How to convert and edit video/audio files for iPod

This guide will so you how to convert and edit video/audio files for iPod with the best Video to iPod Converter software.

Part 1: How to convert video and audio to iPod
Add files -> Select output format -> Set output folder -> Convert

Part 2: How to edit video and audio files
Trim video segment - Crop area size - Adjust video effects - Add watermark

Part 1: How to convert video and audio to iPod

Make Preparations:
Download the Video to iPod Converter.

1. Add files
Click “Add File(s)” button on the toolbar, select video or audio files you want to convert in the dialog box that opens, and add them to the file list.

2. Select output format
Choose one or more files in the file list, and open Profile drop-down list, then select an output format for selected files.

Tip: To adjust the output settings, click “Settings” button next to Profile drop-down list, and set the parameters of output format in the Advanced Profile Settings dialog box that opens.

3. Set output folder
Click “Browse” button in setting panel, select a destination folder in the dialog box that opens, and click OK.

4. Convert file
After finishing the above settings, check the files needed to convert in the file list, and click Convert Checked Item(s) button on the toolbar to start converting the files. You can view the conversion progress from the progress bar at the bottom of the window.

Part 2: How to edit video and audio files

1. Trim Video Segment
The software provides video/audio clipping function, which allows you to choose the segments you like from the source, and add them to the file list for converting.

* Select a video/audio file in the file list, click Edit button on the toolbar and choose Trim option to open Trim window.
* Click Play button to play the selected file.
* When it comes to the very start point you want, click Set Start Point button to set it as start point. And when it comes to the end point you want, click Set End Point button to set it as end point.

Tip: You can drag the slider or enter the time value you want in the Start and End textbox to adjust the position of start and end point.

2. Crop area size
Select the file you want to edit from the file list, and click Edit button on the toolbar and choose Effect option to open Effect window. Click Crop button in the left window to open crop setting panel.

* Check Enable Crop check box.
* Set Crop Area Size: Click the up and down arrow to adjust the height and width of the crop area. If you check Keep Aspect Ratio check box, the height and width will be changed proportionally.
* Set Position of Crop Area: Click the up and down arrow of Left Margin and Top Margin to adjust the left margin and top margin of the crop area.

Tips:
* Click Restore Defaults button, to restore the default settings.
* Adjust crop area manually: drag the central handle and surrounding handles in the preview window to adjust the crop area.

3. Adjust video effects
Select the file you want to edit from the file list, and click Edit button on the toolbar and choose Effect option to open Effect window, then click Effect button in the left window to go to the effect setting panel.

* Check Enable Effect check box.
* Set Brightness: click and drag brightness control slider or enter a value in the Brightness textbox to set the brightness of the video.
* Set Contrast: click and drag contrast control slider or enter a value in the Contrast textbox to set the contrast of the video.
* Set Saturation: click and drag saturation control slider or enter a value in the Saturation textbox to set the saturation of the video.
* Set Other Effects: choose an effect for the output video from the Other Effects drop down list.

Tip: Click Restore Defaults button, to restore the default settings.

4. Add watermark
Select the file you want to edit from the file list, and click Edit button on the toolbar and choose Effect option to open Effect window. Click Watermark button in the left window to open watermark setting panel, then check Enable Watermark check box. So you can add text watermark and image watermark as you want.

Done!

BE GONE, EVIL SPAMMER!!!

 

By the way Einstein . . . did you notice this is a Sansa forum, not iPod?