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How to Use Video Converter Ultimate

Here is the detailed user guide to show you how to use Video Converter Ultimate to convert video, audio and homemade DVD, edit video and enhance your video quality on your computer easily.

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Getting Started

Install software

Before installing this software, please make sure your computer meets the following system requirements:

For Windows users:

Windows OS: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (SP2 or later)

CPU: 1GHz Intel/AMD CPU or above

RAM: 1G RAM or more

For Mac users:

Mac OS: Mac OS X 10.7 or above (macOS Sierra and macOS Mojave)

Processor: 1GHz Intel® processor

RAM: 512 MB or more (1024 MB Recommended)

Then follow the steps below to install Video Converter Ultimate on your computer:

Step 1. After downloading this software on your computer, double-click the .exe or .dmg file.

Step 2. In the pop-up window, select the language > "Next" > Read and tick the option of "I accept the agreement" > "Next" > Browse and select the installation destination location and "Next".

Select Language

Step 3. You are given the option to create a desktop shortcut or quick launch shortcut. Still it lets you use this software for all users or current user only on this computer and click "Next" > "Install" to complete the installation of Video Converter Ultimate.

Install

Step 4. For Mac users, you just need to double click the .dmg file to follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation, and optionally drag the app to your application folder to use it further.

Launch software

Launch Video Converter Ultimate on Windows 10:

Click "Start icon" > "All apps" > "Video Converter Ultimate". Or double click Video Converter Ultimate on the desktop.

Launch Video Converter Ultimate on Windows 8.1 / 8:

Double click Video Converter Ultimate icon on the desktop.

Launch Video Converter Ultimate on Windows 7/Vista/XP:

Click "Start" > "Programs" > "Stellar Data Recovery". Or Double click Video Converter Ultimate icon on the desktop.

Launch Video Converter Ultimate

Launch Video Converter Ultimate on Mac

Click the "Finder" icon in the Dock > Select "Applications" from the "Favorites" section in the Finder window > Locate Video Converter ultimate and double-click the icon to launch Video Converter Ultimate on your Mac.

Launch Video Converter Ultimate

User interface

While using Video Converter Ultimate on your computer, there are general icons that you will encounter to get settings. The followings describe the meanings of them.

Feedback: Click this icon to submit the problems you encounter while using this software. Here you should leave your email and problem descriptions. The optional selection of attached log file is also for you.

Feedback

Click the menu option and you will enter the menu settings about this software before using it.

Language

Language option gives you the option to choose the software interface language from Dutch, English, Spain, French, Japanese and Portuguese.

Language Language

Preferences

When clicking "Preferences", you will enter the preferences window. Here are 3 sections for you.

General: Set the output folder and snapshot folder location. Moreover, you could set the Snapshot format as JPEG, PNG or BMP.

Preferences General Preferences General

Convert: Enable your computer to shut down or no action after conversion. Choose CPU affinity and enable GPU acceleration. For the maximum simultaneous running process, you can set up to 8.

Preferences Convert Preferences Convert

DVD: Let you decide the DVD loading mode from Navigation or Parser, and convert DVD with only titles or chapters.

DVD DVD

After making the settings, click "OK" to apply.

Order software

You can purchase Video Converter Ultimate online by visit this page (for Windows) and this page (for Mac).

Alternatively, if you have already downloaded this software on your computer and install it, just click the buy button (Buy ) on the upper right corner of the main user interface.

After the purchase is complete, your purchase email address will receive the registration code.

Register software

Apeaksoft supports free trial version of Video Converter Ultimate.

Free trial version provides you with the limited features. For enjoying this software with full functions, you need to purchase and register it.

1. The first lunchmeat of everyday, the register window will pop up automatically. You just need to type the email address and received registration code to activate it.

2. Do not see the registration window? Click "Register" on the upper right corner of the main interface to open the registration window, type in the email address and registration code and click "OK" to complete the registration of Apeaksoft Video Converter Ultimate.

Register Register

Email Address: The email address that you fill in the order form.

Registration Code: A string of characters marked as Activation key, license code or KEYCODE(S) in the order confirmation letter you received after the successful purchase.

Update software

Apeaksoft Video Converter Ultimate always keeps it up to date. You can update this software automatically once or manually.

Update Video Converter Ultimate manually

Run Video Converter Ultimate, in the main interface, click the menu icon or "Help" and find "Check Update…" from the dropdown list.

Manual Update Software Manual Update Software

Update Video Converter Ultimate automatically

If you will not want to miss the fantastic updates every time, just enable "Check for Updates Automatically" option by clicking "Menu" > "Preferences" > "General".

Update Software Automatically Update Software Automatically

Note: For updating this software, you need to make sure the Internet connection is enabled on your computer.

Apeaksoft support

Apeaksoft provides you with the technical support via online help guide or just contact the support team.

Under "Menu" or "Help" dropdown list, you can click "Online Help" or press F1 to visit the online help page. Or click "Support" to navigate the support team contact information.

Email to Apeaksoft Support anytime at support@apeaksoft.com

Support Apeaksoft Support Apeaksoft

Convert video/audio

Apeaksoft Video Converter Ultimate is the video converting software. It lets you convert video over 300 formats. Whether you want to convert video to video, change audio to audio, or even extract background audio from video file, you could easily achieve the goal.

Step 1. Add video or audio file

Run this software on your computer on your computer. Click "Add File" and select the add files or folder to this software.

Alternatively, you are able to drag multiple video and audio files to this program.

After adding audio and video file to this software, you are able to preview and take snapshots of the preview video files.

Add Video or Audio File Add Video or Audio File

1 is the adding file button which lets you add files or folder to this software.

2 is the play button to play and preview the video file.

3 is the previous frame for platback.

4 is the fast forward button to step frame.

5 is the stop button of playback.

6 is the button to take screenshots of the preview window.

7 is to open the saved screenshot's folder.

8 is adjusting the audio mute volume.

Step 2. Set the output file

Select the output format you want by clicking the dropdown list of "Profile". You could select the output format or your devices, even the steaming site.

Or you are able to type the output formats you want to save in the searching bar.

Select the Output Format Select the Output Format

Optionally, you are capable of making the settings for the output file by clicking "Settings".

Profile Profile

1 Video Settings

Encoder, frame rate, resolution, aspect ratio and video bitrate are left you to customize according to your needs.

2 Audio Settings

Encoder, sample rate, channel and audio bitrate are available for you to set one by one.

3 3D Settings

When you tick "Enable 3D Settings", you can adjust the 3D by Anaglyph and Split Screen.

Red/cyan anaglyph: Red/cyan anaglyph, monochrome/half color/full color/high quality Dubois, Green/magenta anaglyph, monochrome/half color/full color, and Amber/blue anaglyph, monochrome/half color/full color.

Split Screen: Side by Side (Half-Width/Full) and Top and Bottom (Halft-Height/Full)).

Step 3. Convert video/audio file

After making all settings well, click "Convert" button in the main interface to start to convert video or audio files on your computer.

Convert homemade DVD

Similar to converting video or audio, when you want to convert homemade DVD, you need to do 2 extra steps.

Step 1. Insert DVD disc into computer

Insert your DVD disc into your computer drive. If your compute gets no DVD drive, just use the external DVD drive to connect your computer.

Step 2. Load DVD disc

Click "Load Disc" to load DVD disc.

Or if you have DVD folder or IFO files on computer, just add them directly without inserting DVD disc.

Load DVD Load DVD

Step 3. Convert DVD files

Repeat the steps above to preview, and set the output file. Finally, just click "Convert" button to start converting homemade DVDs.

Edit video/audio/DVD

Video Converter Ultimate also provides you with the wonderful editing functions. Before you edit your video effects, you should know the general buttons while editing.

Button Meanings Button Meanings

1 Apply to All: Apply the effects you are editing currently to all the video files you added to this software.

2 Restore Defaults: Remove the all effects you are adding the navigated section, not including operations on other editing sections.

3 Restore All: Remove all effects you have added into this video file, including operations on other editing sections, similar to one-click restore.

4 Apply: Confirm the effects you have added into this video file.

5 Close: Leave the window you are editing.

Clip and merge video file

To getting parts of a video file or combine several video clips into one, Clip and Merge into one file are what you need.

After adding file to this software, click the "Clip" button in the main interface. Then you could start clip your video files in 3 ways.

Create new clip

Drag the circle bar to the starting point, click the "New Clip" button to add new clip from the circle bar to the end of the video.

New Clip New Clip

Split clips

Use the blue bar to set the starting point, drag the circle bar to the break point, and click "Split" button to split video into 2 parts.

Split Split

Keep clips

When you only drag the blue bar to set the starting point and ending point, and click "OK" button, it will only keep your clip between the blue bars.

Keep Clips Keep Clips

Merge into one file

After making the clips, you could adjust the position by clicking the arrow-down or arrow-up and click "Merge into one file" to combine them together.

Also, you are given the option to merge video file in the mina interface by tick the box before the video file, and use the arrow-down or arrow-up to move the position and click "Merge into one file" on the bottom-right corner.

Merge Merge

Rotate video file

When your video file is sideways, you could try to rotate it with the Rotate feature.

After adding the video file to this software, click "Edit" button in the main interface, and navigate the "Rotate" feature.

Rotate video in 90 clockwise or counterclockwise

Select the video file that you want to rotate from the left side option and click the "Rotate 90 clockwise" or "Rotate 90 counterclockwise".

Rotate Video Rotate Video

Flip video horizontally or vertically

Select the video file that you want to rotate from the left side option and click the "Horizontal flip" or "Vertical flip".

Rotate Video Rotate Video

Crop video file

For getting the annoyed letterbox, you should use Crop feature.

Still under the "Crop" section after clicking the "Edit" button, select the video file you want to crop from the left video list.

Edit Crop Video Edit Crop Video

1 Crop area size

You can drag the small square or frame border to adjust the crop area size or adjust the value to confirm the crop area size. Meanwhile it gives you the option to keep aspect ratio as Original, Crop Area, 16:9 or 4:3.

2 Position of Crop Area

Drag the small cross in the middle or adjust the value to change the cropping area position.

3 Zoom mode

It provides you with 4 zoom modes, "Pan & Scan", "Letterbox", "Medium" and "Full".

Watermark video file

Want to specify your own video file? Just use the Watermark feature in this software.

Navigate the "Watermark" section after clicking the "Edit" button, select the video file you want to add the watermark from the left video list.

Here you can add either text or picture as the watermark.

For text watermark, you just need to type the words, set the text font, color, style, size, effects and writing system.

For picture watermark, you need to select the picture on your computer.

Then drag your mouse to move the watermark or set the value for watermark area and transparency.

Watermark Watermark

Enable 3D effects

For your needs to convert 2D into 3D video, or change 3D modes, 3D feature will be exactly for you.

Navigate the "3D" section after clicking the "Edit" button, or just click "3D" button in the main interface after adding the files into this software, select the video file you want to enable 3D effects from the left video list.

By clicking "Enable 3D Settings", and you are left 2 options to split screen or anaglyph.

3D 3D

Red/cyan anaglyph: Red/cyan anaglyph, monochrome/half color/full color/high quality Dubois, Green/magenta anaglyph, monochrome/half color/full color, and Amber/blue anaglyph, monochrome/half color/full color.

Split Screen: Side by Side (Half-Width/Full) and Top and Bottom (Halft-Height/Full)).

Depth: From 1 to 15.

Switch Left Right: This is optional for you.

Adjust video/audio effects

If you want to create a special video effects like horrible, romantic, old, etc. you could adjust the effects by yourself manually.

Go to the "Effect" section after clicking the "Edit" button, select the video file you want to adjust audio and video effects from the left video list.

Audio Effect: Adjust the audio volume by adding the value or drag the circle bar.

Video Effect: Adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation and hue by adding the value or drag the circle bar separately.

Adjust Effects Adjust Effects

Enhance video quality

If you get a poor quality video file, or have some dirt-like spots on your video file, you should use Enhance function.

Enhance feature enables you to improve your video quality in 4 ways.

Navigate the "Enhance" section after clicking the "Edit" button, or just click "Video Enhance" button in the main interface after adding the files into this software, and select the video file you want to add enhancement feature into.

You can choose one or some of the 4 options or all.

Enhance Video Quality Enhance Video Quality

Upscale resolution

This function enables you to get superb video quality when you convert lower resolution video to high resolution video, including 4K.

Optimize brightness and contrast automatically

Compared with the manual effect adjustment mentioned above, this feature will automatically optimize your brightness and contrast to make your videos more enjoyable.

Remove video noise

Dirt-like spots can be removed, and getting rid of the noise from your video file can be done in one click with this software.

Reduce video shaking

When you get some shaky video files, this function can reduce video shaking motion with the whole frame movements.

Add extra-audio tracks and subtitles

Feel annoyed for the silent video without background audio? Feel a headache for the unsynchronized subtitle of the video file? Just use its extra-audio track and subtitle features.

After adding the video file to this software, you can find the plus button on the right information section.

Click the reverse triangle image to select the audio track or subtitle.

Moreover, this software supports multi-audio tracks, so that you can add more than one background music files to the video file.

Edit Subtitle Edit Subtitle

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