This guide will show you how to rip DVD and convert video to AVI, WMV, MP4, MKV, MOV, M4V, FLV, 3GP, 3G2, MPG, ASF, VOB and other video and audio formats for all sorts of mobile players such as iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, Sansa, Walkman, Archos, Zune, PSP, Xbox 360, PS3 with iMedia Converter for Mac.
Step 1: Launch iMedia Converter for Mac and Add DVD or Videos
Click “Load DVD” button to load DVD or click “Add Video” to add videos.
After a DVD or video files are imported successfully, you will see all of them listed in the program:
Step 2: Output Settings
This Mac DVD Video Converter can convert DVD movie and video to all popular formats for playback on iPod, Phone 3G, PSP, PS3, Cell Phone, Apple TV, Zune, Creative Zen, MP4 players and MP3 players and so on.
Choose the format from the format drop-down list before the conversion.
This converter has a list of optimized default setting for a series of players, so if you don’t know what formats your player supports, you can just select the format according to the device name.
Choose the audio format (MP3, WAV, AC3, OGG, APE) if you just want to extract audio from videos on Mac and then specify a directory to save the output files. If you don’t want to use the default video and audio encoding settings, just click “Settings” button to customize settings.
Step 3: Start Conversion
When you are ready to convert the added videos on Mac, Click “Convert” button to start conversion and you can choose to let the computer shut down automatically after conversion if you don’t want to wait around.
Tips: How to edit the video files?
1. How to trim video clips?
Step 1: Tick the Check boxes of the video you want to trim, and click “Trim” button to open the Trim window below:
Step 2: Drag the slider to set the starting time and ending time, and then click “OK”.
Note: You can preview the trimmed video clip before conversion in preview window.
2. How to crop video clips?
Step 1: Check the video you want to edit, and click “Crop” button to open the Crop window below:
Step 2: Select an output aspect ratio and the available options are: Keep Original, Full Screen, 16:9 and 4:3.
You can enter the crop values manually or drag the rectangular selection frame round the video to select the displaying area.
3. How to merge several titles or chapters into one?
You’ll find “Merge into one file” at the bottom of the main interface, after you select the videos you want to rip and finish the output settings, you can tick the check box of " Merge into one file" to merge several titles or chapters into one.
Now you can enjoy your video files.
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