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Free online video to MP4 converter

Make your video endlessly shareable and easily editable. With Canva’s free and beginner-friendly video to MP4 converter tool, creating video content for different platforms has never been more effortless and fun.

Convert your video in one click

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No need to install a separate video converter software or app. You can easily convert your video asset to MP4 on Canva’s video editing(opens in a new tab or window) dashboard simply by downloading your file as a high-quality MP4. Upload and convert videos in MOV, GIF, MPEG, MKV, or WEBM file formats to MP4 files in minutes.

Amplify your content

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Need to beef up your YouTube vlog, corporate training video, or product videos(opens in a new tab or window) with additional footage? No need to go out there and shoot your B-roll. Canva has a gallery of free stock videos(opens in a new tab or window) in crisp quality for different types or categories of videos – whether it’s for travel vlogs, personal IG reels, formal company videos, branded content, or creating fun patterns with a free pattern generator(opens in a new tab or window).

Edit and share videos in an instant

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Update your brand socials on the move. Install the Canva app on your mobile device so you can convert your video to MP4, edit your content, and share your post wherever you may be. The app is available as desktop and mobile versions for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android, so we’ve got you covered no matter what device you’re on.

How to convert a video to MP4

How to convert a video to MP4
Convert a video to MP4

Open Canva on your device. Start a video project from scratch or choose a format template to start with.

Click upload on the left-hand side of the dashboard to have your video on deck. Drag and drop it onto the editing timeline.

Add text overlay using our font combinations, trim your footage for a faster paced storytelling, add audio to make your video more exciting. Boost your B-roll with our vast gallery for free stock footage that will help you tell your story better.

Once you’re done, you can easily convert and download your video in the MP4 format. Just click the Share button on the right-hand corner of the dashboard. Then, scroll down and click Download. Choose MP4 as the file output format and click Download to convert your video.

Once downloaded, you can easily share and publish your downloaded MP4 video to your socials. Alternatively, you can share your video directly from Canva. Click the Share button, then select Share on social. Then choose the social media platform where you want to post your video.
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Frequently Asked Questions

To convert a video to MP4, you can download a separate video converter app or software. With our intuitive video editor, you can convert a video to MP4 to edit it with your other footage, upload it on our online video editor, drag and drop it on our video editing timeline along with your other assets, then download your edited video as an MP4.

The easiest way to do so is to compress it in a ZIP file. But if the file is still too big, consider converting it into a lower quality file. If your client or recipient requires the high-res version, using a cloud service is the ideal way to go. If you’re editing your video on our online editing platform, you can share a link to your draft. You can even control their editing access to the video.

It depends on your purpose. If you need to share your video across various online platforms, MP4 is the best way to go. MP4s are compression-friendly and will not lose their audio and video quality upon compression. AVI has a higher quality and is the best option if you intend for your video to be played on big screens. Compressing them for digital platforms is necessary as their file sizes tend to run large. However, this can lead to a dip in the video and audio quality.
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