4 Best ASF Video Converter | How to Convert ASF to MP4

Have no method to convert ASF to MP4? We know there are several asf video converters in the market. To save your time, you can use the most user-friendly software - EaseUS Video Converter for converting video formats.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Feb 01, 2024

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Key Takeaways

▶️The ASF format is a media playback format developed by Microsoft, suitable for playing on the network and supporting data transmission on multiple networks.

▶️The ASF format has drawbacks, including large file sizes and hard to upload ASF video into game hardware.

▶️To efficiently handle ASF files, you may use software such as EaseUS VideoKit, VLC media player, or other online converter like FreeFileConvert to convert it into MP4 format.

Developed by Microsoft, ASF is an abbreviation of Advanced Streaming Format. This format is used to play the full dynamic images on the Internet to download video while playing the image. You can open it with Windows Media Player.

Pros Cons
Local or network playback Large file size if you want to very high quality
Extensible media types Hard to upload ASF videos into game hardware
Part download and scalable media type /
Multilingual support and environmental independence /

If you want to change the format of ASF flash video, then MP4 is a recommended video format as it is lossy. 

2 Best ASF to MP4 Video Converter on Windows

For converting ASF to MP4, you need to find a competent format converter, such as the two software here.

1. First Choice - EaseUS VideoKit[Hot]

It's well known that ASF is not as popular as other video formats, like MP4, AVI, or MOV, so many converters don't support converting ASF videos to MP4. EaseUS VideoKit is a user-friendly file-converting app that allows you to convert ASF videos to MP4 with simple clicks. As this converter supports up to 500 formats, you can turn videos in the desired format. 

Before conversion, you can adjust the setting freely. For instance, this converter allows you to customize the bitrate and frame rate of the output videos, and you can also choose a suitable video resolution, including 1080P.

EaseUS VideoKit

  • Best free video converter for Windows PC
  • Keep video quality as good as the original file
  • Preview converted videos with a built-in player
  • No Watermark left in the trial version

Besides video conversion, this versatile software also supports audio conversion as well as converting video to audio.

Steps to Convert ASF to MP4 with EaseUS VideoKit:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS VedioKit and move to the "Video Converter" tab.

choose video converter

Step 2. Click "Choose File" or drag and drop your video files to the area. Add another file or folder atop. 

Choose File

Step 3. Select the target format that you want to convert, and define its ratio, or you can choose a specific rate under "Device" and "Web Video" for certain platforms. You can also tab the gear icon next to the file to access the same interface.

Select the target format

Step 4. Click "Save to" for the location, and check "Merge all files" to merge them. Choose turn on "High-speed conversion" and "GPU Acceleration" optionally.

define video output setting

Step 5. Press "Convert" at the right of the clip or click "Convert All" in the bottom right to convert. After that, you can find the converted file in the designated folder.

Convert file

2. EaseUS Video Editor

Converting your video to another format is a common thing for vloggers and other video producers. When you check solutions on the Internet, you may get lost for which software to choose. So which ASF video converter can achieve fast conversion speed and a user-friendly interface? EaseUS Video Editor is a free video editor, that also supports conversions.

EaseUS Video Editor

Easy & smart video editing software for beginners

  • Support many video format conversions
  • Add text, filters, overlays, transitions, elements, and music to the video
  • Merge MP4 files into one single file
  • Able to convert MP4 to GIF on Windows PC

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Free ASF to MP4 Converter on Mac

The VLC media player is a portable, free, open-source, and cross-platform media player. Also, it is a free and easy-to-use ASF converter for Mac users. For this video conversion, you won't see any watermark left in the converted file. 

mac conversion in vlc

How to convert ASF to MP4 using VLC media player:

Step 1. Download and install the VLC media player. Then, click "File" > "Convert / Stream". 

Step 2. Click the "+" button to import the ASF file. Then hit the second "Convert / Stream" button. 

Step 3. On the Convert Window, select Profile as Audio - MP3(MP4). Then, choose the saving path in the "Browse". After that, click "Start" to get the converted file. The conversion time of ASF to MP4 depends on your PC performance and file size.

Free Online ASF to MP4 Converter

If you don't want to install third-party software or your disk space is in an emergency, you can try these two online converters to complete ASF to MP4 conversion.

1.ONLINE-CONVERT

This is a free and fast online converter, which converts PDF, image, video, document, audio, e-book, and compressed file formats to other formats. It is straightforward to use. You only need to select the format on the drop-down bar (such as the document in the document converter). Press Go to reach the upload file page, and you will be prompted to download it.

Pros Cons
No installation is required Limited function

Step 1. Click Choose Files or Drop Files here (It supports uploading video through URL, Dropbox, and Google Drive). You can wait for the upload progress bar for a few seconds.

Step 2. Before choosing the conversion button, you may see the advanced video settings. Then, press "Start" to start your conversion.

online convert

2.FreeFileConvert

FreeFileConvert provides various formats conversions, which support more than 8000+ conversion types such as audio, video, image, document, archive, and more.

Pros Cons
No installation is required Limit download time
Data Security. The file will format after 24 hours /

Step 1. Input the ASF video.

Step 2. Select an output format. The Convert files to frame contain 40+ format files. Skip the first two categories and choose MP4 down the Video Formats. Then, click "Convert" button.

free file convert

Conclusion

Here are several methods to convert ASF to MP4 on Windows, Mac, and Online. If you want to use a friendly ASF video converter, EaseUS VideoKit offers this capacity to help you. 

FAQs About ASF to MP4 Converter

More information is gathered from the public. 

1. How do I convert an ASF file to MP4?

Download EaseUS VideoKit > Import ASF file > Choose MP4> Export

2. What is the ASF video format?

The full name of ASF is Advanced Streaming Format, a media playback format developed by Microsoft, suitable for playing on the network. The files based on Windows media are defined as ASF files. It supports data transmission on multiple networks. ASF is also suitable for local playback, broadcasting, and editing on personal computers and other devices that currently support the format.

3. How do I open an ASF file on Mac?

Try VideoLan VLC Media Player. VLC is a free and open-source multimedia player. The majority of video format is compatible with VLC, including MP4, AVI, MPG, MKV, RM, RMVB, WMV, MP3, H264, MOV, 3GP, OGG, WAV, DTS, AAC, and FLV.

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