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Select Audio and Subtitles

The next step is to pick out what Audio you want to keep and what Subtitles you want (if any). At the top, select the first title (usually you will only have one) and then from the list below, select which Audio Stream you want to keep and which Subtitles you want to keep. Repeat this for any extra video titles that you may have chosen earlier on. When you are finished making your selection, click the Next button to get to the video settings.

Output Method Window

The Zoom settings will allow you to Zoom in on the video for the output. This feature may be more important than you think. What if you have a letterboxed movie and a small iPod screen? You can choose three options from "letterbox zoom" ; none, half and full. Select half and full and keep your eye on the preview pane just above it. Alternatively, you can select cinemascope zoom . Whatever you think looks best, settle with it.

Video Quality settings are obviously important. This is where you must choose between a fast encoding speed with lower quality results, or a slow encoding speed with higher quality results. CloneDVD Mobile will automatically select a Resolution for you that fits, but if there are other options in the drop down menu, then feel free to pick and choose. Generally, the higher the resolution the better the quality. Now we see the Video Quality slider. Basically, the further toward the left, the lesser the quality and the smaller the output size, as you will see as an estimation below the slider. The further to the right, the larger the video file, but the better the quality. It's capacity vs. quality and is completely up to you.

Below this there is an option to deinterlace video, you should keep this selected for quality purposes. The last option allows you to select a number of encoding passes. A single pass will do the trick in much less than than 2 or 3 passes, but the great thing about multipass encoding is that the video stream is analyzed and CloneDVD Mobile can determine the best way to compress it.

Now there are just some output settings to deal with before we are ready. Click the browse button, which looks like this --> to navigate to a folder you want to save the output file, which will an MP4 container file. Below you can also give this video a label, whatever you choose here does not really matter.

When you are done here, click the Go! button to begin the process.

What Next?

Next we are ready to complete the guide by running the process and making sure it was successful.

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Written by: James Delahunty