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How to convert video and audio formats on Mac?


- A through guide about mediAvatar Video Converter Pro for Mac

mediAvatar Video Converter Pro for Mac supports a wide range of video and audio formats as input and output, offering Mac users the perfect solution of how to convert video to video, video to audio, audio to audio and also convert between pictures and videos. Besides, this Mac video converter can also help Mac users clip, merge, split videos, add transitions effects, adjust video image effects and do many other customizations.

Below we will describe how to convert video formats and clip/merge/split videos step by step.

For your clarity, we divide this guide into the following parts:

After you download, install and launch mediAvatar Video Converter Pro for Mac, you will see how this video converter Mac looks like:

Video Converter Pro for Mac

Getting Started

In this part, we will show you the simplest way to convert videos on Mac with any further customizaitons.

Step 1: Load videos into this video converter

Drag and drop videos you want onto the main program window, or click on "Add File(s)" button on the toolbar or "File > Add File(s)..." menu option to load the video files into this Mac video converter. Or click "File > Add Folder" menu option to choose a folder and load all the supported video and audio files in this folder to the program's file list.

Step 2: Choose output format and destination

Check one or multiple video files, click "Browse" button to choose the output folder for saving the converted files.

If you own iPad, iPhone, iPod, PSP or iTunes, you can connect your device to your Mac, and click the down-arrow button beside "Open" to open the drop-down list to check the option you want, then this video converter Mac software will transfer the target videos to your iPad, iPhone, iPod, PSP or iTunes directly after conversion.

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Click to open "Profile" drop-down list below the file list to set the same format for all the checked files, or set different formats respectively for different files. As below, this video converter sorts the conversion profiles by common use, different devices and user-defined.

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If you have multiple multimedia devices and want to play these files on all of them, you can add multiple output profiles for each file for the convenience of converting them at one go. Repeat the above step to add as much conversion profiles as you want.

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All the profiles are optimized in parameters by default, which enables you to choose the right one without any extra settings. However, this video converter also comes with lots of adjustable parameters to meet your diverse requirements. Click the down arrow on the right panel, choose "Basic Settings", "Video Codec", "Audio Codec", or "Metadata" option to adjust their respective parameter settings. Or click the right arrow to expand the "Advanced Profile Settings" window, from which you can set all the parameters freely as below.

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If you're not satisfied with the output file size, you can define it by yourself with the built-in bitrate calculator, in which you enter the file size you want, the tool will calculate its corresponding video bit rate, click "OK", then the output file size you want will be displayed in the file list.

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Step 3: Convert videos on Mac

After the above settings, click "Convert" button on the toolbar to start converting video files on Mac! Okay, that's all!

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It has never been easier to convert video formats on Mac with mediAvatar Video Converter Pro for Mac! However, this Mac video converter gives you more!

 

To explore more customization features about this video converter for Mac, let's go on.

Clip

Choose the video you want to clip from the file list, click "Clip" button on the toolbar to enter "Clip" window.

Click "New Clip" button to add a new clip into the segment list, then set its start time and end time by entering the values in the boxes or dragging the sliders in the above player. Repeat this to extract as many clips as you want.

If you check "Output segments as whole one" option, then all the clips in the list will be merged into a single file.

Click "Move Up" or "Move Down" button to adjust the order of these clips.

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Merge and Add Transitions

Select the videos in the file list, and click "Merge" button on the toolbar to merge these into a single file.

Double click the joint item or select the joint item then click "Edit Joint Item" on the toolbar, the "Joint Item" window appears as below. Check "Enable Transitions" option, select the transition you want from the transition list.

how to merge video clips on Mac

Crop

Choose the video you want to crop, and click "Effects" button on the toolbar to enter "Effect" window. The "Crop" option is checked by default.

Set the "Crop Area Size", "Left Margin", "Right Margin" by directly enter the values respectively, or drag the lines on the image at the right player. Check "Keep Aspect Ratio" option, or choose the aspect ratio you want.

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Add Watermarks

Choose the video you want to crop, and click "Effects" button on the toolbar to enter "Effect" window. The "Watermark" option is checked by default.

Click "Add Text Watermark" or "Add Picture Watermark" button above the watermark list, enter the text or choose the picture you want, then adjust the settings of the watermark. You can add as many watermarks as you want.

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Add Image Effects

Choose the video you want to crop, and click "Effects" button on the toolbar to enter "Effect" window. The "Image" option is checked by default. In this tab, you can add one or more effects to the video.

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Add and Adjust Soundtracks

Choose the video you want to crop, and click "Effects" button on the toolbar to enter "Effect" window. The "Audio" option is checked by default.

Click "Add Audio Track" button above the audio track list, and load the audio track you want.

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After all these effect adjustment, you can click "Comparing Preview" button at the right bottom of the player to preview the original and fixed image effect abreast.

Want to have a trial now? Go to this mediAvatar Video Converter Pro for Mac for free download to explore more.

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