Video Converter for Mac > User Guide

Get Started Quick Start Guide


DumboFab Video Converter for Mac is a full-featured video transcoding software software that can import video from any device & source. It can convert & process footage in virtually any format, incl. hevc, h.264, mp4, mkv, avi, wmv, m2ts, avchd, in whatever resolution or codec. Below is the quick-start guide on how to convert videos from one to another on macOS Catalina (64-bit) computer.


Note: For Mac 32-bit (10.9-10.14) users, please refer to the 32-bit User Guide >>.

Step 1. Import Video Files

To begin the conversion, you need to add your video or audio files to DumboFab Video Converter firstly. And there are different methods to add the files.

Method 1. Add Video/Audio Files by Buttons.

Click button or button to import source video or audio files.

Add Video: You can select one or multiple video files to import.

Add From Folder: You can add all the files in one folder from here.

Add Media Files By Button

Method 2. Add Media Files by Drag and Drop

Drag the media files you want to convert from the File Explorer window and drop the files into the conversion queue of DumboFab Video Converter.

Add by drag

Step 2. Choose one profile, and customize the output video

① "Common Video Profile"

Clicking the Format bar, you can choose output format from the format list or customize which formats to be shown on the list. As you see, all regular video like MP4, MOV, MKV, WMV, AVI, FLV, with H.264/MPEG-4/HEVC codecs are provided. Moreover, there are available 3D outputs, 4K outputs and HD outputs, etc.

Choose Output Format

② "Device Profile"

If you want to convert videos for playback on iPhone, iPad, Android, smart TVs, game console, etc. you can simply browse to find device and select it as the output format to get videos with optimized settings.

Choose Output Device

③ "Common Audio Profile"

Extract background music from your video to MP3, M4A, AAC and more.

Choose Output audio format

④ "Web Video Profile"

Convert your videos to MP4, MPEG4 or FLV for YouTube, Facebook and other social networks.

Options:
1. Advanced Settings: To cover your higher needs, you can set all the video and audio parameters regarding the output video at the Advanced Settings, and deeply customize the output video with the built-in video editor.

Advanced Settings

⑤ "3D Video"

DumboFab Video Converter can help you create your own 3D videos from common videos. Click the Format bar, you can choose output format from the 3D Video format list or customize which formats to be shown on the list.

Choose 3d output format

If you like, you could adjust video codec, bitrate, frame rate, etc to get better video quality in saved 3D video by clicking Settings button. Meanwhile, you could choose 3D anaglyph and Depth in Profile Settings to avoid images misaligned.

3D Settings

※ This video converter lets you upscale 2K/1080P videos to 4K and downscale 4k to lower resolution at fast speed.

Step 3. Start the Conversion

Finally, just click the Convert button in the lower-right corner to start the conversion. you can go to Conversion window to find the conversion process.

conversion

※ Other useful tips:

① If you want to put all the imported clips together, and click "Merge into one"to combine them into one.

② Press "Browse" and change the location where you want to save the converted file.

conversion

edit Edit


DumboFab Video Converter is preloaded with a video editor to output your desired video style. Learn how to trim, crop, add subtitles, apply effects, add watermark, add volume and much more.


Note: By default the icon is grayed out. To activate the Edit menu, you have to select an item first. When a video file is selected, you can click the icon on the tool bar of main interface to edit selected file.

Trim Video

Trim and Cut Videos Easily.

By default, the icon is grayed out. To activate the Edit menu, you have to select an item first. When a video file is selected, you can click the Edit icon on the tool bar of main interface to edit selected file.

On the "Video Editor" Window, switch to Trim tab and follow any of the methods below to cut unwanted segments:

1. Drag the control sliders to include the segment you want to remain.

Trim Video

2. Click the left square bracket to set start point, and click the right square to set end point when previewing the video.

Trim Video

3. Input specific values to "Start" and "End" box.

Trim Video

Crop Video

To crop video, you just simply switch to Trim tab. The Crop facility enables users to get rid of the black edges and unwanted area of the image.

A: Crop video by dragging and dropping the crop frame

Simply move your mouse cursor to drag and adjust the green frame to desired position.

Crop Video

B: Crop video by setting values

In the Crop settings, you can customize values in the box of "Left","Top" and "Crop Size" to make your crop decision.

Crop Video

Add Subtitles

Under Subtitle Combox list, select Add Subtitle, you can add *.srt or *.ass/*.ssa subtitle-files to the video as hard subtitles.

add subtitle

Add Watermark

DumboFab Video Converter allow users to add text, image and video watermark to stamp your videos with your name or other indentifying marks.

Under Text Watermark tab, check Enable, and then you can create a text watermark to personalize your video. Type whatever text you want in the blank input field next to it. You can also adjust the font, transparency, vertical and horizontal position of your watermark.

text watermark

Apply Effects and Adjust Volume

Under Effect tab, you can add special effects like Simple Gauss Blur, Flip Color, Invert, Aged Film to your source video. In Color Control section, you can correct color by adjusting brightness, contrast, and saturation. You can also tick off "Deinterlacing" to keep good image quality.

apply effect

You can adjust the file volume by moving the slider.

adjust volume

Rotate Video

There're flip horizontal and flip vertical, anticlockwise and clockwise 4 options for you to rotate the video.

Flip Horizontally: Click to flip the image horizontally.

Flip Horizontally

Flip Vertical: Click to flip the image vertically.

Flip Vertical

Rotate conunter-clockwise: Click to rotate the image 90°towards left.

Rotate conunter-clockwise

Rotate clockwise: Click to rotate the image 90°towards right.

Rotate clockwise

Merge videos into one

If you want to put all the imported clips together, please tick off "Merge into one" to combine them into one.

merge

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