Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate Review: Minimalistic With Powerful Features

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

We work with videos on a daily basis. Moreover, we work with various devices such as smartphones, tablets and much more. You will have to use a video format suitable for your device. Sometimes, you will have to trim the video size to enable easy transfer of files between multiple devices or via social media. In this in this scenario, you will have to make use of powerful tools such as Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate. We have tested the tool for several days. Does Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate satisfy your requirements? In this review, we will examine the usage of Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate in detail followed by our experiences with the tool.

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate Features

With the help of Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, you will be able to convert, download, compress, edit, burn videos in 1000 formats. The video conversion software is developed in such a way that the tool is capable of performing video conversion at full quality and high speed. The Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP. We tested the tool on a laptop running Windows 10.

The Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate ships with an easy to use video editor using which you can customize videos. The advanced editing functionalities help you to produce professional looking videos within minutes. The tool enables you to download videos from over 10000 sources, which will help you to view the content without active Internet connectivity. After the competition of the download process, you can easily convert the files for smartphones, TV and other devices. The integrated DVD toolkit enables you to create and edit DVD and Blu-ray files with minimum effort. It is also possible to transfer media files to Apple, Android devices including USB flash drives and external portable hard drives.

The main highlight of the Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is the integration of an exclusive video toolbox. It includes a video compressor, VR converter, DVD converter, GIF maker, Screen recorder including the ability to fix video metadata.

Installation

The installation process involves downloading of the executable file and then running it. The installer automatically downloads all the required resources from the server. We found that the whole installation process is a bit lengthy but smooth. We also managed to download an update after finishing the installation.

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate Working

To work with Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, you should double click the icon on the desktop. You will be able to view a dark background UI with a navigation bar that enables you to convert, download, burn, and transfer files. You can also access Toolbox, which provides access to several mini tools.

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Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

To add files for conversion, you need to select Add Files option and choose the available options. It is also possible to add files from a device or camcorder. The tool also enables you to add DVD or related ISO files.

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

 

You can select the format of the conversion files by selecting Convert all files to drop down box. The tool provides a wide range of file formats with several options for various category of devices. We would suggest you to spend a few minutes to know about each file formats.

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

The output folder should be specified from the bottom status bar. The converted files will be housed inside the specified folder.

To test drive Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, you need to add a file by selecting Add Files | Add Files option. The tool displays the progress bar for a short time and you will view the details of the original source file and the target. We added an MP4 file with a size of 265.43MB and the capacity after conversion shows as 199.50MB.

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

The video converter is capable of reducing the file size between the same file format. However, if you select a higher resolution, the capacity of the file will be increased. If you convert an HD video to FHD video file, the size will be increased. Our sample file increased to 331.46MB after selecting FHD file for conversion. The higher the resolution of the target file, the higher will be the capacity.

The next step is to select an output folder. By default, Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate created a dedicated folder named “Converted” inside your root drive. You can change the location if you prefer but we retained the original location.

After the verification of all parameters, select either “Convert” button or “Convert All” button to proceed further with the conversion process. If you are converting one file, then you should select Convert button. The Convert All button will be useful if you are performing the conversion of multiple files.

A progress meter will be displayed during the conversion process with the total time left for the completion. The HD video file with 265.43MB original capacity took nearly five minutes to convert into MP4 FHD format with a size of 331.46MB. If you are converting video files with higher capacity, the process will take more time.

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Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

The converted file can be located by selecting the tab named “Converted”. The tool displays a message named success, which indicates proper conversion of the file has happened.

The main attraction of the Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is that you can merge all videos into a single file by activating “Merge All Videos” radio button. This module will be very useful if you are in the process of converting multiple files of the same theme.

Downloading Videos

With the help of Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, you can download videos easily from either YouTube or other sources. You should download only those videos that are free from copyright. Firstly, you should copy the URL from YouTube and select Download option. The converter will immediately start analyzing the video and provide a list of options. You can either download video in various resolutions or audio depending upon your requirements. The module will analzye and download the file. The status of the download can be viewed from the displayed progress bar. The ability to download videos is an excellent feature because you can download tutorials, demos, presentations for offline viewing. You can also copy them to your portable device and enjoy the content.

The Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate helps you to burn videos and files to DVD. It is also possible to burn ISO files to DVD. You need not have to make use of another software for burning purposes. For example, you can merge 15 video files into one single file and burn to a DVD.

With the help of transfer module, you can sync your device with USB cable and transfer files. The feature will work with iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch with iOS 5 or later including Android 2.2 or later. You can also connect camcorder, flash disk or a portal hard disk.

Working with Toolbox

The Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate ships with several media tools such as VR Converter, Screen Recorder, GIF Maker including the ability to cast to TV. You can also fix media metadata and compress videos without quality loss. If you select Toolbox option on the navigation panel, you will be able to work with these tools.

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With the help of the screen recorder functionality, you will be able to record the activities including audio. The GIF Maker helps you to create animated GIF images either from images or videos. We easily created a GIF image from a series of images very easily.

To create a GIF image, you should click GIF Maker from the Toolbox and select Photos to GIF option. Select Add Files and choose the images from your hard drive.

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

Finally, select Create Gif button to let the tool create the GIF image. You can provide the output size and frame rate from the tool. It is also possible to select an output folder where the GIF image will be placed. You will be able to view the progress of the creation of GIF image as shown below:

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

Even though there are competing products, none of them provide additional components such as screen recorder and GIF maker using which you can improve your computing experience. The Wondershare Video Converter is indeed a great productivity tool, which helps you to get the job done with minimum effort. The user interface is designed in a simple way to ensure a minimal learning curve. The company provides excellent support in addition to web-based documentation in the form of user guide, audio, and video help files.

Conclusion

The Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate helps you to convert videos from one format to another with the help of a simple user interface. The converter also ships with a download and burning modules including several other mini add-on tools. We noticed that the software works very fast without any lags. You can easily view the progress of the conversion from the dashboard and can also merge multiple video files. From our point of view, the Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is an all-in-one product using which you can perform video conversion tasks for a wide range of devices. We highly recommend the product if you are on a lookout for a reliable and safe conversion tool for your valuable videos.

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

39.95
Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate
98.75

Installation

10/10

    Working

    10/10

      User Interface

      10/10

        Usability

        10/10

          Speed

          10/10

            Functionaliies

            10/10

              Documentation

              10/10

                Price

                10/10

                  Pros

                  • Minimal Learning Curve
                  • Quick conversion
                  • Lightweight
                  • Ability to download videos
                  • Screen Recorder
                  • GIF Maker
                  • Ability to merge videos
                  • GPU Acceleration support

                  Cons

                  • Lengthy Installation

                  Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and currently part of MVP Reconnect program. He is also part of the prestigious ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at admin@netans.com