How to Import Any MP4 to VirtualDub?

Top Three Methods to Successfully Import Any MP4 to VirtualDub

If you want to use a video application to process your video file you can choose VirtualDub. VirtualDub is a free and open-source video application and it can process linear video streams. However, as a free video processor, VirtualDub only supports to read AVI files. Methods are still available to easily import MP4 or other video formats to VirtualDub for processing. The following will provide three popular methods to successfully import MP4 to VirtualDub for processing.

Method One: Install Plugins

Since VirtualDub version 1.7.2, VirtualDub has updated with a plugin API which can help to import MP4, MKV, FLV, etc to VirtualDub for processing. Of course, other plugins, like Haali Media Splitter, ffdshow-tryouts, etc also supports to open MP4 file on VirtualDub.

Method Two: Create an AVISynth script

With help of AVISynth script, you can easily open many video formats on VirtualDub. Now follow the steps below to play AVI file on VirtualDub.

  1. In this step, you need to download and install K-lite Codec Pack and update FFDShow to ensure your MP4 file is well played in Windows Media Player.
  2. In this step, you need to download and install AVISynth and check all the appearing options during the installatioin.
  3. Open NotePad. Type DirectShowSource("c:locationtovideo.mp4"). Then replace c:locationtovideo.mp4 with the location to your video file (right click the video file to gain the location). Then go to "File">"Save as">"Save as Type: All files" and name your video file as video.avs. You can now import the video.avs file in Virtualdub. And then you can import the video.avs file in Virtualdub.

Method Three: Convert MP4 to Virtualdub AVI

In this method, you will need a professional MP4 to Virtualdub converter - Avdshare Video Converter to convert your MP4 file to Virtualdub best supported AVI. This Avdshare Video Converter supports to convert any MP4 file encoded with any codec to Virtualdub best supported AVI. Besides, this Avdshare Video Converter also supports to convert other FLV, MKV, WMV, WTV, MTS, RMVB, MOV, etc to AVI for compatibly processing in Virtualdub. No quality loss will have when converting MP4, MKV, FLV, etc to Virtualdub AVI. Now follow the guide below to convert your MP4 file to Virtualdub AVI.


How to Convert MP4 to Virtualdub AVI?

Make Preparation: Free download MP4 to Virtualdub Converter

Free download the professionalMP4 to Virtualdub Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import MP4 file

Click the Add File button to load your MP4 file to this MP4 to Virtualdub converter. Batch conversion from MP4 to Virtualdub AVI is supported so that you can load all your MP4 files to this converter.

Step 2 Targeted output format setting

From the drop-down list of "Profile" button>"General Video" category, you can easily select AVI as the output format.

Step 3 Complete the conversion

Click Convert button from the main interface to start the MP4 to Virtualdub AVI conversion. This conversion process will last a little while.