How to convert video files between by Xilisoft Video Converter step by step?

Step 1: Download, install, and run Xilisoft Video Converter.

xilisoft video converter

Wizard mode

Tip: The wizard has been designed and added for beginners in new 3.1 version. It can guide you how to convert AVI to MPEG, video to iPod, video to PSP, MPEG to 3GP etc. Find and run Wizard mode in the windows start menu > Programs > Xilisoft > Video Converter 3, named Xilisoft Video Converter Wizard 3.

Tip: It is can be free download to try before purchase. In the trial version, it is only limited the ripping time, but not the functionality. Please ignore the register request to have a try.

Step 2 : Load the file(s): Add the video or audio files you would like to convert by clicking the "Add" button in the main interface or choose "Add" in the "File" menu.

Add the video or audio files

video files you would like to convert

Step 3 : You can preview the file in the left preview window. Just click play video to play it. When the movie is playing, previous pause stop next video will be all available. Please Note: This function is only for preview purpose.

preview video files

Click the Browse... button next to the Output File Name field and select a location on your HDD for the output video file.
Note: when you select a location for your output video file, you should save the file to your personal computer HDD.

Step 4: Select the target output format: In "Profile" combo-box, you could choose the format you want to convert your files to. And all the target formats are shown in the dropdown list.

target video formats

Tip: It supports iPod, PSP, MP4, 3GP conversion.

Tip: The software allows setting different output formats for different files, depending on what you like.

All encoders/codecs are built-in. The software integrates with all video/audio encoders/codecs. Users can convert all supported formats once download the program.

Tip: It supports multithreading and batch conversion. You can select all files you want to convert and Xilisoft Video Converter will automatically encode them one by one, even if these files use different settings.

Step 5 : Set output mode: After selecting certain output format, the right panel will show general standard of the format. By clicking certain setting, you may specify it. Or just keep the default settings.

Set output mode

Tip: It supports iPod and PSP video conversion:
* For iPod: When converting video files to iPod MP4, please set the 'Video Size' to '320x240'

converting video files to iPod MP4 video size

For PSP: Xilisoft Video Converter integrates with PSP Video Manager. After converting, you can use it to transfer your files to PSP.

Tip: It supports clip or segment conversion. You can convert any clip or segment by setting the start point and duration at will. For example, you want to rip a clip from 00:03:20 to 00:08:00, please click "Start time" to set the starting time 00:03:20 and click "Duration" to specify the length 00:04:40.

For sync problem, you may lower down the video bit rate to have a try. You can also try to solve it by adjusting the frame rate.

Step 6: Select the output folder by clicking the "Browse..." button or directly enter a path in "Destination" box.

output folder

Step 7 : Begin to convert: Finally, press the "Encode" button. Note: The default setting is all item(s) checked. If you only want to rip certain item(s), check it/them, click "Encode", and then Xilisoft Video Converter will rip them one by one. You would see the info "Completed" in the status column after a successful conversion.

output folder

Step 8 : After the files are successfully ripped, you may click the "Open" button to browse the output files.

Tags : iPod Video Converter, PSP Video Converter, 3GP Video Converter, MOV Converter, RM Converter, AVI MPEG Converter, and Video to Audio Converter

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