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Average User Rating:
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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.8.18.20160913
  • Total Downloads:
    1,077,469
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 22, 2016
  • Price:
    Free to try (3-minute conversion trial); $39.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    36.82MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,173
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Review

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Xilisoft's Video Converter Ultimate is on the pricey side of premium video converters for home use, but you get automatic profiles enhanced for just about any device or format, automatic graphics card detection and acceleration, video editing, and more. If you watch a lot of video on your computer, a decent video converter is an absolute necessity. But if you also watch a lot of video on your smartphone or tablet, or like to make DVDs, or find yourself constantly saving bits of video for later, a decent video converter isn't good enough. You need a good one. The full-featured Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate is free to try, but conversions are limited to three minutes, which is plenty of time to see how the software works.

Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate opened with a message identifying our AMD graphics card and automatically enabling compatible graphics acceleration - a good start, by any measure. We could easily disable the acceleration with a click or two, of course, but we recommend owners of AMD/ATI or Nvidia CUDA graphics cards let the converter's built-in GPU detection take advantage of all available processing power, since it can improve video quality. Xilisoft's user interface bears a family resemblance to other video converters, but it's much better designed and rendered, with crisp, attractive icons and excellent functionality. The program opened with a Getting Started Guide: Step 1, choose a profile from a drop-down list with just about every option you could ask for, starting with the default choice, iPod. Many of the formats showed the AMD APP logo, signifying compatibility with enhanced graphics. Needless to say, we started with some of those. We keep a folder of sample videos for converting, which lets us compare both conversion time and quality. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate's trial limitation kept us from judging its conversion speed - let's just call it "fast." Our converted videos played normally and with excellent quality.

Xilisoft is probably justified in calling its video converter the Ultimate. It's as least as good as the others we've tried, and better than most.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7.7.0.20130109.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.8.18.20160913
Version 7.8.18.20160913: Support HEVC/H.265 format; Support iPhone 7/7 Plus; Support iOS 10; Support more video card for CUDA; Support tscc2 decoder.
General
Publisher Xilisoft
Publisher web site http://www.xilisoft.com
Release Date September 13, 2016
Date Added September 22, 2016
Version 7.8.18.20160913
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Converters
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 36.82MB
File Name x-video-converter-ultimate7-cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,077,469
Downloads Last Week 1,173
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 3-minute conversion trial
Price $39.95

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