WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe
Improving the viewing Experience
As we move towards a better viewing experience, there is a demand for using nothing but the best video format for every visual content-, which varies depending on the device being used. You could have received an MKV file from your friend, but chances are your TV works only with MP4 files. Or there are smartphone that provide the best quality in specific formats, iPods and many other devices that need a specific video format.
The need to change between different video formats exists, and this is where most users get stuck. WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe comes in as a simple, efficient and easy to use solution for both Mac and Windows users. Generally, most video converters work only with a certain set of formats- but with WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe, you have the option to convert between a wide range of formats, including MKV, AVI, MP4, 4K and a lot more.
WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is compatible with Windows 7, 8, 8.1 as well as the latest Windows 10. For Mac Users, it works with Mac OS X 10.11 and above. It is compatible with and makes full use of the multi-core CPUs, including i3, i5 and i7. We will talk more aobut how it does this later.
UI and Ease of Use
Before moving on to the technical aspects of the WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe, its UI or user-interface is something that must be reviewed. The startup screen of the software gives user the option to chose from among Video, URL and photo for selecting the preferred source of video/image. After that, the user simply has to select the preferred output type, or select the device profile and run the conversion to get it done.
While this works perfectly for the home user, professionals may have a few other fine-tuning requirements. Al of this can be done from the output tab of the screen. It allows you to toggle between the quality as well as modify any other parameters as required. The destination folder of the output file can be modified as per requirement. Depending on the quality chosen, the time for conversion may vary. High Quality conversions will take more time.
Using WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is not that hard a task. The user has to just import the video file, choose the output, set the destination and run to get the conversion done. Instructions for all these are available in the tool itself, and all the required buttons and options are clearly labeled.
What sets WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe apart from the long list of video formats that it has more than 210 present device profiles built in it. This means that if you are looking to covert a video file to a format that works with your iPhone, Apple TV, Kindle Fire, Nokia or any other device- you do not need to know what works best on them. WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe will automatically pick the best video format according to the device, and convert them. The resolution is also modified as per the device. For instance, if you are converting a file from MP4 to a format that is compatible with your iPad, then all you need to do is select the specific model of the iPad, and WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe will itself convert it to the resolution that works best with iPad.
In addition to all standard formats, WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe also works with Blu-Ray and all full HD formats. Thus, this means that you can even convert 4K videos using this tool. It supports SD, HD as well as 4K resolution files. One of the biggest problems with using video converters is that they take up a large amount of time. On average, it takes close to an hour for converting a 300 MB file from MP4 to AVI using any standard video converter. However, WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe tries to change all that.
The advantages of using WinX HD Video Converter
It makes use of the numerous CPU cores for encoding as well as decoding video files in the fastest possible time. This makes converting videos using WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe a much more efficient process as compared to any other video converter. With more than 370 audio/video codecs built in, starting as well as converting video files is made fast with this video converter. All the preset settings and codecs allow even the amateur user to convert videos in the desired formats without going through too much of a hassle.
WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe claims to be as much as 5 times faster from all the other video converters in the market. While WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe may be efficient, the actual speed of conversion depends on a number of other factors, and not just the software that is being used. The specs of the system in which the software is being run, any other programs running parallel to it, the video format being converted from as well as the output type all decide the speed.
Thus, while you may be able to convert from a 30 minute video from MP4 to AVI in 40 minutes, it would probably take you double the time to convert a 4K video to a smaller resolution- despite of how fast the tool you are using is. The same is true for WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe as well. If your computer and graphics processor support 4K videos, then WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe should do it just fine for you.
In the latest update to WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe, the developers have added Hardware Acceleration Technology, which claims to further speed up the conversion process. It also has support for all the multi-track HD videos, including those in M2TS, BDAV, HDTV as well as MKV formats among others. WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe allows you to select the preferred language form various audio tracks before starting on the conversion process. Any incorrect data and unstable elements are automatically fixed in the conversion process.
The quality of the conversion is an important metric while converting videos. While there are tools who could perform a conversion in less than 10 minutes, WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe may take 30 minutes for the same- but will give you an output without any loss in quality. It makes use of a high quality engine for image optimization, noise reduction and adjustment of definition to allow for a clearer output video. The tool gives the use the option to adjust the resolution and bitrate parameters, which allows for achieving the ideal balance between the file size and quality.
It lets users edit the videos as per their preference. With WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe, you can merge various videos, crop a video to the specified length, expand it, add/edit/remove subtitles and even trim the video. You can even insert the external subtitle files that you have downloaded from any other source, and sync them to create the perfect video. The clearing and trimming features allow you to cut those black edges from a video to bring more focus towards the content.
With over 400 profiles and a range of other conversion features, WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe does have a lot to offer. However, it is not a complete solution- and lacks a couple of features. For instance, you cannot add effects to the videos being converted, or adjust values of parameters like brightness and saturation directly from it. WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe does have some basic editing functions.
This is not all that it does- if you want to make a slideshow from your images stored in PNG, JPG or BMP format, then you can accomplish that is well. This bonus feature of the converter lets you pick your images and make a moving slideshow out of them. This slideshow can then be sent to your friends, shred on social media and be used for a lot more. It is even possible to add music to the slideshow, and then convert it into formats like FLV, AVI, MKV and many others. In addition to that, you can also use this tool to take screenshots as well as edit them.
What makes it better than the rest?
WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is not just for converting videos that are stored in your hard disk- but it also works on video streaming websites. It has an Online Video Download Engine, which is compatible with all video streaming websites, including YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, DailyMotion and Vevo among others. It lets you download video as well as audio from these sites, grabbing the required media in les than 30 seconds.
You can convert it into your preferred format, and even burn it on DVDs, edit further and do much more. It can be used to directly download music from over 300 different websites, all at the click of a button. You can either download the video and then convert it, or download and convert it in real-time to save some more time as well as effort. This feature works great, and there are no bugs in real-time conversion so far. The compatibility with sites like Vevo, DailyMotion and others works without hassles; though it may take a refresh or two to get it working on YouTube.
Performance and issues
Moving on from the features, the overall performance and results of the app are surely above satisfactory. Independent tests have demonstrated that it works faster than most other video conversion software. However, WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe does have minor issues working with 4K HD files, though the small amount of pixilation that was noticed is something that an untrained eye would not be able to catch.
For those who are new to the world of video conversion, all necessary support is provided in the help section of the WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe. In addition to this, the required guides as well as how tos are also there on the developer website. If you do not have any experience with converting videos before, then WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is surely doing all that is possible to make the entire process as simple for you as possible.
Thus, overall, it is safe to say that WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe does all that it promises. With the complete software available at just $35.95, the WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is nothing short of a steal deal. There are further improvements required that could help make the software even better. For home users as well as professionals, WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is the complete suite for editing, converting and making the most of video as well as audio. All it needs a little better customer support to ensure that user who are new to the tool are able to make use of all that it offers without any hassle.
- Compatible with hundreds of file formats
- Has 200+ profiles for easier conversion specific to the device
- Works flawlessly with 4k videos
- Simple User Interface
- Can be used to download video and audio from a range of websites
- Video conversion still takes a lot of time
- Functions like making iPhone ringtones are not easy to make use of