There are many video converters available, some of them are for free, most of those programs have the same functions. Nowadays, it is easy to convert videos in different formats, the programs can convert most common and popular video files, which makes it easy to convert from any kind of format into AVI, WMV or MP3. Also Freemake Video Converter can convert into different formats.
After you download Freemake Video Converter and start the program you will see a friendly and easy to use interface which doesn’t look complicated, maybe you will think it doesn’t have many features, but in reality there are a lot. The upper buttons are for the input files and the buttons on the lower part of the interface you can decide into what kind of format you want to convert. Beside adding video and audio files there are other options such as adding images or a URL. It’s very interesting to add images which makes it easy to make a slide show and upload it directly to YouTube. For making it more complete you can add music to your slide show. Freemake Video Converter makes it also possible to combine different formats with eachother, simply by ticking. With Freemake Video Converter you can export your files in different formats such as avi, mkv, Apple, Android, YouTube, Sony or Flash. This program you can use also as uploader, just add your YouTube login details and start uploading.
Convert video & audio
Freemake Video Converter can convert your video file into different output formats: AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, FLV, 3GP and MPEG. To convert a video click on the blue Video button on the top of the interface (convert audio files use the blue Audio button). Browse to your video folder and choose the file you want to convert and click on Open. For editing the video click on the Edit button to cut, flip, rotate and crop the video. Choose the output format which you want to use, AVI is the most common for stand alone DVD players, then press the Convert button to start converting.
Rip a DVD
With the DVD option you can rip a DVD. Click on the blue DVD button to open your DVD drive. Choose Edit to custom parts of the video you want to remove. You can convert it into different formats like MP4, WMV or AVI, use MP3 to convert the video only in sound format.
Making a slideshow
There are many other programs which makes it possible to make a slide show such as Picasa, FastStone Image Viewer and IrfanView, I will explain here how to do it with Freemake Video Converter. On the top of the interface click on the Photo button, and go the folder of your images. When you hold the CTRL key you can select multiple images at the same time, now select Open. When you click on No Audio a drop down menu will open, if you like to have music in your slideshow choose Add audio . By clicking on the Edit button you have the option to change the display time of each image, default is this 5 seconds. Now choose the output format which you prefer, the AVI and WMV options allow you to choose from different quality options such as 1080p, 720p, DVD quality, TV quality and mobile quality. If you choose MP4, keep in mind some stand alone DVD players can’t play them because they don’t have the MP4 codec. To start converting click on Convert and wait until its finished.
Upload to YouTube
Freemake Video Converter makes it possible to upload your converted video or slide show to YouTube. You need to have an account to use this feature, if you don’t have a YouTube account go to their website and create a new one. When you click on YouTube as output, a new window will open to enter your login name and password, click on Upload and your video will sent to your YouTube account.
Freemake Video Converter is a very easy to use program with a lot of features. Converting is going fast and you can expect a good quality of your converted video. It all looks very nice and the options are located on a nice place which makes converting very easy. Freemake Video Converter is a freeware software which runs on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. It’s a must to have for those who like to convert videos.