Xilisoft iPod Video Converter for Mac Tutorial
How to convert video files on Mac to make them fit for the iPod devices you have? We will now introduce a step-by-step way to complete the task by Xilisoft iPod Video Convertor for Mac.
Let's start with the installation of Xilisoft iPod Video Converter for Mac.
Step 1: Add File
Click "Add" button on the toolbar or "File > Add" to load files.
Step 2: Choose output format
Choose the file you want to convert, click "Profile" drop-down button at the right side of the main interface to choose the formats you need, then click "Browse" button to choose destination folder for saving output files.
Tip: If you want to do more with your video and audio files, please refer to the "More features".
Step 3: Set detailed parameters
Choose the file and go to "Advanced" button at the right top of the main interface to set detailed parameters for the video as you like. Such as the size, bit rate, aspect, channels, etc.
Step 4: Convert
After all the settings of the video, you only need to click "Convert" button on the toolbar to complete the task.
1. Define the output profile list
You can define the output profile list to show only the most commonly used formats. Click "Custom..." in "Profile" drop-down list, check the formats you want to list in "Profile" pop-up window. Close the window and you will save much time in finding them in the whole list.
2. Convert one to several iPod video files simultaneously
Stop wasting time to set one format and click to output, and repeat and repeat, now just set diverse profiles for one source simultaneously to convert to iPod videos and music in one step using this iPod video converter.
You are capable to make a stylish album using the snapshots taken from the video with this software.
Click "Snapshot" button at the right bottom of the main interface to take snapshot when playing the video and save as BMP, click "Open Snapshot Folder" to check the snapshot. You can also define the destination in your hard disk to save the snapshots at "Snap" tab in "Xilisoft iPod Video Converter > Preferences".
4. Transfer converted files to iPod
You can transfer your converted files directly to iPod by this software.
5. Output files with file size you want
The output files can be optimized in a size that plays best for your iPod: split one file into several by setting split time or size, or customize the file size accurately using the Bitrate calculator tool.