Xvid, a famous open source codec in competition with Divx, is renowned for its superb video compression rate at a DVD-like video quality level. It is very often considered a good alternative for DVD or HD video backup. If you are going to backup MKV HD videos, it is good to consider a well-received converter program like Leawo Video Converter, the best MKV to Xvid Converter. This guide will give a full step by step tutorial on how to convert MKV to Xvid.
Prepare the MKV videos for conversion
The MKV files can be directly dragged and dropped in the program interface. After import, the processing order and the output file name can be changed. Besides, you can preview the MKV video in this program as well.
Choose Xvid as output file format
As the conversion requires settings before it can continue, you can directly use the profile that has been prepared by Leawo MKV to Xvid Converter. It is a framework which contains necessary settings for the conversion. Despite the default settings of the selected profile, you can reveal more codec settings via "Settings" button and make some changes and then save to your own profiles.
Add video editing features to the output
Apart from codec settings, Leawo MKV to Xvid Converter also brings video edit features which are of great use to enhance the video effect. They are in four parts: Trim, Crop, Effect and Watermark.
- The Trim customization focuses on assigning new video length.
- The Effect customization focuses on changing and improving audiovisual effect of the video.
- The Crop customization focuses on defining new video screen size.
- The Watermark customization focuses on applying image or text as watermark.
Start the conversion
Leawo MKV to Xvid Converter will show you how much time left to go and how big the file will come out. The program allows you to set after-done actions to tackle the situation when there is a long list of file to process.
Now how about download Leawo MKV to Xvid Converter and try this out for yourself?
MKV is the filename extension for Matroska Multimedia Container, an open-standard free container format. A Matroska file can hold a number of audio, video and subtitle streams, besides attachments like graphics and decoder filters all at the same time, thus allowing a complete movie to be stored in a single file.
Xvid (XviD) is a video codec library following the MPEG-4 standard, specifically MPEG-4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile (ASP). It uses ASP features such as b-frames, global and quarter pixel motion compensation, lumi masking, trellis quantization, and H.263, MPEG and custom quantization matrices.