Video Pedia http://www.video-pedia.com Best Video Converter for video editing, video playing, video sharing, video burning, etc. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:09:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.14 Upload MP4 Files to Instagram from Mac http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/23/upload-mp4-to-instagram-from-mac/ http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/23/upload-mp4-to-instagram-from-mac/#comments Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:06:05 +0000 http://www.video-pedia.com/?p=7972 Continue Reading →]]> Put MP4 on Mac to post to Instagram

“I have a short video (11 seconds) I made with imovie on my macbook pro that I would like to post to Instagram so it is high quality. I used HandBrake to convert the video from .mov to .mp4 at 640×640 to fit instagram (didn’t know how to change file type in imovie). I tried several things and cannot seem to get the mp4 on my Mac to post it to instagram. So can someone please tell me how to get high quality MP4 videos on your Mac so you can post them on instagram? Thanks.”

Upload MP4 to Instagram

Best video uploading settings for Instagram uploading

To answer above question, you should be clear of what are the best uploading formats, settings such as codec, resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc are preferred by Instagram. The following part will list them one by one for you.
– Video codec: H.264 codec / MP4
– Audio codec: AAC audio codec at 44.1 kHz mono
– Size: maximum width 1080 pixels (any height)
– Frame rate: 29.96 frames per second
– Video bit rate: 3,500 kbps video bit rate
– Video length: 3 to 60 seconds
– Apsect ratio: 16:9 or 1:1

Post unsupported MP4 to Instagram

If the MP4 video that you try to share on Instagram doesn’t meet the requirements listed above, Instagram will fail to load the videos or the uploading process will be not that smooth or you will get a uploaded video with poor quality. To eliminate all those incompatible issue, you will need to perform a format and profile settings adjusting process. Here, you can get the job easily completed with our best Mac Instagram Converter - Pavtube Video Converter for Mac, which can powerfully convert all MP4 files with different video and audio codec to Instagram readable MP4 file format with H.264 video codec and AAC audio codec.

Adjust output video profile parameters for Instagram

Besides that, it also helps to beneficially generate Instagram most favorable uploading settings. You can easily make that achieved by flexibly adjusting the output video file resolution as 1080×720 or smaller resolution, output frame rate as 29.96, video bit rate as 3500 kbps.

Trim or adjust output video aspect ratio

As the maximum video length for Instagram is 60 second, If the MP4 video length is over 60 seconds, you can use the trim function to cut off video to remove unwanted comments, trailers or ads from the video. If the original video soure aspect ratio doesn’t match with Instagram video uploading aspect ratio standards, you can change the output video aspect ratio with the crop function under the video editor window.

Pavtube Video Converter for Mac works perfectly all all Mac OS including macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitian, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.9 Yosemite. The program can produce high quality results, you can’t tell the difference between the converted video and the original MP4 video. In addition, the batch conversion mode allows you to batch load multiple MP4 files or other files into the program to save your a lot of time.

Step by Step to Convert and Upload Unsupported MP4 Video to Instagram from Mac

Step 1: Load unsupported MP4 video into the program.

Start the program on your Mac computer, click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from folder” to import unsupported MP4 video into the program.

Load unsupported MP4 video

Tips: If you want to batch load multiple MP4 files, make sure to place all your MP4 files in the same folder, then click “File” > “Add from folder” or press the “Add from Folder” button on the top tool bar to batch importing them into the program.

Step 2: Output Instagram supported file format.

Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down list, select to output Instagram compatible “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.

Output Instagram supported file formats

Step 3: Adjust Instagram compatible profile settings.

Click “Settings” icon on the main interface to open the “Profile Settings” window, under video section, set the output video codec as “H.264″, audio codec as “AAC”, output file resolution as”1080*720 or smaller resolution, frame rate as 29.96fps, bit rate as 3500Kbps, sample rate as 44100, channels as mono.

Step 4: Trim video length or adjust output video aspect ratio.

In the video editor window, choose the “Trim” tab and this tab is selected by default when the editing window appears. You can use the trim function to cut off unwanted parts from start and end. You can either drag pointers on the process bar or set exact time point in Start and End boxes to set to reduce video length to no more than 60 seconds for Instagram uploading.

Trim video length

Change output video aspect ratio

Go the “Crop” tab in the “Video Editor” Window, switch to the “Advanced Mode”. To change output video aspect ratio, there are several aspect ratios for you to choose from, including 16:10, 16:9, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, and 2:1, you can choose Instagram accepted 16:9 aspect ratio. Once you select a “Display aspect ratio”, the “green crop frame” will keep this ratio to crop video and you are able to preview the final effect in real time. If you want to keep the same aspect ratio in your final output files, do remember to set the Video “Size (pix)” in “Settings” section as the same ratio as display aspect ratio.

Change output video aspect ratio

Step 4: Start the conversion process.

After all settings are done, click right-bottom “Convert” button to begin to convert and compress unsupported MP4 video to the best formats and settings for Instagram.

When the conversion is completed, you can smoothly upload and share any mp4 video on Instagram from Mac computer.

Further Reading:
How to Upload DJI Phantom 4 4K recordings to Instagram?
Can I Post GoPro Hero4/Hero5 4K video to Instagram?
How to Prepare SD/HD/4K Video for uploading to Instagram?
How to Upload Unsupported Video to Instagram for Sharing?
Apps and Tips to upload Video to Instagram with Perfect Quality

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Play Local Media Files with Amazon Fire TV Stick 2 http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/21/play-local-media-on-fire-tv-stick-2/ http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/21/play-local-media-on-fire-tv-stick-2/#comments Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:12:45 +0000 http://www.video-pedia.com/?p=7965 Continue Reading →]]> The new 2017 Fire TV Stick with Alexa is now available. By plugging this new HDMI dongle into your TV, you can then watch video from a wide selection of places, including iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, Amazon Video, Netflix and YouTube. For those people who have a large media library on your local computer, you may wonder the possibility to play local media files on Fire TV Stick 2. The following article will show you how to make that realized.

Play Local Media with Amazon Fire TV Stick 2

Best applications to stream video from a local network to Fire TV Stick 2

As a matter of fact, there are a bunch of apps that are capable of picking up video (and music) files from a local network and displaying them on a big screen through Amazon’s HDMI dongle. but when taking overall ease-of-use, simplicity, interface design, and extra features all those points into consideration, Plex is the clear winner. 

Vimu Media Player is another option, but you will have to pay for it and set up your own UPnP/DLNA server separately.

VLC for Fire is also capable of picking up local files made available on a home network and it has perfect support for all the most common file types.

There’s also the impressive Kodi media software (previously XBMC), which provides a ton of useful functionality but is tricky to configure. To start, you need to sideload the app onto your device then add your computer’s media library as a source to get all your content available on the Fire TV Stick. If you want to give it a go, full instructions are available on the Kodi wiki portal.

Hot Search: Play Local Video on Fire TV via VLC from USB | Set Fire TV 2 to Play 4K Movie

Fix Fire TV Stick 2 format incompatible issues when streaming local media

No matter which media streaming app you choose to play local video on Fire TV Stick 2, always make sure that the file formats should be included in Fire TV Stick 2 native compatible file formats listed below:
Video formats: H.264 1080p30, H.265 1080p30
Audio formats: AAC-LC, HE-AACv1 (AAC+), HE-AACv2 (eAAC+), AC3 (Dolby Digital), eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus), FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM/Wave, Vorbis, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, Dolby Audio, 5.1 surround sound, 2ch stereo, and HDMI audio pass through up to 7.1
If not, some media streaming app such as VLC, Plex will try to transcode the media for, but the transcoding process will be very processor intensive, in addition, the generate files will also consume a lot of temporary disk storage of on the boot disk. To avoid those issue, it would be much ideal for you to get the codec transcoding task completed with a third-party media conversion tool.

Here, a powerful yet simple to use application called Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (review) is highly recommended to you. The program not only facilitates you to convert 4K/2K/HD/SD digital video with virtually any file formats with Fire TV Stick 2 favorable HD H.264/H.265 format with terrific file quality, but also has the ability to handle commercial Blu-ray/DVD disc. Besides that, in the program’s profile settings, you can adjust the output audio codec as AAC, MP3 and the video frame rate as 30fps to let them compatible with Fire TV Stick 2 best playback settings listed above. As the maximum file resolution by Fire TV Stick 2 is up to 1080p, if you have a 4K video, you can still use our program to compress 4K to 1080p for smooth streaming process with this new Fire TV Stick.

Adjust output aspect ratio of local movie

If the source local media uses an aspect ratio that doesn’t match with your TV display screen aspect ratio, you can change the output aspect ratio to make it adapt with your TV with the program’s crop function.

For your convenience, this program is available on both Windows and Mac platform (get Mac version). In addition, the windows version of this program supports up to 6x faster H.264 codec encoding acceleration on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia CUDA and AMP APP technology and up to 30x faster H.265 codec encoding acceleration on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia NVENC technology.

Step by Step to Convert and Compress Local Media for Fire TV Stick 2 Streaming

Step 1: Import local media.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import local digital video into the program. For loading Blu-ray or DVD disc, Insert your Blu-ray or DVD disc into your computer’s optical drive , hit “File” >  “Load from disc” option.

Import local media

Step 2: Enable GPU Encode Acceleration.

Click “Tools” > “Options”, in the opened “Options” window, click “Acceleration” menu, then check “Enable GPU Encode Acceleration” otpion so that the program will accelerate converion speed when encoding video to H.265/HEVC codec.

Enable GPU Encode Acceleration

Step 3: Define the output format.

Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down list, select Fire TV Stick 2 supported playback HD H.264 file format by following “HD Video” > “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)”. You can also choose to output HD H.265 format if you wish to stream movies in small file size but perfect quality with less bandwidth requirement.

Adjust output file format

Step 3: Adjust output profile parameters.

Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexible adjust the output profile parameters including video codec (H.264 or H.265), resolution (1080P or small), bit rate, frame rate(30fps), audio codec(mp3, aac, etc), bit rate, sample rate, channels(stereo, Dolby Digital or 5.1 surround), etc to let them fit with Fire TV Stick best playback settings listed above.

Adjust output profile parameters

Step 4: Adjust output aspect ratio.

Open the “video editor” window, click the “Crop” tab. In the “Crop” window, switch to the “Advanced Mode”. To keep the cropped aspect ratio, there are several aspect ratios for you to choose from, including 16:10, 16:9, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, and 2:1. Once you select a “Display aspect ratio”, the “green crop frame” will keep this ratio to crop video and you are able to preview the final effect in real time. If you want to keep the same aspect ratio in your final output files, do remember to set the Video “Size (pix)” in “Settings” section as the same ratio as display aspect ratio.

Adjust output aspect ratio

Step 4: Start the conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion from MKV to Amazon Fire TV Stick supported format conversion process.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you can smoothly stream converted files to your HD TV Amazon Fire TV Stick.

Further Reading:
Stream HD/4K Movies to Amazon Fire TV Stick 2
Play 4K Blu-ray on Amazon Fire TV with VLC or Kodi from USB Drive
ISO Files Not Working on Amazon Fire TV, Solved!
How to View Amazon Fire TV Attached USB Video Via Kodi?
Put AVI/WMV/MKV Movies to Kodi 15/14 for Playing on New Fire TV
Watching Blu-ray movies on Amazon Fire TV via Plex Server

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Rip/Convert DVD VOB to MP4 for Portable Devices http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/19/rip-dvd-vob-to-mp4/ http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/19/rip-dvd-vob-to-mp4/#comments Sun, 19 Mar 2017 14:50:13 +0000 http://www.video-pedia.com/?p=7959 Continue Reading →]]> What is DVD VOB file?

VOB is the container format in DVD-Video media. VOB can contain digital video, digital audio and subtitles, DVD menus and navigation contents multiplexed together into a stream form. And the files in VOB file may be encrypted. The files in VOB format have a .vob file filename extension and are typically stored in the VIDEO_TS directory at the root of a DVD. The VOB format is based on the MPEG program stream format, but with additional limitations and specifications in the private streams. VOB files are a very strict subset of the MPEG program stream standard. While all VOB files are MPEG program streams, not all MPEG program streams comply with the definition for a VOB file.

Convert DVD VOB to MP4

Why convert DVD VOB to MP4 file?

Many PC- or Mac-based players such as VLC, MPC-HC, etc or DVD player software such as PowerDVD or WinDVD can play VOB files, but most mobile devices don’t support this format. If you want to watch your favorite DVD vob movie on your smartphone, tablet or other portable media players, you first have to convert it to a more devices compatible file format. MP4 is the digital video format that is used by the vast majority of mobile devices, gaming systems and media player software. When you convert DVDs vob into MP4 format, you can conveniently watch DVD movies on any portable devices you own.

Best tool to convert VOB files to MP4?

The process of converting your DVDs to VOB files is relatively simple. What really matter here is how to choose the best DVD VOB to MP4 file converter. As what we have stated above, VOB files may be encrypted, therefore, you will first need to find a program to overcome the copy protection used on VOB files. In addition, to playback generated MP4 files on your devices with the best playback settings, it would be ideal that the VOB to MP4 converter offers a library of preprogrammed conversion profiles for different smartphones, tablets, game consoles, set-top boxes, etc.

After a review of several DVD VOB to MP4 conversion software, we finally settle on Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, it is armed with powerful protection bypassing ability to comprehensively remove up to 14 types of DVD vob copy protection and region codec including Region code, RCE, key2Audio, UOP, CSS, Macrovision, FluxDVD, Protect, ARccOS, AACS, BD+, ROM Mark, BD-Live, etc. What’s really worthy praising is its various output options. The program only only allows you to convert DVD VOB to plain digital MP4 file formats with various compression codec and file resolution including MPEG-4 MP4, H.264 Baseline Profile MP4, H.264 Main Profile MP4, H.264 High Profile MP4, H.265 MP4, MPEG-4 HD MP4, H.264 HD MP4, H.265 HD MP4 and also acts as a splendid 2D to 3D MP4 converter to create 3D SBS/TAB/Anaglyph MP4 for viewing on 3D TV or VR Headsets. The biggest merits of this program is that it allows you to directly produce various popular device such as iPhone, iPad, Android phone/tablet, Windows phone/tablet, game consoles, etc specially optimized MP4 file format with the optimal playback settings.

Hot Search: Downsize VOB | Play VOB on iPad | Watch VOB on Kindle Fire HD

Customize MP4 profile parameters or edit MP4

For advanced users, when you choose to output a digital MP4 file format, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality. To save more physical space for the output MP4 files, you can take good advantage of the program’s built-in video editing tool to trim or cut off video to reduce video file length or split the large file into small clips by file size, length or count.

For Mac users, please switch to download Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac to get the job completed on Mac OS X El Capitan or macOS Sierra.

Step by Step to Convert DVD VOB to MP4 with Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate

Step 1: Load DVD VOB files.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import DVD VOB video files into the program.

Load DVD VOB files

Step 2: Set output format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, you can either output plain MP4 file format such as “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “Common Video” main category.

Output H.264 HD file format

Or directly choose a specific device preset MP4 file formats as what’s shown in picture below:

Output devices preset MP4 file format

Step 3: Adjust output profile parameters.

Open “Profile Settings” window, here all the profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc are adjustable to facilitate you to make a balance between the video quality and the file size.

adjust output profile parameters

Step 4: Begin the final conversion process.

Clicking the Convert button on main interface to pop out a Conversion window with conversion information such as Time elapsed, Time left, Generated size, and Estimated size.

After the conversion, you can click “Open output folder” to popup output directory with the converted MP4 files. Then feel free to transfer or stream the output MP4 files on your smartphone, tablets, game consoles, TVs, set-top boxes, etc.

Further Reading:
YouTube to VOB – Choose Professional YouTube to VOB Converter for Mac/Win
VOB Player: How to Play VOB Files on Windows/Mac?
Uploading DVD VOB Files to YouTube for Sharing
How to Convert and Change BUP, VOB, & IFO files to AVI?
Best Way to Enjoy Galaxy Tab VOB Movies 
Transcode VOB Files to Watch on Kindle Fire HD

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Top Ranked MKV Video Converter Review: The Fastest and Best Quality http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/16/top-ranked-mkv-video-converter-review/ http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/16/top-ranked-mkv-video-converter-review/#comments Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:56:33 +0000 http://www.video-pedia.com/?p=7949 Continue Reading →]]> The Matroska format is a multimedia container envelope for video, audio and subtitle files. The MKV format has many advantages over competing containers.
– It is open source, and thus making the code freely available to developers the world over, and to the public. 
– The MKV format supports menus like a DVD, chapters, and multiple audio streams for the inclusion of audio tracks in different languages.
– Soft subtitles are also supported in the MKV format. A soft subtitle is a separate subtitle track within the container that can be turned off or on by the user.
– MKV can contain variable bitrate audio and variable framerate video, plus B-frame compression.
– The MKV format also supports virtually any audio format, including lossless audio like FLAC, and audio container formats like Ogg. It also supports Speex, a lossy format for compressing audio speech.

MKV Video format

Why need a MKV Video Converter?

Convert MKV to a more compatible file format

Even MKV allows you to contain a robust amount of data in a small package, however, it isn’t exactly widely supported. You may smoothly play it on the free open-source multimedia player – VLC, but you may have no luck to get it recognized by the household media players like Windows Media Player, QuickTime, iTunes, etc. To fix that compatibility issue, you can convert MKV to a format that’s compatible with most modern devices and media players.

Encode MKV from various media formats

As we have mentioned above, MKV offers a richer media experience than any other current format. Therefore, it quickly become the preferred file extension for high definition video on the Internet. For Blu-ray/DVD disc owners, it would be a good option to rip Blu-ray/DVD disc to MKV format if you wish to preserve the multiple audio tracks and subtitle languages in original Blu-ray/DVD movies. In addition, if your original Blu-ray movies offers 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound, you can pass-through them when you choose to backup your Blu-ray/DVD to a lossless MKV file format.

Best MKV Video Converter Review

Although there are many MKV Video Converter program on the market, however, if you are looking for a powerful yet simple to use MKV Video Converter, we highly recommended Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for you, which is superior to all its competitors in the following aspects:
– Full support for MKV encoded video various different video (even H.265) and audio codec
– Handle MKV with various different file resolution even 4K is supported
– Convert MKV to virtually any file formats and even devices and program preset profile formats
– Output MKV from various media types including commercial Blu-ray/DVD disc and all digital file formats
Preserve subtitles when converting MKV to other popular file formats
– Batch convert multiple MKV files to save your precious time
– Supports 6x faster speed when encoding MKV to H.264 codec on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia CUDA or AMD App technology and up to 30x faster speed when encoding MKV to H.265 codec on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia NVENC technology.
- Output video with perfect quality. There is almost no difference between the result video and the original video.

Hot Search: Play MKV on Mac | Play MKV on VLC

Tips: For those people who wish to digitize Blu-ray/DVD with no quality loss, we highly recommended you to download Pavtube ByteCopy (review), which helps to beneficial copy 2D/3D/4K Blu-ray/DVD to lossless multi-track MKV format with all the original subtitle languages, audio tracks and chapter information well preserved. In addition, this format will enable you to pass through 5.1 surround sound like Dolby Digital or DTS and 7.1 surround sound like Dolby TrueHD or DTS-HD Master audio in original Blu-ray or DVD movies to get the best audio quality.

Tips: 5.1 is the industry standard and is used by most DVD and Blu-ray disks, as well as by HDTV and video games. It is also the most common sound system in commercial theaters. Most Blu-ray players support 7.1 sound, as does the PS3. Most DVDs, Blu-ray disks and games are still produced using 5.1 audio, but an increasing number of Blu-ray disks are being released with 7.1 sound as well.

Step by Step to Convert MKV Files with Best MKV Video Converter

Step 1: Import MKV files or load Blu-ray/DVD disc.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import video audio not synced MKV files into the program. For loading Blu-ray or DVD disc, Insert your Blu-ray or DVD disc into your computer’s optical drive , hit “File” >  “Load from disc” option.

Load MKV files or Blu-ray/DVD disc

Tips: Check the MKV or Blu-ray/DVD movie titles you want to convert or rip. Click the drop-down list of Subtitles, then all the subtitles info in the MKV video or Blu-ray/DVD movie will be shown clearly, so you can select your needed language as your subtitles freely.

Step 2: Set output format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, if you wish to output MKV to other popular file format, just choose a more wide supported format such as “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.

Choose output file format

If you wish to rip Blu-ray or DVD to MKV, just following “Common Video” > “MKV (Matroska) Video (*.mkv)”.

Rip Blu-ray/DVD to MKV

Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here all the profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc are adjustable to facilitate you to get the best output video and audio quality.

Step 3: Enable GPU Encode Acceleration.

If you wish to encode MKV to H.264/H.265, you can accelerate encoding speed with the steps below:
Click “Tools” > “Options”, in the opened “Options” window, click “Acceleration” menu, then check “Enable GPU Encode Acceleration” otpion so that the program will accelerate converion speed when encoding video to H.265/HEVC codec.

Enable GPU Encode Acceleration

Step 4: Begin the video encoding process.

Go back to the main interface, hit the right-bottom “Convert” button to start converting MKV to your desired file formats or encoding Blu-ray/DVD to MKV format.

When the conversion is completed, feel free to play MKV files with your desired subtitles on any media players, devices or programs you like.

Further Reading:
Edit MKV with Sony Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum
MKV & Samsung TV – Play MKV on Samsung TV smoothly
Best way to Play all MKV on Xbox One S
Lossless Copy Blu-ray to MKV for Using with JRiver Media Center
Why We Use MKV for DVD/Blu-ray Backup?
How to Copy Blu-ray to MKV with Chapter Markers Well Preserved?
Watch Blu-ray on Sony HD TV with Multi-Track MKV

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Xilisoft DVD to Video Ultimate Review and Alternative http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/14/xilisoft-dvd-to-video-ultimate-review-and-alternative/ http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/14/xilisoft-dvd-to-video-ultimate-review-and-alternative/#comments Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:24:04 +0000 http://www.video-pedia.com/?p=7943 Continue Reading →]]> Xilisoft DVD to Video Ultimate helps to convert home DVD to various video/audio formats to watch it on any devices. Main functions and bonus features of Xilisoft DVD to Video Ultimate:

Main functions

- Convert Home DVD to more than 160 video and audio formats.
– Convert Home DVD to multimedia devices like iPhone/iPad/iPod, Galaxy.
– Convert Home DVD to HD videos like H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.265/HEVC, HD WMV.

Bonus features

- Choose subtitle and audio track from original DVD movie source in different languages to meet your demands.
– Join several DVD titles or chapters into one to create a new video
– Trim a DVD title/chapter to extract the desired segments by defining the time.
– Edit DVD movies by cropping, adding external subtitle, soundtrack, watermark and apply special effects, etc.
– Auto retrieve Home DVD information from the Internet and display the information such as artist name, Home DVD cover, Home DVD chapters and titles and more.
– Directly transfer converted files to iPhone, iPad, iPod and PSP after converting DVD.
– 5X Speed Promotion with NVIDIA CUDA & ATI APP technology.

Drawbacks of Xilisoft DVD to Video Ultimate

For home DVD collectors, Xilisoft DVD to Video Ultimate can be the best choice for you. However, most store purchased DVD movies all are encrypted with complicated copy protection and region code. Xilisoft DVD to Video Ultimate can only deal with home-made ones without copyright. What’s more, when compared with other powerful DVD copy software on the market, you may find that Xilisoft DVD to Video Ultimate is still lacking in the following areas:
– Not offer the DVD copy mode to backup DVD movies with no quality loss
– The inability to adjust output profile parameters to better control the output video/audio quality
– Not providing the “Enabling forced subtitle” option to disable the traditional subtitles while still preserving the subtitles that translate foreign language speaking parts periodically throughout the film to help you understand what they are saying.
– Not support for Nvidia GPU acceleration for fast H.265 codec encoding

Best alternative to Xilisoft Video to DVD Ultimate

If you are looking for a powerful DVD to Video Converter program with powerful disc protection removing function, rich output video customization function, beneficial subtitle setting function and also fast video encoding speed, we highly recommend Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (review) to you. The program can powerfully bypass up to 14 types of DVD copy protection and region codec including Region code, RCE, key2Audio, UOP, CSS, Macrovision, FluxDVD, Protect, ARccOS, AACS, BD+, ROM Mark, BD-Live, etc. It also keeps constant upgrade with perfect support for the copy protection used on the recently released DVD movies. Besides converting DVD to popular SD/HD and even 2K/4K file formats and devices preset profile formats, it also enables you to make a full disc copy of original DVD structure with all the subtitle information, audio tracks and chapter information well preserved or a main movie copy without unwanted trailers, ads, comments, etc for safe backup.

To better control of the output file quality, you can flexibly adjust profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like. If in the DVD movies, there are actors are speaking a language that are different from the subtitles that you have specified before. You can enable “Forced subtitles” option to disable the traditional subtitles while still preserving the subtitles that translate foreign language speaking parts periodically throughout the film to help you understand what they are saying.

When referring fast conversion speed, the program supports up to 6x faster H.264 codec encoding acceleration on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia CUDA (H.264 encoding) and up to 30x faster H.265 codec encoding acceleration on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia NVENC technology.

Side by side comparison of Video to DVD Ultimate and Video Converter Ultimate

Software Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate Xilisoft DVD to Video Ultimate
Price
$65
$59.95
Remove Copy Protection and Region Code
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Input File Formats
DVD Disc/Folder/IFO/ISO

2D/3D Blu-ray Disc/Folder/ISO

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SD/HD/2K/4K

Output File Formats
SD HD

HD Video

4K Video

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3D Video

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Device Preset Profile Formats

DVD Copy Mode
Full Dis Copy

Main Movie Copy

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Custome Copy Mode

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Advanced Features
Preview Video

Adjust Output Profile Parameters

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Trim/Merge/Crop/Watermark

Adjust Output Aspect Ratio

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Split Video

Flip & Rotate

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Appy Special Effect

Deinterlacing

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Add external Subtitle

Remove/Replace Audio in Video

Fast Conversion Speed
Nvidia CUDA or GPU Acceleration Transcoding

Not Support NVIDIA CUDA technology

To better distinguish Xilisoft Video to DVD Ultimate from Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, a side by side comparison chart with detailed comparison parameters is provided for you:

Conclusion:

From above comparison charts, we can see that Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can be the best commercial DVD to video converter program thanks to its powerful disc breaking function. In addition, it also ensure you a good output video quality with built-in video customization function. What’s more, the beneficial subtitle function can assist you to better follow the DVD movies. The built-in GPU acceleration also guarantee you a fast conversion speed.

Further Reading:
MacTheRipper Alternative to Rip DVD movies on Mac OS Sierra
Top 5 Aimersoft DVD Ripper Alternative and Similar Softwares
2017 Top 5 Free DVD Rippers for Mac Review
Comparison of Best DVD Ripper Software
Top Best DVD Ripper for macOS Sierra – Rip DVD on macOS Sierra

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Can’t Import MP4 to Premiere Elements, Solved! http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/12/import-mp4-to-premiere-elements/ http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/12/import-mp4-to-premiere-elements/#comments Sun, 12 Mar 2017 15:34:56 +0000 http://www.video-pedia.com/?p=7939 Continue Reading →]]> Premiere Elements MP4 editing issue

“I made an mp4 video in premiere Elements 12 (for playing on iPad) and now I want to import the mp4 file into another premiere Elements project. when i try to import the file, it just hangs and does nothing when i select the mp4 file (get the spinning beach ball that never stops until i force quit premiere Elements. i am on a mac running osx 10.7.5 and have the latest updates to premiere Elements 12. (by the way, the mp4 plays fine in quick time.) Does anyone know what I’m doing wrong? Thanks”

“My cell phones generate .mp4 video files. I can import them into Photoshop Elements Organizer 12, add titles and tags but I can’t generate a thumbnail image or view these videos by clicking on the image in the Organizer. PSE 12 does support the .mov file format that my Nikon D800 generates and shows a thumbnail and allows me to view the video. I can view the video using the Windows 10 file manager. I can also view them with Bridge CC. Any suggestions?”

Can Premiere Elements handle MP4 files?

From Adobe’s official page, we find that Premiere Elements has the capability to import the following file formats:

From above tablet, we can see that Premiere Elements only has the ability to handle H.264 encoded QuickTime MP4 file formats. However, it is well know that MP4 is a multimedia container file format, which can hold various different video and audio codec as below:
Video codec: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 (A)SP, H.264/MPEG-4, H.265/HEVC, VC-1/WMV, Real Video, Theora, Microsoft MPEG4 V2, VP8, MVC
Audio codec: MP3, WMA, AAC, AC-3, DTS,ALAC, DTS-HD

Hot Search: Fix Premiere Elements Video Importing Issue|XAVC Can be Import to Elements

If the MP4 files are encoded with any of above listed incompatible video or audio codec, Premiere Elements will fail to recognize that MP4 files.

Transcode unsupported MP4 for Premiere Elements editing

To fix Premiere Elements not importing certain MP4 format issue, the best simple solution is transcoding MP4 file to one of Premiere Elements editable file formats listed above. To get the job easily completed, here, we highly recommend Pavtube Video Converter (review), which can comprehensively convert all MP4 files to Premiere Elements 15/14/13/12/11 editable file formats listed above. For those people who wish to get the native editing workflow of MP4 with Premiere Elements, you can use the program to directly produce Premiere Elements specially optimized MPEG-2 editing codec.

Pavtube Video Converter features an intuitive and easy to navigate interface, you can complete the whole conversion process with just few clicks. In addition, it is an ad-free program and doesn’t feature any ads or bundled adware, therefore, just feel free to download and install it on your computer without required to install any unwanted application. What’s more, the program keeps constant update with with perfect support for the new Windows 10 and macOS Sierra and also their previous version, so you won’t get any OS incompatible issue.

Edit MP4 files with Premiere Elements

Before loading MP4 files into Premiere Elements for professional video editing, you can do some simple video editing work on the MP4 files. You can trim or cut MP4 video to remove unwanted parts from the video, crop video blackbars or unwanted area, apply some special rendering effect, deinterlace interlaced video into progressive form, add external subtitle to MP4 video.

The program is available on both Windows and Mac platform, you can download the Mac version – Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to solve Premiere Elements MP4 importing issue on Mac OS X El Capitan or macOS Sierra.

Step by Step to Convert MP4 for Editing with Premiere Elements

Step 1: Load unsupported MP4 files.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import source MP4 video files into the program.

Step 2: Choose Premiere Elements best editing file format.

Click “Format” drop-down bar to select a proper video format. To edit MP4 videos in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” is the most suitable one. 

Premiere Elements best editing file format

Step 3: Edit MP4 files.

Select an item on the main interface to activate the “Video Editor” function, in the opened video editor window, you can trim video file length, crop video file size, add watermark, apply special rendering effect, remove/replace audio in video or add external subtitles to video, etc.

Edit MP4 video

Step 4: Start conversion.

After all the setting is completed, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to begin the conversion of MP4 files to Premiere Elements MPEG-2 conversion process.

When the conversion is completed, you will have no problem to import converted files to Premiere Elements for editing.

Further Reading:
Transcode XDCam MXF in MOV/MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CS6/5/4/3
Batch Convert MOV Files to Premiere Pro for Editing
Move Final Cut Pro X Videos to Premiere Pro CC
Best Exporter: From Adobe Premiere to ProRes and HEVC/H.265
Convert Sony 4K XAVC S Files to Premiere Elements 12
How to edit 4K video on Premiere Elements
Edit DJI 4K videos on Premiere Elements

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Best VR Video Converter for Mac Review http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/09/best-vr-video-converter-mac-review/ http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/09/best-vr-video-converter-mac-review/#comments Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:55:48 +0000 http://www.video-pedia.com/?p=7936 Continue Reading →]]> For home entertainment users, apart from watching 3D movies on your large screen 3D TV with the expensive 3D Blu-ray player, there is definitely a more convenient and economical way for you to get immersive 3D video-watching experience at home with a VR Headset like Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, Google DayDream VR, etc. To watch 3D movies on VR Headset, you will need to prepare a 3D movie, a phone like iPhone or Android with installed VR video player and also your VR Headset. Find no compatible 3D movies for viewing on VR Headset, no need to worry, with a powerful VR video converter, you can easily turn virtually any media into 3D movie format for VR Headsets viewing. In the following part, we will share the best Mac VR Video Converter for you.

Criterion for the best VR Video Converter for Mac

When you are searching “VR Video Converter” online, you may find that there are many options out there. It would be a waste of time and energy to test one by one on your own. To pick the best Mac VR Video Converter for you, we have summarized the following important criterion for you as a reference:
– Full support for all media types and file formats
– Output various 3D mode and 3D formats
– Adjust output 3d profile settings to get better 3D visual effect
– Compatible with the new Mac operation system
– Offer perfect output video quality
– Simple to use
– Stable conversion process
– Safe to download and install

Hot Search: Top 5 Free VR Players | Creat SBS 3D MP4 on Zeiss VR One Plus | Top VR Video Creator

Review of Best Mac VR Video Converter – Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac

Based on the standards listed above, we finally settle on Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac. The program can fulfill all the requirements listed above with the remarkable functions and features listed below:
– Enhanced media compatibility with not only commercial 3D/2D Blu-ray disc/BDMV folder/ISO image, DVD disc/Video_TS folder/IFO/ISO image file but also digital video with virtually any file formats (H.265/HEVC, MXF, XAVC/XAVC S, AVCHD, Prores also included).
– Generate various different 3D modes including Side by Side 3D, Top and Bottom 3D and also Anaglyph 3D. In addition, you are also allowed to switch among those 3D modes with different file format including AVI, WMV, MP4, MKV, MOV.
– Adjust output 3D profile settings. You can adjust the 3D video depth to get better 3D visual effect, check “Switch Left Right Image” option to change the image display order for 3D SBS movie, make a choice between full sbs, half sbs and full tab and half tab or “Red/Blue Anaglyph” or “Red/Green Anaglyph” for 3D Anaglyph movie. In addition, you are also allowed to adjust output profile settings such as video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc to get better output 3D video quality.
– Keep constant update with perfect support for the new macOS Sierra.  
– Create high quality 3D movie without sacrificing any of the quality from the original source video
– Pretty simple to use with an intuitive and easy to navigate interface
– Workable very stable and there are hardly sudden crashes during the disc ripping or video conversion process
- The program doesn’t feature any ads or bundled adware so feel free to download and install it on your Mac computer

Verdict

The best VR Video Converter – Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac will deliver you a stunning 3D movie experience by turning all your local media into different mode 3D format with specially optimized 3d profile settings for viewing on any of your favorite VR Headsets. In addition, the simple to use interface, stable conversion process, perfect system compatibility and ad-free feature all ensure you a comfortable and reliable conversion process.

Further Reading:
Best 2D to 3D MP4 Video Converter – for viewing with VR headset/3D TV etc
Enjoy Sony RX10 II 4K XAVC S on Zeiss VR One with iPhone 6
Convert MKV to 3D SBS MP4 for Watching on Zeiss VR One with iPhone 6
Best 3D Movie Converter for VR Headsets
How to Watch 3D Movies on VR Headsets?
Create 3D Video for PlayStation VR
View DVD Film on Freely VR Headset

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Edit MKV with Sony Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/05/edit-mkv-with-vegas-pro-movie-studio/ http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/05/edit-mkv-with-vegas-pro-movie-studio/#comments Sun, 05 Mar 2017 16:47:22 +0000 http://www.video-pedia.com/?p=7930 Continue Reading →]]> Any tips on converting MKV to MP4 for sony vegas?

Hello, i’ve been trying to convert mkv to mp4 files for a while. Every time I try convert it using Any Video Converter it converts but then when I import it to sony vegas it makes these really messed up sounds and doesn’t display the video. I know that it does work, because I managed to get it working days ago, but I forgot what I did. Anyhow, any ideas how to convert MKV to MP4? As I’ve said before, i’m using any video converter.

Can Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum handle MKV files

Before going any further, first take a look at Vegas Pro (version 14) and Movie Studio Platinum (version 14) supported input file formats listed below:

Sony Vegas Pro:
4K XAVC S, 4K XAVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM Optical, DV, HDV, AVCHD, NXCAM, MOV, MP4, WMV, MPEG-1/2/4, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, WAV, FLAC, AAC, MP3, OGG, WMA, Surround Sound/5.1, BMP, PNG, JPEG, TIFF, OpenEXR-, DPX- and WDP image sequences

Sony Movie Studio Platinum
AAC, AA3, AVI, BMP, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, WMV, AIFF, FLAC, MP3, OGG, PCA, SND, W64, WAV, WMA, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WDP, CDA, SFA

From above lists, we can see that Sony Vegas Pro has powerful media handling capability than Sony Movie Studio Platinum, with perfect importing support for various file formats. It is well know that MKV is a container file format, which may contain various different video and audio codec that Sony Vegas Pro doesn’t recognize. It the MKV file are encoded with Vegas Pro or Movie Studio Platinum not recognized codec, you will fail to open the files with them.

Convert MKV for Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum editing

To load incompatible MKV files into Sony Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum editing, you can use a third-party application to convert MKV files to Vegas Pro editable file formats. To get the best editing formats for Sony Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum, here, you are recommended to download Pavtube Video Converter (best video converter review), which enables you to directly output Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum specially optimized file formats for direct editing.

Hot Search: Edit 4K Video with Vegas Pro | Sony Vegas for Mac Alternative | Sony Vegas Handle Raw MXF

Edit MKV files by trimming/merging/splitting/adding subtitle

Wish to do some simple video editing work before loading MKV files into Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum? With the program’s built-in video editing functions, you can merge separate video into one, split large video files into small ones by file size, count or length, trim or cut video to leave only your unwanted parts, add external srt/ass/ssa subtitles to MKV video., etc.

Other Download:
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/video_converter/
– Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html
- Softonic Download: http://pavtube-video-converter.en.softonic.com/

How to Convert and Import MKV Files into Sony Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum?

Step 1: Load MKV files to the program.
Launch the program on your computer, add MP4files to the program by clicking the “Add Video” or “Add folder” button.

Step 2: Pick the output file format.
From “Format” drop-down options, select Sony Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum Prospecially optimized file format from “Adobe Premiere/Son..” > “MPEG-2(*.mpg)”.

Step 3: Trim/Split/Merge/Crop MKV files.

Trim
Open “Video Editor”window and switch to the “Trim”tab, you can drag the slider bars to include the segment you want to remain, click the left square bracket to set start point, and click the right square bracket to set end point when previewing the videoor directly input specific values to “Start” and “End” box.

Merge
On the main interface, check “Merge into one file” option to combine all your separate video clips into one single file.

Split
Step 4: Split selected file into several small pieces:
Click the “Split” button underfile listtolaunch the “Video Split” window. Checking “Enable” to enable it, and then you can split the file by file count, time length, or file size.

Crop
Click the “Crop”tab, drag the green dash line around the video to remove the black edges in the video frame.

Step 4: Start conversion.
Hit right-bottom convert button to start encoding MKV to Sony Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum preset file formats conversion process immediately.
When the conversion is completed, feel free to import mp4files to Sony Vegas Pro/Movie Studio Platinum for professional editing workflow.

Further Reading:
How to Import H.265 videos to Sony Vegas Pro?
Editing Workflow of Samsung NX1/NX500 4K H.265 Video with Sony Vegas Pro 12/13
Import Camera H.264 recordings to Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11
Convert Dxtory AVI to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas 13/12/11 Editing
Ingest Samsung NX1 H.265 Videos to Sony Vegas Pro 13/12/11? More Details?

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How to Use GOM Video Converter and Best GOM Video Converter Alternative? http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/02/gom-video-converter-guide-best-alternative/ http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/03/02/gom-video-converter-guide-best-alternative/#comments Thu, 02 Mar 2017 16:35:34 +0000 http://www.video-pedia.com/?p=7926 Continue Reading →]]> GOM Video Converter is powerful all purpose video conversion software. It can encode video files into other formats. It supports a wide range of input and output formats. 

GOM Video Converter

Key features of GOM Video Converter

Encoder: this utility supports a compendium of video formats such as MPEG and others. For the output, GOM Video Converter supports AVI, DivX and MPEG to name just a few. The principle is simple thanks to the intuitive interface.
Audio extractor: from all supported video formats, GOM Video Converter also makes it possible to take out the audio from them. After that, the sound can be saved into several audio formats selected previously by the user.
Miscellaneous: apart from these function, this tool is also allowing to add subtitles to videos as well a logos if needed be. Thanks to the video player integrated to this program, taking snapshots is also feasible. The output will be saved in a popular graphics format.

How to Convert Video with GOM Video Converter?

1) Add Files to Convert
Click the [Add] button to add files to the conversion list.

Add files to convert

Tip ) You can also drag and drop files onto the conversion list directly.

drag and drop files onto the conversion list

2) Select a Preset
Select a preset for the device you want to use your converted files with. Whenever you change your output settings they will stay that way until you change them again, even if you quit and re-launch the program. That way you don’t need to redo your output settings every time you start GOM Video Converter.

Select output preset

If no preset is provided for your device, visit our Preset Download forums where you can download presets from other GOM Video Converter users. You can also request presets from other users on our Preset Request forums.
3) Start Conversion
Now you’re ready to convert your files. Just click the [Start] button.

Start Conversion

After the conversion gets started, a window where you can view its progress will appear.

conversion progress window

After Converting…
By clicking the [Destination] button you can open the folder where all your converted files have been saved.

Open converted files

Tip) You can also send your converted files directly to a connected device by using the following options:

Send files to devices

Click the [...] button to open the file browser and select the proper directory located within the connected device.
– Choosing “Move the output file to the directory below” will transfer the converted file from your destination folder to the directory you chose with the [...] button.
– Choosing “Copy the output file to the directory below” will save the converted file to both your destination folder and the directory you chose with the [...] button.

Best GOM Video Converter Alternative

Although GOM Video Converter can complete can complete some simple video editing work for you, however, for entertainment users, you may wish to find a more advance media conversion tool that can satisfy the following requirements:
– Input support for more media types and digital file formats
– Output more popular digital file formats
– Produce more device preset profile formats
– Video customization function to better control output video quality
– Full array of video editing function to get the exact video you want
– Available on both Windows and Mac platform

Hot Search: Encode H.265 with FFMPEG Alternative | MPEG Streamclip for Mac Alternative | Freemake Video Converter for Mac Alternative

Based on above listed standards, we have picked one powerful yet simple to use program – Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows/Mac (review) for you, which is superior to GOM Video Converter in the following aspects:
– Enhanced media capability to rip commercial Blu-ray/DVD disc with copy protection and region code
– Convert 4K/2K/HD/SD digital video with the format of AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, H.264, H.265, MEPG-1, MPEG-2, Prores, Divx, Xvid, etc
– Extract audio from Blu-ray/DVD/Video and save as common audio file formats such as MP3, WMV, WAV, AAC, AC3, FLAC, etc
– Offer various popular file format options and also hot devices including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android phone/tablet, Windows phone/tablet, game consoles, TVs and also popular NLE editing program preset editing formats.
– Flexibly adjust output video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels, etc to get better video and audio quality.
– Full video editing package are provided for you including trimming video length, cropping file size, adjusting output aspect ratio, adding watermark, deinterlacing interlaced video, applying special rendering effect, inserting subtitle, removing/replacing audio in video, etc.
– Other beneficial functions including merging separate video into one, split large video into small clips, take snapshot from Blu-ray/DVD/video, etc.
- Available on both Windows and Mac platform, perfect compatibility with the new Windows 10 and macOS Sierra.

Further Reading:
Top 10 Best WinX DVD Video Software Alternatives
Best iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe Alternative
Top 15 OGMRip Alternative and Similar Software to Rip DVD Movies
Best VidCoder Alternative to convert video and Rip Commercial Blu-ray/DVD Disc
Any Video Converter Ultimate VS Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate

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Nvidia CUDA or AMD Ultra Fast Video Converter Encode H.264 http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/02/28/nvidia-cuda-amd-ultra-fast-h264-video-encoder/ http://www.video-pedia.com/2017/02/28/nvidia-cuda-amd-ultra-fast-h264-video-encoder/#comments Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:39:16 +0000 http://www.video-pedia.com/?p=7913 Continue Reading →]]> Why encode video to H.264?

H.264 is a great compression standard for a number of reasons. It provides very good quality at relatively low bitrates, and its widespread use means it’s supported by essentially every video playback device made in the past five to ten years. It’s also very versatile, not only allowing compression to small file sizes, but also to high quality, high bitrate files that are suitable for use on Blu-ray discs.

The long time to encode H.264

Encoding video will always takes a long time, especially when you try to encode a video to the complex H.264 standard. You’ll find that your videos take many times longer to encode H.264 than other codecs.

Fast H.264 video encoding software with Nvidia CUDA or AMD technology

Fortunately, with Nvidia CUDA technology applied on some Nvidia Graphic cards or AMD APP technology used on AMD Graphic card, you can now accelerate H.264 encoding speed as long as your H.264 encoder software can be enabled with Nvidia CUDA or AMD APP hardware acceleration. The following article will share you two remarkable Ultra fast H.264 encoder software with you.

Top 1: Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate

As a comprehensively H.264 encoder, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate allows you to encode not only digital file formats but also commercial DVD/Blu-ray disc to H.264 Baseline Profile MP4, H.264 Main Profile MP4, H.264 High Profile MP4, H.264 HD MP4 with ultra fast encoding speed by taking good advantage of the Nvidia CUDA and AMD App technology. Besides encoding H.264 with fast speed, the program also supports up to 30x H.265 codec encoding speed on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia NVENC technology. Besides encoding H.264, you can also use the program to decode H.264 to any of your desired digital file formats with fast speed and perfect quality.

Hot Search: Encode H.265/HEVC with FFMPEG Alternative | Top 3 Tools to Encode/Decode H.265

Top 2: Pavtube Video Converter

Different from Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, Pavtube Video Converter only allows you to encode digital video such as AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, MOV, AVCHD, MXF, H.265, XAVC/XAVC S, Tivo with the resolution of 4K/2K/HD/SD to H.264 codec with fast encoding speed with enabling the Nvidia CUDA or AMD APP technology. Besides that, the program also supports batch loading multiple video at one time to save your video loading speed.

The following part will take Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate as an example to show you how to encode H.264 with fast speed with Nvidia CUDA or AMD App technology

Step 1: Import video or load Blu-ray/DVD disc into the program.

Start the program on your computer, click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” to import digital file formats into the program, for load Blu-ray or DVD disc, insert your DVD disc into your computer’s optical drive and your Blu-ray disc into an external Blu-ray drive, click “File” > “Load from Disc” to load Blu-ray/DVD disc into the program.

load video/dvd/blu-ray

Step 2: Enable GPU Encode Acceleration.

Click “Tools” > “Options”, in the opened “Options” window, click “Acceleration” menu, then check “Enable GPU Encode Acceleration” otpion so that the program will accelerate converion speed when encoding video/Blu-ray/DVD to H.265/HEVC codec.

Enable GPU Encode Acceleration

Step 3: Output H.265 MP4 or MKV format.

Click “Format” drop-down bar, scroll down to select “Common Video” > “H.265 Video(*.MP4)” as the output file format.

Output H.265 MP4 video

For outputting H.265 MKV format, select “HD Video” > “MKV HD Video(*.mp4)” to output, then hit “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, under Video settings panel, click “Codec” drop-down selection, choose “H.265″ as your final output file codec.

Output H.265 MKV

Step 4. Adjust output file parameters (Optional)

You are allowed to adjust video and audio parameters if you are not satisfied with the default settings. Presets like size, bitrate, frame rate, audio channels, etc. can be customized in your own way.

Adjust output profile parameters

Step 5: Begin the H.265/HECV codec encoding process.

After all settings is completed, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to begin the conversion from video/Blu-ray/DVD to H.265/HEVC encoding process.
When the conversion is completed, you will get a perfect quality H.265/HEVC file with smaller file size for smoothly viewing and streaming on different devices.

Further Reading:
Encode Video to H.265/HEVC Rip Blu-ray/DVD to H.265
Best H.265 Decoder Encoder Review
H.265 vs XAVC vs H.264 high profile output
Encode H.265 with CUDA and Multi-Core Acceleration
Convert H.264, MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, FLV to H.265 video
Encode H.265 with Nvidia StaxRip HEVC Encoder
Best Handbrake Settings for Encoding H.265/HEVC
Fastest H.265 Encoding on Nvidia GeForce Graphic Card

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