Tipard MKV Video Converter: An Overall Look

MKV Video Converter from Tipard is software for converting MKV and other popular video and audio formats to formats which can be played on a variety of portable players and other devices like the iPod, iPhone, PS3, PSP, Zune, Apple TV, Xbox and a variety of mobile phones. The software supports NVIDIA CUDA technology and multi-core processors to give accelerated speed of conversion and high quality output.

Supported Formats

Apart from MKV, the software accepts input in formats like 3GP, AVI, ASF, WMV, RMVB, RM, TS, M4V, MP4, DAT, VOB, MPEG2, MPEG and MPG and HD formats of  RM like H.264, MOV, QT, WMV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, M2TS, MTS and TS. The software is able to extract audio from video and also mutually convert audio formats like MP3, NUT, FLAC, APE, AIFF, AIF, AU, OGG, RAM, RM, M4A, WMA, WAV, AC3, AAC and MP2. The output video formats are DV, VOB, SWF, FLV, MKV, 3GPP, 3GP, MPEG 1, 2 and 4, WMV, ASF, XviD, DivX, AVI, M4V, MOV, AVC, VCD, Super VCD and DVD in PAL, SECAM and NTSC.

Output Settings

MKV Video Converter enables you to define a variety of parameters for the output including resolution, frame rate, video and audio bit rate, sample rate, channels, and video and audio encoder. All your settings can be saved as profiles, and the software also has pre-made profiles which work best for various devices, HD videos, general videos and so on.

Editing Features

The software provides you with various tools by which you can trim the video and make various segments, merge different portions into one file, crop the image to fit various play areas, add subtitles and also select audio tracks. You can also adjust brightness, contrast and saturation levels, and add a watermark to your output to make it unique.

Preview

MKV Video Converter provides you with windows where you can view the original video and the one meant for output simultaneously, to get an idea of the changes that have taken place. While previewing, you can also take a snapshot of your favorite scene and save it as an image file like BMP, GIF or JPEG.