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To Convert MKV to MP4 Video Takes Too Much Time. How about Remux?

Many people may encounter a problem that when they are trying to convert a certain video into another format (mkv to mp4, for example), the process may take too much time and the quality of the video converted may not be agreeable as expected. It is a thankless job, isn’t it?

So, are there any feasible methods that may solve such problems? There are, certainly. The method is called - Remux.

What is Remux

Remux means lossless extraction of video and audio data from a certain format. Then the extraction is encapsulated into another format that we are familiar with. If you still have no idea about what it is, we will present you a more concrete example. Take mkv for example, mkv is served as a kind of encapsulation format, you can imagine it as a "container". Remux functions taking the "contents" out from the mkv "container", then put it into another "container", let's say mp4. In the process of remux, no re-encoding occurs, which makes the whole process very fast.

VideoProc - is armed with function called auto copy (remux) which is able to help you with remuxing mkv to mp4.

Features and Functions of VideoProc

VideoProc, characterized by its concise interface, user-friendly operation, and multiple functions, is a powerful video editing software that supports conversion and export of videos, even those of DVD formats. The target formats supporting conversion are various, such as MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, etc. Conversion into audio format or GIF motion pictures is available as well. Simple video editing can also be done in the process of conversion, such as addition of letters, rotation, watermarking and so on.

VideoProc also takes advantage of GPU acceleration for video processing, especially when dealing with high-quality 4K video. Besides, VideoProc is equipped with an exclusive function - auto copy as we have mentioned before. It provides fast conversion of video and will not cause quality loss. Apart from video conversion, VideoProc supports downloading video, video recording and other functions that you may ever use on a video editing software.

How to Remux MKV to MP4 with VideoProc:

Here are the detailed steps about using VideoProc to change the MKV container to the MP4.

Step 1: Download and Install VideoProc on your Windows or Mac computer if you have not.

Step 2: Then open it and choose the Video option.

choose video option on VideoProc

Step 3: Click +Video to add the MKV file which you want to remux to MP4; If you have lots of files to remux, you can just choose the +Video Folder to import them all. Then choose the target format with MP4 (h.264). The most important action is to check the Auto Copy feature on its right side, only by which, remux without re-encoding can be realized actually.

After that, you can just hit the RUN button to start the job.

check Auto Copy feature on VideoProc

Final Words

Remux is simply the container changing, no re-encoding, so the whole process would be quite fast. And to make it better, you can also check the Hardware Acceleration menu on VideoProc to make the video processing even faster. So give it a try now.


Farrah Penn

Farrah Penn has been a copywriter at Digiarty since 2014. Because of the occupational requirement and personal interest, Farrah has carried on broad and profound study and researches to multimedia related stuff, popular electronic devices and multimedia programs in the market.

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