In this simple tutorial, we cover the following topics: how to play DVD & Discs, supported media file formats, how to take screenshots/snapshots, most frequently used settings, audio and video out of sync problem and etc.
Play DVD, Blu-ray or Other Types of Discs
Note: when you insert your DVD or Blu-ray disc, this app WILL NOT automatically start to play. Instead, you need to follow the steps below to play them.
Step 1: Open the "Media" menu.
Step 2: Select the "Open Disc..."menu item
Step 3: in the "Open Media" window, select "DVD" or "Blu-ray" or other disc type that you want to play
Step 4: select the correct Disc device from the dropdown list
Step 5: click the "Play" button
Supported Media File Formats
Video Files: .3g2, .3gp, .3gp2, .3gpp, .amv, .asf, .avi, .bik, .bin, .crf, .divx, .drc, .dv, .dvr-ms, .evo, .f4v, .flv, .gvi, .gxf, .iso, .m1v, .m2v, .m2t, .m2ts, .m4v, .mkv, .mov, .mp2, .mp2v, .mp4, .mp4v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpeg1, .mpeg2, .mpeg4, .mpg, .ts, .tts, .txd, .vob, .vro, .webm, .wm, .wmv, .wtv, .xesc
Audio Files: .3ga, .669, .a52, .aac, .ac3, .adt, .adts, .aif, .aifc, .aiff, .amb, .amr, .aob, .ape, .au, .awb, .caf, .dts, .flac, .it, .kar, .m4a, .m4b, .m4p, .m5p, .mid, .mka, .mlp, .mod, .mpa, .mp1, .mp2, .mp3, .mpc, .mpga, .mus, .oga, .ogg, .oma, .opu, .wav, .wma, .wv, .xa, .xm
Note: if you are not sure whether your file is supported, just click menu "Media" -> "Open File", then select "All File" in the dropdown list at the right bottom corner and choose your file to play and give it a try.
How to Take Snapshots?
There are two ways to take snapshots.
Method 1: open the "Video" menu, and select the "Take Snapshot" menu item.
Method 2: press the hotkey SHIFT+S.
Snapshots Location, Format and Name
The default snapshot location is "%HOMEPATH%\Pictures\".
The default snapshot format is png.
You can always change these default values in the "Preferences" menu item in the "Tools" menu, subsection "Video".
You can adjust video settings like the Brightness, the Contrast, the Saturation, the Hue, the Gamma and more. Here are the detailed steps.
Step 1, open the "Tools" menu
Step 2, select the "Effects and Filters" sub menu
Step 3, under "Adjustments and Effects", navigate to the "Video Effects" tab
Step 4, make sure you are on the "Essential" tab under it
Step 5, check the checkbox "Image adjust"
Step 6, click and drag the sliders to change the brightness, contrast and other options.
Video and Audio Out of Sync?
Sometimes, while playing video files, you hear the sound before the actual time or you hear spoken words only after the lips move. This means that the audio is not in sync and you will have to fix the audio delay. Here are the steps to fix it.
Step 1, open the "Tools" menu
Step 2, open the "Effect and Filters" sub menu
Step 3, click on the "Synchronization" tab
Step 4, under "Audio/Video", enter a numerical value and test it
Step 5, press the "Close" button once you are satisfied with it
If you have any further questions or feedbacks about the app, please feel free to reach us by email. We are here to listen and help.