In this article we will break down the top three paid and the top three free movie converters available right now online. Here’s a rundown of some of the top movie converters available in 2016.
Part I: Why you need a Movie Converter?
With home theater is more and more popular, many varieties of video player softwares are released, and our video library is constantly increasing every day. But when we copied the video to playback on mobile devices, there will become unable to open the file, giving us a warning. Sometimes we also want to uploaded these videos to the Internet, especially the video produced by ourselves or the video clips that we favorite, but we are always prompted that “format is not supported”, had to give up uploading.
Some the best movie converters have a variety of support features like having the option to burn to DVD, copy subtitles offer 5.1 audio support as well as insulation on OSX and Windows based computers. So movie converter is very necessary. It can help us to convert many movie files to others formats like MKV, AVI, VOB, M2TS etc. A better program can turn our clips into pieces that will enjoy with our family and friends. To help you narrow down your choices, Here, Introducing 3 free 3 paid movie converters, and basic rules of finding a good movie converter.
Part II: Top 3 Paid Movie Converters for Movies Lovers
No. 1 Video Transcoder 2016: Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate
Supported OS: Windows & Mac OS X
Summary: Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is the best BD/DVD/Video solution to backup BD/DVD, compress disc and transcode video clip (including H.265) to almost all popular video and audio formats like m3u8, H.265/HEVC MP4, MKV, M4V, AVI and play on iPad Mini 4, iPhone 6S Plus, Samsung Galaxy S6, PS4, HD media players, and more. Pavtube is being optimized for latest NVIDIA CUDA and AMD technologies to speed up the conversion speed and lets you convert Blu-ray and DVD movies in a flash while keeping the original high video quality. In addition, Pavtube software provided you batch processing facility that allows multiple video conversions at the same.
▶ Built in numerous video audio codecs, it is powerful enough to transcode videos among virtually all video/audio formats, including MKV, HEVC (H.265), M2TS, AVCHD, FLAC, MP3, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MPEG, FLV, VOB, 3GP, etc.
▶ Optimized preset output profiles make it easy to transcode videos to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android tablet, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, Google Nexus, Kindle Fire 7, PS4, Xperia, Microsoft WP8, Xbox, Surface Pro, etc.
▶ Support TrueHD audio and keep 7.1/5.1 audio while ripping Blu-ray
▶ This video transcoding software is designed to transcode videos at any resolution, including 1080p, 2160p 4K and 4320p 8K.
▶ Support MXF in XAVC video codec
▶ Ease of Use This all-in-one product has a very user-friendly interface and every option is placed in a simple way.
▶ Excellent Built-in Video Editor As a powerful video converting software, it provides dozens of video editing functions, including: trim video length, crop video size, split large video into segments, add watermarks, adjust video effect.
▶ It is a closed-source. If you use its free trial version, your output video will have the water marker in the middle.
Editor’s note: If I need a powerful comprehensive 4K/Blu-ray/DVD video transcoder, I will pay for it. But I think a open-source, like Handbrake is enough to me.
No. 2 Video Transcoder 2016: Any Video Converter
Supported OS: Windows/Mac OS X
Summary: The name truly says it all. Any Video Converter is a fantastic piece of freeware that can handle conversions to everything from DivX and MPEG4 to VOB and more than 60 other input formats, all within an attractive and minimalist interface that’s trouble-free and pleasing to navigate without being overly daunting. The software features user-defined video outputs, as well batch processing for converting multiple files simultaneously, and saves all converted video to a pre-designated folder for quick access and organization. Aside from the basic conversion features, AVC can also directly extract and convert audio from any given video into a limited number of formats such as MP3, AAC, WAVE and others. Plus, the program can download and convert YouTube and Google videos by simply pasting the specified video link into the download box and clicking a few buttons.
▶ Any Video Converter Freeware is also a free audio CD ripper and video to audio converter which can rip audio tracks from CDs, extract audio tracks, sound or background music from videos.
▶ lets you download videos from Youtube, Facebook, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Metacafe, Howcast, Niconico and other 100+ sites.
▶ The built-in DVD burner is a bit finicky
▶ Can’t rip and backup Blu-ray/DVD discs, DVD ISO/IFO, Video-TS folder.
Editor’s note: If you don’t need to deal with Blu-ray/DVD, this program is enough for a common people.
No. 3 Video Transcoder 2016: Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate
Supported OS: Windows & Mac & Linux
Summary: Wondershare cost about $40 for its full license fee and it features one of the fastest conversion speed that of any other video converter on the market. The program has been heavily optimized to rip DVDs and to provide drag-and-drop video conversion/ editing solutions. Perhaps one of the most interesting factors about this program is that it can even convert into 3-D with amazing audio support and HD video conversion too.
▶ This program not only converts your videos into different formats, but it also has a wide variety of customization and export tools not found in many of the products on our lineup.
▶ While the software application is very easy to use, it may take awhile to fully understand all of its features and use them to their highest potential.
Editor’s note: Since it is free, I think I will choose it first if I need a DVD Ripper. After all, MP4 is enough for nearly all devices and HD media players.
Part III: Top3 Free Movie Converter on 2016 for Movie Fans
VLC is still one of the most popular media players available online. Not only can you use VLC on Macintosh and PC computers but VLC has the option to rip DVDs, use subtitles as well as multiple audio support. The LC also has the option to rip YouTube videos in the form of FLV files and then play them without any type of AVI conversion required. VLC even add support for mobile devices so that you can watch downloaded YouTube videos on the go without having to waste any of your data. While VLC doesn’t have all of the full-service features that some other programs do it’s easy to use, free and massively compatible.
This open source Windows-based program makes the process of converting audio and video formats dead simple. It doesn’t feature playback support but it is easy to simply input different file types and have them quickly converted without any type of quality loss. You can import MP4s, convert them to Matroska, Quicktime, AVI and more. As well as a variety of video playback conversion options you also have the option of turning your favorite movie scenes and YouTube videos into high-quality MP3, ACC and WMA audio. With a huge number of conversion options that we haven’t listed as well this is an amazing free media converter with no nonsense operation. It doesn’t have much in the way of customization but for converting one file type into another, anyone can get a handle on this program.
3.Any Video Converter
Any video converter is a freeware windows solution that helps you to convert almost all video formats into portable video formats capable of playing on any device. While it doesn’t offer the same amount of preselected conversion options as some of the other programs on the list, if you need a simple converter for producing PSP, ipod or mp4 videos this could be an excellent go to program. It saves all the converted files to a preselected directory and leaves the original video files completely untouched so that no quality is compromised.
Part IIII: which is the best Movie Converter?
In the end, if you are selecting a free program for video conversion you should strongly consider mediacoder as an option for your video conversion needs. If you are willing to spend the money and get a full service converter however, you should purchase a full licence for Pavtube Video Converter Ulitmate. Both of these programs are only available on windows unfortunately but they feature the fastest and highest quality conversion in the free and paid categories.
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