MPEG-1 (*.mpg) is a common, well-supported multimedia format and as such supported in all dedicated multimedia conversion programs, so there should be no problem with converting MPG to H264 format. Just keep in mind the resulting quality will depend on the original and generally won't improve but may be even lower.
Convert MPEG 1 video file format to H.264 video.
We have found 5 software records in our database eligible for .mpg to .h264 file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert mpg to h264 on Windows
One of the most popular and succesfful free video conversion sofrware
Convert from mpg file format
|Yes, Freemake Video Converter supports mpg file conversion as a source file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
|Yes, Freemake Video Converter supports h264 file conversion as a target file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned mpg to h264. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A free universal media transcoder for Windows
Video converting software
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert mpg to h264 on OS X
A free video converter for Mac & PC
Multiplatform software - convert mpg to h264 on any platform
Program for multimedia streaming and conversion