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General User Guide of MacXDVD's Video Converter Free Software

MacXDVD comprises many other video converter freeware including MP4 video converter, MKV video converter, AVI video converter, MOV video converter, MTS video converter, AVCHD video converter, etc. You can use these 100% free video converter for Mac to convert a variety of HD and SD videos freely for playback on Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, etc. These free Mac video converters are fully compatible with MKV, M2TS, AVCHD, MOV, MPEG, FLV, MP4, H.264, AVI, WMV, Google TV, Webm and can free convert them to MP4, MOV, FLV, AVI, MP3, iTunes, iPhone, iPad, etc. Moreover, you can trim/crop/merge/watermark video to make it personalized and add external subtitle at your disposal.

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How to Free Convert Video to MP4, MOV, FLV, AVI, MP3, etc Using MacXDVD General Video Converter Software

How to free convert video files on Mac with MacXDVD's general video converter freeware? The following guide will take MacX Video Converter Free Edition as an example and show you how to convert AVI, MKV, AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, FLV, WMV, etc to Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android compatible format. First, free download and install MacX Video Converter Free Edition.

Step 1: Load Video File(s). Run MacX Video Converter Free Edition and import source video by hitting "Add videos" button. You can add more than one video files at one time.

Step 2: Choose Output Video/Audio format. Click the file in the preview window and select the output video or audio format from the drop-down list. Here we take converting video to MP4 for instance. Go PC General Video -> MP4 Video (MPEG4). Then click "Done" button.

Step 3: Select Output Folder. Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output file in.

Step 4: Start Conversion. With the above steps done, please click the "RUN" button to start conversion, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

Tips:

1. You can use "High Quality Engine" to enhance the output video quality. If your original video is interleaved, select "Deinterlacing" and the Advanced De-interlace Accelerator can make the video much clearer.

2. You can also set the CPU core use to enhance the conversion speed. When you encounter problem during the conversion, select safe mode to have a try.

3. Choose "Safe Mode" to smooth the conversion process. But the video conversion under Safe Mode takes a little more time than normal mode.

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Trim Video Segment, Crop the Video Size, Add Watermark to Make it Personalized and Plug-in Subtitle

1. Click "Add videos" button to import source video

2. Select the output video or audio format from the drop-down list like DVD to MP4, DVD to MOV, etc.

3. Select "Edit" tab from the main interface. Then the edit tab pops up with "General", "Subtitle", "Trim", "Crop & Expand", and "Watermark" for you to choose.

1). For the "Subtitle" button, you can choose the internal subtitle or plug in external subtitle and language to the video;
2). For the "Trim" button, you can adjust the duration of the video segment by dragging the left or right bar under the video preview windows or modify the "Start Time" and "End time" with values directly to get your favorite segment.
3). For the "Crop & Expand" button, you can adjust your video's aspect ratio to Full Screen, 16:9, 4:3, 1:1, or you can adjust the crop area size and position by dragging the resizable handle and frame to suit your mobile device.
4). For the "Watermark" button, you can import an image watermark or create a text watermark to personalize your video. Also adjust the transparency, vertical and horizontal position of your watermark.

4. Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output file in.

5. Click the "RUN" button to start conversion, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

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Merge Video Files

To merge two or more files, select the videos you want to merge, choose the status Merge All ''On'' for merge and click ''Run'' in the main interface.

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How to Make Photo Slideshow with Background Music and Convert It for Sharing

MacXDVD's free video converters enable you to convert a series of pictures into a stunning video as MP4, MOV, FLV, AVI, etc. The following will show you a step-by-step guide to complete task of making photo slideshow for sharing on YouTube, Blog, etc.

Step 1: Import the pictures folder. Firstly, you should put all the pictures you want in a folder in desired order. Then click "add photos" button and select the entire folder for making the slideshow.

(There are multiple options given in the program. For instance, you can rename the output file name as well, add or delete images, set the order of appearance according to photo location, creation date or file name.)

Step 2: Adding background music. Click "Add Music" button to add the audio tracks from the list to the video as background music.

Step 3: Choose output format. Choose the output format in the drop-down list and click the "Done" button. Use the "Browse" button to specify destination folder for saving output files, then click "RUN" to start conversion.

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Other Useful Features to Adjust Parameter Setting, Edit File Name, Extract Picture

1. Button 1 "Rename" permits you to edit the file name as you wish.

2. Button 2 allows you to adjust frame rate, resolution, bite rate, audio channel, etc according to your advanced need.

3. Button 3 permits you to take picture appearing in the video to be stored in PNG format.