Apple’s New Video Format HEVC

When Apple updated its mobile operating system from iOS 10 to iOS 11, they introduced two new media formats – among other major changes and improvements.

We at Online-Convert.com watched this update very closely and of course, we are especially interested in these new file formats. Last week, we already had a closer look at the new image format HEIC. This article will sum up all you need to know about the new video format HEVC.… Read the rest

What’s The Difference Between Stereo And Mono [Audio Example]

Stereo And Mono

In games and on movie players you will find the option to change the audio channel between stereo and mono. With Online-Convert.com, you can change this for your video files as well, either on the website or using our API (check out the tutorial). But what does that even mean, stereo and mono? What’s the difference between the two. Can you even hear it?

Read more to find out what distinguishes stereo from mono.… Read the rest

Summary Of Video Editing Options

These past weeks, we have provided you with many different tutorials about how you can edit video files using the RESTful API of online-convert.com. This article will wrap up all you can do and list the tutorials for easier access.

There are a few preliminaries before you can start video editing though:

  • get a free API key for our API (you get that one after registering for free)
  • get Postman, either the stand-alone program or the Chrome application
  • check out how to use Postman for APIs

 

How To Edit Videos Using Our API

Online-Convert.com is no video editing service.… Read the rest

NEW Feature: Change Video Codec

Change Video Codec

In an earlier article, we have already touched on the topic of video codecs. In short, these codecs determine the compression of a video file and which players are able to play your video. This is the reason why some media players on your computer or even hardware players may not be able to play a movie or clip you downloaded. The codecs must be supported by the respective player in order to do so.… Read the rest

NEW Feature: Change Audio Codec

Change Audio Codec

There is more to audio files than just an icon to click on and an audio stream to listen to. When going a bit more in depth when it comes to audio files and audio file conversion, you have surely heard about different audio codecs. It is, among other things, responsible for the compression of audio data and determines which players and other hardware devices can play the file. For example, many media players have a huge list of supported codecs, but offer additional codec patches to be installed if one of your files does not play.… Read the rest

What’s The Difference Between MP4 And MPEG-4

There are so many different video files and video container formats out there, it’s easy to lose track of them all. Most of the time, you can tell them apart rather easily, but what if they are named almost identically.

MP4 and MPEG-4 (or MPEG4) are two formats that are easily confused with each other. They seemingly only differ by two letters. Yet, there is more that differentiates those two entities.… Read the rest

What Does The p In 720p Stands For?

When you are editing and saving videos, you might have seem them before; numbers with a little p behind them. Even when you are just a casual YouTube watcher, you must have seen them before when checking the quality settings of the video you are watching. This already gives you a hint for what these numbers stand for: they are display or video resolutions.

The most common video resolutions you will come across today are 480p, 720p, 1080p or 2160p.… Read the rest

The Difference Between HD, HQ, SD And 4K

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When it comes to creating videos – as well as when you convert them – there are a lot of different video formats to choose from. They range from 3GP with a smaller file size and lesser quality, to big, high-quality files like AVI or MP4.

However, even when watching videos, there are different “formats” to choose from. When watching a video on YouTube, you can choose different quality formats, depending on your viewing pleasure and speed and strength of your internet connection.… Read the rest

All You Need To Know About Playlist & Project Files

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On Online-Convert.com we have noticed that some users are facing difficulties when it comes to certain files. While conversion of audio and video files is a piece of cake for us, some files uploaded by our users can not me converted to MP3, MP4 or AVI.

This is especially confusing when the users are able to open their files and play the videos or music contained on their home computer.… Read the rest

What’s The Difference between MPEG-1 And MPEG-2

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On video.online.convert.com, you can convert movies and video clips into the most popular and widely supported video formats like AVI, MP4, MOV, WMV… and MPG. However, there are two very common standards for saving and converting your videos as MPG files: MPEG-1 and MPEG-2.

In this blog article we want to give you a little guide in how to distinguish those two formats. What’s the big difference between MPEG-1 and MPEG-2?… Read the rest