Leawo Video Converter for Mac Getting Started

Leawo Video Converter for Mac can function as an effective Mac video and audio converter to help you convert videos and audios for playing on multiple players. With it, you can easily watch videos and enjoy audios on iPhone 5, iPad mini, iPod touch, Surface, Galaxy S4, Lumia 920, HTC One, Xperia Z, etc. and any other devices.


Top Menu Introduction

As soon as you launch Leawo Video Converter for Mac, you could see the program menus: LeawoVideoConverter (Unregistered), File, Edit, 3D and Help menu on the top-left corner of the Mac computer.


1. LeawoVideoConverter Menu

Mouse clicks LeawoVideoConverter (Unregistered) option, you could choose About Leawo Video Converter (Unregistered) to get access to the current version information of Leawo Video Converter for Mac. Click Preferences to do program settings, including General, Convert, Thumbnail, Connection and Update Settings.


Under Preference>General: You can set the Max Run (1 to 6) of multi-cores of your Mac; set Subtitles Files Dir folder to allow the program to import subtitles; and click Subtitles Default Encoding box to select the subtitles default encoding way.


Under Preference>Convert: You can do settings relevant to Output File Exist (Rename, Overwrite or Skip). In addition, you could set the Output directory to save output files and check Enable Deinterlacing and Enable Streaming MP4 Video options or not.


Under Preference>Thumbnail: In Image Format, you can click to set the thumbnail image format as PNG, BMP or JPG; choose Original or Custom in Image Size to set the thumbnail image size as original or adjust the Width and Height values; select a proper output directory in Save to; or check Display image after thumbnail.


Under Preference>Connection: You can do Proxy settings in this panel. Simply check Use Proxy and fill in the blank in Host, Port, Proxy Type, Username, and Password.


Under Preference> Update Settings: You can choose to Enable automatic update check and then set the Number of days between update checks. You can also choose Update every day, Update every week, Update every month.


2. File Menu

Mouse click File menu, you could select Add Video Files, Add Video Files With Quicktime, or Add Video Folder to load original media files.


3. Edit Menu

Mouse click Edit menu on the top left-hand corner of your Mac, in the drop-down list, you can Rename imported files, Delete selected files, or Clear all the media files. It is easy for you to edit videos via the Media Edit option, open the Profile setting panel via Profile option, and get approach to detailed video and audio info about source media files via clicking Media Information.


4. 3D Menu

Mouse click 3D menu, you can select Red/Cyan, Red/Green, Red/Blue, Blue/Yellow, Interleaved, or Side by Side to apply 3D movie effect. If you do not want 3D effect, you can simple click Turn off 3D to do so. To get detailed 3D settings, you can opt for 3D Settings option to enter 3D settings panel. Hide 3D Module option is provided for you to hide the 3D button on file processing list of software interface.


5. Help Menu

Mouse click Help menu, you can Search the specific menu options of Leawo Video Converter for Mac; visit Leawo Video Converter for Mac User Guide online via clicking Help button; press Support option to visit Leawo’s Support Center; click Register to register Leawo Video Converter for Mac with registration code; head to Check for updates… option to find latest program version; and click Bug Reporter to send program bugs of Leawo Video Converter for Mac to Leawo Software.


Convert Videos

1. Load Source Files


There are three ways for you to load original files:

  1. You can simply add source files or folder via clicking Files>Add Video Files or Files>Add Video Folder at the top left corner of your Mac computer;
  2. Directly drag and drop files to input to the program;
  3. Easily click image button add-video-button to import target files.

Tips: The loaded files will show on the left part of the home screen, you can readjust the file order via down-button orup-button. You can also right click the file and choose Move to top or Move to bottom to create new file list.


Right-click the video files in the file list and then chooses Media Information, you will know more detailed properties about the original videos. You can also right-click the file and perform more operations like Delete, Clear, Add Video Files, Media Edit or Bug Reporter.

profile-button: Click this button to perform Profile settings.

3d-button: Click this button to edit videos in 3D panel.

audio-track-button: Open the drop-down list and choose subtitles from source media files or click Add Subtitles to import external subtitles.

audio-button: Open the drop-down list and select audio tracks from source media files.


Video Preview: Double click one file or simply press “Play/Pause” button on the right video preview window to preview your already loaded files. You can press backward-5s-button and forward-5s-button to fast backward 5s or fast forward 5s or click play-previous-video-button or play-next-video-button to play previous video or play next video. Drag the circular slider of volume-button to set the volume or click camera to capture screenshot from the files to save as PNG, BMP, or JPG formats for further use.


Merge into one: Move the slider “On” or “Off” to decide to merge all the video clips into one file or not.


Format Setting

Click profile-button button before 3D then the profile choosing panel would show up, you can select your needed format from Common Video or choose the format according to your device. You are capable of locating the target format quickly via Profile Search Function.


Tip: You can click add-profile-button to set detailed video or audio parameters (video codec, quality, size, bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio and audio codec, quality, bit rate, sample rate, channels) of the format. Generally, the default setting is usually the best choice. Click Save as button, you can rename your current selected format as your customized format save-profile. Click manage-button to decide the profile categories whether to appear or not. Click Apply to all button to apply the format settings to all the files.


Convert Video

Click the Start convert button on home interface to start conversion.


after-convert: You can choose to do nothing, shutdown computer or open output folder after conversion.

pause: Click this button to pause video conversion.

resume: Click this button to resume video conversion.

delete: Click this tab to delete conversion task.

File Edit

Click Edit>Media Edit or right click the file and select Media Edit to get into video editing panel, you can also click file-edit to do video editing. You can trim video length, crop video size, adjust the video to the needed angle, add special effects and watermark to the video for better display.



How to Trim Video Length on Mac

How to Crop Video Size on Mac

How to Rotate Video for Special Angle of View on Mac

How to Adjust Video Effect on Mac

How to Apply Image or Text Watermark on Mac

Convert 2D Video to 3D

Click 3d-button button at the end of each file or click 3D button at upper-left corner of your Mac and then select 3D Settings to convert 2D video to 3D movies. In the pop-up window, you can select 3D effects from Red/Cyan, Red/Green, Red/Blue, Blue/Yellow, Interleaved and Side by Side, set 3D depth by clicking the arrow buttons and preview the 3D movies.


Tips: You can check more details on how to create 3D movies on Mac.

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