Best Way to Convert Video to MP4, AVI, 3GP, MP3

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Tipard Video Converter is a professional video converter for you to convert video files to MP4, iPod, ASF, PSP, Xvid, AVI, 3GP, MP3 and many other formats and portable players. So it can convert any web video file to MP4, including converting youtube video to MP4, Yahoo video to MP4, Google video to MP4, etc. The followings is the step by step guide for you how to convert video files to MP4, iPod, ASF, PSP, Xvid, AVI, 3GP, MP3.

Step 1: Download Tipard Video Converter and install it. After your install the Video Converter software, you will see the following sceenshot.

Video Converter

Step 2: Click "Add File" or File menu to load video and audio files and select the file format. You also can drag the files to the interface directly.

Method One: Click "Add File", it would pop up one window, and select you want to convert file on this window.

Method Two: At the top of the drop menu, click "File", then select "Add File" to import your HD video and other video or audio files.

Method Three: Drag the file to Tipard HD Video Converter interface directly.

Add Video

Step 3: Set the output settings

After you select the files you want to convert, you can set the output settings for the conversion under preview window and the video content list.

Profile: Select the output format for your video. The supported output formats include:

choose format

Settings: Click "Settings" to open the Settings window.
In the Video Settings, you can select Encoder, Frame Rate, Resolution and Video Bitrate to convert your movie.
In the Audio Settings, you can select Encoder, Channels, Bitrate and Sample Rate to convert your movie.

Profile Settings

Step 4: How to get any time-length episode from your video files

Tipard Video Converter allows you to cut your movie, so you can capture your favorite clips from your movie. Click "Clip" to open the "Clip" window. Tipard Video Converter provides you three methods to trim your video length.

Method 1: Enter the start time in the Start Time box and click OK, then enter the end time in the Set End Time box and click OK.
Method 2: Drag the scissors bars under the preview window when you want to trim, then the time will be shown in the Start Time box and End Time box for your reference.
Method 3: Click "Trim From" button when you want to begin your trimming. Click "Trim To" button where you want to stop your trimming.
After you set trim time, the length of the captured clip will be shown in the Select Length box for your reference.

Clip

Step 5: How to crop your movie play region

Tipard MP4 Video Converter allows you to remove the black edges around your movie video and customize the size of video play region. There are three methods available to crop your video:

Crop

Method 1: Crop by selecting a crop mode

Select a crop mode in the Crop Mode drop-down list and click OK to save the crop. There are six pre-set crop modes for your choice: No Crop, Cut off Top and Bottom black edges, Cut off Top black edge, Cut off Bottom black edge, Cut off Left and Right black edges, Cut off All black edges.

Method 2: Crop by adjusting the crop frame

The crop frame is the yellow line around the movie video. There are eight small adjustment boxes on the crop frame. Each adjustment box allows you to crop the movie video from a different position. To crop your movie video, you can just move your mouse cursor to an adjustment box and drag the crop frame.

Method 3: Crop by setting the crop values

There are four crop values on the lower right part of the crop window: Top, Bottom, Left and Right. You can set each value to crop your movie video, and the crop frame will move accordingly.

You can also set the output aspect ratio from the Zoom Mode according to your need. There are four choices available: Keep Original, Full Screen, 16:9 and 4:3.

Keep Original: Keep the aspect ratio of the crop size.
Full Screen: Stretch your cropped video to fit for the aspect ratio of the resolution setting.
16:9: Stretch your cropped video to fit for the aspect ratio of 16:9.
4:3: Stretch your cropped video to fit for the aspect ratio of 4:3.

Note: After you crop your video and set the zoom mode, the result can be previewed in the Preview window of the program main interface.

Step 6: Merge your selected contents into one file

If you want to join your selected chapters or titles into one file you can check the "Merge into one file" option. As default the merged file is named after the first selected file (either a title or a chapter).

Step 7: Capture your favorite pictures when you preview

Click "Snapshot" button and the current picture in the Preview window will be captured and saved.

Click "Folder" button to open the folder where the captured images are saved. As default the captured image will be saved at users' My Documents\Tipard Studio\Snapshot.

Click "Preference" menu, you can reset the snapshot folder and the type of your captured image: JPEG, GIF or BMP formats.

Tip: Tipard Video Converter upgraded the effect function, it is avialable to set deinterlacing function, which can convert interlaced video to the progressive video, this function can optimize the video effect. And added more powerful encoders and decoders.

Step 8: Capture your favorite pictures when you preview

Before you start conversion, click "Preference" menu to adjust the settings related to conversion.

After Converting Done: You can choose to "Shut Down" your computer or "No Action" after the conversion. >

CPU Usage: You can choose the max CPU Usage for your computer: 50%, 60%, 70%, 80%, 90%, 100%.

After you finish the pre-settings, you can just click "Start" button to start to convert video files to MP4 player, such as convert video to iPod, iPhone, PSP, etc. Now, enjoy any web video is nothing difficult for you own the Tipard video conveter to help you convert you video files to MP4 and MP3 format.