This step by step guide will show you how to convert video and edit video with Video Converter Platinum. The guide includes four parts as the following index.
1. How to convert Video AVI MP4 WMV MKV FLV MPG and YouTube video
2. How to Edit video – Trim video, Crop video, Join video
3. How to download YouTube video and convert YouTube video to mp3 songs
4 .How to extract audio from video and convert video to MP3 WMA audio
The tool you need is Video Converter, this video converter can convert 2D video to 3D video, it’s the first 2D to 3D video converterin the world, and the conversion speed is fast.
And here are the video formats supported by Video Converter Platinum:
AVI, MKV (HD Quality Video), DivX, XviD, WMV (Window Media Video), MPEG 1/2/4, MPG, MP4, FLV (YouTube video), DAT (VCD), 3GP, 3GPP (cell phone video), VOB (DVD rip video), RM, RMVB (Real Player video), MOV (QuickTime video), M4V, ASF, M2TS, MTS, TS, TP and TRP, Camera Video, Flip Video, etc.
The audio formats supported by Video Converter are:
M4A, MP3, WAV, AC3, AAC, WMA, OGG, APE, MKA, etc.
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Part1. How to convert Video AVI MP4 WMV MKV FLV MPG and YouTube video
Step1. Install and run Video Converter Platinum, click the “Add file” button to import your videos. You can also drag and drop your video files into it. This Video Converter supports batch conversion, so you can import and convert multiple video files at one time. You can also click “Add Files from device” to capture video from your camera.
Step2. This software can convert video to various video formats for iPad, iPod, iPhone, PSP, Zune, cell phone, etc. Hit the device image button to select the output format. If you don’t know what formats your device supports, you can select the format according to the device name.
If you want to customize the output quality, click the “Advanced” button to open the Settings panel, where you can set resolution, frame rate, video bit rate, audio bit rate, sample, etc. You also can create a Settings profile and save it, and then you won’t have to set the same settings every time. If you don’t want to do these settings, the default settings will just work perfectly.
After all you finish the above steps, click “Start” to begin the conversion. When the conversion is finished, you can click ‘Find target’ to locate the converted video. It couldn’t be easier to convert video like that.
Part2. How to Edit video – Trim video, Crop video, Join video
This tool is not only a HD video converting software, but also a Video editing software; you can use it to trim video, join video, crop video, cut video, and even add a watermark to the video.
Trim and Cut video: Click the “Clip Video” button to open the Clip panel. You can cut the video by setting the start time and end time, or you can drag the progress bar to set the clipping area, and then hit the “Play section” to preview the clips and “New clips” to clip the section.
Join videos: On the main interface, tick the check box “Merge into one file”, and you will only get one output file instead of multiple files.
Crop Video: If you want to crop certain part from video, you can click “Edit” to open the edit panel, go to the crop tab, and then you can drag the dash line around the video (or type values) to crop video, this video converter provide real-time preview.
Add effect to video: You can click the “Effect” button and customize the brightness, saturation, contrast; volume, etc on the Effect panel. You can even apply special effects such as “Emboss”, “Negative”, “Old film” and “Gray” by selecting a special effect from its drop-down list. If you want to remove the original audio, you can convert your video with 0% volume.
Add watermark to video: You can add a special logo to the converted video in the “Watermark” tab; the logo would be image or words. You can even customize the transparency, vertical and horizontal space.
Add subtitle to video: You can enable the plug-in subtitle for your video, and customize it in your own style.
Part3. How to download YouTube video and convert YouTube video to mp3 songs
Video files downloaded from YouTube are stream videos (flv). You have to convert them to MP4 or WMV video for transferring to your iPod, iPhone, iPad, PSP, Windows Movie Maker, iMovie, Sony Vegas or Cell phone. If you don’t know how to download YouTube videos to your computer, you can refer to this step by step guide;
After you download YouTube videos to your computer, convert them with this Video Converter Platinum and use iTunes to transfer the converted videos to iPod, iPad, iPhone, PSP, and cell phone.
Part4. How to extract audio from video and convert video to MP3 WMA audio
For some movies, if you just want the audio track instead of the whole video file. This video converter can help you extract audio tracks from your video to MP3, WMA, WAV, AC3, AAC, and M4A etc. After you import the movie files, go to the profile panel, select MP3 or WMA as the output format, and then start the conversion. If you want better music quality, you can select a higher audio bit rate and sample rate in the Settings panel.