100% Effective Method to Convert VPJ to MP4

By Cecilia Hwung | Last Update:

Working on editing a video with VideoPad and trying to upload it, but it only turns out that neither YouTube nor Facebook wants the VPJ file? VideoPad saves all your videos as .vpj that can only play inside VideoPad. Is there any way to convert the VPJ file into MP4?

This article will show you the easy and proven methods to convert VPJ to MP4. Please keep reading and figure it out.

VPJ to MP4

What Is a VPJ File

A VPJ file is a project file of VideoPad, the video editing software developed by NCH Software. Since the VPJ file is just the project file created when using VideoPad, it does not contain any actual data like playable video or audio files. It includes references to the location of the used files and information about effects, track clips, and other edits the users made.

So, if the location of the video/audio clips used changes or the trail demo version you are using expired, you may not open the VPJ file anymore. That could be another reason you need to convert VPJ to MP4.

Steps on How to Convert VPJ to MP4

Since the VPJ file is a project file exclusive to VideoPad, you cannot open VPJ files with any other third-party software, let alone convert VPJ to MP4 online with so-called VPJ to MP4 converters.

There is no VPJ to MP4 converter other than the VideoPad video editing software itself. Follow the steps below to change the VPJ file to MP4.

Step 1. Download the latest version of VideoPad.

Visit the official site of VideoPad Video Editor. Download and install the program on your computer. If you have VideoPad already installed on your computer, make sure it is the latest version. Earlier versions of VideoPad may encounter "Export failed" when opening VPJ files.

Step 2. Import the VPJ file to VideoPad.

Double-click to open the VPJ file, or launch the VideoPad program and click "Menu > File > Open Project" to select and import the VPJ file.

Import VPJ file to VideoPad

Step 3. Set MP4 as export format.

Go to the Menu bar and click "Export Video > Video File." Click to expand the File Format tab in the pop-up window named Export Video. Select .mp4 as output format.

Convert VPJ to MP4 in VideoPad

Step 4. Convert VPJ to MP4.

When you finish all the editing and settings before exporting, hit the Create button to turn the VPJ file into MP4.

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FAQ

How do I convert VPJ to MP4?

The only way to convert VPJ to MP4 is using VideoPad. Download and launch VideoPad after installation. Click Menu > File > Open Project to import the VPJ file. Then go to Export Video > Video File and select MP4 in the File Format tab. Hit Create to convert VPJ to MP4 with VideoPad video editor.

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You can use a video converter to change the file type. Open VideoProc Converter, and click Video on the main screen to load the video file. Choose the format you want from the Target Format menu. Click RUN to start converting the file.

Do you have to buy VideoPad to export videos?

No, you don't have to. You can use VideoPad for free as long as it's for non-commercial purposes. But note that the free trial demo version may be expired.

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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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