t find the format you are searching for. You can then choose the “common” option and the app will allow you to select the format from a drop-down menu on the other screen. If you want to, you can then pick and select other settings such as resolution, FPS, codec, etc., as required.

Pricing: The base app is free of cost. Also, it contains ads, and some options or formats are locked behind the paywall. If you like to unlock all the options and don’t want ads, you want to buy the pro variant for around $2.

Pros:

  • Compatible for many file formats than any app on the list.
  • Notable features such as slow-mo video editing, creating ringtones from videos, etc
  • Easy to convert due to the step-by-step process

Cons:

  • Contains ads

Download: VidSoftlab

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Media Converter

Media Converter

The user interface of Media Converter seems like it is almost a decade old. But it doesn’t matter because the app is very good at what it does and quite easy to use even for a beginner. However, the Media Converter uses FFmpeg in the background to change your videos. The app also compatible with lots of file formats, from the most used or popular formats to the obscure ones. Some of the compatible formats include but are not limited to MP4, WMA, 3GP, FLV, MKV, MOV, VOB, MPG, WMA, etc.

Like I said earlier, the app is very easy or simple to use. When you select a video to convert, it will display you two best options “Convert to MP4” and “Convert to MP3”. If you like to convert your video to another format then select the third option “Expert Mode.” From this screen, you can select the custom file format, trim/cut, modify audio quality, trim the video, modify the resolution/video quality, etc. Once you are done with the settings, tap on the “Convert” button and you are good to go.

If you are searching for a lightweight or simple video converter that is compatible with almost all the video file formats then give a try to Media Converter and check if it fits your requirements.

Pricing: The app is totally free of cost and contains ads.

Pros:

  • Compatible with all file formats

Cons:

  • Annoying UI and slow conversion

Video Converter For Android: Media Converter

Video Format Factory

Video Format Factory offers a modern, good, and minimal user interface and supports all big audio or video file formats such as MKV, MP4, AVI, MP3, FLV, FLAC, WMA, OGG, etc. Rather than converting videos, you can also split, cut, compress, trim, unzip audio, reverse video, create GIF, and add audio.

If you want to convert a video via Video Format Factory, simply click on the “Add” icon. Then choose the video location, choose the “Convert” option. Also, pick the output format and other settings as required. At last, click on the “Convert Now” button and the app starts the conversion process. When the video has been successfully converted, it will be stored in the internal memory and you can then directly access it from the app’s main screen. What makes Video Format Factory special is that lets you batch convert all your audio or video files.

Well, you’ve to access almost all the major file formats. The app also restricts you from only using low-quality bit rates and some presets are unavailable too. If you like to use HD quality bitrates then you want to buy the pro version. Rather than that, the app is quite good at what it does and gets the job done. So, you must give it a try.

Pricing: The base app is free of cost and it contains ads. However, some other options are locked behind the paywall. If you want to ease the ads and get access to pro options such as extra presets and high-quality bitrate settings then you want to upgrade to the pro version for $4.49.

Pros:

  • Batch convert option and easy to navigate

Cons:

  • It uses only use videos with low-quality bit rates in the free variant
  • Lots of presets are unavailable.

Download: Video Factory

VidCompact

VidCompact

Similar to the above apps, VidCompact does lots of other things than converting videos. It can also trim, cut, crop, and compress videos if you want to. The app is also compatible with all major formats such as FLV, AVI, MKV, WMV, RMVB, 3GP, MPEG, MOV, etc. In this app is that you can easily convert videos from the compatible formats to MP4 format only.

Not just its user interface is colorful or pretty minimal. But also it is very intuitive. Simply click on the “Convert to MP4,” choose the video, and click on the “Save to Gallery” button and you are good to go. So, if you are searching for a simple app to convert your videos to MP4 then give a try VidCompact and check how it works for you.

Pricing: The base app is free of cost also contains ads. It is limited to file formats MKV, MOV, 3GP, AVI, WMV, M4V, and MPG. Also, the free variant does not compatible with converting videos above the 3840 x 2160 resolution. To ease these limitations, you want to buy its pro version for around $2.

Pros:

  • It makes some ew tweaks such as trimming or cropping on the go while converting.

Cons:

  • Basic features such as 4k support, audio compression, file format support, etc are only available in the VIP plan.

Download: Vidcompact

aKingi – Video Converter

aKingi – Video Converter is also another best app to convert video directly on your mobile device. The app compatible with converting videos between a huge range of formats such as AAC, 3GP, MP3, AC3, AVI, MPG, FLAC, MP2, MP4, MKV, MOV, etc. During converting, you can select and choose various other options such as the codec, audio/video bitrate, video height/width, FPS, frequency, audio tracks, and also the output size.

Pros:

  • Easy Converter Tool that uses FFmpeg CLI

Cons:

  • Intrusive ads in the center of the screen and options.

Video Converter For Android: aKingi

Conclusion:

That’s all about it, these were some of the best video converter apps for Android. Let us know your thoughts and suggestions about using these apps to convert videos on Android.

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