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How to Use Video Converter Ultimate

Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate is the best video converting software. It allows you to convert videos even 4K videos to popular video formats, like MP4, M4V, MKV and MOV. And the converting speed is up to 30X faster, which you can see more deeply in converting HD/4K UHD converting. Apart from converting function, its editing features are also attractive. It enables you to add external audio tracks and watermark, crop, rotate and trim videos. In the latest version, there are some new features, like Media Metadata Editor, Video Compressor and GIF Maker. This page will show you how to use these powerful functions in details.

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Part 1: Convert Video/Audio to Various Formats

Step 1. Install and launch Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate on your computer. Register with the email address and registration code you have received from us.

Video Converter Ultimate

Step 2. Click Add File and select the Add File or Add Folders to add files. Or directly drag multiple video and audio files to this program.

Add File

After adding files, you can see its information on the interface, like the original format, the screen size and the time length. And here are some options you can choose.

1. See the information of the video

2. Rename the files

3. Edit Metadata

4. Compress the file

5. Add audio track or not

6. Add subtitle or not

7. Put the video on the first or the last

See the information of the video

You can click the video to play it. On the playing interface, you also can take snapshot and edit the video.

Play the video

If you want to edit videos or cut them, you can click the Cut icon or the Edit icon. Click here to see what you can get.

edit videos

Step 3. Click on the format icon on the right side of the video file. Then you can see a list of presets. Choose a preset and adjust the profile settings according to your need.

Profile

If you want to change the format settings, you can click the Gear icon on the right to custom profile. In the pop-up-window, you can change settings as follows.

Video: Quality, Encorder, Resolution, Frame Rate and Bitrate.

Audio:Encorder, Channel, Sample Rate and Bittrate.

Profile

Step 4. Select a path for the converted files on the bottom bar. And then click the Convert All button on the main interface to start converting on your computer.

Convert

Note: If you want to merge them into one, tap on Merge into one file on the left of Convert All.

Part 2: Rip DVD to MPG/ISO File/Folder

Step 1. Insert a DVD disc to the DVD drive on your PC. Click Ripper on the top. Then click the Load DVD button to load the DVD disc, ISO file or DVD folder. If your computer has no DVD drive, just use the external DVD drive to connect your computer.

Rip DVD

Step 2. The default output format for this ripper is MPG Lossless which can preserve the lossless output quality.

If you want to rip DVD to digital formats for easy playback on devices, just find the Rip All to option to select suitable output format from its drop-down list.

You also can decide each video by click the format icon on the right side of the video file.

Select format

If you want to edit videos or cut them, you can click the Cut icon or the Edit icon. Click here to see what you can get.

Note: You should make sure the output format is not MPG Lossless when you edit the DVD.

Edit note

Step 3. Select a path for the files on the bottom bar. And then click the Rip All button on the main interface to start ripping.

Rip All

Note: If you want to merge them into one, tap on Merge into one file on the left of Rip All.

Part 3: Edit Video/Audio with Multiple Effects

Trim & Split Video

Step 1. Select a video file and click the Cut icon.

Cut

Step 2. To cut off unwanted parts, you can drag the clipper on the progress bar or enter the start and end time directly on the bottom Duration bar. The part you chose is what will be left. If you want more segments, click Add Segment and a new clip will be created. Choose another wanted part in the same way.

Trim video

Step 3. After you make all right, you can click Save. If you want to merge them into one, check on Merge into one on the bottom left of the Cut window.

Save video

Step 4. Now you are back to the main interface. Preview the video by clicking the thumbnail. If that’s just what you want, Click Convert All. If you still need to modify the video, click the scissor icon again, the segments are still there.

Rotate & Crop Video

Step 1. Click the Edit icon. Find Rotate & Crop in pop-up window. And you can see other editing features in this window.

Edit video

Step 2. Here you can flip video vertically and horizontally, rotate 90 degrees, rotate 180 degrees or rotate 270 degrees. Then, you can check the result in the preview.

Rotate video

Step 3. Below the Rotate option is the Crop option. there are several types in Aspect Ratio, like 16:9, 4:3, 1:1 and 9:16. It can help you quickly get the size you want.

Aspect Ratio

If you have other size needs, you need to select Freely in Aspect Ratio first, then input number in Crop Area to set the size. Dragging the frame of the left playing screen is also the same. If you want the center screen, click Cross icon after setting the size and it will put the cropped screen in the center.

Besides Ratio, you can also select the right Zoom Mode to get the best effect.

Full Mode: Make the selected screen become the biggest size, which would stretch the screen.

Letter Box: Add black edges up and down.

Pan & Scan: Make the screen size to 16:9. But it would not show left and right edges in 16:9 or up and down in other size.

It is up to your needs.

Zoom Mode

Step 4. Click the OK button to save the changes.

Effect & Filter

Step 1. Find Effect & Filter in the Edit window. You can adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, hue and select deinterlacing as you need. Besides, you can choose a filter to beautify your video.

Effect & Filter

Step 2. Click the OK button to save the changes.

Watermark

Step 1. Find Watermark in the Edit window. If you want to add a text watermark, check Text and enter the text to the blank. You can adjust the text fonts, colors, writing system and size. Then place the text watermark by dragging or setting size.

Furthermore, you also can rotate text and set opacity.

Text

If you want to add an image watermark, check image and click the Add icon to select an image. And then adjust the size and place it on your video. You can also rotate text and set opacity.

image

Step 2. Click the OK button to save your settings.

Audio

Step 1. Find Audio in the Edit window. Select the audio track you would like to play. Or click the Plus icon besides the Audio Track bar. You can adjust the audio volume and change the delay time to decide when to play audio track.

Step 2. Click the OK button to save your settings.

Add Audio

Subtitle

Step 1. Find Subtitle in the Edit window. Click + to import the subtitle file (*.srt; *.ssa; *.ass) from your computer. After that, you can adjust the position, font, color, opacity, delay time and outline.

Step 2. Click OK to save the adjustments.

Add Subtitle

Part 4: Tool 1 - Media Metadata Editor

Step 1. Click Toolkit on the top and find Media Metadata Editor. And there are also Video Compressor and GIF Maker.

Media Metadata Editor

Step 2. Add a file in supported format, such as MP4, M4A, M4R, M4P, 3G2, M4V, MOV, MP3, WMA, ASF, WMV, and AVI.

Then you can edit the cover, file name, cover, artist, album, composer, genre, year, track, comments.

Step 3. After editing, click the Save button.

Metadata Editor

Part 5: Tool 2 - Video Compressor

Step 1. Find Video Compressor in Toolkit. Add a video to compress. After adding files, you can change the size, name, format, resolution, bitrate of the target file.

Step 2. Then set the path to save your compressed file, and click the Compress button.

Video Compressor

Part 6: Tool 3 - GIF Maker

Step 1. Find GIF Maker in Toolkit. Add a video to GIF Maker. As you see, you can edit the video with various features, such as Rotate & Crop, Effect & Filter, Watermark, Audio, and Subtitle.

Or cut the video and save the part you want to make a GIF. And you also can set the output screen size and Frame Rate.

Step 2. Click Generate GIF to create your own GIF.

GIF Maker

Part 7: Set Preferences for Different Needs

When you are using converter function or ripper function, you can click the Gear icon on the bottom on the interface. This is the button of Preferences.

There are five options in it.

1. General

In General option, you can set Subtitle Language, Audio Language, GPU Acceleration and Update settings.

General

2. Convert

In Convert option, you can set output folder, snapshot folder, convert tasks, etc.

Convert

3. Ripper

In Ripper option, you can set output folder, snapshot folder, convert tasks, etc.

Ripper

4. Toolbox

In Toolkit option, you can set the saving path for compressed files and GIF files.

Toolbox

5. Task Schedule

In Task Schedule option, you can choose the action when the task is completed.

Task Schedule

Part 8. More preference settings for Video Converter Ultimate

The above step guides show you how to use Video Converter Ultimate to convert, edit videos to add subtitle/audio tracks. Besides, there are still some features you cannot miss in this part.

Update

For checking the new feature of this software, you need to make settings to get the update reminder. Click "Menu" > "Preferences" > Tick "Check Updates Automatically".

Comparison between free and register version

Video Converter Ultimate has its free version and register version. You can check the functions between them from the table as below:

Main Features Trail Version Register Version
Free trial 30 days Unlimited
Convert videos 5 minutes or less Unlimited
Free technical supported and upgrade no yes