The button "Settings" is designed for the professional users to do the advanced settings.
Format: Choose the output file format you want.
Video Section: You can set Codec Name, Bit Rate, Video Size, and Frame Rate to optimize the quality of the video.
Audio Section: You can set Codec Name, Bit Rate, Channels and Sample Rate to make the quality better.
Set the video codec for the encoding engine uses. It is the methods of compression for videos, e.g., WMV, DivX, XviD, h.264, MPEG, etc and could related to the output format you select.
Video Size (pix)
Set suitable frame size or screen resolution for playback on different devices. The format is 'width x height' like 320x240, 640x480 or 1920x1080 pixels.
Video BitRate (kbps)
Set video bitrate (in kbit/s). It is very important for relating to the output video quality and file size---the larger the bit rate you choose, the better the video quality and the bigger the output file you will get, and vice versa.
Video FrameRate (fps)
Set how many frames should be displayed per second (FPS). Choosing higher frame rate, the video you played back could be more smoothly, and usually it is enough to select 25--30 frame per second, for it can provide a very good viewing experience for you.
Set the audio codec for the encoding engine uses. It is the methods of compression for audios, e.g., AC3, AAC, MP3, etc and could related to the output format you select.
Audio BitRate (bps)
Set the audio bitrate in bits per second.
Audio SampleRate (hz)
Set the audio sampling frequency (the number of samples per second such as 44100 Hz).
Set audio channels. The commonly used channels for digital audios are 1 (Mono), 2 (Stereo) and 5.1 (Dolby Digital).
Snapshot Folder: click button Browse to choose the output folder for snapshot pictures.
Snapshot Format: to select output format of snapshot pictures.
File Exists Action: Rename, Overwrite or Skip when the output file shares the same name with an existing file in the output folder.
Select Rename to generate a new name for present output file to avoid overwriting the existing file. The automatically generated name is formed with the existing name and orderly number.
Select Overwrite to replace existing file with present output file.
Select Skip to cancel converting output file that shares the same name with an existing file in the output folder.
Shut down the computer after conversion: You can check the box for auto-shutting down your computer when the conversion is finished.
TiVo Media Access Key: You can directly type the TiVo MAK and load your TiVo files to the program for conversion. (This function in this program is disable.)