Cisdem Video Converter User Guide

2020-06-10 02:51:09 / Posted by Rosa Reyes to DVD Follow @ Rosa

Cisdem Video Converter is all-in-one video converter tool. It can convert almost all video and audio formats; Rip DVD to all kinds of videos, audio and devices; Download video and music, share video with one clik; And advanced editing features to ensure the ideal output video. To facilitate your use with Cisdem Video Converter, below are four main parts for you to get started.

 

Part 1  Download & Install

1. You can download the installation package of Cisdem Video Converter from here.

 Free Download

 

2. Install Cisdem Video Converter with the downloaded package.

Double-click the dmg file.

Drag the Cisdem Video Converter icon to Applications folder.

Part 2  Activation (Optional)

After installing the program, you could try it, or activate it if you want to use the full version features.

1. Go to Lauchpad or Applications folder, double click Cisdem Video Converter to run the program, and then click the key icon in the top right corner.

2. Copy-n-paste the license code into the popped-up window, click "Activate".

Part 3 Application Operating

After launch the Cisdem Video Converter on your Mac, the main window will be showing, you can see 3 features on the top menu: convert, download and share videos.

 

Part 3.1 How to convert videos to any format?

Step 1 Add videos

To add videos to the program, there are two methods:

1. You could directly drag the videos and drop into the blank place of the main interface;

2. Click "File" on the top menu, click "Add File(s)…", then you could select the videos you want to convert from your local.


To delete the added videos, there are four mothods:

1. You could directly drag the target video from the main interface of the program to remove it;

2. Command click to select the target videos, press "Delete" on your keyboard;

3. Command click to select the target videos, click "Edit" on the menu bar, click "Delete";

4. If you want to directly clear all the added videos, click "Edit" on the menu bar, click "Clear".

 

Step 2 Edit Videos (Optional)

Before converting videos, you could edit videos if you need. Click  in the right upper corner of the video, you can trim, crop, add effects, watermarks, subtitles or 3D Effects on the video.

a. Trim

1. Select "Trim" on the tab.

2. Click  to play the selected file. Click to set the starting point of the playback. When the video gets to the place where you would like it to end, please click to mark the spot. The timer underneath the preview screen clearly shows this clip's starting point, finishing point, and length.                                                      

3. You can also move the right and left markers of the playback progress bar to choose a specific part of the video to be converted. 
   

Tips: You might as well use  to make the editing more precise than ever. 
 

b. Crop 

1. In the Crop tab, check the box of "Enable Crop".

2. You can manually adjust the cropping area by dragging the central and surrounding handles.

3. You can also adjust the size and position of cropping area by changing the figures in those four boxes. 

Tips: You can select an output aspect ratio for cropping with four options: Auto, 4: 3, 16: 9, and Keep Original Ratio.

c. Effects

1. In the Effects tab, check the box of "Enable Effects".

2. Choose a special effect for the output video from the list in "More Effects" option box.

3. Set the degrees of brightness and contrast by resetting their respective control sliders.

4. In this section, you also can find the deinterlacement feature, which can turn interlaced videos into a non-interlaced form, enhancing spectators viewing experience rather appreciably. And it is also quite easy to use. Just need to turn on the "Deinterlacement" switch.

d. Rotate

1. In the Rotate tab, check the box of "Enable Rotate". 

2. Each of the four buttons specifically represents one specific way to rotate or flip the video, they are Counterclockwise Rotation, Clockwise Rotation, Flip Horizontally, and Flip Vertically.

e. Watermarks

1. In the Watermarks tab, check the box of "Enable Watermarks". 

2. Text watermark: select the "Text", type the content in the box, pick its font and color by clicking , and set its position and degree of transparency. 

3. Image watermark: select the "Image", choose the image to be used as a watermark, and set its position and degree of transparency.

f. Subtitles & Audio

1. To add subtitles and select audio stream to the output video, please click "Subtitles & Audio" tab.

2. Choose your desired subtitle from the "Subtitles" drop-down list, If you need to add external subtitle, select "Load Subtitles" from the drop-down list, and choose the subtitle file (.srt file).

3. If you want to apply a different soundtrack, please make your choice in "Audio" option box.

   

g. 3D Effects

1. In the 3D Effects tab, check the box of "Enable 3D Effects".

2. Choose a 3D Type for the output video from the "3D Type" option box.

3. Set the 3D Depth by adjusting the little slider or click on the stepper.

 

Step 3 Select the Output format

There are various output video formats supported with Cisdem Video Converter, just click the icon , then you could select the desired format. If you want to convert multiple videos to the same format, you could directly click "Convert all tasks to" to select your desired format.

You can also change the resolution of the output file by clicking 

Step 4 Convert videos

Click  to start the conversion.

Tips:

1. If you want to change output location, select the location you want to save the converted videos with "Output" option.

2. If you want to merge all the videos into one video, just need to turn on the "Merge" switch before conversion. 

 

Part 3.2 How to convert DVDs to video formats?

Step 1 Add DVDs

Click "File" on the left top menu bar,  click "Add DVD", select the DVD you want to convert to videos, click "Open" to wait the process of loading DVD.

To delete the added DVDs, there are four mothods:

1. You could directly drag the target DVD from the main interface of the program to remove it;

2. Command click to select the target DVDs, press "Delete" on your keyboard;

3. Command click to select the target DVDs, click "Edit" on the menu bar, click "Delete";

4. If you want to directly clear all the added DVDs, click "Edit" on the menu bar, click "Clear".

 

Step 2 Edit DVDs (Optional)

Before converting DVDs, you could also edit DVDs if you need. Click  in the right upper corner of the DVD, you can trim, crop, add effects, watermarks, subtitles or 3D Effects on the DVD.

a. Trim

1. Select "Trim" on the tab.

2. Click  to play the selected file. Click to set the starting point of the playback. When the DVD gets to the place where you would like it to end, please click to mark the spot. The timer underneath the preview screen clearly shows this clip's starting point, finishing point, and length.                                                      

3. You can also move the right and left markers of the playback progress bar to choose a specific part of the DVD. 
   

Tips: You might as well use  to make the editing more precise than ever. 
 

b. Crop 

1. In the Crop tab, check the box of "Enable Crop".

2. You can manually adjust the cropping area by dragging the central and surrounding handles.

3. You can also adjust the size and position of cropping area by changing the figures in those four boxes. 

Tips: You can select an output aspect ratio for cropping with four options: Auto, 4: 3, 16: 9, and Keep Original Ratio.

c. Effects

1. In the Effects tab, check the box of "Enable Effects".

2. Choose a special effect for the output video from the list in "More Effects" option box.

3. Set the degrees of brightness and contrast by resetting their respective control sliders.

4. In this section, you also can find the deinterlacement feature, which can turn interlaced DVDs into a non-interlaced form, enhancing spectators viewing experience rather appreciably. And it is also quite easy to use. Just need to turn on the "Deinterlacement" switch.

d. Rotate

1. In the Rotate tab, check the box of "Enable Rotate". 

2. Each of the four buttons specifically represents one specific way to rotate or flip the DVD, they are Counterclockwise Rotation, Clockwise Rotation, Flip Horizontally, and Flip Vertically.

e. Watermarks

1. In the Watermarks tab, check the box of "Enable Watermarks". 

2. Text watermark: select the "Text", type the content in the box, pick its font and color by clicking , and set its position and degree of transparency. 

3. Image watermark: select the "Image", choose the image to be used as a watermark, and set its position and degree of transparency.

f. Subtitles & Audio

1. To add subtitles and select audio stream to the output video, please click "Subtitles & Audio" tab.

2. Choose your desired subtitle from the "Subtitles" drop-down list, If you need to add external subtitle, select "Load Subtitles" from the drop-down list, and choose the subtitle file (.srt file).

3. If you want to apply a different soundtrack, please make your choice in "Audio" option box.

   

g. 3D Effects

1. In the 3D Effects tab, check the box of "Enable 3D Effects".

2. Choose a 3D Type for the output video from the "3D Type" option box.

3. Set the 3D Depth by adjusting the little slider or click on the stepper.

 

Step 3 Select the Output format

There are various output video formats supported to with Cisdem Video Converter, just click the icon , then you could select the desired format. If you want to convert multiple DVDs to the same format, you could directly click "Convert all tasks to" to select your desired format.

You can also change the resolution of the output file by clicking 

Step 4 Convert DVDs

Click  to start the conversion.

Tips:

1. If you want to change output location, select the location you want to save the converted videos with "Output" option.

2. If you want to merge all the DVDs into one video, just need to turn on the "Merge" switch before conversion. 

Part 3.3 How to download videos from YouTube?

Step 1 Copy video link/URL from YouTube

 

Step 2 Paste the link/URL to the address box

Step 3 Download the YouTube videos

Click  to start the downloading. You can find the downloaded videos in an auto-generated folder "Cisdem Video Converter" under Downloads.

In addition to YouTube, you can also download video and music from 1000+ video-sharing sites, including Facebook, VEVO, Vimeo, Dailymoon, etc.

 

Part 4 Update Application

When you want to check if your current version is the latest one, you can follow the steps below to update it.

Step 1 Click Cisdem Video Converter – Check for Updates… on the left top menu bar

 

Step 2 Click Install Update to update it.

 Cisdem Video Converter

        All in one solution for converting video & audio files, ripping DVD movies, and downloading & Sharing online videos.

 

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