Leawo Prof. Media User Guide
Leawo Prof. Media is the most powerful media converter suite that allows you to: convert regular video/audio/HD video/DVD to popular video formats like MP4, AVI, 3GP, FLV, etc. for multiple devices like iPhone, iPad, Android devices, Windows Phone devices, etc.; burn all kinds of video to DVD and Blu-ray disc, DVD/Blu-ray folder and ISO; copy and backup DVD movies to computer or blank disc; create photo slideshows and burn to Blu-ray/DVD; download online videos to computer or devices from YouTube, Facebook, Veoh, etc. for multiple players, accelerate video loading for smooth flash videos playback from YouTube and many other video sharing sites. Meanwhile, this media file converter also allows you to create 3D movies out of 2D video, and DVD, customize disc menu while you're to burn media files to Blu-ray/DVD, edit source video and DVD files, adjust output file parameters, etc.
As professional total media converter combo, Leawo Prof. Media could easily convert video, DVD and audio to more than 180 formats.
Step 1 Add source media files
Under Convert tab, click "Add Video" or "Add UHD/Blu-ray/DVD" buttons to add source media files respectively into the program for converting. After loading, you could choose subtitles and audio tracks from source media files, play back imported media files, move down or up to adjust the converting order, rename the files, check details of imported media files, etc.
1) Leawo Prof. Media allows you to merge several videos into one file. You can check multiple videos files and then right click to choose "Merge" or then click the blue "Merge" button to merge several files into one.
2) You can freely choose subtitles and audio tracks from source media files on the bottom of the left processing list panel. What’s more, if you’re going to convert video files, you can import external subtitles.
3) While adding DVD movies, there're 3 different loading modes: Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode. Full Movie mode loads entire source DVD movies, Main Movie loads the longest title of source media file (generally the main movie), while Custom Mode allows you to select titles for loading.
Step 2 Choose output format
Next to the "Add Photo" button, you will see a clickable box (displayed in MP4 Video by default, as showed in Step 1), by clicking which you could set output format for conversions. On the drop-down box, select "Change" option to select desired profile as output format from "Format" and "Device" categories.
Optionally, you can add formats to "Favorite" group or edit profiles to add into "Custom" group. Leawo Prof. Media allows you to adjust basic the output file properties such as audio and video codec, quality, bit rate, video frame rate, video resolution, audio sample rate, etc. On the Profile panel, move mouse to desired profile and then you will see an "Edit" icon on the upper-right corner of the selected profile icon. Click it to enter the Profile Settings panel. Or, after you set profile and go back to the main interface, click the profile setting drop-down box and then select "Edit" button to enter the Profile Setting panel.
Step 3 Set output directory
After setting the output format, go back and then click the big green "Convert" button on the sub-menu bar to call out the output directory setting panel. Set an output directory in "Save to" box.
Step 4 Start the converting
Then, click the "Convert" button at the bottom to start converting.
Burn video to DVD/Blu-ray
After setting the output format, go back and then click the big green "Convert" button on the sub-menu bar to call out the output directory setting panel. Set an output directory in "Save to" box and then click the "Convert" button at the bottom to start converting. Working as DVD burner and Blu-ray burner, Leawo Prof. Media allows you to easily burn video to DVD/Blu-ray in both 2D and 3D effect. You can easily create DVD-5, DVD-9, BD-50 and BD-25 content in disc, folder or ISO Image Files. This media file converter combo provides abundant disc menu and templates for you to choose from. You can also DIY disc menu and templates if you like.
Step 1 Import source videos
Under the "Burn" panel, click the "Add Video" icon to import source videos. You can also click the inverted triangle button to import video folders or directly drag source videos into the program. After loading, you could also play back source video files, select subtitles and audio tracks, add external subtitles, view details, rename media files, etc. Also, for video to Blu-ray/DVD burning, you need to set the target disc type, aspect ratio, quality at the bottom.
Step 2 Set disc menu and template
If you need disc menu, choose one from the disc menu gallery on the right side bar, including: Standard, Business, Childhood, Education, Holiday, Nature, Sports and Wedding. Click the middle of the selected disc menu to preview disc menu effect. On the new panel, you could get instant preview of disc menu, chapter list pages, etc. If you don’t need disc menu, skip this step and go to Step 3 directly.
Leawo Prof. Media 13 allows you to edit disc menu by clicking the pencil icon on the disc menu preview panel. On the new disc menu custom panel, you could add background music, background image/video, change titles, modify the text font, adjust the icon locations, etc. After editing, click the blue "Save" button to add edited disc menu to "Custom" group.
Step 3 Start burning
Then, click the big green "Burn" button on the sub-menu bar do more burning settings and start burning. You need to set the "Burn to", "Disc Label", "Save to" options and then click the bottom right Burn button to start burning video to Blu-ray/DVD movies.
Burn ISO to DVD/Blu-ray Disc
Leawo Prof. Media also supports to directly burn ISO file onto Blu-ray/DVD disc in only clicks.
Step 1 Add source ISO file
Under the "Burn" panel, click the inverted triangle icon next to the "Add Video" button and then select "Add iso file" option. You are then to browse and load source ISO file.
Step 2 Do burning settings
On the popup "Add iso file" window, set "Copy to" and "Disc Label". You should insert a blank and writable Blu-ray or DVD disc into the disc drive of your computer before you could select disc drive as Copy to target. After setting, click the "Burn" button to start burning ISO file to disc.
Copy and Backup DVD
Including a practical DVD Copy function module, Leawo Prof. Media helps you easily copy and backup DVD movies to computer or blank discs. It could copy and backup DVD disc and folder without quality loss. It supports 1:1 disc to disc duplication, movie-only backup, high quality DVD-9 to DVD-5 compression, etc.
Step 1 Load source DVD movie
Under the “Copy” tab, click the “Add UHD/Blu-ray/DVD” button to load source DVD movies for backup. Also, you could directly drag and drop source DVD movies to the Copy panel. After loading source DVD movies, you need to select a copy mode from Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode for DVD backup, set target disc type. You could play back loaded DVD movie, select subtitles and audio tracks under Main Movie and Custom Mode.
Step 2 Start DVD backup
Click the big green "Copy" button on the sub-menu bar to invoke the copy settings box, on which you need to do settings including "Copy to", "Disc Label" and "Save to". After that, click the Copy button on the bottom right corner to start DVD backup immediately.
Copy ISO to Disc
With Leawo Prof. Media, you could even directly copy and back up ISO file onto blank writable disc. Insert a blank and writable disc into disc drive and then follow the below steps to learn how to copy and back up ISO file onto disc directly.
Step 1 Load source ISO file
Under the "Copy" tab, click the inverted triangle button next to the "Add UHD/Blu-ray/DVD" button and then select "Add iso file" option. This app would lead you to load source ISO file on your computer for backup.
Step 2 Backup Settings
After loading source ISO file, on the popup "Add iso file" window, finish more settings including "Copy to" and "Disc Label" options. Generally speaking, after inserting blank writable disc into disc drive, Copy to option would automatically adopt disc drive. You could click the refresh button to refresh the program for scanning your disc drive. Finally, click the "Burn" button to start ISO file to disc backup.
Download Online Videos
Being a total media converter suite, Leawo Prof. Media also allows you to download online videos and helps you play online videos more smoothly. It could download video from YouTube, dailymotion.com, metacafe.com, blip.tv, veoh.com, liveleak.com, videobash.com, funnyordie.com, aol.com, break.com, vevo.com, etc.
Step 1 Set download path
Open the wheel icon on the top-right corner of the program and navigate to the "Download" tab to set download path in the "Save videos to" box.
Step 2 Add video URL
Go to the “Download” tab and then add video URL to the browser address bar to let the built-in browser browse target videos.
Step 3 Get target videos
The program would find target videos and allow you to play videos back. On the right side bar, the program would display all available videos in different formats and quality for you to download. Select one on the right side bar and then click the download icon.
Step 4 Start downloading
The program would immediately start downloading videos for you. You could see all the downloading tasks in the Downloading sub-tab.
Step 5Convert downloaded videos
After downloading, the downloaded online videos would be displayed under the Downloaded sub-tab. You could play these downloaded videos back, add the downloaded videos to the Convert tab for converting to other formats or Burn tab to burn to Blu-ray/DVD movies.
Turn photos to photo slideshow video
Featuring a photo slideshow video maker, Leawo Prof. Media could create photo slideshows video from photos in one-click.
Step 1 Load source photos
Go to the "Convert" tab and then click the "Add Photo" button to browse and add source photos. The loaded photos would be automatically generated into photo slideshow upon loading. After loading photos, you could play back the generated photo slideshow, click the "Edit" icon to edit photo slideshow video and audio, etc.
Step 2 Set output format
Click the drop-down box right before the big green "Convert" button and then click "Change" option to select a profile as output format. You could select from "Format" and "Device" group upon your needs. Also, you could add profiles into "Favorite" group and customize profiles for saving into "Custom" group for future using.
Step 3 Set output directoryReturn to the main interface after setting output profile and then click the big green "Convert" button. On the popup sidebar, click the "Save to" box to set output directory.
Step 4 Output photo slideshowFinally, click the bottom "Convert" button to output generated photo slideshow onto your computer.
Burn photos to Blu-ray/DVD
Also, Leawo Prof. Media could generate photo slideshow from photos and then burn to Blu-ray/DVD files.
Step 1 Load source photos
Go to the "Burn" tab and then click the "Add Photo" button to import source photos. The imported photos would be generated into a photo slideshow automatically. After adding source photos, set disc type, quality and aspect ratio at the bottom. You could also play back generated photo slideshow.
Step 2 Set disc menu
On the right sidebar, you could select a disc menu for adding to the final Blu-ray/DVD photo slideshow. Click the middle of selected disc menu to get instant preview. If you don't want to add disc menu for final Blu-ray/DVD photo slideshow, just select the "No Menu" option. This step is optional. You could directly skip this to Step 3.
Step 3 Complete burning settings
After designing disc menu, click the big green "Burn" button on the sub-menu bar and then finish more photo slideshow to Blu-ray/DVD burning settings: Burn to, Disc Label and Save to. You could even click the wheel icon on the top-right corner of Leawo Prof. Media and then enter the "Copy & Burn" option for more settings: Burning Engine, Video Mode, Region Code, etc.
Step 4 Burn photo slideshow to Blu-ray/DVD
Finally, click the bottom "Burn" button to start burning photo slideshow to Blu-ray/DVD format..
Photo Slideshow EditingWith the internal photo slideshow maker and photo slideshow burner, you could also edit generated photo slideshow. After loading source photos, click the "Edit" icon in generated photo slideshow title to enter the photo slideshow editing panel.
Step 1Edit photo slideshow video
Under "Video" tab, you could adjust photo order, import extra photos, remove/rotate photo, set the output video effect, etc.
Step 2Edit photo slideshow Audio
Under "Audio" tab, you could add music as background and set the output audio effect.
Leawo Prof. Media is also a practical media editing program to help you trim video length, crop video size, adjust video effect, add watermark, remove noise, etc. After loading source media files into the Convert or Burn tab, you could check a loaded media file and then click the "Edit" icon, or right click selected media file and then choose Edit option, to enter the "Video Edit" panel.
Trim video length
Under the "Trim" tab, set the "Start Time" and "End Time" or move the horizontal triangles on the play bar to get the video clips you want.
Add image or text watermark
In Watermark section, slide Watermark to green to enable watermarking. You could add text or image as watermark. The watermark could be edited, like image transparence, position and size, text font, color, transparence and position.
Crop video size
Click Crop tab, choose "Letter Box" from "Zoom" and crop the video in "Cropped size", or directly drag the dot frame for it. Click "OK" to confirm the settings.
Adjust video effect
Click Effect tab to adjust video effects, including Brightness, Saturation, Contrast, Volume Zoom.
Open the "Remove Noise" tab and then enable the "Remove Noise" option to green. Leawo Prof. Media would automatically remove the noise from loaded video/audio files. (Note: This is only available for removing noise from source video/audio files. It isn't available for loaded DVD files.)
For burning Blu-ray/DVD files, on the editing panel, under the "Burn" module, you could see one more option - "Create Chapters". Open this tab and then click the "Insert chapter" at any position of the source video you want to create a chapter. You could also try to delete created chapters.
Convert 2D to 3D
Being 2D to 3D converter, Leawo Prof. Media helps create 3D movies, DVD and Blu-ray from 2D sources easily. After loading source media files, enter the video editing panel. In 3D tab, slide 3D Mode to green and then select a 3D movie effect for output files. 6 different 3D effects are provided: Red/Cyan, Red/Green, Red/Blue, Blue/Yellow, Interleaved and Side by Side. The 3D Depth could also be adjusted.
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