What do you think when you hear the term Video Converter? A simple tool for converting videos into other media formats, right? It would have been enough for other tools, but not for Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate.
It packs a lot more than conventional video conversion solutions, making it a complete media suite for users. We came across Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate in the past week and has been using the program since.
Today, we have a brief review of this multipurpose video converter. We will start off with an introduction to this suite.
About Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate
To get started, Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is a video converter utility from Wondershare — one of the most popular software developers out there. It’s available for both Windows and Mac, offering almost same features. In this review, we will be sharing our experience with the Windows version of Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate. It needs to be noted that the program comes with a bunch of additional utilities, such as Video Downloader, DVD Burner, Video Editor and Media Server. For someone who’s into real media consumption, all these features are worth checking out.
Now, we will tell you how is it to use Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, in light of our experience.
Installation and Getting Started
Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is powered by an online installer. You have to download and run a ~1MB setup file, which will install the program for you. Even with a not-so-faster internet connection, it did the installation in a few minutes. As soon as it’s over, you can see the main interface of Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate. As you can see, the interface is so simple and nicely structured.
It has different tabs for Convert, Burn, Download and Media Server sections. The only feature similar in four sections is the option to edit videos. You can quickly toggle between its 4 sections and the program is snappy at most times. Altogether, we will give a huge thumbs-up for the getting started and usability aspects. It does not require any previous experience for any of the functions offered.
Let’s Have a Look at the Features
We will have a quick-look at the major features and sections in Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate.
– Video Conversion
Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is an overkill when it comes to video conversion. You have support for than 150 media formats, including Audio and Video. It also manages to convert videos without much of noticeable quality loss. Probably due to the use of APEXTRANS tech, Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is offering 30x conversion speeds than other converters we’ve seen. In short, it’s the quickest way to convert.
– DVD Burning
We don’t know how many of you still use this feature, but Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate has one in-built DVD burner utility. You just have to add the files, make some minor edits, choose the DVD template and hit the Burn button. For those who want to preserve some memories with DVD quality, this might be a useful feature.
Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate lets you download videos from YouTube and other formats. You just have to paste the video URL and that’s it. Supported websites include Hulu, Facebook, Vimeo etc. Along with this, you get a screen recording utility. It’s not really powerful, but, for standard screen recording, it’s more than enough.
– Editing and Media Server
You can make some minor edits to the videos you’re converting, downloading or burning. The included ways are Cropping, Rotate, Watermark, Volume, Brightness, Special Effects etc. The tools are cool if you just need a fragment from a video you got from YouTube.
Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate also lets you create a virtual media server, using wireless networks. Just add the files you need and you can access them via streamers like Google Chromecast and other DLNA-compatible devices.
The Final Verdict
At the end of the day, we’d recommend Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate for every media junkie. If it is about getting a video converted or downloading something from YouTube, this single tool is enough. You can always download it for Windows and Mac, but there’s s premium version at $39.95/year for single PCs. And, in light of the experience, we must say it’s a worthy investment.