Five Steps to Convert Videos for Google Nexus One
Nexus one, manufactured by HTC, the first and the only Android phone marked by Google. It packs a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 512MB RAM, 32GB-capable microSD slot and 3.7-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. The impressive hardware and software makes Google Nexus One outstanding for both work and multimedia usage. Nevertheless, like most smartphones available right now, it always and only supports MP4 video playback. Then how about multimedia collections (in AVI, WKV, WMV, RMVB, MOV, VOB, FLV, M2TS, MTS, M2T and etc) we already stored in computer or ripped from DVDs.
Naturally, we will think of converting those videos into Google Nexus One friendly formats. However, even if you have made your movies playable on your mobile, the screen resolution and aspect ratio were still not optimized for different displays. Therefore how to convert various videos to the perfect match for our Google Nexus One?
Step 1: Download Video Converter
First things first, pick out video converter software from many of choices on the Internet. It should support to convert between multi-format video, especially for Google Nexus One MP4. And also should be loaded with useful editing features, encoding setting functions and user-friendly interface. After test and tryout, here are top three video converters that work well with Google Nexus One. Additionally, they are all free.
Any Video Converter: This is one popular video converter on the market. It supports conversion between various video formats. But there are no predefined conversion settings for specified end devices, like mobile phone, tablet PC, play station.
Aneesoft Free Video Converter: Another popular conversion program. It could convert between general video formats. The bad is that advanced formats, video editing functions and encoding settings are only available in Pro Version.
Sothink Free Video Converter: This video converter is newly released. It supports virtually all video formats, including SD formats, HD formats, camcorder formats and flash format. The one-click-conversion output covers most popular portable devices, such as iPod, iPad, iPhone, PSP, PS3, Zune, BlackBerry, Google Nexus One of course, and etc.
Later in this article, we will take Sothink Video Converter as an example to illustrate how to convert your videos for Google Nexus One.
Step 2: Set up Output Folder
Install Sothink Video Converter and launch the software. Click “Add files” on the top tool bar, or simply drag and drop to import HD movies, TV shows and YouTube videos into the program window. Then set up “Output folder” at the bottom by browsing, make sure there are enough free space at your destination field.
Step 3: Choose Output Format Profile for Google Nexus One
After the preparation work is done, go to the setting panel on the left. Click the drop-down arrow under “Encoding profile”. There are several built-in profiles for popular end devices. Navigate to “Mobile Phone Video”, choose “Nexus One Video”.
After selecting the target profile, all setting spaces below are automatically specified accordingly. If you would like to set some properties for even better quality or other special needs, you may customize all by yourself. Notice that “Setting” is for novice users and “Advanced” is for more experienced users.
Step 4: Convert Video to Google Nexus One MP4 Format
Then convert video to Google Nexus One MP4 format with ease. Double-check the video you want to convert have been ticked, and click “Convert” on the top. Be aware that:
- You could “Pause” and “Stop” the conversion at any time
- Add target videos during the conversion process
- Set “Sleep”, “Hibernate” and “Shut Down” after all tasks finished before you went away.
Step 5: Transfer Video to Google Nexus One and Enjoy On the Road
Actually, you have finished your work with Sothink Video Converter so far. Now, connect your Google Nexus One to computer, drag the output videos from the output folder to micro SD card. Just wait a few minutes, and you could enjoy HD movies, popular TV shows, funny YouTube videos and sweet home movies on fancy Google mobile on the go.
Note: This guide works with all HTC mobiles which support MP4, including HTC Desire, HTC Legend, HTC Smart, HTC Evo 4G, HTC Droid, HTC Tattoo, HTC Hero and etc.
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