How to Convert Videos to M-JPEG Format for Free

by Quinten Plummer

M-JPEG (Motion Joint Pictures Export Group) files, or simply "Motion JPEGs," package a sequence of JPEG images into a single file. The JPEG frames are captured from a video input or converted from another file format. Whether you need to convert your video into the M-JPEG format or you want to capture a video stream in the format, you can find a solid selection of M-JPEG--compatible conversion software online.

MJ Pegger

Step 1

Encode your video files in the M-JPEG format free using MJ Pegger. Download the program, install it and then launch it (see Resources).

Step 2

Click on the folder icon by the program's Input field. Locate the video file you wish to convert using the File Explorer window that appears. Click on the folder icon by the Convert field to specify an output folder for the converted M-JPEG file.

Click "Convert" to begin converting the file.

Oxelon Media Converter

Step 1

Download and install a free copy of Oxelon Media Converter to encode your video file in M-JPEG format (see References).

Step 2

Launch Oxelon. Click on the program's "Media Format" menu box and then select the "MJPEG (Mime Multipart JPEG) (.mjpg)" option from the box.

Click on the program's "Browse" button to select an output folder for the converted file, and then click on the "Conversion" button to begin the encoding process.

Free AVI Converter

Step 1

Convert your video into an M-JPEG, packaged in an AVI (Audio Video Interleave) container, using a free copy of Free AVI Converter. Download and install the program (see Resources). Launch the program after you've installed it.

Step 2

Click on the program's "Transcoder" tab. Click on the "Select Video" button under the tab. Upload a file using the File Explorer window that appears and then click "OK."

Step 3

Click the "MJPEG (.AVI)" option from the "Format" drop-down menu. Click on the program's "Save As" button to select an output folder for the converted file.

Click on the "Apply Format" button, and then click on the "Convert Now" button to begin the conversion process.

About the Author

Quinten Plummer began writing professionally in 2008. He has more than six years in the technology field including five years in retail electronics and a year in technical support. Plummer gained his experience in music by producing for various hip-hop acts and as lead guitarist for a band. He now works as a reporter for a daily newspaper.

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