How to convert all video files and extract audio from video on Mac OS X?
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to use Aiseesoft Video Converter for Mac to convert videos on Mac OS X. You can convert all video formats such as MPEG1, MPEG2, MP4, MKV, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, MPEG TS/TP (for HD Video), TOD, MOD to all popular video formats such as FLV, MKV, MOV, MP4, AVI, and MPG with this excellent video converter for Mac. You can also extract audio form video to MP3, AAC, WAV, AC3 and M4A with excellent output quality and super high conversion speed on Mac OS X.
Note: This guide is for Mac users, If you use windows, please see how to convert video and audio files on Windows PC!
Reference of Video Converter for Mac:
Input Video formats: MP4, FLV, AVI, VOB, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, MPG(MPEG), TS, MKV, WMV, MOD, TOD, ASF, etc.
Output Video formats: MP4, M4V, MOV, FLV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, MPG, MKV.
Input Audio formats: AC3, M4A, AAC, WAV, MP3, etc.
Output Audio formats: M4A, AAC, WAV, MP3, AC3, OGG, MKA.
Supported Devices: iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, Zune, PSP, PS3, Cell Phone, Creative Zen, iRiver, PMP, Archos, Sony, MP4 player and MP3 player.
You can download the latest version for free from the product page of Video Converter for Mac.
Step 1: Add video files
Click the "Add File" button to add video or audio files you want to convert to the program.
After you add your movie, you can choose any titles or chapters you want to convert by ticking the check boxes before them. So that You can choose to copy and convert DVD with the entire movie or just one or several chapters at will; or you can choose to convert a segment of the DVD movie.
Step 2: Output Settings
This Mac video converter can convert video to all popular formats on Mac for iPod, iPhone, PSP, PS3, Cell Phone, Apple TV, Zune, Creative Zen, MP4 players and MP3 players and so on. So you should choose the format you need before the conversion. Of course, If you don't know what formats your device supports, you can just select the format according to your device's name.
Choose the audio format (mp3, wav, ac3) if you just want to extract audio from videos on Mac. Then select an output format for each video file and specify a directory to save the output files. If you don't want to do these settings, the default settings will just work perfectly. If you don't want to use the default video and audio encoding settings, just click the Settings button to set these settings.
Video: Set video encoding settings by selecting a resolution, a frame rate, a bit rate and a video encoder.
Audio: Set audio encoding settings by selecting a sample rate, an audio channel, a bit rate and an audio encoder.
If you want to join several video files into one on Mac, choose the target video files and click the "Merge" button on the main interface. And you will only get one output file instead of multiple files. You can join videos on Mac using this powerful Mac video conversion tool.
Step 3: Start Conversion
When you get ready to convert the added videos on Mac, click the "Convert" button to start conversion and then you can just go out for a walk or take a nap, and the conversion may have been finished when you come back.