How to Convert DAV to MP4 on Windows & Mac

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What is a .dav file?

DAV file is a video file created by DVR365 digital video recorder. Similar cameras are: DSD304, DSD308, or DSD316 DVR. The video file obtained by CCTV camera equipment is compressed by MGPE and saved in a file format through encryption.

It is an encrypted container format of Dahua Company, based on the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC codec. As a container, DAV files can contain both video and audio tracks.

How to Play a .dav file?

Commonly used video playback software cannot play surveillance video files, so if you want to play surveillance video in DAV format, you need to use a special video surveillance player. If you want to convert DAV format into commonly used video formats, such as MP4, AVI, FLV and other formats, you can use DAV converter to convert. Let's get detailed steps to convert DAV to MP4 blow.

How to Convert DAV to MP4 on Windows & Mac

How to Convert DAV to MP4 on Windows and Mac

For the purpose of converting DAV to MP4 format for further editing or playback, a DAV to MP4 converter like VideoProc Converter is exactly what you need. As an impressive video converter and a basic video editor, VideoProc Converter supports converting DAV to MP4 within simple steps. Then you can play your DAV files on computer or edit it for further usage. Let's check what else can VideoProc Converter do.

  • Supports converting dav to MP4 and other formats like MOV, MKV, 3GP, WEBM, M4V, WMV, AVI, and more.
  • GPU acceleration technology makes it super fast to convert DAV to MP4 file, even in an old computer.
  • Offers basic edting features like trimming, cutting, splitting, adding subtitles, merging, adding watermark, adding effects, etc.
  • Supports downloading videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram, and 1000 more video sites.
  • Lets users record computer screen, record webcam, and record screen and webcam at the same time.

Now let's free download VideoProc Converter to your Windows or Mac computer and follow the steps to convert DAV to MP4 right now.

Step 1. Run VideoProc Converter on your computer and click Video icon.

How to Convert DAV to MP4 - Step 1

Step 2. Click +Video to upload your DAV file - choose Video tab in the bottom area - choose MP4 as your target format - click RUN to start converting DAV to MP4.

How to Convert DAV to MP4 - Step 2

Step 3. Then your DAV file will be converted to MP4 immediately. You can choose to open the output folder when the conversion is completed or choose to shut down computer when it's done.

How to Convert DAV to MP4 - Step 3

How to Convert DAV to MP4 Online

Want to convert DAV to MP4 online without downloading software? Online-Convert is ready to help. It allows you to drop DAV files directly, upload DAV file from Dropbox, and from Google Drive.

Step 1. Open Online-Convert and upload your DAV file here.

How to Convert DAV to MP4 Online - Step 1

Step 2. After uploading your DAV file successfully, it will start convert DAV to MP4 immediately. The converted files will be downloaded to your computer.

How to Convert DAV to MP4 Online - Step 2

The Bottom Line

Converting DAV to MP4 won't be a problem to you anymore. For Windows and Mac users, VideoProc Converter is a great option to go when you want to convert DAV to MP4 and other video formats. In addition, VideoProc Converter offers other features to help you create amazing videos with ease!

About The Author

Cecilia Hwung is the marketing manager of Digiarty Software and the editor-in-chief of VideoProc team. She pursues common progress with her team and expects to share more creative content and useful information to readers. She has strong interest in copywriting and rich experience in video editing tips.

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