How to Convert AVI to AMV?
First of all, you have to download and install iCoolsoft AMV Converter. Launch the software and you'll see the following interface.
iCoolsoft AMV Converter provides trial version for you to use freely. However, the trial version possesses the following limitations:
1. The maximum 5 minutes conversion of a more than 5 minutes file.
2. With a less than 5 minutes file, you could only convert half of it.
If you are about to use a trial version, click "Order Later" button to continue trial.
Once you purchase the software, you will get a Registration Code. In that case, you can input your name in the "User Name" blank and the Registration Code in the "Registration Code" blank. Then you can click the "Register" button to become a registered user.
The benefits of a registered user include:
1. No conversion time limitation.
2. Free technical support.
3. Free upgrades.
Step 1: Click "Add File" button to add the AVI videos you would like to convert. You can also use the "File" menu or drag files into the interface directly.
You can preview the added AVI file in the preview pane and take snapshot of the scenes you like the most. Click button and the picture being displayed will be saved as default format in default folder. Click "Preferences" button to change the format and folder if you need.
Step 2: Open "Profile" drop-down list and select AMV as the output format. Click "Browse" button to specify the destination.
Step 3: Select an AVI video and use "Effect, Trim, Crop" buttons on the tool bar to edit videos as you like.
You can click button to adjust Brightness, Contrast and Saturation. You can also check "Deinterlacing" checkbox to avoid mosaic and improve the quality of the video.
If you only want to convert a segment of the entire video or do not want to convert some certain segment of the video, you can use the trim function. Click button and play the video in the Edit window. You can either drag and or click and to set the start time and the end time of the clip. Besides, you can also input the exact start time and end time or one of them and the time duration.
To get rid of the black border or to zoom in some part of the scene, you can click button and then drag the yellow frame or adjust the values in the boxes. You can also select "Full Screen", "Keep Original", "16:9" or "4:3" from the drop-down list of "Zoom Mode".
You can add text or picture watermark to the video. Check "Enable Watermark" and then "Text", input what you want to add in the blank. Button can help you to set the font, size, color, etc. of the text.
To add picture watermark, you have to check "Picture" and click button to find the picture in your local disc. Dragging or adjusting the values in the boxes can help you to locate the watermark at the place you prefer.
Step 4: Click button to start converting AVI to AMV.