Audio/Video Converter is one of the many applications present in Windows OS. The application performs all sorts of conversion tasks such as conversion from one format to another; converting one file to another; transferring data from a video/audio file to either a music file or to an email message. As the name indicates, Audio/Video Converter is an instrumental tool which, as the term implies, Converts various kinds of video and audio files into a compatible file format. With this utility, you can convert between most commonly used formats such as AIFF, WAV, MP3, WMA and MPEG-2 systems. This application comes free with Windows OS and you may download it free of cost.
There are various kinds of audio converter available on the market today. Amongst these, so called Portable Audio Converter, Directdraw Video to Audio Converter, QuickTime Player Video Converter, RealPlayer Video Converter and RealPlayer Download Manager are the most popular. Amongst these, so called Windows Media Player is considered a "portable" audio converter as it is capable of conversion between different audio files (ogg, wmv, avi) as well as video files. Windows Media Player can also convert video files such as mpeg's, avi and flv.
While Windows Media Player is the most widely used audio converter, there are also other audio converter available in the market which are more efficient than Windows Media Player. Advanced versions of some audio converters are capable of both video conversion and audio conversion. To know the exact capabilities of the audio converter, you need to check its compatibility and functionality. So, if you are planning to purchase any audio converter for your Windows OS, make sure you do not compromise with its performance. Look for the best product that meets all your audio/video conversion needs without compromising with your budget and performance.