Tips. How to crop, combine and edit DVD movie?
There are a few tips and tricks you won't miss out on while using this DVD Ripper to rip DVD movies to your computer.
After you load the DVD file. If you want to cut the black edges of the DVD movie, you can click the "Crop" button, and then you will see a pop up windows (See the figure below). There is a frame in dashed line around the movie video; you can drag it to cut the black edges.
More over, you can click the Crop drop-down list to select a Crop model you prefer, for example: "Cut off top and bottom black edges". You can even type the number in the box to cut off black border accurately.
If you want to combine several DVD chapters into one file, on the main interface, there is a check box "Merge into one file", select it, then you will only get one output file instead of several files by chapters.
If you want to snatch pictures from DVD, while you previewing the DVD movie, there will be a small camera icon below the preview window, click it when you want to snacth the picture, it support output picture as JPEG or BMP format.
You can click the "Effect" button and customize the brightness, saturation, contrast, volume, etc (See the figure below). You can even apply special effects such as "Emboss", "Negative", "Old film" and "Gray" by selecting an effect from drop-down list.
By default, this software will convert the whole DVD to one file; if you just want several chapters of the DVD, you can just select the chapters you want to extract a part of DVD clips from DVD(you can preview the DVD clip before converting it).
Or you can click "Trim" button to open the trim panel, drag the trim bar to set start time and end time to convert a clip from your movie. You can also type the exact time values in the Set Start Time field and Set End Time field to trim video.
It is recommended that you choose Video Converter Pro if you want to both rip DVD and convert video to video/audio formats for playback on iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, BlackBerry and a lot more portable players.