CNET Editors' review
This video converter is made by Red Kawa, the same folks who now make the popular Videora iPod video converter. Although both programs are plagued by rampant advertising, the situation is much, much worse in this one. The ads take up much more screen space than they do in the iPod video converter, and the ones for the PSP include shrill voices excitedly informing the user that you have won not one but two, yes two, iPod Nanos. And judging from the included images, they're old Nano models at that.
Although freeware with ads can be annoying, the manner of inclusion here goes beyond irritating and interferes with interface navigation. Video conversion rates were fine, but the cluttered and unintuitive UI significantly hampers the user's ability to determine what comes next: Pop-up boxes indicating subsequent steps are not easily distinguished from the ads that surround them.
We have noted many user complaints about the conversion success rate, so although we did not encounter any problems, we recommend using this converter as a near-last resort.
From Red Kawa:
PSP Video 9 is a free PSP video converter that converts video files, YouTube videos, movies and DVD's so you can play them on your PSP. The software can convert all types of video files (avi, divx, xvid, flv, x264, mkv, vob, mpeg, DVD's, YouTube, etc.) into the proper video formats (MPEG-4, H.264) that play on the PSP.
What's new in this version: Version 6.0 has added new firmware to lists, iPad support, iPhone 4 support, and iPod touch 4G support.
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All versions:3.1 stars
out of 74 votes
Current version:2.0 stars
out of 1 votes
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"Couldn't get it to work with my PS3"
Version: PSP Video 9 6.0
It was pretty easy to use.
My version of software on my PS3 isn't listed in the version select that comes with the program. I chose the closest one and continued to convert my movie. When I tried to play it back in my PS3, it locked it up and I had to restore my PS3 to a previous date.
It might work if my PS3 wasn't up to date on updates.