How to convert MKV video files to AVI, MPEG, MP4, MOV, M4V, WMV, etc on Mac with this MKV Converter for Mac, how to cut/split a large MKV video to small size files? How to crop black edges from MKV video? The following will show you a step by step guide to complete the tasks.
This guide includes the following two parts:
Part one: Convert MKV files to AVI, MPEG, MP4, MOV, M4V, WMV, etc on Mac.
Part two: Edit MKV files with trimming/splitting, cropping and more.
Now, let’s go to Part one firstly.
Step 1: Download and run the MKV Converter for Mac, you will see an intuitive interface as follow:
Step 2: Press button “Add” to load your massive MKV video files to the program. You can play them in the preview screen and take immediate visual snapshot of each MKV file.
Step 3: Select output format and destination folder.
Set the optimized output video/audio format like MP4, WMV, AVI, MPEG, VOB, MOV. MPG, 3GP, FLV, MKV, MP3, etc. by clicking the drop-down list of “Format”. And then select the destination folder by clicking the “Browse”.
Step 4: Start the conversion of video files.
Click the Convert button in the interface, and then the conversion running will begin as following interface showed:
Other functions you may need:
1: Merge/combine/join many files into one.
If you want to combine a lot of video files into only one and enjoy them without any interruption, you can check the box on the main interface to join your video files into one.
2: Set advanced settings
If you are professional in customizing movies, you can set the advanced settings to optimize the movie on changing Video Codec, Bit Rate, Video Size, Frame Rate, and Aspect Rate of video as well as Audio Codec, Bit Rate, Sample Rate, and Channels of audio by clicking button “Settings”.
Click “Editor” button, you will see the editing window below. The original preview and output preview will be convenient for you to compare the original video and converted video effects. Under the Editor section, you can trim, crop, add watermark and effect, replace audio, and even flip video vertically and horizontally.
1) Trim/split MKV video
To trim/split the MKV video, you can get the specific video length. Set the start time and end time under the trim section, or simply drag the timeline below the previews windows to select the video length. If that is not you want, you can click button “Reset” to trim again.
There are three ways available for you to trim/split the MKV video:
First: Drag the slider bars
Drag Triangle icon below the preview window to locate the beginning and end of your clip during the preview.
Second: Control mark buttons
Press the button to locate the beginning and end of your clip during the preview.
Third: Directly enter the values
Input the certain time number in Set start time and Set end time fields.
2) Crop MKV video
With Crop, you can cut off the black edges or any unwanted area, just like the follow interface show.
There are three ways for you to crop MKV video.
First: Crop by adjusting the crop frame
Move your mouse cursor onto one of the eight small adjustment boxes on the cropping frame (the dashed line) and drag the crop frame to crop the video.
Second: Crop by set the values and dragging the slider bars
There are four crop values: Left, Top, Right and Button. You can input value to crop your video or just drag the four slider bars below the boxes to do the cropping.
Third: Crop MKV video by dragging the scroll bar
Under the four crop values: Left, Top, Width and Height, you will find four scroll bars for you to adjust the value to locate the position quickly.
* Keep Original Aspect Ratio
If the “Keep Original Aspect Ratio" option is checked, the video will keep the cropped aspect ratio and adding borders if necessary during playing. Otherwise, the video will stretch the width or height to meet the screen.
3) Add watermark
The program allows you to add different watermark to protect your copyright avoiding illegal copying or personalize your video to meet your other special needs. With its watermark functionality, you can add video watermark, image watermark and text watermark.
With above comprehensive and convenient functions, you will have more fun with this program --- Mac MKV Converter.