Summer vacation is an incredibly special time of the year – you can spend it with your friends or family, at your grandma’s in the village or in the nature with a backpack and maps. Whatever you prefer, we believe every summer holiday is a unique story with you as a main character.
Today we offer you to shoot your own short blockbuster. Got no film director skills? Just read about 5 ideas to use effects in AVS Video Editor and see that everyone can easily make a stunning summertime video story. Off we go!
Video effects for a masterpiece video
Before we play with effects, let us decide on the genre of our future masterpiece. Which one do you prefer?
Classical Hollywood cinema
Have you attended some jazz festival or banquet with dances where the folks were dressed to the nines? Or perhaps you are watching pictures and videos from your honeymoon? Dancing with your love in your arms…What a Hollywood love story it is!
Choose the Grayscale effect to travel back to the 50’s. You can also use it in combination with Film to make your footage look like a video tape. Your film may be even more vintage if you apply Old Movie, but this one doesn’t suit to videos with a lot of light. Besides, you can add Countdown at the beginning.
To combine multiple effects just right click the line for video effects and choose Add line.
Don’t forget to make a spectacular poster and add some nice music to your masterpiece!
“A video effect is a tool, Marian; no better or no worse than any other tool”. If you’ve travelled to rural places, where there are lots of farms and mills, ridden a horse in the village or even been to Texas, grab your Colt and hat – we’re going to make a new Western hit!
Apply the Sepia effect to the whole footage and combine it with Noise – now it looks authentic. If you want to change the venue or make a slideshow with pictures, use multiple movie transitions. You may also like the Film effect here – don’t forget about the soundtrack!
The current trend to shoot landscapes changing throughout a day or the rhythm of the city was brought in by professionals with high definition cameras and drones. We don’t insist on videos from a bird’s perspective, but if you love filming nature or urban life – a morning forest, road traffic, seascape with the sun rising and setting – we can enliven your shots!
First, set the proper speed for your clip by right clicking the main video and choosing Speed. If you have a POV GoPro footage of you running or surfing, for instance, Wide Angle Zoom will be a good idea. The viewers’ attention will be focused on the action. You may also want to use Wind for rapid relocations.
All of us have some story to tell – about summer holidays, university parties, best travelling memories. Add TV Simulation at the first 2-3 seconds to have a creative start. Remember this blurring effect on the corners of a video that lets viewers know that the actor recalls past events? You can easily do it with the Tilt-shift effect and show contrast between the past and the present.
Take your family to the cinema…at home! With the Anaglyph 3D effect you can make your footage from the amusement park look like a new name on the movie posters! Put the glasses on and turn on HQ-sound to dive into the authentic atmosphere. TV Simulation at the beginning and in the end will also be a good idea here.
Useful tips for applying effects
We don’t want to stuff you with professional filming theory, but just a couple of tips for selecting a proper effect can’t hurt.
- Make sure you choose a suitable effect for the video content.
- Maintain correct balance of light – if you need to change brightness, temperature or other color parameters, choose the Color option on the toolbar. Auto color correction is also possible.
- Prepare your footage for editing – it may be shaky, but the Stabilization option is here to help.
- The music in your video should correspond to the idea of the effect.
- Use all editing tools to the extent your footage needs it, since too much editing can make a video look unnatural and clumsy.
Try the updated AVS Video Editor and bring your brightest ideas into life with more than 300 effects and transitions!
Share your favourite effects and inspiration in the comments below. Your feedback is always welcome!
Video conversion (transcoding) as the process of converting videos from one format to another sometimes may take plenty of time especially when it comes to converting large video files. Apparently, no one likes to wait for a long while so spending less time on video conversion is always desirable. In this guide, we will tell you how to significantly speed up video conversion with AVS Video Converter and save some time.
What does the speed of video conversion depend on?
To speed up video conversion, you need to know the following factors which influence it:
- output settings of your video;
- hardware specifications and performance of your computer.
Taking these factors into consideration, you can increase the speed of video conversion in two ways. The first way is getting a lower bit rate video, and the second one is making your computer perform better. Getting a lower bit rate video is not recommended because it makes the quality of output video worse, and you might get really disappointed with the result.
If your PC has standard modern parameters and is powerful enough, the second way is highly recommended for you.
Hardware acceleration and software acceleration in AVS Video Converter
Generally, your computer performance and, thus, the speed of video conversion can be increased by using hardware or software acceleration. In simple phrase, hardware acceleration utilises your PC’s graphical processing power to increase performance in a given area. In its turn, software acceleration implements the maximum system functions possible in software.
AVS Video Converter is a perfect tool for video conversion because it supports several decoders to make the most of both hardware acceleration and software acceleration:
Hardware acceleration for video decoding by means of video cards (GPU)
Intel HD Graphics or NVIDIA® GeForce®
H.264/AVC, VC-1, MPEG-2, H.265/HEVC, VP8, VP9
Hardware Intel® Media decoder with Intel® Quick Sync Video technology
Intel CPU with integrated Intel Graphics
H.264/AVC, VC-1, MPEG-2, H.265/HEVC, VP8, VP9
Software Intel® Media decoder
AMD and old Intel processors
H.264/AVC, VC-1, MPEG-2, H.265/HEVC
Common software decoder
H.264/AVC, VC-1, MPEG-2, H.265/HEVC, VP8, VP9
NVIDIA CUDA® decoder with NVDEC/NVCUVID technology
NVIDIA video cards
H.264/AVC, VC-1, MPEG-2, H.265/HEVC, VP8, VP9
The so called Auto mode of AVS Video Converter allows you to choose the optimal solution among the common decoder, hardware or software Intel® Media decoders depending on the hardware specifications and performance of your computer.
How to configure the required acceleration in AVS Video Converter
AVS Video Converter using CPU and GPU acceleration technologies significantly speeds up the process of video conversion. You can configure the required acceleration type in the program settings. To do that, just click the Settings button in the main program window and switch to the Acceleration tab.
As you can see, speeding-up video conversion is really simple with AVS Video Converter. You can freely convert any video files to different formats in a very few minutes. Try AVS Video Converter right now!
We hope this guide was useful to you. If you have any questions, please use the comments section below. Your feedback is always appreciated!
Do you need a powerful and reliable tool to convert audio files to different formats? You can easily do it with new AVS Audio Converter which is now available for free! With AVS Audio Converter, you no longer have to worry about multiple audio formats and how to deal with them in the right way. Read this article to find out more.
Why convert audio files to another format?
Those who convert between different audio formats do it for different reasons:
- Compatibility. While almost all popular audio formats are supported by most devices, we sometimes need to convert them. For example, if you buy music from the iTunes Store, you’ll have AAC files which may not be played on other devices. In this case, you will have to convert these files to another format which is supported by the device and software you are going to use.
- Preservation of high audio quality. Some audio formats are lossy (for example, MP3 and WMA); they take up less hard-drive space, but some of the original data is inevitably lost after compression. Other formats are lossless (for example, FLAC and Apple Lossless); they can be converted without the data loss. If you opt for the highest quality of your audio files, lossless audio formats are an evident choice for you.
- Size reduction. Lossless audio formats are great when it comes to preserving the high quality of audio data in comparison with the original source. However, such audio files require a lot of hard-drive space, which is not good for some users. Converting large audio files to lossy formats, such as MP3, helps you save some space preserving the decent audio quality.
Whatever the reasons why you need to convert between different audio formats are, there is an easy and quick way to do it for free with AVS Audio Converter.
Main advantages of AVS Audio Converter
AVS Audio Converter is an easy-to-use and reliable application with a lot of features. Let’s find out why you need to choose AVS Audio Converter for personal use:
- It’s free. You don’t need to pay for converting audio files.
- It converts between all key audio formats, including MP3, WMA, WAV, M4A, AMR, OGG, ALAC, FLAC, MP2, etc.
- It supports export of audio files from video. It’s compatible with such video formats as DVD, MPEG, MP4, AVI, DIVX, MOV, WMV, VOB, 3GP, RM, QT, FLV, etc.
- Thebatch mode helps you to automate routine work by converting a large number of audio files in different formats at once.
- Its interface is multilingual – English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Polish and Russian.
- It comes with all the necessary documentation that helps new users to easily get familiar with its features and operation procedure.
How to convert audio files with AVS Audio Converter
First of all, you need to download and install AVS Audio Converter. AVS Audio Converter is available for free, and its installation is really simple and doesn’t require any specific knowledge.
After the installation process is finished, launch AVS Audio Converter and follow these simple steps:
Step 1: Add audio files for conversion
Select one of the available options below to load the required audio files into the program.
- Press Add File to load one or several audio files from the hard drive of your computer.
- Press Grab from CD to grab your recorded audio CD inserted in your disc drive.
- Press Import from Video to import the audio track(s) from a video file.
Step 2: Set the output audio format
Select the required output audio format by pressing the corresponding button on the command bar located at the top of the AVS Audio Converter main window:
Step 3: Configure the output format parameters
Select one of the default conversion profiles in the drop-down list of the Profile field. We recommend using the default profiles if you are new to audio conversion. If none of the default profiles meets your needs, you can adjust the output format settings yourself.
Step 4: Select the output directory
Now specify where your converted files will be saved. To do that, click the Browse button to the right of the Output Folder field and select the required folder.
Step 5: Start the conversion
Finally, click the Convert Now! button and wait till the conversion process is completed. The conversion will last depending on the number of files to be processed, the output format settings and the capabilities of your computer.
As you can see, converting audio files is really simple with free AVS Audio Converter. You can freely convert your audio tracks to different formats. Try AVS Audio Converter right now!
We hope this article was useful to you. If you have any questions, please use the comments section below. Your feedback is always appreciated!
Since the last version released, AVS4YOU has obtained better stability and new opportunities for making stunning videos. Early summer is the right moment to capture memorable sunny days and enlarge your video collection.
Take a look at what is new in our video processing software:
- New presets for HQ-videos (FLV, MOV, AVI) and necessary improvements for stable video recording in AVS Screen Capture. Create useful video tutorials and share them in the highest definition!
- Support of Intel Media decoder for some video codecs (H.265/HEVC, VP8, VP9).
- 23 new thematic PNG stickers (Children, Travel & Summer). Summertime is about family and travel – use this pack to decorate your videos and add creativity!
- Better support for QuickTime files (MP4/MOV/M4V/M4A/M4B/3GP) in AVS Video Converter, AVS Video Editor and AVS Media Player. + new formats supported: Fragmented MP4 and streaming recordings.
- Performance enhancements: less hangs and black screens when playing a video file even on modest PCs, correct display of vertical and 180° rotated videos.
Audio processing programs were also refreshed:
- AVS Audio Converter became free: starting from the version 10.0 you can convert audios to all popular formats without paying a cent! Creating audiobooks and grabbing Audio CD are also included.
- New stereo preset for iPhone: make high quality 160 kbps ringtones for your Apple smartphone!
- Smooth running: no hang when launching AVS Audio Converter.
- Hot keys: edit audio tracks faster and use recording automatization in AVS Audio Editor.
Besides, numerous common improvements were applied – now all the tools run more stable, get installed quicker, support new decoders and contain new localization options and updated components.
Use all new functionality for your marvelous vacation videos and play your favorite music on every device!
Share your thoughts about the release and let us know what else can be improved in the comments section below. Your feedback is highly appreciated!
Multimedia world offers us so many video formats today that sometimes we need to get deeper and learn the particular pros and cons of each one. Today we’ll compare and convert perhaps the most influential formats in the last decades – AVI and MP4.
AVI (also Audio Video Interleave) is a proprietary container format that was dominant in the early 2000s. It is suitable for storing high-quality video and audio.
Facts about AVI
- Developed by Microsoft. AVI is a direct competitor of MOV – the container format by Apple.
- Heavyweight. As AVI uses little or no compression, the size of an output file may be measured in gigabytes.
- Outdated. In the middle of 2000s Microsoft developed AVI’s successor WMV that obtained support for 3D standard and streaming. Also, AVI doesn’t support attachments such as fonts for subtitles.
- Lots of codecs supported. This makes encoding an AVI file much easier and contributes to its compatibility.
- Lossless. That means your file will never lose quality and you don’t need any codecs to play it.
- Adaptable. It is supported by many video players, i.e. AVI can be opened on Windows and other operating systems with third-party apps.
MP4 (also MPEG-4 Part 14) is a patent encumbered container format that can contain videos, sound, images and subtitles.
Facts about MP4
- Compressed. MP4 reduces the file size that is important for transferring it. The quality remains as close to the original as possible.
- Compatible. MP4 supports any media player, browser, mobile devices – it is now difficult to think of what hardware doesn’t play this format.
- Good for streaming. In contrast to AVI, MP4 can be streamed over the TV/Internet.
- Supports images and subtitles. It makes MP4 more suitable for video editing.
AVI and MP4 in comparison
We can definitely say that MP4 is superior to AVI when it comes to compatibility with mobile devices and type of content:
Yes (with third-party players)
Yes (with third-party players)
Yes (at video format level)
Variable bit rate/frame rate
MPEG-2 Part 2, MPEG-4 ASP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.263, VC-1, Dirac, etc.
MPEG-2/4 (HE)-AAC, MPEG-1/2 Layers I, II, III (MP3), AC-3, Apple Lossless, ALS, SLS, Vorbis, etc.
These advantages make some users prefer MP4.
AVI to MP4 Converter
Follow several simple steps listed below to convert AVI into MP4 with AVS Video Converter.
- Choose a file to convert by clicking the upper Browse button.
- Customize output file name and its location by clicking the lower Browse button.
- Press To MP4 at the Formats tab of the main toolbar.
- Select a pre-defined MP4 Profile with suitable output video parameters. Choose between numerous configurations for particular devices and purposes.
- Open Conversion Options by pressing Advanced >> to customize the output video properties yourself and save it as a new profile. Please note that if you are new to video encoding, it is recommended to use pre-defined profiles to get a file of expected parameters.
- Click Convert now.
When conversion is completed the following window pops up:
The Open Folder… button helps you find the location of the converted file easily.
The Upload… button transfers the converted video to your gadget or digital storage devices.
You can also just close the pop-up by clicking Close and continue conversion of other videos.
Get free AVS Video Converter following the link below:
We hope this guide was useful to you. If you have any questions, please use the comment section below.
Creating a vivid presentation is definitely one of the best ways to convey ideas in a clear and well-structured manner. Although most users traditionally prefer MS Office, there are a great number of free alternative solutions (for example, ONLYOFFICE) to make amazing presentations. They have all the necessary formatting and styling tools to work with slides, but one key feature is usually missing – they can’t convert presentations to video. AVS Video Converter can easily solve this problem! Read this guide to find out how to convert PowerPoint presentations to any video format.
Why convert a presentation to video?
Converting your PowerPoint presentation to video might be a good idea if you want to share it on social networks, blogs, forums or video hosting sites, like YouTube or Vimeo. Converting your presentation file to the required video format before posting will protect your presentation from modifications by someone else. It will also facilitate playback on portable devices.
It doesn’t really matter why you want to convert your PowerPoint presentation to video. With AVS Video Converter, you can do it with ease.
How to convert a presentation to video
First of all, you need to download and install AVS Video Converter. AVS Video Converter is available for free, and its installation is really simple and doesn’t require any specific knowledge.
After the installation process is finished, launch AVS Video Converter and follow these simple steps:
1. Choose the required .ppt file by clicking the upper Browse button, which is located next to the Input File Name field, and click the presentation you want to convert.
2. Customize the output file name and its location by clicking the lower Browse button, which is located next to the Output File Name field.
3. Opt for the desired output file format (for example, AVI, MP4, MPEG, FLV, MOV, etc.). at the Formats tab of the main toolbar.
4. Select a pre-defined profile with suitable output video parameters. Choose the right configurations for your particular device and purposes.
5. Open the Conversion Options window by pressing the Advanced >> button to customize the output video properties and save them as a new profile. Please note that if you are new to video converting, it is recommended to use pre-defined profiles to get a file with the required parameters.
6. After setting up all the conversion parameters, click the Convert Now! button to start converting your PowerPoint presentation to video.
The Open Folder… button will help you easily find the location of the converted file.
By clicking the Upload… button you can transfer the converted video to your gadget.
You can also close the pop-up window by clicking the Close button and continue converting other files.
Watch this short video guide to learn how to convert PowerPoint presentations to video.
As you can see, converting PowerPoint presentations is really simple with free AVS Video Converter. You can freely convert your presentations to different video formats. Try AVS Video Converter right now!
We hope this guide was useful to you. If you have any questions, please use the comments section below. Your feedback is always appreciated!
YouTube is one of the most popular video services worldwide for uploading, viewing, rating and sharing videos. Today we’ll see what features YouTube offers for video editing, and see if they are enough to give up traditional offline video editors.
Standards for YouTube video
If you own a YouTube channel for whatever reasons (entertainment, popularity, income, etc.), high-quality playback of the content must be your priority.
Videos that comply with the simplest YouTube specs will be displayed nice and correct:
16:9 or 4:3
AVI, FLV, MOV, MPEG-4, MP4, WebM, 3GPP
426 x 240 (240p), 640 x 360 (360p), 854 x 480 (480p), 1280 x 720 (720p), 1920 x 1080 (1080p), 2560 x 1440 (1440p) and 3840 x 2160 (2160p)
NB! This chart contains only recommended specs. Visit YouTube Help Center for detailed information about uploading videos and existing requirements.
Editing videos right on YouTube
YouTube Studio offers an online video editor that can help you change your video really quickly in your browser. Take a look at what can be done:
- Trimming. Cut out the unwanted parts in your video by a simple sliding of a marker.
- Splicing. Drag and drop a new clip in between of the existing ones.
- Zooming in and out the working area. This makes trimming and splicing more precise.
- Adding and replacing audio in a video. You can edit the audio track or even replace it with some song.
- Adding an end screen. Remember the boxes with links and ads most vloggers add at the end of their clips? You can make it too – it is very easy with templates.
- Blurring. Sometimes people or objects appear in your video, but you don’t want or even must not show for some reasons (e.g. intellectual property). Blur them and viewers will see only the necessary parts of the picture.
As you can see, video editing within a target web service is a life-saving tool, particularly when it is about a 2-hour video or so. You don’t need to spend time downloading it, trimming a couple of seconds and uploading it back again. YouTube offers some useful possibilities for quick and simple editing.
However, it has the same disadvantages as perhaps all online video editors do. First of all, it takes time to save changes and while the final version of a video is being edited/processed your subscribers can view the initial version. Besides, the set of features is quite limited compared to the offline editor.
How to create YouTube videos with AVS Video Editor
Offline video editors have lots of useful features for preparing a video to be published on YouTube. Let us see some of them on the example of AVS Video Editor:
- All YouTube video formats supported
- Screen capturing in MOV, i.e. your video tutorial won’t need conversion before uploading to YouTube
- Trimming, cutting, splitting, merging, rotating and mixing videos
- 300+ video effects and transitions
- Inserting audio, text comments and subtitles
- Stabilizing shaky recordings
- Easy uploading to YouTube
Video editing is easier with detailed guides – find all of them here.
Start making stunning videos today with AVS Video Editor and 4 other powerful multimedia tools.
If your video has a format unsupported by YouTube, you can use free AVS Video Converter.
To sum it up, YouTube video editor is a great service when used together with an offline editor. Both are helpful in different situations and make editing more convenient and advanced.
We hope that this article will be useful in your YouTube experience.
No matter if you make your own videos or just watch them online, videos are almost everywhere: on news and entertaining websites, streaming platforms, social networks and so on. Although they are in abundance, it’s hardly possible to view video files on multiple devices without problems.The best solution to ensure a seamless experience when playing videos is using video converters. They make life much easier by changing video files into different formats and allowing you to play any video on your favourite gadgets.
In this post, we reveal the advantages and disadvantages of using online video converters and desktop video converters and what they have to offer.
Why you need a video converter
Although videos are usually available online and can be viewed any time and from any device, there are some reasons why you need a video converter, whether it be an online converter or a desktop application:
- Watching videos on all devices: some mobile phones, especially older ones, can not handle all videos and codecs. If you want to view your videos on all your devices, you may need to convert them to a universally supported format.
- Sharing videos on social media: exchanging funny videos on social media is nice, but some platforms support only certain formats. If you want to make you video files suitable for all popular social networks, you need a video converter.
- Basic video editing: changing the file size as well as the screen size for some purposes is simple, but sometimes you will have to go even more in depth changing the frame rate, bit rate, audio quality and other parameters with a video converter.
The pros and cons of online video converters
Online video converters are used to change video file formats on the Internet. Let’s take a look at some evident pluses they have:
- Free: most online video converters offer free conversion of all video files and some basic features are available without registration.
- Simple: online video converters are usually simple-to-use tools that don’t require any installation. You don’t need to read any special tutorials or guidelines to start using them.
- Powerful: online video converters support multiple formats, so you can choose the most suitable format and resolution for your video file.
- Convenient: most online video converters allow you to share the converted files directly with a friend/colleague by email or on social networks.
While there are a lot of benefits of online video converters that you can take advantage of, there are also some disadvantages:
- Internet connection required: online video converters require a fast and reliable Internet connection. If you don’t have access to the Internet or your connection is weak and may be cut off abruptly, no video conversion is possible.
- Slow video conversion: online video conversion may take a lot of time. If your Internet connection is slow, that can become an endless torture.
- Short storage period: usually the converted files are only stored for a short time on the servers. If you forget to download the converted file, you will have to start again.
- File size limit: online video converters set a file size limit for free users that makes video conversion a difficult task. Even the registered users can’t convert large-sized video files.
- Reduced set of features: online video converters usually offer a reduced set of features, so you can’t use custom settings to create specific video files.
The strengths and weaknesses of desktop video converters
Desktop video converters are a traditional solution when it comes to video conversion. This software comes with a lot of features and easy-to-follow guides. You do not need to be a pro to use it. As long as you have it installed on your computer, the rest will be easy. As usual, there are numerous advantages and disadvantages of using desktop video converters. Let’s start with reviewing the following pluses:
- No Internet connection required: desktop video converters don’t require a constant Internet connection to operate. You can easily work with video files offline.
- Rich functionality: desktop video converters have all the features you need to process your videos and support all popular formats, so you don’t need to worry about the compatibility of your video files.
- Flexible adjustment: desktop video converters allow you to adjust different video output settings like resolution, video bitrate, frame rate as well as audio settings such as audio bitrate, channels, sample rate, etc.
- Possibility to process large files: desktop video converters are excellent at converting large-sized video files. With a wide range of settings, you are able to tailor large video files to the best quality possible
Now it’s time to add a spoon of tar in a barrel of honey. As any software, desktop video converters have some shortcomings:
- Freemium approach: desktop video converters have a lot of useful features, but some of them are not available for free. If you need to use some sophisticated options to tailor your videos, you will have to pay a certain sum of money.
- Difficult to operate: because of the availability of many features and settings, some users may find desktop video converters really difficult to get familiar with. You have to study tons of documentation before your get your work done.
- High requirements: desktop video converters require powerful hardware. If you want to process big-sized video files and get high-quality output videos, you need a modern PC with good performance.
What is better for the average user
Despite the obvious advantages, online video converters are not the most suitable solution for the average user in most situations. They are perfect when you need to convert small video files on the go. However, when you deal with large-sized video files that require a lot of settings to be applied, using a desktop video converter seems to be the best choice. Desktop software is more flexible and powerful, offers more features and can be used to achieve the highest output quality possible.
AVS Video Converter, one of the best free video converters for you
AVS Video Converter, a free software application for video conversion and editing, is an ideal choice for you if you are looking for a powerful and reliable tool to process your video files offline. It has all the advantages offered by other desktop video converters and even outperforms the competitors in some aspects. Let’s learn why you need to opt for AVS Video Converter for personal use:
- AVS Video Converter is free. You don’t need to pay for converting video files.
- AVS Video Converter is designed forprocessing all key video formats including AVI, MP4, WMV, Blu-ray, 3GP, DVD, VOB, MPEG, H.263/H.264 codecs, DVR-MS, MKV, FLV, etc. The full list of supported formats is available on the official website.
- AVS Video Converter supports hardware acceleration for fast video decoding by means of video cards.
- The built-in presets make it possible to convert videos for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Samsung, Android tablets, Sony PSP, etc.
- The availability of the command line mode helps you to automate routine work by applying ready conversion templates. With this mode, you can convert as many video files as you want.
- AVS Video Converter offers the possibility to upload videos to your website, YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Dropbox, Flickr, MySpace and other popular platforms.
- The AVS Free Video Converter interface is multilingual. It supports English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Korean, Portuguese, Polish, Danish and Russian.
- AVS Video Converter comes with all the necessary documentation that helps new users to easily get familiar with its features and operation procedure.
You can find out more about AVS Video Converter and its functionality in this article. Download AVS Video Converter now and convert videos to any popular formats for all purposes and devices:
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to leave a comment below. Your feedback is always appreciated!
What is a free video converter?
Under free video converters we usually understand non-commercial software that allows to change a file format into another one. Some of them have a rich set of features and include tools for video editing, taking screenshots, burning video onto a disc, creating menus for DVDs, etc. But what do we basically expect a free video converter to have?
- All conversion features free;
- Fast conversion of as many modern formats as possible;
- Possibility to choose and modify the properties of the output video.
Most common paid functions
Generally speaking, the limitations given by quasi free video converters fall into two major groups – restrictions on features and advertisement. Let us take a closer look at each of the two.
Advertisement. Promotion of a full version is common for all software that actually has it. It is disappointing for users expecting a free converter that would save their time and money. But annoying ads suggesting you install third-party software are much worse – no one guarantees they are malware free and the links they contain will not collect your PC data.
Restrictions on features. Some converters set limitations on advanced tools that you probably don’t really need everyday, some of them let you work with just a couple of file extensions, and there are also programs that deny any unpaid access at all. Whatever these chargeable features are, they are not free. Let us see what features are most commonly restricted by popular converters that are considered free.
- Watermark is mostly a transparent image with a logo of software you use to convert video. It is normally set in the center of the output video. So you don’t pay for a license, but still you involuntary promote the product that way. Watermark will be removed if you buy a license key.
- Acceleration is available in some converters after purchasing a full version. This can speed up conversion and make it up to 30 times faster! Of course, users working with dozens of videos have to choose between time and money.
- DVD conversion is another feature that is often unavailable for home use. Meanwhile, users still need it today, since hard discs are not so widely used and more prone to data losses than flash drives.
- Limitations on the format and size of the output video are probably the most common and annoying. All settings are available free, but choose a file of more than 100 MB or some exotic extension – and you’ll need a full version.
- Locked encode settings are another example of features disabled in free versions. They are probably not so important for those who are new to video encoding and don’t need to change the default audio and video configurations. And still it is chargeable.
Free AVS Video Converter
Taking into consideration all features of truly free converters listed above, AVS Video Converter meets them perfectly. Let us check it in a table below:
Free AVS Video Converter
|All formats unlocked||Yes|
|No limitations on the file size||Yes|
|Unrestricted speed of conversion||Yes|
|Variable settings of the output file||Yes|
*Watermark is set if you edit video before converting it.
To sum it up, all converting features are free in AVS Video Converter. Click the button below to enjoy this user-friendly video encoder.
Let us know what you use a video converter for and what features are the most important for you. Drop us a line in the comment section below!