How to Use Video Converter Ultimate for Mac

Ultimate DVD and video solution that lets you convert videos and DVDs to video for personal use of any format among formats; burn video files to DVD disc; download streaming web videos.

This user guide is all about how to use Video Converter Ultimate for Mac to convert audio & video files, home DVD files for personal use, burn & copy home DVDs for personal use, download online videos, and edit videos. It includes:

First, download Video Converter Ultimate for Mac and then install it.

Part 1: Convert home DVD movies for personal use, audio & video files


Import DVDs, video and audio files

After launching this program, you'll enter into the "Convert" interface by default. Then, you can go to "File" menu, and then choose "Load Media files…" option to import your local audio & video files, or select "Load DVD files…" option to add DVD files. Also, you can click the "+" button in the bottom-left corner to browse and add the files you want from the computer. However, the easiest way is to directly drag & drop audio, videos, DVDs, even videos downloaded from the websites to this program.


Select the output format

Click the double up-arrow at the bottom of this program's pane to open its output format list. Here, available output formats are well catalogued as: Devices, Editing, HD & 3D, Web Sharing, Video and Audio. Just feel free to choose any format you want. If you want to convert videos or home DVDs for personal use to iPhone 5, iPad mini and other various devices, you can choose a directly-optimized preset to fit your device best in the "Devices" category.

Note: This app provides three professional encoders in the "Editing" category, Apple Intermediate Codec, ProRes and DNxHD. For those who want to convert files for editing in iMovie, FCP etc, no doubt, these naively-supported output formats by famous editing software will be their desirable formats of choice.

choose from optimized preset like imovie


Start Conversion

Click the "Convert" button in the bottom-right corner of the main interface to start video conversion. During conversion, you can pause or cancel conversions easily. The progress bar will show you the conversion speed.

Part 2: How do I Upload, Edit and Convert AVCHD Video Files

Launch the Video Converter Ultimate and then simply plug-in your camcorder. Once the device is detected, your recorded files will prompted on the screen. Alternatively, drag-n-drop your AVCHD files onto the software. Once the video files are uploaded, you can either proceed with the 'Select All' files or choose the ones that you need. After that, just click 'Load'.

You'll be directed back to the 'Convert' screen once your files are uploaded and the steps to edit as well as to convert your files remain the same.

convert camcorder files

Part 3: Transfer converted/downloaded video wirelessly

1. After converting your video, wireless transfer option will be prompted. Simply click on "Transfer Now" to generate a wireless transfer link in QR code.

transfer video

For downloaded video, just click on the small phone transfer icon showed in each downloaded video to activate the same wireless transfer option.

download video

2. When you use the wireless video transfer for the first time, you are required to download the Wondershare Player Mobile App on to your device. Just follow the instructions on the screen to download the app to your devices accordingly.

download player

3. After you have the Wondershare Player app installed on your device, simply use the app to scan the QR code associated with the video required to transfer. The wireless video transfer will instantly start.

wifi transfer

4. Once the transfer is completed, you can enjoy the transferred video content on your device using Wondershare Player App.

transfer video wifi

Part 4: Burn and copy DVDs for personal use


Import Video or DVD files

Hit the "Burn" tab at the top to enter into the "Burn" interface, and then in the upper-left corner of the interface, you can switch to the "Burn DVD" or "Copy DVD" option, next, simply drag and drop the files you want to this app's pane to respectively burn or copy home DVDs.


Choose an output format

Name your DVD and choose one of four output formats: DVD Disc, DVD Folder, .dvdmedia, or ISO file. For DVD burning, the extra step is to select one of your favorite DVD menu templates from the drop-down list at the bottom of the program window.

Burn DVD


Start burning or copying DVDs for personal use

Click the "Burn" or "Copy" button in the lower-right corner of the interface to start burning or copying DVDs for personal use.

Tips: Previewing videos before burning

Once you've edited the file, you can click the "Preview" button to preview your DVD project first. If it's ok, then click the "Burn" button beside.

Part 5: Download online videos

To download videos from virtually any website, just click the "Download" tab on the top. Now you have 3 ways to download videos online.

Method 1: Click the "Download" icon on the top-right corner of each video to add them to the download list

Method 2: Copy the video link you want to donwload, and then click Paste URL.

Method 3: Drag the video URL to the download interface of this app.

download youtube video

Part 6: Edit videos

To edit video or audio files, simply click the "Edit" image button on each file bar and then you can trim, crop, rotate, watermark your files, add cool effect and subtitle etc. After editing, directly click the "Close" button to close the current editing window. Before converting files or burning DVDs, you'd better preview the editing effect by clicking the left video thumbnail of the file bar. When you're satisfied, just continue converting or burning your files.



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