WonderFox DVD Video Converter Review: Powerful Video Conversion Tool

WonderFox DVD converter

Imagine, you have access to plenty of songs and videos at your disposal in various formats. There can be cases where you would need to convert a video file from one format to another. If you have plenty of videos on DVD, then you will be able to extract the content to your hard drive. You can then store the contents either on a pen drive or portable hard disk. The big question here is how will you fetch the contents from a DVD? Even though you can insert the CD/DVD and copy the file(s), it is not possible at all times. Sometimes, the disc will be copy protected and you can’t read data. Hence, you will find the usefulness of third-party programs such as WonderFox DVD Video Converter. The converter is designed to download, rip and convert videos from either the web or from DVD. If you have plenty of old DVDs, then you should rip the videos to preserve the old content. In this review, we will analyze the features and usage of the WonderFox DVD Video Converter in detail.

Installation

To work with WonderFox DVD Video Converter, you need to download the software from the official website. If you had purchased the program, you should provide the required license code. You will be able to work with the program immediately.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter

The capacity of the installer is around 99MB and we downloaded the tool easily. The whole installation took only few minutes to complete. We managed to work immediately after the completion of the installation process of the WonderFox DVD Video Converter.

Features

The WonderFox DVD Video Converter enables you to rip DVD, download online videos including the ability to convert audio and video. You will be able to rip DVDs of popular songs, movies and TV shows so that you can easily play them in your PC, smart TVs, Android, and iOS devices. The WonderFox DVD Video Converter provides support for FHD video conversion with the instant ability to download videos from online portals such as YouTube.

The main advantage of the WonderFox DVD Video Converter is that you will be able to easily convert media content even if the disc is copy protected or if the audio/video is out of sync. You can download up to 10 videos simultaneously without any lags. The powerful Re-analyze Technology enables you to fetch more resources before initiating the download process.

Even if the data inside DVD can’t be read properly, the converter developed by WonderFox does the job perfectly. The original video quality will be preserved after the successful completion of the conversion process. The company is constantly provided new updates to the embedded DECSS technology included with the converter.

With the help of the WonderFox DVD Video Converter, you will be able to convert the content even if the CD/DVD is scratched or damaged. The converter provides optimized formats for a wide range of devices such as iPhone, BlackBerry, Nokia, and PS4. The converter is capable of detecting multiple titles such as P90X, T25, and TV shows. The user interface provides support for English, Germany, Japanese and Spanish languages.

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The WonderFox DVD Video Converter is capable of delivering up to 50x faster conversion with negligible quality loss. You can remove unwanted areas and also create ringtones for Android and iOS operating platforms.

The WonderFox DVD Video Converter offers a unique decryption technology with a capability to cut a particular portion from videos. You can easily add multiple special effects such as Mosaic, Blue, Sharpen, Emboss into video. The converter includes an integrated DVD video player and can be used for playback of converted videos instantly. It is possible to add subtitles to any video. You can also merge multiple video files into one single file and will be handy for you to fulfill your entertainment wish.

Working WonderFox DVD converter

To work with WonderFox DVD Video Converter, you should double click the icon located on the Desktop. You will view a dashboard with the required steps to work with the converter. The arrow pointers placed on the dashboard helps you to easily use the tool without any need to read the documentation.

WonderFox DVD converter

You can add video files from your computer by selecting “Add Files” option. The Open dialog will be displayed and you should select the relevant file. You can edit the video by selecting the Edit option from the displayed video.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter Edit Option

The “Download Video” option helps you to download videos from various sources including YouTube. If you select the option, you will view a dialog as shown below.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter Video Download

We selected a YouTube Video URL and added to the Add URL text box. The Analyze button should be selected and the WonderFox DVD Video Converter will perform the required process. You can select the folder where the downloaded video file will be saved. The “Open Folder” button helps you to view the converted file.

The Download button will be immediately activated after the completion of the analysis as shown below. It will take few minutes for the WonderFox DVD Video Converter to download the video depending upon the size of the original video.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter Download Activated

The relevant video will be downloaded and the WonderFox DVD Video Converter will display the progress. The time required to download the video will depend upon the capacity of the original source file. We used a video that we shot few years back to avoid copyright issues.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter Download Process

You can now open the folder where the downloaded video is placed by selecting “Open Folder” button. You will not only view the file but also make use of the video for the purpose of the conversion.

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After downloading the video, you can convert the relevant video easily. The WonderFox DVD Video Converter dashboard will display the video with the details of the Source and Output files with the size of the relevant file as shown below.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter Edit Option

If you select the “Edit” option from the above screenshot, you will be able to modify the original video with Original and Output preview. It is also possible to apply filters and also rotate the video from one direction to another using the options displayed below. You will be able to cut a specific portion of the video if you provide the Start and End time.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter Edit Window

After you are satisfied with the editing work, you can now proceed to convert the video. You will view the capacity of the output file instantly on the dashboard. For instance, the file capacity of the file that needs to be converted based on Microsoft Zune format will be displayed along with the image of the Zune device.

After you have decided the file format for conversion, you should select the Blue colored Run button located on the bottom right-hand side. The relevant file will be converted from the source to destination file immediately. The WonderFox DVD Video Converter will display the conversion process on the dashboard. You can modify the Output Folder before you select Run button.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter Conversion Process

If you attempt to convert a file with large capacity, you should wait until the WonderFox DVD Video Converter finishes the conversion work. The dashboard will display Done alongside the relevant video as shown below. However, we noticed that the converter doesn’t consume heavy resources and your system won’t slow down during the phase of the conversion process.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter Final Converted

You can select the output format from the “Output Format” drop-down box located on the right-hand side. The default conversion file is AVI. However, you can change the format by selecting the arrow and selecting the relevant names in the form of icons. You will find several options as displayed below if you select Video tab.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter

The Web category will display all the related files used for the purpose of Web such as YouTube as shown below

WonderFox DVD Video Converter

In the same way, you can select HD/4K and Audio options. It is also possible to select a file type for conversion based on the company such as Sony, Samsung, Microsoft, Google, LG, Amazon, HTC, Lenovo, Huawei, and others. We very much liked WonderFox DVD converter because you can convert old media files even for devices such as Microsoft Zune. However, we wonder why the company has placed Zune option inside Others category when there is a dedicated category for Microsoft.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter

It is also possible to adjust the Settings before initiating the conversion process using the WonderFox DVD Video Converter. The total time required for conversion will depend upon your system, file size, and other parameters.

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If you select “Load DVD” option from the navigation bar, you will be able to select the DVD location from the displayed dialog. The WonderFox DVD Video Converter conversion process starts immediately after this process.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter

As you can observe, the company has designed the user interface in such a way that you can easily work with the tool without any assistance.

That said, the WonderFox DVD Video Converter will convert the media file quickly and without losing quality. We found that the conversion took few minutes to complete and was slow. We used the 7th Generation Intel Core i5 processor. It took nearly 10 minutes for the tool to perform the conversion process. You will hear a beep after the completion.

Creating Ringtones

With the help of WonderFox DVD Video Converter, you can create ringtones by selecting Ringtone Studio option located on the top right side navigation bar. You have to choose the target platform such as Android and iOS.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter

If you select Android, you will view a window where you need to pick a source file. You can make use of the converted video and the content inside the video will act as your ringtone.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter File

You should select the relevant file by selecting Add File button. The ringtone will be created upon selecting the Save button.

Conclusion

The WonderFox DVD Video Converter is an excellent tool using which you can convert videos from one format to another. You can select a wide range of sources such as your own hard drive, downloading video from YouTube and loading DVD into your DVD tray. The converter tool offers a wide range of file formats and devices for the purpose of the conversion. We are unable to find any quality loss of the converted file. It is advisable not to select any filters since it will destroy the original content. If you have an inverted video, you can correct it by editing the video from within the WonderFox DVD converter. The WonderFox DVD Video Converter performs all the work instantly and the user interface is designed in such a way that you can start working without referring to the user documentation. We highly recommend WonderFox DVD Video Converter for all your media conversion and ripping requirements.

WonderFox DVD Video Converter

$34.95
WonderFox DVD Video Converter
99.375

Installation

10/10

    User Interface

    10/10

      Loading

      10/10

        Usability

        10/10

          Processing

          10/10

            Functions

            10/10

              Learning Curve

              10/10

                User Documentation

                10/10

                  Pros

                  • Easy to use
                  • Plenty of output options
                  • Fast
                  • Lag free
                  • Integrated YouTube downloader
                  • Simple Learning Curve
                  • Ability to create Ringtones
                  • Merging functionality
                  • Excellent support
                  • Comprehensive help

                  Cons

                  • Lack of UI skins

                  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 again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of 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

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