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videonana
08-10-2009, 01:12 PM
Sometimes you might need to convert your home video and save it into a format compatible with your portable video player or a mobile phone. It often should also be of a certain size and for sure have exact parameters so that the device could playback it with no trouble. It can quite easily be done using4Videosoft Video Converter (http://www.4videosoft.com/video-converter-platinum.html)

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Read step-by-step instructions below on how to convert video files for portable devices such as iPod, iPhone, Sansa, Archos, Walkman, PSP, Zune, Creative Zen, Cell Phone, Palm, iRiver plays etc.

Step 0: Download and install 4Videosoft
Video Converter (http://www.4videosoft.com/download/video-converter-platinum.exe)

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When you finished the download process, run the .exe file to install it.

Step 1: Click “Add files” button to import videos.

Step 2: Extend the "Profile" category to select an output format.

Step 3: Click “Open Folder” button to open your output destination file.

Step 4: Click the “Start” to convert.

Tips----- Basic functions for all the 4videosof:

1. How to change your video effect
If you want to adjust the effect of your movie, please click the “Effect” button and a pop-up effect window will appear. It allows you to edit your movie’s effect including “Brightness, Contrast, Saturation and Volume”.

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2: How to crop off the black edges and adjust the size of video play region
By using the "Crop" function you can crop off the black edge of your video and you can also drag the line around the video image to adjust the video play region to fit for your mobile devices

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3: How to split your video
The "Trim" function also servers as a video splitter for you to get any time-length video episode. You can set the "Start Time" and "End Time" to set the exact time-length of the clip or you can directly drag the slide bar to the position you want.

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4: How to join the videos
If you would like to put several files into one output file, please tick the check box of the “Merge into one file”.

5: How to save your favorite picture
If you like the current image when preview video, you can use the "Snapshot" option. Just click the "Snapshot" button, the image will be saved and you can click the "Open" button next to "Snapshot" button to open your picture.


By the way, I recommend some useful tools here:

DVD Ripper (http://www.4videosoft.com/dvd-ripper-platinum.html).
It can rip DVD to AVI, MP4, MPEG, WMV, 3GP, HD video, MP3, WMA etc, put DVD on iPod, iPhone, PSP, Apple TV, Zune, BlackBerry etc and extract audio from DVD to MP3, WMA, AAC, M4A and other audio formats.
Tod Mod Converter (http://www.4videosoft.com/tod-mod-converter.html).
It can convert digital camera created Mod Tod video to other common formats for all the portable players.
iPhone Ringtone Maker (http://www.4videosoft.com/iphone-ringtone-maker.html).
It can convert any video/audio to iPhone M4R Ringtone, convert any time length of the video/audio, and put the converted Ringtone on iPhone directly without iTunes