How to convert movies to iPod video by imtoo's product?

How to convert movies to iPod video:

  1. Download ImTOO Movie Converter and install.
  2. Run ImTOO iPod Movie Converter first , load the audio or video files by clicking “Add” button in the main interface or choose “Add” in the File menu.
  3. Click to highlight the loaded file and select output format from “Encode” combo-box. For example, to get .M4A file, you should select “M4A MPEG-4 Audio (.m4a)"; wanna convert movies to Video iPod(60G), you are supposed to select "iPod(60G) MPEG-4 Video - Excellent Quality (.mp4)”.
  4. Click “Browse…” button to select a folder or enter the direct file path in the “Destination” form to decide where to save the output file. The default path is “C: emp” if nothing typed.
  5. Finally, press “Encode” button to start converting.
  6. It will display “Completed” under the “Status” column if the conversion has been brought to success.

How to put and transfer movies to your Video iPod:

  1. Please click “Open” button after the conversion’s done.
  2. Find the converted file in the destination folder and put it to your iTunes.
  3. Drag the file into the iPod logo of the iTunes and then release the mouse when there is a "†" sign around the cursor. The file would be transferred to Video iPod automatically.

Tips:
You can browse the file information on the pop-up box by clicking "View"⇒“Show File Information” buttons in the main menu.

While the loaded file’s highlighting, you may adjust parameters of the output file, e.g. “Start Time”, “Video Size”, “Video/Audio Bitrate”, etc. in the right column.

If you want to convert a RM/RA file to the formats supported by Video iPod, you are supposed to add it on the way by clicking “Add Directshow files…” in the “File” menu. The way provides better quality of the RM/RA file decoding.

Glossary:

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MP4 Format:[/ul]
iPod (30G) MPEG-4 Movie (*.mp4)
The size and quality of out put file is normal

iPod (60G) MPEG-4 Movie (*.mp4)
The size and quality of out put file is normal

iPod (30G) MPEG-4 Video - Minimal Size (*.mp4)
The size of out put file is minimal, which means it is possible that you can store more movies or songs on your Video iPod. But, the quality of the video or audio file is poor.

iPod (60G) MPEG-4 Video - Minimal Size (*.mp4)
The size of out put file is minimal, which means it is possible that you can store more movies or songs on your Video iPod. But, the quality of the video or audio file is poor.

iPod (30G) MPEG-4 Video - Excellent Quality (*.mp4)
You would get a fist-class output file if you select “Excellent Quality” , the size of the file would be quite large in this way

iPod (60G) MPEG-4 Video - Excellent Quality (*.mp4)
You would get a fist-class output file if you select “Excellent Quality” , the size of the file would be quite large in this way

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MOV Format:[/ul]
MOV - QuickTime (*.mov)
.mov is a file extension used by the QuickTime-wrapped files

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MP3 Format:[/ul]
MP3 - MPEG Layer-3 Audio (*.mp3)
MP3 stands for MPEG-1 Audio Layer III . It is a separate format, but a part of MPEG-1 video encoding format, developed by MPEG group in early 1990’s

  • M4A Format:

M4A - MPEG-4 Audio (*.m4a)
An MPEG-4 container format for audio files (compare to .mp4).The audio data within the container file can be encoded with virtually any audio-encoding mechanism, but most commonly the .m4a refers to an audio file stored within MPEG-4 container and encoded with AAC audio format.