Tipard MP4 Video Converter

Tipard MP4 Video Converter Guide

Tipard MP4 Video Converter is an all-in-one video conveter to convert video files to MP4. So you can convert YouTube videos to MP4, convert MPEG to MP4, convert AVI , etc to MP4 which is compatible with almost all popular portable players, including iPod, iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2, PSP, Apple TV, Creative Zen, etc. The following statement is the step by step guide on how to convert video files to MP4 with Tipard MP4 Video Converter.

Part 1: Install and register Tipard MP4 Video Converter

Download Tipard MP4 Video Converter installation file, then double click the downloaded installation file to start installation; next, follow the instructions to finish the installation.

Step 1Launch MP4 Video Converter

After installation, please launch MP4 Video Converter, then enter correct User Name and registration key in pop-up registration window, then click "Register" button to finish registration.

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Step 2 Load source video file

Load any video file you want to convert by clicking "Add Video" option under the "File" menu. Or you can click the "Plus" image button in the main interface.

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Step 3Choose output MP4 format

You can select MP4 format from the "Profile" column and set the destination folder. Also you are allowed to select your preferred audio track and subtitle for your video.

Detailed video and audio settings are provided by this MP4 Video Converter for you to adjust, such as video Encoder, Frame Rate, Resolution, Bitrate and audio Encoder, Channels, Bitrate, Sample Rate, etc. Even more, you can input your own parameters. The well-customized profile can be saved as "User-Defined" for your later use.

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Step 4Edit output video as you like

Adjust output video effect

Click "Clip" on the initial interface, and choose "Effect" command after context menu popped up to open the Effect window. Or you can just click Effect button to open the Effect window. You are allowed to freely drag the Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Hue and Volume 5 Effect scroll bars to choose the perfect video effect you like best.

Adjust video effect

Step 5Merge multiple video files to a single one

Load more than one source files need to be merged, then select all contents in the display list; after that, the "Merge" button on the initial interface will be activated accordingly.

Then, click the "Merge" button, the temporary file of the merger will be listed in the display list. Then temporary file by defaul will be named "Merge", and you can playing it in the "Preview" window to preview the merger video effect.

Step 6Capture your favorite pictures when you preview

When you see any wonderful image, just click Snapshot button in the Preview window, then click Open button to open the folder to find captured picture.

Step 7Start conversion

Click "convert" image button to start to convert source file to MP4 format or other format as you like.

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Part 2: Trim any video

Click "Clip" on the initial interface, and choose "Trim" command after context menu popped up to open the Trim window. Or you can just click Trim button to open the Trim window.

Tipard MP4 Video Converter provides you two methods to trim your video length.

Method 1: Enter the start time in the "Start Time" box, then enter the end time in the "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.

After you set the trim time, the length of the captured clip will be shown in the Select Length box for your reference.

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Part 3: Crop any video

Click "Clip" on the initial interface, and choose "Crop" command after context menu popped up to open the Crop window. Or you can just click Crop button to open the Crop window.

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:

Method 1:Choose the output aspect ratio from the "Zoom Mode" drop-down list according to your need.

There are four choices available: Full Screen, Keep Original, 16:9 and 4:3.

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.

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.

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Part 4: Add a text or image watermark

Click "Clip" on the initial interface, and choose "Watermark" command after context menu popped up to open the Watermark window.

Check the "Enable Watermark" checkbox, then select "Text" or "Picture" radio button to add a text or image watermark to any video as you like.

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