Converting music and videos the easy way? VLC is the solution

Here's a simple how-to guide for converting one of the lightest and most versatile media players you'll find around

Finding software to convert music and video is easy. Much harder to love them. Yes, because many once installed bring other unwanted applications to our computer. Or they start making it impossible to use them with ads. Be careful though, because if you use VLC you might fall back on love.

How to convert videos and music with VLC. To convert our files on VLC we have to go to "Media" then "convert/save" and click on "Add" to insert the file that interests us. At this point we can choose the desired format from the drop-down menu. To be successful, make sure that the chosen format is supported. At this point we are just one step away from conversion. Ci basta scegliere dove salvare il file e rinominarlo. Poi premendo “Start” si darà inizio alla conversione. In caso stessimo convertendo un file di grosse dimensioni visualizzeremo un timer che ci indicherà il tempo rimanente sino alla fine del processo.

I vantaggi


VLC Media Player

Tra i principali vantaggi di VLC ci sono la sua velocità d’esecuzione e la capacità di convertire praticamente in quasi tutti i formati. L’interfaccia è abbastanza basilare, il massimo della sorpresa sarà l’easter egg del capello di Babbo Natale sopra il simbolo del cono, che identificata VLC, proprio durante i periodi delle festività natalizie. Despite this VLC still has all the makings of being your trusted converter for music and video.

Explanations on VLC

So far so good, but you've never heard of VLC, converters or media players. So let's do a brief review. We've talked about VLC's good ability to convert audio and music files, but its real job is to play media content. It can be used on virtually all platforms from Windows to iOS, Linux to Android. It is also capable of unicast and multicast streaming. Explained even more in a nutshell: do you remember Windows Media Player? Well, VLC does the same job only it's lighter and more versatile.