Total video converter

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Total Video Converter
Total Video Converter 3.71
Developer(s) EffectMatrix
Initial release July 14, 2005; 10 years ago (2005-07-14)[1]
Operating system Windows, OS X
Size 19 MB
Available in 10 languages[2]
Type Transcoder
License Trialware
As of 07 January 2014

Total Video Converter (TVC) is a shareware video and audio converter utility from EffectMatrix.[3] It converts video formats as well as shows photos and burns the converted video to optical discs.[4] Version 3.71 can convert and burn video to Blu-ray and AVCHD,[5] a format that can be played back on PlayStation 3 and Blu-ray.[6] The Windows version of Total Video Converter has been rated 5 out of 5 by CNET Downloads editor.[7]


Like many other converters, Converter outputs formats such as MP4, 3GP, AVI (MPEG-4 Part 2) and AMR audio which are used by AVCHD, mobile phone, PDA, PSP, iPod, iPhone, Xbox 360, PS3, Microsoft Zune etc. Version 3.71 includes screen capture. Users have the option to combine several video or audio files into one and demultiplex and extract audio from videos and convert them to MP3, AC3, Ogg, WAV, AAC, etc. The program also converts videos to MPEG format compatible with standard DVD/SVCD/VCD and burn the converted videos.

TVC offers easy mode and advanced mode. Easy mode allows inexperienced users to simply import a video, select the desired format and convert it. Advanced mode allows the user to change many aspects of the video, such as size, bitrate and audio codec.

TVC runs on Windows 98 and later, as well as Mac OS . The trial version operates for 15 days, and a watermark will appear at the left top of every converted video.[8]

Total Video Player comes with TVC. This allows many video and audio formats to be played. Total Video Player for Mac version [9] was available to be downloaded on 2014.

In 2010, Total Video Converter for Mac version 1.0 was released. Some features were not available in the first release, such as burning discs.

Total Video Converter for Mac version 3.5.5 [10] was released on 09/21/2013 which supports full features as Windows version, such as burn both SD and HD video.[11] However, Total Video Downloader for Mac [12] was separated from TVC since 2015.That means TVC Mac version doesn't support to download videos from video sites any more.


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