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How to Convert MKV to MP4 in OBS

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OBS is the most popular recording and streaming software on the internet.

The best YouTubers, streamers, and podcasters use the software to create content.

It’s free to use, comes with a myriad of features, and is compatible with most devices.

I personally use OBS to stream and create YouTube content, so I have a lot of experience with it.

This includes adding and configuring scenes, sources, filters, and many more.

In this short and simple guide, you’ll learn how to convert MKV to MP4 in OBS automatically after you’ve recorded a video.

How to Convert MKV to MP4 in OBS

Here’s how to convert MKV to MP4 in OBS (automatically):

  1. Launch OBS and select “File” on the top navigation bar.
  2. Select “Settings” to open your settings.
  3. Select “Output” on the left sidebar.
  4. Click on the “Recording Format” dropdown box.
  5. Select “MPEG-4 (.mp4)” as the recording format.
  6. Select “Apply” followed by “OK”.

Now, after you’ve recorded a video, it will automatically be converted into MP4.

You don’t need to manually convert the video from Matroska video (MKV) to MPEG-4 (MP4) anymore.

Further reading

How to Change OBS Recording Output to MP4

How to Change OBS Recording Save Location

How to Find OBS Recordings