Monday, 8 August 2011

Step by Step Guide on How to Convert M4B to MP3 as well as Split M4B with the Powerful M4B to MP3 Converter

M4B is the file extension for audio-only MP4 files. It is widely used by podcast and audiobook downloaded from the Apple iTunes store. However, most iTunes audiobooks can only be played on authorized computers using iTunes or on certain iPod player. In order to play M4B audio file with non-iTunes media player or non-iPod MP3 players, it is necessary to convert M4B to MP3, WAV, AAC and more common used audio format.

Usually, most of M4B converters have the ability of converting M4B to MP3, M4B to M4A, M4B to WAV, M4B to AAC, M4B to OGG and M4B to WMA etc. However, they often failed to convert and split M4B by chapter. As we know, M4B audio file are usually with large file size and audio length, up to one hour or longer. Since other audio format like MP3 does not have the bookmark feature, it is not convenient to listen the converted long M4B audio file.

Luckily, we have Bigasoft Audio Converter! As the professional M4B Converter Mac or Windows, it enables converting M4B to various audio formats as well as splits the converted M4B by chapter on Mac or Windows. It can convert M4B to MP3, MP2, AU, AAC, AC3, AIFF, WMA, WAV, and OGG and automatically split the converted M4B by chapter. Or it supports converting only favorite audio clip to certain audio format.

Step by Step Guide to Convert M4B Audio as well as Split M4B by Chapter
The following will take convert M4B to MP3 with the ideal M4B Converter as an example, it also applies to converting M4B to M4A/WAV/ WMA/ MP2/AU/AAC/AAC/AC3/AIFF/OGG. You can convert the whole M4B file without splitting, or convert as well as split M4B by chapter, or just convert only favorite clip to any desired audio format.

Step 1 Run M4B Converter
Free download and install the professional M4B to MP3 Converter - Bigasoft Audio Converter (Windows Version ,Mac Version ), and then launch it.

Step 2 Add M4B audio file
Press "Add File" button to locate and import your M4B audio file, or simply drag and drop your M4B files to the main screenshot of Bigasoft Audio Converter.
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Step 3 Set MP3 as output audio format
Click the small triangle to the right of "Profile", a drop down menu will pop up, then select "MP3 - MPEG Layer-3 Audio (*.mp3)" from the "General Audio" category.

Step 4 Trim or Split M4B (optional)
  • Trim only favorite audio clip for converting
    • Click Trim button to select desired audio clip by setting the start time and end time.
  • Split M4B by Chapter
    • Just right click on the M4B audio file, and then select "Split by Chapter" option from context menu.
    Split M4B audio file for converting
    • The powerful M4B Converter will automatically list the embedded chapters in the M4B music, podcast or audiobook and save spitted files based on chapter names with embedded picture.
    • Convert and split M4B to MP3
Step 5 Convert M4B to MP3
Click "Convert" button to begin converting M4B to MP3 audio format, it will be finished in few minutes!
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MVI Converter - Easy Way to Convert MVI to AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, MKV on Windows and Mac

This article talks about how to convert two kinds of MVI video files to various video formats. One is Canon camera videos with a name beginning with "MVI_ XXXX." The other is MVI video on the MVI discs.
Canon PowerShot camera videos with a name beginning with "MVI_ XXXX." actually is not new format video. It is AVI videos.
MVI format video on the MVI discs is DVD-based format loaded with a full album's worth of music, compelling video content plus a variety of exciting interactive features (for example lyrics).

Troubleshooting with MVI files
Although Canon PowerShot camera videos are in AVI format, Canon PowerShot camera users usually have problem of importing such MVI files to Windows Movie Maker, iMovie for edit and transfer the Canon PowerShot to iPad, iPod, PSP, PS3, Xbox and other portable devices for enjoy on the go. It is because AVI (Audio Video Interleave) is a multimedia container format that may contains different audio and video codec that Windows Movie Maker, iMovie and other application such as Microsoft PowerPoint cannot recognize.
For users who want to convert MVI videos on MVI disc, they always failed because most of the video converters will not accept such video format. Some video converters may accept but can only convert part of the video.

No matter your video file is Canon PowerShot video named with "MVI_ XXXX." or your video files are with MVI extension, if you are in trouble of playing and transferring them to applications, portable devices, converting the MVI to AVI, a much more versatile and compatible format on windows PC is recommended and converting the MVI to MP4 is recommended if you use a Mac. Others users may have specific needs like convert MVI to MPEG and convert MVI to WMV, MOV, MKV, etc.

Step 1 Preparation: Run MVI Converter
Free download Bigasoft Total Video Converter (Windows Version ,Mac Version ), install and then launch the software.

Bigasoft Total Video Converter, works as a professional MVI Converter, helps to fast and batch convert MVIF to all video formats including convert MVI to AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, MKV, M4V, MP4, etc. In addition to convert MVI, it can also help to convert between popular video and audio formats, and convert MVI video to MP3 and other audio formats.

Step 2 Add MVI file to MVI Video Converter
Method 1: Press "Add File" button to locate and open your MVI files
Method 2: Drag the folder where your MVI files are to the MVI Converter
Method 3: Drag MVI files to the MVI Converter
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Step 3 Set output format
Set output profiles to AVI, MP4 or other of you desired video formats and define the destination folder.
Click the drop-down button right beside "Profile". Set the output file as " AVI - Audio-Video Interleaved (*.avi) " or you desired video formats from the "General Video" category.
Click "Browse" to specify the destination folder.

Step 4 Advanced setting for converting MVI files
Bigasoft Total Video Converter is powered with advanced settings to customize the output video.
"trim" will help you to trim unwanted audio parts by setting the start time and end time.
With "Merge" feature, you can merge several MVI files and convert to AVI, MP4 etc with integrated one file.
With "Crop", you can cut out the unwanted area to enhance your videos.
Adjust audio quality to normal, higher or lower quality.
Adjust audio volume to desired level. You may set the volume ratio in the "Advanced Settings" Window.
Step 5 Convert MVI
Press "Convert" button to start the MVI conversion. It will be finished with high output quality and fast converting speed.
Converting MVI to AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, MKV, MP4, etc is just that easy and fast with the smart MVI Converter. After the MVI conversion is done, locate the converted file in the folder you specified and go ahead to import to Windows Movie Maker, iMovie, PowerPoint and other applications or transfer them to your portable devices to enjoy your work now!
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