CNET Editors' review
Few users will find fault with the easy-to-master approach WiseCleaner's Wise Video Converter takes to converting all kinds of videos to play on all kinds of devices (like your phone) since streamlined really is better, not to mention quicker.
WiseCleaner boils the video conversion process down to an almost effortless process with little to no knowledge required, other than knowing if you want to watch your videos on a PC, tablet, or mobile phone.
Wise Video Converter couldn't be easier to set up or use; It's elementary and free to try, though the trial version only converts videos up to 30 minutes in length and displays the odd nag screen. Video Converter comes with a few extras like the ability to add watermarks and a fully portable version that lets you take the program with you. The latest release of Wise Video Converter will run on Windows XP all the way to 8.
While installing Wise Video Converter, the program provides visual cues with unquestionable direction toward educating us on how to use it. It insists on holding your hands through the process from beginning to end, but thankfully without trying to bog you down with too much hassle or fuss. WiseCleaner's concentration on useability is also apparent in the interface, which prompted us to drag and drop files directly into images of each type of device: mobile phone, tablet, or PC. Wise Video Converter automatically queued up our added files and displayed each with a preview thumbnail. All we had to do was click the Settings icon to specify our Audio, Video, and Output options for each file (or batch) and then press "Convert." Wise Video Converter then processed each task with an expected speed of conversion to MP4 and MKV videos. Converted videos played normally and looked great on our PCs and tablets, though with smartphones becoming more and more powerful, we found the default phone videos to be underwhelming. If your phone was purchased in 2011 or later, chances are it should support the tablet-level conversions just as well.
The 30-minute limit that applies to the free version is well within most users' day-to-day needs, while the registered version can handle full movies. Either way, Wise Video Converter makes it easy, and we recommend this app for anyone who wants to convert and watch their videos on multiple devices.
Editors' note: This is a review of the full version of Wise Video Converter 1.13. The trial version only converts videos up to 30 minutes in length.
Wise Video Converter is an easy, fast and powerful software, which allows you to convert all formats of videos to be playable in all kinds of devices. All brands of devices supported including Cellphones, Pads, and PCs. The main surface is clean and friendly, and the conversion process of the software is easy and fast. Download and install following the instructions displayed step by step. After you have installed the software, click the icon and the clean main surface of the software will show up with three buttons of "Cellphone Device", "Pad Device" and "PC Device" for you to choose from. Firstly please select your specific kind of device from the three buttons, click it and the guide will ask you to choose video(s) to convert. Select one by double-clicking and it will show up in the Convert List. Or you can just drag it to a certain kind of button. It will intelligently recognize the device and get categorized to certain output format. You can also drag your video to the Convert List, after which operation the default Device setting is Mobile. You can make any change in the round button next to the file at the right end of each item, which can show you the properties of the video and allow you to further change your output format. If you want to start conversion immediately, just click "convert" at the lower right corner and the conversion will start at once, during which process you can choose to pause, stop or continue. You can add a batch of videos to the Convert List and only one click is needed to start convert them. After the file's conversion is finished, it will show up in the converted list. In the list, you can open it, delete it, or open the file path of it. Easiest and Fastest thing to do! Wise Video Converter is so user-friendly, what's more, you can generate a portable version of it in the Settings, which makes the software more convenient to use. Wrap it in your pocket and use it anywhere. Enjoy your videos with Wise Video Converter!
What's new in this version: Version 1.37.45:
- Installation process simplified.
- Language auto-match added for initial installation.
- Updated translations and other minor bug fixes.
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"Works but video quality not very good"
Version: Wise Video Converter 1.36
Does what it's supposed to.
No malware after first day of use.
Video quality not very good, even after choosing the highest video quality setting (I compared its output to myvideoconverter pro and the latter is a lot better but not free).
"Great tool for camera MPEG-2 video conversion to MP4"
Version: Wise Video Converter 1.36
After first two conversions, very easy to use, quality seems good. Very happy.
Check default conversion details before converting. Default was 15fps and I changed to 30fps; I don't know enough yet about other options to change them.
Recommend trying it.
"a fan of it"
Version: Wise Video Converter 1.36
convenient to convert videos
not found yet
"fast easy and convenient"
Version: Wise Video Converter 1.34.41
i can easy to download video and it help me handle anything posted on Web.
i don`t find any cons about it.
"Love this converter."
Version: Wise Video Converter 1.13
fast, easy, effective ,
NONE FROM THE FIRST TIME I USED IT
i can easily convert any video to the format i want. almost support every format. Fantastic!
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