Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Move and Play DVD movies on Surface RT, Surface Pro

Summary: This simple tutorial mainly shows you how to convert and rip DVDs to Microsoft Surface Tablet supported video formats so that you can play DVD movies on Microsoft Surface RT & Surface Pro Tablet anytime, anywhere. 

Microsoft has announced its new Surface tablets, touting some noticeable enhancements over last year's models. Microsoft's more "productive" tablet device, the Surface Pro 2, will launch with the full version of Windows 8.1 Pro, featuring compatibility with all Windows desktop software. The Surface 2, meanwhile -- the sequel to Microsoft's Surface RT, which is meant to compete with Apple's iPad -- is being given an even more noticeable specs bump and a new silver colored casing.

If you have some DVD movie collections and want to play DVD movies on the Surface RT&Pro Tablets, you need to convert DVD to Surface Tablet accepted videos on computer as your first move along with some help from third-party softwares. To help those who wanna get DVD movies off of DVDs and onto Microsoft Surface RT or Surface Windows 8 Pro Tablet for playback, below, I would throw a quick tutorial up.

At first, I recommend you try the 20% off Pavtube DVD Ripper (Alternative Mac Version). It is easy to use for editing and conversion and makes great quality copies of my DVDs.

To be honest, the DVD to Microsoft Surface Converter can help you rip and convert all the DVD discs even DVD ISO/IFO image files to Surface RT/Pro compatible MP4 format. Besides, the audio/video synchronization is very good, the size of the subtitles too.

Convert DVD movies to Surface RT, Surface Pro compatible video formats

Note: The quick start guide below uses DVD Ripper Windows screenshots. The way to rip DVD movies to Windows 8 Tablet on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system.

Step 1. Install, download and run the Pavtube DVD to Surface Converter. Load your DVD files to the program.

Step 2.
Click "Format" bar, follow "Windows > Microsoft Surface Windows RT H.264 Video (*.mp4)". You can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish (Remember: bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss).

Note: If you also want to enjoy Blu-ray/DVD movies to 3D videos for playback, trying Pavtube Bytecopy (Win/Mac), which can help you to backup your BD/DVD keeping original subtitle streams and convert latest Blu-ray and DVD movies to any other formats like MP4/MOV with multi-track audios , refer to Reviews of ByteCopy for Mac

Step 3.
Start to rip DVD movies to h.264 MP4 videos for playback with Microsoft Surface Windows RT and Surface Pro.

Step 4. Transfer the result videos to Microsoft Surface Tablet thru cables.

So there you have it. Pretty simple. In this way, you can realize viewing DVD movies on Microsoft Surface Windows RT and Windows Pro Tablet and enjoy DVD movies on the go!

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Can iPhone 5S/5C play 1080p/720p HD Videos (MKV, AVI, VOB, Tivo, WMV, MPG, M4V, FLV, F4V, etc.)

Description: This article shows brief instruction about how to play 1080p/720p MKV, AVI, VOB, Tivo, WMV, MPG, M4V, FLV, F4V, videos on iPhone 5S/5C supported video formats on Mac.

iPhone 5S/5C is the 7th generation iPhone with iOS 7 which brings super-fast wireless internet, comes with Verizon in the USA. The iPhone 5S features a famous fingerprint sensor, and contains an A7 chip which more powerful than any of the current iPhones. Its budget version – iPhone 5C carries a 4-inch Retina display and A6 processor as the iPhone 5. Well, both of iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C features Retina display and have more powerful chip in graphics processing, this makes better enjoyment if we copy 1080p/720p videos to Kindle Fire HDX for watching.

Tips for Showing Best Video Formats Supported by iPhone 5S/5C:

Video Format: .m4v, .mp4, .mov, MPEG-4, H.264, M-JPEG

Audio Format: AAC, Protected AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, AAX, AAX+m, Apple Lossless AIFF, WAV

If you want to trasfer MKV, AVI, VOB, Tivo, WMV, MPG, M4V, FLV, F4V, etc. videos to your new iPhone 5S/5C for freely watching, you need to convert videos to iPhone 5S/5C compatible and widely used video format. Now let's follow this article to learn how to quick convert all 1080/720p videos to iPhone 5S/5C supported MP4 format on Mac.

Here we recommend Pavtube Video Converter for Mac (Windows version: Video Converter ), a professional video converting program which is able to outputting 720p/1080p videos with the simplest workflow and reliable video quality.
Guide: Soultions for playing movies or videos (MKV, AVI, VOB, Tivo, WMV, MPG, M4V, FLV, F4V, etc) to iPhone 5S/5C with High Quality on Mac

Preparation: Before learning how to convert movies or videos to iPhone 5S/5C, please make sure the video to Mac iPhone 5S/5C Converter installed.

Download a free trial version here:

Step One. Add videos to iPhone 5S/5C Video Converter Ultimate for Mac.
Click the top left icon to add your source videos, or drag-and-drop them directly.

Pls note that if you import a Tivo file, you will be asked to submit Tivo key in the pop-up window.

Step Two. Choose target video format.
Click the drop-down list on the bottom, we can see various presets for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android phones/tablets, editing programs, Xbox360, etc. Let's click "iPhone" on the left, and then we will find all the presets for different models of iPhone.

To get best video quality on iPhone 5C/5S, you are suggested to choose "iPhone 5S/iPhone 5C H.264 Full HD 1080P (*.mp4)" or "iPhone 5S/5C H.264 HD 720P(*.mp4)" as the target video format at your needs.

Step Three. Customize video specs. (Optional)
Click "Settings" to open profiles settings window. Here you are able to customize video size, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate(Hz)…all the specs can be fixed manually. A personal tip: the higher bitrate you choose, the better video quality will be; and you will get videos in larger size.

Step Four. Start Conversion.
Go ahead and hit the "Convert". It will pop up a conversion window with detailed prorecess. Wait for moments, you can click "Open output folder" to locate the converted video directly. Or you can check "shut down computer after conversion" and just leave it running.
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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Get Kindle Fire HDX 7 to Play all 1080p/720p MKV HD movies

Summary: If you are troubled in playing 1080p/720p MKV HD videos on Kindle Fire HDX 7, here's the Windows solution to convert MKV to MP4 videos for your Amazon tablets. 

User's Reviews:

This evening when arriving home from work, I anxiously opened the packaging on my brand new Kindle Fire HDX 7". After spending only a few moments, from setup to navigating through various apps (books, web, videos, etc...), I must say that the device is near flawless. 

Kindle Fire HD 7" is great media player for watching movies, however, just like other Android os tablets, the Android os tablets can only play limited video formats. So sometimes, you will find you can not play MKV files on Kindle Fire HDX 7 properly or missing audio when enjoying MKV videos on your Kindle Fire HDX 7. So how if you want get these MKV HD videos work normally on Kindle Fire HDX 7? Get frustrated? Here you will find the best solution.

MKV is a container format which has many different codecs, so it's hard to handle it. The reason you cannot play MKV videos on Kindle Fire HDX 7 is simple: the default or downloaded video player on your tablet cannot find a suitable decoder for the codec in the MKV file. For example: MKV to After Effects? MKV to iTunes?

To solve these problems, a great method is to convert MKV to Kindle Fire HDX 7 supported video formats (H.264 MP4 is highly recommended) with some help from third-party tools. To get the work done, below I will take Pavtube Video Converter as example to show you how to encode MKV to MP4 videos under Windows 8/XP/7/Vista  for viewing on Kindle Fire HDX 7 without problems.

The equivalent Mac version is the VideoConverter for Mac, which can help you successfully convert MKV to Kindle Fire HDX 7 on Mac OS X. Just download it and follow the step-by-step guide to transfer and play your 1080p/720p MKV files on Kindle Fire HDX 7 smoothly.

Convert MKV to Kindle Fire HDX 7 supported video formats
The below guide uses Video Converter Windows screenshots. The way to encode MKV files to your Kindle Fire HDX 7 on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version.

1. Download, install and launch the best MKV to Kindle Fire HDX Converter. And then click "Add Video" or "Add from folder" to import your source materials in .mkv format. Besides MKV, you can also load FLV, AVI, WMV, VOB, TiVo, MPG, MOV, etc. files to the program. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.

2. Choose the output video format and output folder. Click "Format" bar and move mouse to "Android" column, you can easily find the profile of Amazon Kindle Fire HD H.264(*.mp4). The output videos could also fit on your Kindle Fire HDX 7 perfectly. And choose the destination folder to save the converted videos. If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.

kindle fire hdx video format Put and Play 1080p/720p Videos, Blu ray and DVD Movies on Kindle Fire HDX

3. After above settings, you can start the MKV to MP4 Conversion for Kindle Fire HDX 7.
Once the process completes, download and transfer the converted MP4 videos to your Kindle Fire HDX 7 from your Mac via USB cable. Then you are free to enjoy and play 1080p/720p MKV videos on Kindle Fire HDX 7 as you like.

(The workflow also fit your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 of course)

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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How to get a Digital Copy of a Blu-ray/DVD onto Kindle Fire HDX 7/8.9

If you have issues about copy a Digital Copy movie to your Kindle Fire HDX 7/8.9, read this article to find an effective way to achieve your goal smoothly.

After weeks of speculation and leaks, Amazon has finally pulled the curtains off its next-generation Kindle Fire tablets, the Kindle Fire HDX tablet line-up. The Kindle Fire HDX line-up comprises two tablets: a 7-inch and an 8.9-inch variant, much like the Kindle Fire HD unveiled last year.

As we all known, it can do many things like listen to music, surf on the internet, watch the latest movies and more. You probably have transferred some Digital Copy movies to your PC, and expect to get them ported over to your Kindle Fire HDX for playback. However, you can't easily put Digital Copies to Kindle Fire HD as they are restricted by DRM protection. So what can we do?

No worries, it couldn't be simpler once if you find this DRM Video Recorder for Kindle (Learn why choose it)! Actually we could not find any other program more powerful because it's able to unlock all the DRM videos as long as your video is authorized and it's able to playback on this computer.

Note: Before conversion you need first to transfer Digital Copy to computer in Windows Media (.wmv) or iTunes video format (.m4v). If you have no idea about how, check the post "Blu-ray/DVD Digital Copy: Transfer, Play and Backup" to learn details.

Step 1: Download and install ChewTune or ChewTune for Mac.

When converting protected Digital Copy WMV or M4V files, please make sure you videos play well in Windows Media Player or iTunes (Windows Media Player or iTunes is required for the conversion). Otherwise, the conversion may fail.

Step 2: Click "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button to import your Digital Copy movies or just drag and drop the movies to the software. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files to convert at a time.

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Step 3: Click "Format" bar and move mouse to "Android" column, you can easily find the profile of "Amazon Kindle Fire HD (*.mp4)". The output videos could also fit on Kindle Fire HDX 7/8.9 perfectly. If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.

Step 4: Click the big "Convert" button to begin removing DRM from Digital Copy and convert DRM-free Digital Copy movie to Kindle Fire HDX playable video format - MP4.

Once the encoding task completes, you can transfer the result videos to your SD card for your  Kindle Fire HDX. There now you know how to get Digital Copy movies onto your Kindle Fire HDX 7/8.9 so you can watch them on that gorgeous screen!

This workaround works with other Android Tablets as well, of course.

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About ChewTune - An easy-to-use yet intuitive and stable DRM converter which can help you strip DRM protection from iTunes, Blu-ray/DVD Digital Copy movies Amazon, Zune, BBC iPlayer, Napster, Blockbuster, etc. and convert and record videos to all popular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, WMV, AVI, FLV, etc. for playing and sharing anywhere you like. The audio/video synchronization is very good and the quality of the converted videos too. It's completely free for protected Audio files.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Convert AAC MKV/MP4 movies to AC3 with 5.1 Channels

Summary: Looking for an easy way to encode AAC 5.1 MKV/MP4 video to AC3 5.1? Here we will provide you an easy-to-use AAC to AC3 Converter to make the damn MKV/MP4 AAC video to AC3 so as to get it work with your home theatre system.

“I have a lot of MKV and MP4 movies with AAC 5.1 sound. I need to change the 5.1 AAC audio in my mp4 and mkv movies to AC3 5.1 channels as the AAC won’t work with my media player. I don’t want to touch the video or change its container and I just want to convert the audio to AC3. I have googled a lot around and tried various programs but they all seemed complicated or very slow. Which program can I use to do this? My most concern is the ease of use.”

Pavtube Video Converter for Mac probably would be the best answer to the question mentioned above. It is simple to use and features fast conversion speed. The advanced encoding technology accelerates its conversion speed to great extent. With this AAC to AC3 Converter for Mac, you can convert videos (including DVDs, Blu-rays) much faster than other similar tools. The Windows version is Pavtube Video Converter for Windows.

Related article for converting MKV audios? Such as MKV FLAC to AC3 5.1? Or you can learn more related details on this ssituation.

Here is how to encode AAC 5.1 MKV/MP4 video to AC3 5.1 on Mac

1. Import source media files
Download and install and run Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. Click “Add video” button to load your source MKV/MP4 files into the program. The iMedia Converter for Mac is multi-task based and supports batch conversion, this means you can load in multiple video files to convert at one time.

2. Select output format
From the Format bar, navigate to “HD Video” catalogue, and choose either “MKV HD Video (*.mkv)” or “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” as output depending on your requirement. More than MKV to MKV and MP4 to MP4 output, high-definition videos can be re-coded into other formats retaining HD quality as well.

3. Change AAC to AC3
Click “Settings” button, the “Profile Settings” windows pops up, on which you need to set the audio codec to ac3. This ensures your output videos to be encoded with ac3 codec.

Apart from changing audio codec, you are also allowed to reset video resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, audio bit rate and sample rate on this window.

4. Start conversion
Click “Convert” button to start converting AAC in MKV/MP4 to AC3 with 5.1 Channels. As soon as the conversion finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated files with ease.

Another good thing about Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is, it offers a “Shut down computer after conversion” option, so if you don’t want to wait around in front of your computer for the entire conversion process, you can tick off it and go away to do other things.

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Watch Blu-ray movie on Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 with perfect video quality?

Description: This article guides you to rip Blu-ray movies to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 supported format so you could easily watch your Blu-ray movies on Kindle Fire HDX 8.9’s widescreen display.

By most measures, Amazon Kindle Fires are the most successful Android tablets on the market. Recently Amazon revealed the latest generation of Kindle Fires: the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch, the Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch and the latest Kindle Fire HD.Of the three, the two HDX models certainly raise the bar for pure power and screen resolution. The Kindle HDX tablets also have screen resolutions that are starting to make “Retina Display” look quaint. Under the Fire HDX 8.9-inch's Gorilla Glass screen is a 2560 x 1600 display with 339 pixels per inch. In comparison, the iPad Retina, which also has a larger, 9.7-inch screen, offers 264 ppi.Even the tinier Fire HDX 7-inch has a whopping 323 ppi in its 1920 x 1200 display. The iPad Mini with standard display only has 163 ppi.

"I ordered an 8.9" hdx which I think I'll get mid Nov. I just need a bigger screen for email, internet, and watching my favorite movies etc. I liked the specs on the hdx and it's decent price. But I wanna to put my Blu-ray to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9; while, the only problem is the Kindle Fire HDX has no Blu-ray drive. So is there any way to play Blu-ray on Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablet?”

According to my experience, H.264 MP4 format is the best format for Kindle Fire HD 8.9. So to transfer Blu-ray movies to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 for playback, you will need to convert Blu-ray to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 supported MP4 format. Here, you are recommended to use Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper. With this easy-to-use Blu-ray ripping tool, I fast ripped and converted Blu-ray movies to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 playable format MP4 and all files work perfectly on my Kindle Fire HDX. Awesome! Now I can play Blu-ray movies on Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 freely. In below article you would learn the easiest way to rip Blu-ray movies to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 with lossless quality.

How to Rip Blu-ray movies to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 with best quality?

1. Download, install and launch the best Blu-ray to Kindle Fire HDX Converter.

(If you are Mac users, try Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for Mac)

2. Load source Blu-ray movie.

Click this "Load Disc" button to browser to your disc drive and import your source disc.

3. Choose Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 suitable format.

First of all, choose the wanted audio track from "Audio" drop-down list and desired subtitles from "Subtitle" tab.

Then hit the "Format" menu you could choose the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 optimized format. Choose "Android > Amazon Kindle Fire HD(*.mp4)" (Download a patch here to get the Kindle Fire HD preset). The preset is specially designed for Kindle Fire HD, but can could fit on the Kindle Fire HDX 7/8.9 perfectly.

4. Set profile presets (Optional)

Click the "Settings" icon on program interface, you are allowed to set presets to get better video and audio performance on your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. You could adjust video and audio parameters including Frame Rate, Resolution, Aspect Ratio, Video Bitrate, Sample Rate, Channels and Audio Bitrate.

5. Start ripping.

Hit the "Convert" icon and start ripping Blu-ray movies to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. After it finishes, you would get a created MP4 file in output destination. Now you are ready to transfer your Blu-ray movies to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 and watch them anytime and anywhere you like.

Learn How to Transfer Media Contents to Your Kindle Fire HD

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Friday, October 18, 2013

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Convert MXF to MKV with multiple audio channels on Windows/Mac

Summary: How to convert MXF to MKV with keeping multiple audio channesl? Pavtube MXF MultiMixer and iMixMXF can be you ideal tools, which can convert MXF to multi-track MKV with fast speed and fabulous output quality.

If you often shoot with Canon/Panasonic/Sony cameras or camcorders, you may be familiar with MXF video format. MXF format is used by professional camcorders for recording high-definition video footages. Meanwhile, Matroska Multimedia Container (MKV) is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks inside a single file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like movies or TV shows, which is similar in concept to other containers like AVI, MP4 or ASF, etc.

To backup your recorded MXF files or get MXF footage playbak on your media player, you need an excellent MXF Converter to help you convert MXF to MKV format. What's more, if you have some multi-track MXF and wanna retain the original multiple audio, here we will introduce iMixMXF- a top multi-track MXF to MKV Converter to you which enables you to convert MXF to MKV on Mac easily and quickly. Becides, it has editing functions and unique multi-track preserving feature. (If you are running on Windows PC, try Pavtube MXF MultiMixer.)

How to convert MXF files to MKV video keeping multiple audio channels

Step 1. Run MXF Audio Mixer. Click "Add Video" button to load your source MXF clips or drag and drop the MXF files to the converter. You are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.

Step 2. Click the Format button, and you would see lots of profiles listed. To keep multiple audio and subtitle tracks from Blu-ray Disc, you are recommended to choose "Multi-track Video" > "Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV (*.mkv)" for output.

Step 3. Adjust video and audio parameters. (Optional)

Click "Settings" button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you'd better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bitrate, frame rate as you need.

Step 4. When above steps finished, you can click "Convert" button to start transcoding MXF to multi-track MKV for playback with a super fast speed.

With the excellent multi-track MXF to MKV Converter, you can enjoy and play MXF files with multi audio tracks MKV format in best video and audio quality as you want.

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If you don't want to get multi-track videos or your videos has less that two audio track, you can try Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac, a profession MXF Converter and a good partner with your simple and efficient MXF conversion workflow on Mac. It also does a great job in converting MXF to MKV format.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Watch my DVD's on my new Kindle Fire HD

Wanna play your DVD movies on Kindle Fire HD? It is really difficult for us to find an effective player to resolve all our DVD videos. Actually, with the help of Pavtube DVDAid, we can easily deal with DVD playback issues.

The Kindle Fire HD is the second generation of Amazon's Kindle Fire line of color touchscreen tablet computers. It features a new 1280×800 high definition LCD display that brings greater experience on movie watching. Recetly I got my Kindle for watching films or backing up my DVD Collection.

as we know, Kindle Fire HD can't play DVD directly because it can't have a DVD drive. Kindle Fire HD supports MPEG4, VP8, H.263 videos. To watch DVDs on my new Kindle Fire HD, I think I need to use a DVD ripping software to help you convert DVD to Kindle Fire HD supported video files such as MP4 format. 

After trying a few DVD converters, finallly I find Pavtube DVDAid, (Alternative Mac version) and purchased it so I can watch my DVD's on my new Kindle Fire HD. I chose Pavtube because the interface was very clear and the whole process seemed very straight- forward. It does a great job in ripping my DVD movies no matter from DVD discs, DVD movie folders, or DVD IFO/ISO image files to a common video for my Kindle Fire HD and a HTC cell phone too. 

How to convert DVD  to Kindle Fire HD compatible videos files 

The below guide uses DVD Converter Windows (Windows 8.1 compatible) screenshots. The way to rip DVD files to your Kindle Fire HD on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you ge the right version. 

1. Add DVD files to the program

Insert DVD movies into your DVD drive, then click "Load file" button to navigate to DVD movies you want to convert. As you can see, added files can be previewed on the right viewing window. You can adjust the video volume and take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes. 

2. Set output options for Kindle Fire HD 

Now choose the output format for playback on your Kindle Fire HD. You can get optimized videos for Kindle Fire HD under Format > Android > Amazon Kindle Fire HD H.264(*.mp4). The output videos could fit on your device perfectly. And choose the destination folder to save the converted videos. 


1. If you want to keep multiple audio tracks and subtitle streams when ripping DVD to MKV, MP4 and MOV, you can try to use Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows or Mac.)

2. You can click “Settings” to tweak the detailed video and audio encoding settings. Or click “Edit” button to trim video into several segments by setting a specific output file size, append special effects, crop video screen area, add text/picture watermark. 


3. Start DVD to Kindle Fire HD conversion 

After all the above settings, simply click “Convert” button to start converting DVD files to Kindle Fire HD video. Just wait for the converting process to be done. After that, find the converted videos in your output folder and transfer them to your Kindle Fire HD. In this way, you can play DVD files on Kindle Fire HD and enjoy them on the go. 

P.S. If you have no idea about Kindle Fire HD file transfer, you can check out the post 
Synchronizing Your Content files (Videos, Pictures, Music) to Kindle Fire HD to learn more. 

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Monday, October 14, 2013

Windows Movie Maker .tivo files will not load

Summary: This guide will tell you how to use Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to transcode Tivo to WMV for Windows Movie Maker editing without codec problems.

I am just an individual doing a little video editing. And my source videos vary from interviews to history programs I am converting and editing to include in our family history. I'm trying to upload my tivo files onto windows movie maker and it's not working. So I checked the automatically download codecs, still didn't work. Went into the compatibility where it says to check the box, but there is no box to check what do I do so that I can use tivo files on Windows Movie Maker.

My main goal here is to be able to import TiVo files into Windows Movie Maker smoothly. Looking for the ways. Now I aske this question in forums and find the problem only lies in the video codec of tivo files. But where to download the so-called "right codec" for Windows Movie Maker? Do you have to crack your brain to find the codec? The answer is negative.

At last, I turn to a more directly and easy way, that's convert Tivo to Windows Movie Maker compatible and editable WMV format. And Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate help me out successfully. It can be used as the winner to transcode Tivo to WMV format for Windows Movie Maker. Works well, do tivo conversion easily and converts flawlessly. I have no trouble now, and I still use it for my WMM editing.

Meanwhile, I find t
his Video Conversion tool can create files compatible with various non-linear editing systems like Avid, After Effects and Adobe Premiere (Pro),Windows Movie Maker etc. Below is the step by step guide to convert Tivo to Windows Movie Maker.

Step One. Transfer the Tivo files to PC.

Although the TiVo Desktop software for the Mac (supplied by TiVo) does not allow user to transfer TiVo recordings to Mac, you can transfer TiVo to Mac MacBook with specific software as long as your TiVo box is connected to your home network. Once you've recorded your favorite shows on your TiVo box, freeware like the TiVoDecode Manager can accomplish this task for you.

Step Two. Launch this Tivo Video Converter Ultimate.

Click the top left icon to import your tivo files.

It will pop up a window to remind you submit the tivo key. Click Ok and enter your tivo media key.

Here is a easy way to trim out commercial ads in tivo click the pencil-like icon on the top, switch to "Trim", you will be able to set up and start and end point easily. 

Step Three. Choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)” as the best intermediate video format for editing tivo in Windows Movie Maker.

Step 4. Now click the big “Convert” to start this easy conversion. Wait for a few moments; you can click “Open” to locate the converted video directly. OK, let’s import tivo video files into Windows Movie Maker for freely editing.

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Sunday, October 13, 2013

How to get my DVDs on to my iPad & iPhone

Summary: The guide shows you an easy way to rip and convert DVDs to Apple Device playable MP4 format for watching on iPad and iPhone.

I have bought some DVD's which I would like to transfer them to the iPad & iPhone so I can watch my favorites on my iPad & iPhone while travelling. Now I'm looking for ways to get the DVD movies onto iTunes, and then sync to my iPad & iPhone.

It is really great to enjoy favorite DVD movies on  iPad & iPhone. However, it is reported that DVD image files can't be played on iPad or iPhone directly due to the disc protection and format problems. So I search this question by googling, then I was suggested to get this best DVD to iPhone/iPad Converter to remove thing protection, then things become more easy.

After many trials, we select this DVD Ripper from Pavtube and it work great with removing DVD protection quickly (a few minutes during the importing) and smoothly converting them to MP4 which is preferred by IOS devices without any quality and sync issues. Very easy to use.  So I purchased the software. LOL~  Here I will share the easy workflow to rip DVD movie to  iPad & iPhone with high video quality. 

Download a free trial version here:

(For Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard users: download the .dmg file)

Step 1. Get this DVD Ripper for iPad & iPhone installed and import DVD.

Click "Import DVD" to load disc from ROM, IFO/ISO or DVD folder. Pavtube DVD Ripper will detect and check the main title automatically; keep it as default unless you also want to convert the tidbits.

Step 2. Choose iPad & iPhone video format.

This app contains an optimzed presetting for iPad & iPhone.  To get the output files fully compatible with your  iPad & iPhone, you can select the corresponding format.

For iPad, you just need to go to Format -> iPad -> iPad Video H.264 (*.mp4).

For iPhone , choose Format -> iPhone -> iPhone MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4).


If you want to convert videos to iPhone 5 with best settings, you can download profile patch for the software. The profile"iPhone 5 H.264 Full HD 1080P(*.mp4)", "iPhone 5 H.264 HD 720P(*.mp4)" and "iPhone 5 H.264 Full Screen 1136*640(*.mp4)" are all available in Patch.

Step 3. Customize outputting video specs. (Optional)

You can click Settings bottom to adjust the output parameters including video codec, size, bitrate, framerate and sample rate(Hz).

Step 4. Start converting DVD to iPad & iPhone.

Click the red "Convert" to start converting DVD to MP4 for iPad & iPhone. After conversion, you can click "Open output folder" to quick location converted videos.

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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Only 2 Days! 40% OFF! Pavtube Free MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac Upgrade to official retail version

Good news on this weekend (2013, Oct 12~13th)! Pavtube now offer 40% OFF to upgrade your Free MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac to Paid MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, the official retail version, which is just updated several days ago and perfect support more latest cameras from Sony, JVC, Panasonic and Canon.

The Pavtube Free MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, a powerful free Mac MTS/M2TS Converter software to help convert your 2D/3D MTS/M2TS/M2T/AVCHD file at 1080i/1080p/720i/720p to MKV/MP4/MPG/WMV/MOV/FLV/F4V for editing in NLEs such as Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Apple Aperture 3, Kdenlive, Keynote, Avid Xpress Pro, Adobe Creative Suite 6, DaVinci Resolve, iPhoto, or playback on iPad 4, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPod 3, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1/8.0, Galaxy Note 3, Google new Nexus 7, Asus Fonepad 7, Motorola Droid Mini, Moto X, Asus Transformer Book T100, Asus Transformer Pad TF701T, Kindle Fire HD, Surface RT/Pro, Surface 2, Surface Pro 2; it well supports Apple TV and other HDTV videos outputting and other devices like XBox 360, PS3, WD TV, Wii, TVs, etc.

As we can see, it has a simple and straightforward interface to enable quick conversion within a few clicks. As long as your camera is recognized by Mac directly, it could detect your MTS/M2TS/M2T/MOD/TOD/AVCHD footage automatically without risky of losing intact file structure.

And the most important thing is your can download it totally Free in App Store with 100% safety.

See this specification:

This Free MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac comes with bellowing features:

Full Support to AVCHD footage
Support interlaced and progressive AVCHD 1920*1080, 1440*1080, 1280*720 videos shot with Sony, Panasonic, Canon, JVC, etc.

Simple gauss blur effect
Simple gauss blur effect is very useful to recorded file formats, since it can eliminate the recorded videos noise. If you like, you can also add other special effects including simple laplacian sharpen, gray, flip color, invert, aged film and deinterlacing. What is worth mentioning is the deinterlacing, which can convert interlaced video into a non-interlaced form so that you can enjoy a better and clearer video effect.

Accurate trim and crop your AVCHD (*.m2ts or *.mts)
The accurate trim and crop function allows you to trim the proper time length for MTS/M2TS videos, as well as cut off any unwanted area. Its original video and output video preview windows will also be convenient for you to edit.

Replace original audio
To replace the original audio is easy to be realized under the Editor sections.

Split selected video file
Using the Split function, you can split the selected video file into required video clips by specifying the clip quantity, duration time and file size.

Audio and video sync technology
The program adopted advanced audio and video sync technology; never let you troubled by the audio and video issues.

Built-in codec
Its built-in codec will not install any codec on your computer, so as to avoid the unexpected codec problem.

Note: Comparing with Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, the Free MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac removed Apple ProRes codec for Final Cut Pro and Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) codec for iMovie & Final Cut Express.

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Friday, October 11, 2013

MakeMKV vs ByteCopy vs DVDfab - Top Blu-ray/DVD Ripping & Coping Tool Review

Backup the Blu-ray discs onto computer is really a good method to store Blu-ray movies. In order to backing up Blu-rays, we need the help of Blu-ray ripping software. Still have no idea about which one is suitable for you? This article will give you full reviews of top 3 Blu-ray Ripper in 2016. 

Blu-ray discs are widely used by film producers, so people who love watching movies, may store kinds of Blu-ray discs in their home. These discs need a lot of space. Meanwhile, the discs are easily scratched. 

To protect the expensive Blu-ray Discs from scratching, more and more people are tending to make a backup of their Blu-ray collections. As an experienced user of various Blu-ray ripper tools, the author of this post is pleased to help beginners find their best fit. The following passages take a brief review of three top Blu-ray rippers in 2016: ByteCopy, MakeMKV, and DVDfab.

Pavtube ByteCopy Review

Pavtube ByteCopy is your best tool to rip and convert Blu-ray movies and DVDs to MKV container format with multiple audio tracks and subtitle sincluded. It preserves chapter markers in the converted MKV file. All that and more make it possible for you to easily select your needed tracks, subtitles, as well as chapters when watching Blu-ray and DVD movies with your media players.

And other than that, you can backup and convert latest Blu-ray and DVD movies to any other formats like MP4/MOV with multi-track audios, M4V, AVI, WMV, MPG, M2TS, etc for playback on iOS/Android/Windows Tablets/Phones, HD Media Players (WDTV), editing software (Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, etc.), and more.


Trial and Download
  • ByteCopy for Mac OS X

    Requires Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, Snow Leopard10.6, Leopard 10.5.

Pavtube ByteCopy rips Blu-ray in 2 ways, lossless copy and lossy conversion. In trial version lossless backup runs 7 times only; for loss conversion, a watermark is put on the screen. A full version is offered at $42 USD. The purchase includes a lifetime license and unlimited upgrades.

 Currently you can't edit videos by merging, splitting, trimming, cropping, adding .srt, .ass subtitle files, etc if choosing multi-track output formats. 

Highlight features of ByteCopy: 

* Automatically detect Blu-ray/DVD main movie 
* Full disc copy Blu-ray/DVD by chapters without quality loss 
* Rip/convert/backup BD/DVD to any other format for playback on any iOS/Android/Windows tablets and phones 
* Backup BD/DVD to MKV format with multi audio/subtitle tracks and chapter markers without any quality loss. 
* Convert BD/DVD to MP4/MOV with multi audio (language) tracks 
* Add SRT, ASS, and SSA subtitles to BD/DVD movie 
* Edit BD/DVD movies: trim off commercials, crop off black bars, merge several chapters into one, split one movie into several pieces, and more 
* Support TrueHD 6.1 and TrueHD 7.1 decoding 
* Support latest BD and DVD (BD/DVD/Ultimate/iMedia) 

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MakeMKV Review

MakeMKV is a nice choice for those who feel like to make lossless copy of their Blu-ray and DVD collections. The software does one thing- converting the video clips from encrypted disc into a set of MKV files, preserving most information but not changing it in any way- and does it well. It is very easy to remove unwanted audio or subtitle tracks and pretty fast to back up a Blu-ray. The copying of Blu-ray Avatar took only 86 minutes. All video streams, audio tracks and subtitles are included in resulting MKV file.

Import source: Blu-ray Disc/folder/ISO, DVD

Export file format: .mkv (with original codecs)

To add- MKV (also known as Matroska) is a container file format, in which there can be many audio, video and subtitles streams, allowing the user to store a complete movie in a single file. Practically this means that it is possible to put entire movie with multiple sound and subtitle tracks, chapters and movie thumbnail into single file.

Trial and Download
  • MakeMKV 1.6.8 for Windows

    Requires Windows XP, Vista or Win7, x86 or x64.
  • MakeMKV 1.6.8 for Mac OS X

    Requires x86 Mac OS X 10.5 or later.
  • MakeMKV 1.6.8 for Linux
MakeMKV allows for a 30-day trial, and $50 USD is all you pay for lifetime Blu-ray ripping feature. Its DVD ripping feature always stays free, so let’s say thank you to the generous developer of MakeMKV.

Read Review: Mac MakeMKV Alternative 

DVDfab Blu-ray Ripper Review

DVDfab used to stand for an excellent free DVD ripper. Now we know they can do more (and ask for more too). DVDfab Blu-ray Ripper decrypts and rips Blu-ray title to various video files playable on next generation consoles like PS3 and Xbox 360, HD player like WD TV Live, or mobile devices like iPod, iPhone, iPad, etc. Unlike MakeMKV, it exports a lot of video codecs and formats:

Video: MPEG-4, H.264, MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, M2TS, TS etc.

Audio: MP3, MP4, M4A, WMA, WAV, AAC, AC3, DTS, etc.

So you see the differences here. With MakeMKV you get lossless Blu-ray backup but only in MKV format; while with DVDfab you lose original Blu-ray quality but get much smaller movie clips in desired format. A preferred feature of DVDfab is their “Lighting speed”, i.e., multi-core CPUs and NVIDIA CUDA support. By taking advantage of CUDA accelerating, the conversion time is greatly shorted.

Trial and Download
  • DVDfab Blu-ray Ripper

    Requires Windows XP, Vista or Win7, (x32/x64). Not a Mac version is provided. 
Everyone can evaluate the trial for 30 days before it stops work. To continue using the software, you can buy a one-year license of DVDfab Blu-ray Ripper at $60 USD and $105.6 USD for lifetime license. If you purchase Blu-ray Ripper and DVD Ripper in bundle, it’ll be $93.5 for one-year use and $154 for lifetime. Pretty high price, isn’t it? Especially when you can get a similar Blu-ray Ripper- BDMagic at much lower price?

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Compare: MakeMKV vs. DVDfab vs. ByteCopy

MakeMKV and ByteCopy are good for lossless Blu-ray and DVD backup, while DVDfab focuses on Blu-ray trans-coding to portable devices like PS3, Xbox, etc.

Q: Which Blu-ray ripper keeps Blu-ray movie structure (including chapters)?
A: MakeMKV and ByteCopy

Q: Which Blu-ray ripper keeps multiple audio tracks and subtitles?
A: MakeMKV and ByteCopy

Q: What about the ripping speed of the three Blu-ray Rippers?
A: MakeMKV = ByteCopy (lossless copy) > DVDfab

Q: Which en-decodes Blu-ray with NVIDIA’s CUDA support (GPU computing)?
A: ByteCopy and DVDfab (Tip: CUDA works only when exporting H.264 encoded videos)

Q: Which does better on Blu-ray hacking/cracking?

Not a Blu-ray ripper is able to crack all the Blu-ray Discs as decryption always falls behind encryption. So it’s a question of upgrade and tech support. All the three updates their software along with the come up of new BD+ keys. MakeMKV and ByteCopy charge free for updates while DVDfab asks you pay extra money for the updates.

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Sync MKV, VOB, AVI, MPG, Tivo, WMV, Flash Videos to iTunes on Mac

Summary: Do you want to sync MKV, VOB, AVI, MPG, Tivo, WMV, Flash Videos to iTunes on Mac for transferring to Apple devices? This article mainly introduces the Mac solution to put any kinds of 720/1080p videos onto iTunes.

iTunes proviedes a media library for iOS devices. Before you can sync music and movies to iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, you need to add your music, video, and other items to create your iTunes library. However, iTunes only supports limited video formats (files that end in .mov, .m4v, or .mp4), many videos can't be directly streamed to iTunes, such as MKV, VOB, AVI, MPG, Tivo, WMV, Flash etc.

How to get MKV, VOB, AVI, MPG, Tivo, WMV, Flash easily syncing to iTunes? The answer is to convert these 720p/1080p Videos to iTunes compatible videos so you can transfer them to your iPhone, iPad, iPod, or stream to Apple TV etc for playback. Now let's go to learn how to do it.

Do either of the following to transfer videos to your iTunes library:

Drag a file or folder from the desktop to the iTunes window. If you add a folder, all the files it contains are added to your library.

In iTunes, choose File > Add to Library, locate a file or folder, and click Open.

Download 1080p movies and TV shows to iTunes from iTunes Store

The iTunes now supports up to 1080p full HD video contents. You can add HD movies to iTunes by purchasing them from the iTunes Store or by downloading them from the Internet. Video purchases from the iTunes Store are delivered SD and HD. HD content is offered in either 720p or 1080p. iTunes by default is set to purchase, download, and playback HD content in 720p. You must change your local preference setting if you prefer to download, purchase, and playback HD content in 1080p:

1. From the iTunes menu, choose iTunes > Preferences > Store (for PC, choose Edit > Preferences > Store).

2. Next to "When downloading High Definition videos, prefer:" set your preference to 1080p. Click OK.

Depending on your computer's hardware configurations, you may be unable to purchase, rent, or playback content in 1080p though.

Transfer 1080p videos/shootings to iTunes

You can transfer QuickTime, H.264 and MPEG-4 movies (files that end in .mov, .m4v, or .mp4) to iTunes and use them in a video-enabled iPad or iPhone and with Apple TV. Just drag and drop the HD videos to iTunes. But not all kinds of music and video are compatible with iTunes– videos in MKV, VOB, AVI, MPG, Tivo, WMV, Flash Videos will not import to the software. To convert MKV, VOB, AVI, MPG, Tivo, WMV, Flash Videos videos to iTunes supported format before you can add them to iTunes library, you need to get a Video Converter for Mac here.

How to convert MKV, VOB, AVI, MPG, Tivo, WMV, Flash Videos to iTunes

Step 1. Run the Pavtube Video to iTunes Converter for Mac, drag and drop source video to the program.

Step 2. Click on “Format” bar, and Choose iTunes compatible format for Apple devices.

Choose the iTunes supported formats in the "Format" dropdown list. You can go to "Common Video" or "HD Video" options to find what you like. I think MP4 format is better for iTunes.

But, here you are recommended to choose the Apple devices like iPad, iPone, Apple TV, etc directly. Find a suitable format under these Apple devices options.

Tips: For some advances users, you can go to adjust video and audio parameters like bitrate, resolution, channels, etc. Click "Settings" button you can go to check and change them as you like.

Step 3. Press on “Convert” to start encoding MKV, VOB, AVI, MPG, Tivo, WMV, Flash Videos to iTunes compatible video.

Step 4. When conversion completes, press on “Open” to locate converted videos. Drag and drop these movies to iTunes.

Now open your iTunes and then sync the converted MKV, VOB, AVI, MPG, Tivo, WMV, Flash Videos movies to iTunes library for convenient playback on Apple devices. In this way, you can enjoy your favorite MKV, VOB, AVI, MPG, Tivo, WMV, Flash Videos on your iPad/iPhone/iPod wherever you are.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

iPhone 5C Review and Video Tips- How to convert DVD to iPhone 5C

Summary: This article focus on iPhone 5C Review and Video Playback Tips. I write it aiming to show users a perfect way to watch DVD movies on iPhone 5C.

The 2013 iPhone 5C takes the 2012 iPhone 5 in a less-expensive, more fun direction with colorful unibody polycarbonate shells in red, green, blue, yellow, and white, along with an improved FaceTime HD camera. Well, first of all let's have a look at this cheaper version of the iPhone.

iPhone 5C Review :


Apple's iPhone 5C is a slightly cheaper, more colourful alternative to the firm's latest flagship iPhone 5S smartphone.

While some expected the iPhone 5C to launch below the £300 mark, it seems Apple has instead decided that it's not willing to compromise on price or user experience, designing its new "cheaper" smartphone with the same specifications as last year's iPhone 5.

It's clear that the smartphone is going to divide opinions, mainly with its refreshed design and overhauled iOS 7 operating system. However, we think that the more you use it, the more you might be won over.


The iPhone 5C's colourful plastic casing is the first thing that will divide opinion. Some who encountered our bright green iPhone were quick to dismiss it as "toy-like" and "cheap", while others said they were impressed by the premium feel of the device.

As we pointed out in our iPhone 5C first impressions, the phone's polycarbonate plastic back has a surprisingly quality feel. The unibody casing feels sturdy and tough, and as we found when we accidentally lost hold on the glossy handset above concrete, it's pretty resistant to scratches too.

The glossy casing will be a nuisance for some, and during our first couple of days with the iPhone 5C we found it difficult to keep a firm grip on it. However, now that we have got used to the handset we find it comfortable to hold, perhaps more than the iPhone 5 due to the new handset's smooth, rounded edges.

That could also be helped by the handset's size, as it's slightly thicker and heavier than the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S handsets at 132g and 8.9mm thick, making it feel more solid and comfortable in the hand.

We liked the physical buttons too, which match the colour of the device - be it a white, blue, yellow, pink or green iPhone 5C. The volume buttons are larger, and more rectangular than those on the iPhone 5, and we found these more satisfying, and easier to press.

Beyond the slippery, glossy back, we have another small gripe with the redesigned casing, and that's the SIM slot. We found the port on the iPhone 5C's right hand side is prone to picking up dust and dirt, and we had to be remove it in order to clean it properly. The headphone jack on the bottom of the phone can also feel spiky to touch, which could be an annoyance for some depending on how you hold the handset.


The iPhone 5C's 4in 1136x640 326ppi Retina display is unlikely to disappoint. Despite being the same as on the last generation iPhone 5, which has since been succeeded by the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One, the screen still stands out as one of the best on the market. Colours are vibrant, text is crisp, and although the display isn't great in bright sunshine, not many are.

Our only real issue with the screen is its size. With Samsung, HTC and Nokia releasing smartphones with larger displays, the iPhone 5C's 4in screen feels small, in turn making the handset seem somewhat dated.

That said, the screen is much more usable one-handed than most of its competition, and given that Apple is targeting younger users and new smartphone users with the iPhone 5C handset, this could work to its advantage.

iPhone 5C Video Playback Tips

I believe more people will buy this new coming Apple iPhone and it would be good to play DVD movies on iPhone 5C during a boring travel or a long flight. Unfortunately, you cannot directly transfer DVD to iPhone 5C.

I cannot help telling you that I just got my blue iPhone 5C. Anyway there is another problem that I need your help. I want to convert some of my DVD movies like Toy Story 3 to my iPhone 5C so that I can watch them when I'm boring outside. What is the best software you know? Thanks!

In this case, you need to rip DVD to iPhone 5C compatible formats first with the help of a DVD to iPhone 5C RipperAfter many trials, we select this DVDAid from Pavtube for that it's capable of removing DVD protection quickly (a few minutes during the importing) and smoothly converting them to MP4 which is preferred by IOS devices without any quality and sync issues.

Read more: Top DVD Ripper Review - Get Top 5 DVD Ripper Program for You 

I once used this dvd ripper to convert DVD to iPhone 5C mp4 format. It's a simple one, only need a few steps and the outcome is quite well I think. Download a free trial version and follow the guide as below to convert DVD movies to MPEG-4/H.264 MP4 format for iPhone 5C with best quality.

The Mac version is Pavtube DVDAid for Mac.

Step 1. Get this DVD to iPhone 5S/5C Converter installed and import DVD.

Click "Import DVD" to load disc from ROM, IFO/ISO or DVD folder. Pavtube DVD Ripper will detect and check the main title automatically; keep it as default unless you also want to convert the tidbits.

Step 2. Choose iPhone 5C video format.

For windows users, if you want to convert videos to iPhone 5C with best settings, you need to download profile patch for the software at first.

This app contains an optimzed presetting for iPhone 5C. You just need to go to Format -> iPhone -> iPhone 5S/5C H.264 Full HD 1080P(*.mp4), and the output files will be fully compatible with your iPhone 5C.

Step 3. Customize outputting video specs. (Optional)

You can click Settings bottom to adjust the output parameters including video codec, size, bitrate, framerate and sample rate(Hz).

Step 4. Start converting DVD to iPhone 5C.

Click the red "Convert" to start converting DVD to MP4 for iPhone 5C. After conversion, you can click "Open output folder" to quick location converted videos.

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