It is a great experience to watch movies on portable devices. Watching TV shows on HD TV limits you to sit in the room but playing movies on iPads allows you in the coffee shop, in the car, in the airplane, on the road. But each devices including your HD TV has video codec/format limitations. For example, many people don't like MKV container cause few devices can play MKV files without any issues. That's why the software called video converter is developed.
A Video Converter, aka Video Transcoder can transform a video to another format with different codec or only remux video to different format. Then you can convert MKV to MP4/MOV for playing on iOS devices or re-encode MP4, WMV, AVI, FLV, H.265 to any other format and device preset you need. Excellent video converter have Prism Video Converter and Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. Now, let's see the functions separately.
Prism Video Converter Review
Prism Video Converter is a conversion tool designed by NCH Software and which is one of the most stable and comprehensive converters on the market.
You can simply add files to convert, adjust some parameters and click on "Convert" button to start the conversion. it is so easy to use for anyone even a non-computer man. It can convert to/from most of popular video formats. It is also possible to add video files directly from DVDs and start conversion. But for copy protected DVD such as commercial DVD, it can't handle it. You also can preview the original video and the output result before starting the conversion. Users can adjust video setting with this tool. Indeed, it is possible to set compression and encoder rates, frame and resolution rate to output files. It is possible to convert files in these formats: .avi, .wmv, .asf, .mpg, .mpeg, .mpe, .vob, .mov, .3gp, .mp4, .m4v, .flv, .mod, .ogm; .mp3, .wav, .divx, .dv, .gif (for output formats), etc.
Operating System: Windows XP / 2000 / Vista / 2003 / xp x64 / 7 / Vista 64 / 7 x64
RAM: 128 MB
Processor: Pentium III 700 Mhz
Prism Video Converter is simple to use.
It is possible to proceed in batch conversion.
There is a free version that is available for non-commercial use.
No HD MP4, MKV, AVI, etc output.
Can't convert H.265 video and transcode video to H.265
Can't handle 4K resolution.
No 3D SBS video export.
No pre-loaded device presets.
Can't edit video.
Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate Review
Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is from Pavtube Studio, which is designed to transcode video, rip Blu-ray and copy DVD, to make you have a more convenient media entertainment.
With Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, you really don't need to worry about video playback issue as long as the issue is leaded by video and audio codec, format, parameters. It can transcode video to any other format, rip Blu-ray and DVD to virtually any digital format. It outputs SD, HD, 2K, 4K video in MP4, MKV, AVI, FLV, MOV, WMV, 3GP, etc format with H.265, H.264, DivX, XviD, MPEG codec. It also can create 3D SBS MP4, MKV, WMV, AVI, MOV from 3D Blu-ray and 2D/3D video for VR Headsets, 3D TV and 3D projectors. It allows users to adjust A/V parameters, edit video by trimming, cropping, splitting, merging, rotating, adding subtitle/watermark, etc.
Operating System: Windows XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10
DirectX Version: 9.0 or above
Memory: 64MB at least
Processor: 500MHz Intel or 500MHz AMD CPU
Hard Disc Space: 512MB or above
Optical Drive: DVD drive/Blu-ray drive
Not only can convert video but can rip commercial Blu-ray/DVD.
Convert H.265 video and convert video to H.265.
Supports 4K resolution.
1:1 backup Blu-ray/DVD to folder or directly copy main title.
Wide range of output format
Edit video with built-in video editing tool.
Add M3U8 HTTP Live Streaming format.
Can't output ISO image.
Free trial version will output video with a little watermark in the middle of the video.
Compare Prism Video Converter and Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate in Chart
Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate
Prism Video Converter
|Supported Input Files|
|Video||YES||YES (Not support H.265 video)|
|DVD||YES||YES (Not support protected DVD)|
|Supported Output Files|
|Adjust A/V Parameters||YES||YES|
Obviously, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate bests Prism Video Converter, no matter in the aspect of input files, output files or the other features. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can give you too much convenience to organize video. It can make all your videos, coming from downloading, rips, backups in the same format in your playlist. It also can help you rip Blu-ray to NAS for Popcorn Hour, copy DVD to Plex, Cloud Storage to playing. If you want to play video without any hassle, just take Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate into consideration.
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