Video Converter Ultimate for Mac Getting Started
As a combination of Video Converter, DVD Ripper, Blu-ray Ripper and DVD/Blu-ray Backup application, EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate enables you to convert your favorite DVD/Blu-ray movies, videos and audios for playing on portable devices like Apple TV, iPad and iPhone. Besides, you also could make backup copies of your DVDs/Blu-rays.
Kindly Note: For more detailed instruction, please refer to EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate Online Tutorial.
a. A BD Drive is needed for ripping or copying Blu-ray discs.
b. Please make sure that all the DVD/Blu-ray ripping are just for personal use.
Part 1. How to Convert Video or Rip DVD/Blu-ray
Add source video files
Load Disc: Insert the Blu-ray disc to the Blu-ray Disc drive or DVD to the DVD-ROM and click the button to have movies uploaded to EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate. You can also import DVD/BD ISO files, IFO files or Blu-ray/DVD folder for conversion.
Add Videos Click button to load video or audio files.
Tips: A DVD or Blu-ray may contain many titles more than the main movie, such as the trailers or commercials. By default, EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate chooses the longest title which is usually contains the main movie. And this helps ripping without converting unnecessary titles.
Select an export format and destination folder
Click Profile (located below where your files are displayed) and select the format you want from the drop-down list. Just below Profile is Output, here you can browse your computer for a better destination folder to save your converted movies. As you see, all regular video and audio formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, WMV, AVI, FLV, MP3, WMA, WAV, M4A, etc. are provided.
If you want to convert your movies for play on portable devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPod, HTC, Samsung Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy S5, S4, Nokia, SSony, PSP, Xbox 360 and more, you can simply browse to find the icon of your device and select it as the output format to get videos with optimized settings. All Idevices output files can be synced to iTunes automatically.
Tips: The default setting works well. Of course, if you want to customize video and audio encoding settings, just click the Settings button to customize these settings. You can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.
Edit the media files (optional).
you can click Edit button to personalize and touch up your videos in clicks. Video editing functions like Trim, Crop, Effect, Watermark, etc. are provided.
Once you've selected the output file format you want, you're ready to rip. Simply click the Convert button to let the software start converting your movie files. The ripping time depends on the quality and duration of the output movie. Wait for the conversion to be done and click Open to get the converted video files.
Part 2. How to Backup a DVD or Blu-ray
Besides conversion, EaseFab Video Converter Ultiamte also offers enough freedom for all movie lovers like you to back up your favorite DVD and Blu-ray movies in a personalized way. Two different copy modes: Title Mode and Full Disc Mode are provided to let you copy the exact movie part you want. Just the selected your wanted one. Either of the backup method can help you backup your Blu-ray and DVD movies within one minute!
Add Blu-ray/DVD movie
Insert the Blu-ray disc to the Blu-ray drive or DVD to the DVD-ROM, then click the Load Blu-ray/DVD button to import movies.
Select an output folder
Specify a folder to store backed-up video files by clicking Folder button.
Note: If you are backing up a Blu-ray disc, please make sure the storage place is around or above 30GB.
Choose and start to backup
Click button and the disc copy window will pop up. Then you can choose Title Mode: Copy the selected movie title and click Continue to let the software copy the main movie from your Blu-ray or DVD.
By default, the Ultimate software choose the longest title which is usually contains the main movie. And this helps copying without backing up unnecessary titles. If you want to copy other titles, just tick the Title you want to copy.
Full Disc Mode: Copy the whole content of disc
Choose Full Disc Mode to start to backup Blu-ray or DVD. In fact, the Full Disc Mode feature maintains the entire structure of an original Blu-ray or DVD disc, so the .vob streams are contained.
Title Mode: Copy the selected movie title
Choose Title Mode. By default, EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper choose the longest title which is usually contains the main movie. And this helps ripping without converting unnecessary titles.
Tip: A title may consist of many chapters. Select Show Chapters from the Edit menu, and then the chapters appear under each title. You can select the chapters which you want to convert.
Part 3. How to Edit and Personalize Videos
Before converting your videos, you can click Edit to personalize and touch up your videos in clicks. Video editing functions like Trim, Crop, Effect, Watermark and Subtitles are provided. Click Button to enter the Video Editor Window and then:
From the Clip workspace, you can create a custom clip from a larger scene. To adjust the duration of your clip, move the sliders below the screen to the start and end points you want.
Here you can drag and move the rectangle on the video to set the crop area or enter the accurate crop values on Left and Top. Meanwhile, you can zoom in or out, change the aspect ratio and rotate videos. In this way, you can remove the black bars of your videos.
Under Watermark tab, you can create a text watermark to personalize your video. Type whatever text you want in the blank input field next to it. You can also adjust the font, transparency, vertical and horizontal position of your watermark.
Click the Effect tab and you'll be able to adjust video brightness, contrast and saturation, apply grey, negative, emboss or old film effects and apply a number of deinterlacing options.
There're clockwise, anticlockwise, flip horizontal and flip vertical 4 options for you to rotate the video.
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