If picture is worth thousand words, then video should be priceless. That’s why we, Freemake team, regularly post how-to videos which tell you about the popular tasks performed with Freemake software. Meanwhile, our users don’t fall behind and post their own tutorials describing how they use Freemake for their own needs. We appreciate such contributions and are happy to share them with you. Maybe, you’ll discover new possibilities to use Freemake freeware.
1. How to record Minecraft with Fraps and Freemake Video Converter
To record your Minecraft adventures, you’ll need the app Fraps which captures your gameplay and outputs it in AVI format. The recorded videos are slightly compressed, so they have large file sizes and require much HDD space. Freemake Video Converter lets reduce video file size, cut unnecessary parts and send Fraps videos to directly your YouTube channel right after the conversion.
2. How to convert DVD to Innotab
Innotab is popular learning tablet for kids which can play videos in AVI format. So if you want to transfer DVD cartoons into your child’s Innotab, you have to convert them. Follow the video or the guide “How to convert video or DVD for Innotab” to learn how to create a custom preset for Innotab and convert any videos for this gadget.
3. How to convert and upload videos to Kindle Fire
Kindle is a famous tablet from Amazon. Like most other tablets Kindle Fire has a limited number of supported video formats – MP4 and VP8. Still you can use Freemake Video Converter to encode videos for your Kindle. The author of this video guide suggests using of the preset 1024×600 (MPEG4, AAC) for Android.
4. How to download YouTube songs to iPod
It’s always a problem to find free music for an iPod. Thanks God, we have YouTube with tons of original audio tracks and Freemake Video Downloader which can download YouTube songs without any quality loss (“Extract audio” option). Alternatively, you can convert YouTube videos to MP3, as shown in this video tutorial.
5. How to rotate iPhone 4S video
It’s a well-known issue that most iPhone 4S videos get wrong orientation after importing in Windows 7. With Freemake Video Converter you can easily rotate videos from iPhone free and easily as brilliantly described in the how-to.
6. How to convert DVDÂ for playback on Archos A70 tablet
Want to back up your DVDs for playback on your Archos tablet? Freemake Video Converter is a perfect solution: just pick up HD 720p preset for AVI and this is it!
7. How to remove black bars in output video
If you convert video to a preset which brings a different aspect (e.g. 720×496 DVD to 640×480 AVI), your output video is likely to get black bars. You can escape this using the “Adjustment” feature in Freemake Video Converter – just choose the means of adjustment to the output aspect: Stretch, Zoom&Crop and Auto.
8. How to reduce video file size
In most cases video conversion is the only way to reduce video file size. There are two ways to do this with Freemake Video Converter: either choose a smaller resolution or reduce video bitrate leaving the same frame size. If you choose the latter, just use the “weight” button in the format parameters window – it lets you set the desired file size, bitrate will be calculated automatically.
9. How to create a video from pictures and music
Ever wondered how you can create a video by yourself? No problem – combine your pictures and music with Freemake Video Converter and upload your video directly to YouTube.
10. How to convert CamStudio recording
CamStudio records your desktop in AVI format. Output files are rather huge file size because of lossless video codec (e.g. 5-second video weights 150 MB). Freemake Video Converter can shrink the video file size and output your recording in a variety of formats – WMV, MKV, MP4, AVI, 3GP, FLV, SWF.