Kigo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac Online Tutorial

1. Introduction to Kigo Video Converter Ultimate

1.1 Welcome

Welcome to Kigo Video Converter Ultimate!

Thank you for using this product!

As a combination of Video Converter, DVD Creator, Screen Recorder, DVD Creator and Web Video Downloader application, Kigo Video Converter Ultimate helps you convert your favorite DVD movies and videos for playing on portable devices like iPod, iPad and iPhone. Similarly, they can be made into DVD disc or DVD Folder with DVD menu.

Kigo Video Converter Ultimate is designed with various powerful functions to edit your video files. This all-in-one Video Converter for Mac lets you trim movies into segments, merge files to one file, clip video short, crop video size, set video effects, and even add watermark onto your movies.

With Kigo Video Converter Ultimate, you can easily put your videos on your mobile devices and enjoy them anywhere. It's simply a tool designed to make your life better.

Shortcut to each function

Key features

Installation

Convert video

Customize profile

How to edit the video?

Record screen

Burn DVD

Download video

Manage Tasks

Preferences

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Technical Support

1.2 Key features

Converting

  • Most video formats are supported
  • Work for many popular video players
  • Save video as your desired parts and formats
  • Add subtitles to video
  • Extract audio from video
  • Clip video short, crop video size, edit video effects and add watermark
  • Trim video clips and merge video segments into one file
  • All DVD formats are supported
  • High output quality and easy to use

Recording

  • Full screen HD capture
  • Region HD capture
  • Capture with Camera Built-in or connected
  • Record with Audio and Mouse Clicks

Burning

  • Detect disc capacity automatically
  • Support for single and double burner
  • Provide users with diversified DVD Menu Templates
  • Preview the original and output Menu before you create DVD with a built-in player
  • Customize aspect ratio of the video
  • Support burning to DVD folder, image (.iso) and DVD disc

Downloading

  • Download videos from multiple web sites
  • Auto convert downloaded videos
  • Download videos from Youtube with different resolutions and subtitles

Task

  • Counting the tasks
  • Separate pending and history tasks
  • Shut down or sleep the device after pending tasks finished
  • Preview and screenshot history tasks
  • Upload history videos to the Youtube web site
  • Quick start conversion from history tasks

2 Installing of Kigo Video Converter Ultimate

2.1 System requirements

OS Supported: Mac OS X 10.7.x, 10.8, 10.9 or later

Processor: 1G Hz Intel, or above

Physical RAM: 512M or more

2.2 Installation

Step 1: Download the installation package for app from the download button

Step 2: Double-click "KigoVideoConverterUltimate-INTEL.dmg" to start installation.

Step 3: Follow the instructions to finish the installation.

Step 4: When you see a window where there is an icon of app, drag and drop the icon onto the desktop. Then you can just run the program from the desktop icon.

3 Convert video

3.1 How to convert videos

Step 1: Load Video/ DVD files

Click the Add Files, or Add DVD button (Also through the menu item File-> Add File(s)/ Add DVD or drag files to the list directly from your disc or other location) to select the files you want to import.

Add videos / DVD to convert

Tips 1:

This powerful Video Converter supports all popular video formats including FLV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MP4, 3GP, 3G2, MOV, AVI, M2TS, MPEG TS/TP (for HD Video) etc.

Tips 2:

It provides 2 extraction modes so that you can import and convert the main DVD movie or import all titles to convert. You can choose the one which you like in the preferences settings. Open it through Menu->App name->Preferences:

Add videos / DVD to convert

Convert Entire DVD To A Single File While Converting:

Check on: It will only import the main DVD movie to the converting list when you import a DVD.

Clear it: It will import all titles of the DVD to the converting list when you import a DVD.

I/O mode:

High Speed Aggressive I/O -> The default I/O mode. It will load DVD with high speed.

Low Speed Accurate I/O -> It will load DVD more accurately, but it spends more time to load DVD compared to High Speed Aggressive I/O mode.

Note: If the program can't load some DVDs successfully by High Speed Aggressive I/O mode, such as titles missing, duration misjudgment. You'd better change the mode to Low Speed Accurate I/O and load these DVDs again.

Step 2: Set the profile

Click the required profile in Profile drop list on the main interface including all kinds of video and audio profile.

Output profile settings

After selection, the selected format will be set for all files on the list.

Tips: The software supports the decoding and encoding of multiple audio and video formats and conversion of formats such as iPod, iPhone, PSP, PS3, Apple TV, PSP, Zune, Creative Zen, Archos etc.

Step 3: Set the destination

Click the Output Location- Folder drop list and then click Choose… to set the destination.

Set the output profile

Tips: The default path is / Users/ user/ Movies/ Kigo Video Converter Ultimate, click Reveal In Finder could open the path.

Step 4: Start the conversion

Click the Convert Now button and then list is empty.

Meanwhile all of the files on the list are added to the Task- Pending- Converting list starting the conversion in turn and the countdown begins.

Converting videos / DVDs

Tips: When previewing or converting for the first time, the application needs Caching fonts information on this computer firstly.

Caching fonts

Step 5: Finish the conversion

After the conversion is done, it will be deleted form Task- Pending- Converting list, and then added to Task- History- Converted list.

Find converted files

3.2 How to edit the video?

Click Edit effect icon to open the effect window and play video automatically in the Original Preview and Output Preview without any effects.

Section 1: Clip the video based on time.

When the video is playing, click start time icon to clip the video based on time by blue marker. And then click the available end time icon to complete the clip. When click reset icon, the blue marked clip will be deleted from playback progress bar.

Video clips

Tips:

1. When the video is paused, it doesn't support clip.

2. You can restart clip the video by click start time when a clip completed. And the prior one will be removed.

Section 2: Add effects on the video

1. Click Select Effect drop-list to set No Effect or add the effect such as Blur on the video.

2. Drag the value sliders to adjust Brightness, Contrast and Saturation.

3. Click Reset button to cancel the Effect settings on the video.

Edit video effects

Section 3: Crop the video based on viewfinder

Check on Enable Crop and then the crop frame will show up in the Original Preview window. The Output Preview will display the pictures from viewfinder. When Checking on Enable Crop, click the drop-list to set the Zoom Type such as Letter Box, Keep Original, Force Scale, 16:9 and 4:3.

And you can add other effects by checking on Mirror and Flip.

Crop video size

Tips:
1. Dragging and resizing the crop frame can custom the viewfinder.
2. Changing the cropped and effects is independent with each other.

Section 4: Add watermarks on the video

Click Watermark Type drop-list to set No Watermark or set watermark with Image Watermark or Text Watermark.

add watermark to video

Set Image Watermark: Click the available … button to add Watermark Content and then drag the available slides to adjust Opacity.

Set Text Watermark: Input the text in the Watermark Content and click the available … button to set the font. Then drag the available slides to adjust Opacity.

Tips:
1. You can drag and resize the watermark in the Output Preview window.
2. Changing the Watermark Type will remove the watermark that has been added.

Note:
1. All effects produced from Effect, Crop and Watermark will be both displayed in the Output Preview window.
2. Changing the Clip, Effect, Crop and Watermark is independent with each other.

3.3 How to adjust properties?

Section 1: Adjust parameters of the profile

Click Edit profile icon to adjust parameters of the profile according to you requirements, you can also keep the defaults.

Reset profile parameters

Tips: When checking on the option Apply to All, your Profile/ Video/ Audio/ Advanced customized settings will apply to all files in the Convert Video list.

Section 2: Custom profile

In the profile parameters window, click Save to Custom Profile button to customize profile.

Save the customized profile

Type the name of the new profile in pop-up window, and you can also keep the defaults. Then the custom profile is added to Customized Video category. It could be deleted from Profile list by clicking "-" icon.

Delete the customized profile

Section 3: Rename the output file

Click the modify icon to custom the name of the output file unless not be added to Task.

Rename the output file

Section 4: Adjust parameters of the video

The parameters of the video include video, audio, and subtitle. Click the drop list to adjust the parameters.

In additional, you can add an extra subtitle (srt, ass, ssa, smi subtitle format supported) into the video by clicking add subtitle.

Section 5: Merge all videos

When checking on Merge All Videos, you can merge multiple files into one.

Merge videos

Tips:
1. One file does not support being merged.
2. The videos of merged video can freely add, delete, sort and preview.
3. The videos of merged video can't custom profile separately.
4. The merged video doesn't support editing video.

3.4 How to save a frame from the video?

Step 1: Preview the video

Click the play button at artwork of each file to let you preview the video. Then a preview window pops up.

Preview videos

Preview videos

At the bottom of the window, a menu bar with play button, sound button, screenshot button, progress bar and time parameters can help you preview video better.

Step 2: Screenshot the video

Click the screenshot button on the menu bar, then a frame from the video will be saved to the default path "/ Users/ user/ Pictures/ Kigo Video Converter Ultimate" with ".png" format.

4 Record screen

4.1 How to record screen?

Step 1: Select the record mode

Record Screen: A powerful and easy-to-use screen casting function of this program for the Mac. It allows you to record desktop activities in Full Screen or Region.

Record Device: Allow you to record from the embedded or attached camera to record screen.

How to record

Step 2: Set the capture parameters

Video Quality: You can select High, Medium or Low as video quality.

Audio: Select No Audio to record without audio or select the recording equipment that detected according to the device to record audio.

Mouse: After checking on Capture Mouse Clicks, the action will be marked in the record when clicking mouse.

Option:

1. After checking on Show Options in Menu Bar, the timer with Stop Screen Recording options will display on menu bar of Mac.

2. After checking on Auto Hide Application, the main window of the application will auto hide when starting the record.

3. Max FrameRate: Max Frames Per Second. The program provides multiple FPS values for you to choose, including 30, 25, 20, 15, 10, 5, the more FPS, action will be displayed more smoothly, and the default value is 15, which will be enough.

Tips: Record Device only supports setting Show Options in Menu Bar in the Mouse and Option parameters.

Step 3: Start the record

Click Start Record button to start and then the recording process is added to the Task- Pending- Recording list. Meanwhile recording state displays in the Record Screen list.

Recording screen

Tips:
1. The performance is slightly different with Record region.
After click Start Record button, then a prompt "Drag Mouse to Start Region, Press ESC or Click Anywhere to Cancel" shows in the center o f the screen. And another prompt "Click to Start Record, Press ESC to Cancel" displays in the center of the region after dragging mouse to select a region. When clicking the button, the recording started.
2. Before clicking to start, you can re-adjust the selected area in Record region.
3. The camera's LED of Record Device will be lit when starting recording.
4. At the same time can’t be more than one record.
5. During recording, you can’t modify the capture parameters.

Step 4: Stop the record

Method 1: Click Stop Record button in Record Screen list to finish recording.

Method 2: Click Stop button in Task- Pending- Recording list to finish recording.

Method 3: If the timer shows options in the menu bar, you can click the options to select Stop Screen Recording or shortcuts "Shift+ Command+ 1" to finish recording.

Save recorded videos

Tips: After stopping the record, a window with Save As and Where pops up. You can customize the name and path of the recording. If you save the recording, the file will be added to the Task- History- Recorded list. If you don't, the file will be deleted directly.

Rename recorded videos

5 Burn DVD

5.1 How to write video on a disc?

Step 1: Add videos

Click the Add button (Also through the menu item File-> Add File(s) to Burn DVD or drag files to the list directly from your disc or other location) to select the files you want to import.

Add videos to burn

At the bottom of the Burn DVD window, disc capacity bar with two types capacity (DVD 4.7G, DVD DL 8.5G) displays different status according to the size of the added files. When no file added, disc capacity bar is blank. After adding files, Green represents plenty of space, yellow is running out of space, and red is warning the available space has been exceeded.

Tips: The videos in the list can freely add, delete, sort and preview.

Step 2: Set the template.

Click Template drop-list to set a template as DVD menu for self-made DVD files. The selected template will be displayed in the below window. And then click Preview DVD button, the DVDPreview window pops up with added files, next / previous button and play button.

How to burn videos

Tips:
1. If Template is None, it doesn't support to preview DVD.
2. If no file added, it also doesn't support to preview DVD.
3. Next/ previous button displays according to the number of the added files.
4. Click play button or click the file in the DVDPreview window to play the video.

Step 3: Adjust the option.

DVD Label: The default name is My DVD. Or customize it.

Aspect Ratio: Setting the aspect ratio of the video, such as 4: 3 or 16: 9.

Step 4: Set the destination

Burn To: Set the output type. Including Save as DVD folder, Save as image (.iso), when DVD device is detected, you can check it to save files in DVD disc.

Folder: Click the Destination - Folder drop list and then click Choose to set the destination.

Tips: The default output directory is / Users/ user/ Movies, and click Reveal In Finder could open the path.

Step 5: Start to burn DVD

Click the Burn DVD Now button and then progress bar pops up.

Burn Videos to DVD

Tips: You are unable to operate other functions temporarily, before the completion of burning.

Step 6: Finish burning DVD

After the burning is done, it will be deleted form burning list, and then added to Task- History- Burned list.

Burn Videos to DVD

6 Download video

6.1 How to download video from the Internet?

Step 1: Add URL

Click the Add URL button and then Input URL window pops up. Input or paste the URL to add the URL you want to import. After parsing successfully, the file will display in the Download Video list. Also through the menu item File-> Add URL or drag URL to the list directly.

Add URL to download videos

Tips:
1. Support 22 script download sites below.

  • http://www.break.com
  • http://www.comedycentral.com
  • http://www.dailymotion.com
  • http://www.facebook.com
  • http://www.howcast.com
  • http://www.liveleak.com
  • http://www.metacafe.com
  • http://www.movieclips.com
  • http://www.mtv.com
  • http://www.mtvhive.com
  • http://www.photobucket.com
  • http://www.southparkstudios.com
  • http://www.thedailyshow.com
  • http://www.tudo.com
  • http://www.veoh.com
  • http://www.vevo.com
  • http://www.vimeo.com
  • http://www.youku.com
  • http://www.youtube.com
  • http://www.myvideo.de
  • http://www.nicovideo.jp
  • http://www.rutube.ru
2. After you add URL that comes from http://www.nicovideo.jp, you must login to download.

Step 2: Set the destination

Click the Download Location- Folder drop list and then click Choose to set the destination.

Tips: The default path is / Users/ user/ Downloads, click Reveal In Finder could open the path.

Step 3: Start the download

Click Start Download button and then list is empty. Meanwhile all of the files on the list are added to the Task- Pending- Downloading list starting the downloading in turn and the countdown begins.

Download videos

Step 4: Finish the download

After the download is done, it will be deleted form Task- Pending- Downloading list, and then added to Task- History- Downloaded list.

Download videos

Tips:
When downloading videos from Facebook, Howcast, Liveleak, Movieclips, Vimeo and Youtube, you can choose different Format, Resolution to download. But only Youtube supports to choose Download subtitle.

options to download videos

6.2 How to auto convert downloaded video?

Firstly, make sure the Auto convert downloaded video is checked and the Profile is set before the Step 3 in the download process.

One button to download and convert

Then the downloaded file will also be added to Task- Pending- Converting list at the same time in the Step 4. So the downloaded file is automatically converted. And then the auto convert downloaded file will also be added to the Task- History- Converted list.

7 Manage Tasks

7.1 Pending library

File library:
All: Show up all of the files in the Converting, Downloading and Uploading library by the date added.
Converting: All files which are converting or waiting for convert will show up in the main file list whenever you click this library.
Recording: The recording progress will show up in the main file list whenever you click this library.
Downloading: All files which are downloading or waiting for download will show up in the main file list whenever you click this library.
Uploading: All files which are uploading or waiting for upload will show up in the main file list whenever you click this library.

Other Options:
Action when finished: You can set Do Nothing, Shutdown or Sleep.
Remove: You can remove files from list by clicking Remove button.
Stop: In Converting library, click Stop button to remove convert files. In Recording library, click Stop button to finish recording. In Downloading and Uploading library, click Stop button to pause the download and the upload. And then the Stop button changes to the Start button that can restart the download and the upload.

Tips: The function of the deleted icon     Delete the files at the end of the file is the same to the Stop button.

7.2 History library

File library
All: Show up all of the files in the Converted, Burned and Downloaded library by the date added.
Converted: All files which finished the conversion will show up in the main file list whenever you click this library.
Recorded: All files which finished the recorded will show up in the main file list whenever you click this library.
Burned: All files which finished the burn will show up in the main file list whenever you click this library.
Downloaded: All files which finished the downloaded will show up in the main file list whenever you click this library.

History library

Other Options
Youtube: You can upload the converted file to Youtube by clicking this button. And make sure you have to login first.
Convert: If you want to convert the file listed in library, just select it and click this button. And then the file is added to the Convert Video list.
Remove: You can remove files from list or also remove to trash.
Reveal in finder: You can find the target file in folder by clicking the magnifier icon     .

Tips:
1. If the output doesn't exist, the title of the file in the History library will turn red.
2. The audio files in Converted library, the files in Burned library and the red title files don't support the function of Youtube and Convert.

8 Preferences

8.1 General Settings

The default value is / Users/ user/ Movies/ Kigo Video Converter Ultimate. You can custom the output directory by clicking the button.

Default Snapshot Output Directory

The default value is / Users/ user/ Pictures/ Kigo Video Converter Ultimate. You can custom the output directory by clicking the button.

General settings

8.2 Video Convert Tab

Customize settings before converting

Settings of converting videos

Enable AC3 Passthrough: Enable AC3 Passthrough while converting DVD with AC3 (5.1) Audio track or not.

Enable 2-pass-encoding: Support 2-pass-encoding to Get Better Video Quality while converting or not.

Enable Deinterlace: Deinterlace or not.

Enable flat and hint: Support MP4 flat and hint or not.

8.3 DVDLoader Tab

Convert Entire DVD To A Single File While Converting.

Check on: It will only import the main DVD movie to the converting list when you import a DVD.

Clear it: It will import all titles of the DVD to the converting list when you import a DVD.

I/O mode

High Speed Aggressive I/O -> The default I/O mode. It will load DVD with high speed.

Low Speed Accurate I/O -> It will load DVD more accurately, but it spends more time to load DVD compared to High Speed Aggressive I/O mode.

Load DVD to convert

8.4 Burn Tab

Default Burn Output Directory

The default value is / Users/ user/ Movies. You can custom the output directory by clicking the button.

Save the burnt videos

8.5 Download Tab

Default Download Directory

The default value is / Users/ user/ Downloads. You can custom the output directory by clicking the button.

Save the downloaded videos

9 Buy Kigo Video Converter Ultimate

9.1 Buy a registration code

Quick Link: To buy a license key for Kigo Video Converter Ultimate, visit our online store.

Why should I buy Kigo Video Converter Ultimate?

Put simply, Kigo Video Converter Ultimate is a shareware. The trial version has the limitations.

1. In trial version, you can only convert 3 minutes for each file at most.

2. In trial version, when you convert the merged video, each sub video will only be converted 3 minutes at most.

Limitations of trial version

3. In trial version, you can only record 5 minutes once at most.

Limitations of trial version

4. In trial version, when you burn DVD, each sub video will only be converted 3 minutes at most.

Limitations of trial version

After you purchase our product, we will provide you with Registration Name and Registration Code that will unlock the trial version limitation.

What Benefits do we have after Registration?

Unlimited use with any time and function.

FREE upgrades when the updated versions of the same product released.

9.2 Registration

Step 1: Run Kigo Video Converter Ultimate, then click Kigo Video Converter Ultimate menu, and select the Registration... option.

Step 2: After the registration box pops up, please fill the input blanks with Registration Name and Registration Code. You can also use Command+ C to copy and Command+ V to paste in the window.

Register Video Converter Ultimate

Notice:
1. Make sure the both Registration Name and Registration Code are provided by our company after you pay the registration fee. If you have not paid, please click Buy online to purchase.
2. Make sure the Registration Name and Registration Code you enter are both complete and correct, if not, you will get an error message.

Step3: After you finished Registration successfully, the limitation of your Kigo Video Converter Ultimate's trial version will be removed.

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10 Technical Support

10.1 Contact us

Kigo Video Converter Ultimate Homepage http://www.kigo-video-converter.com/video-converter-ultimate-mac/

Buy Kigo Video Converter Ultimate

Visit our online store - http://www.kigo-video-converter.com/video-converter-ultimate-mac/order.html

10.2 Support

If you have any problem, please contact us. We will help you as soon as possible. Thank you!

Support E-Mail: support@kigo-video-converter.com

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