Convert WMV to MKV and MKV to WMV on Mac (Mountain Lion included)
This is a step by step guide to show you how to convert .wmv to .mkv and .mkv to .wmv on Mac OS X (include Mac OS X Lion, Snow Leopard).
1. What's MKV
The MKV format (Matroska Video) is an entirely free video format. More precisely, it is a container making it possible to contain video (DivX, Xvid, RV9, etc), sound (MP3, MP2, AC3, Ogg, AAC, DTS, PCM), as well as subtitles (SRT, ASS, SSA, USF, etc) in the same file, other MKA for audio-only files and MKS for subtitles only. High Definition movies in 720 or 1080 pixel width format are often encoded and packaged as a Matroska format video with a MKV file extension. MKV files usually have a menu system slightly similar to a DVD menu, tools and libraries that allow developers to add MKV support to their applications, an audio/video cross-platform in a multimedia container format and streaming facilities over the internet. MKV has been licensed as an open source container format and is hence free for public distribution.
2. Convert WMV to MKV on Mac - Convert MKV to WMV on Mac
Free Download MKV to WMV Converter for Mac
To install it, simply mount the .dmg archive by double-clicking it, and copy the application to your applications folder (or wherever you want).
Step 1: Add WMV video files to Mac WMV to MKV Converter
Click + to add WMV or MKV video files to the MKV2WMV mac converter, it depends on whether you need to convert WMV to MKV or MKV to WMV on Mac. This WMV2MKV video converter for Mac supports drag-drop and batch conversion, so you can import and convert several multimedia files at a time.
Step 2: Select WMV or MKV as output format
Click the format icon to reveal the output panel and then get WMV or MKV from the drop-down output format.
Step 3: Change Video and audio Settings
You can change the Resolution, Codec, Bit rate and Frame rate of the MKV or WMV video and Sample Rate and Bit Rate. The size of the output file depends a lot on these settings.
Step 4: Start converting WMV to MKV or MKV to WMV on Mac
After all the settings, just hit the Convert button to encode between .wmv and .mkv file for Mac OS X.