How to Convert Video for Mobile Phones
Aside from their beneficial occupancy, modern mobile phones are widely used as media players. Different phones are compatible with different formats that you must be aware of when trying to import a video to your mobile phone. Icecream Media Converter attempts to make it a little easier for you by offering a very special option: conversion by device. It suggests you to select your mobile phone model from the list and allow the program to choose the necessary presets by default to successfully convert video to mobile phones of various manufacturers. To learn more about this option, read the manual below.
Download and install the program
You can find the “Download” button on this site, and that’s all you need to start using the program. Click on it to download Icecream Media Converter, activate it and install the program according to wizard’s instructions. You don’t need to get additional installation programs, register of pay money. Once the program is installed, launch it to get the conversion started.
If you get most of your videos from YouTube, Icecream Media Converter offers a special option – the ability to download and convert YouTube videos simultaneously by clicking the “Add URL” button in the upper left corner of the converter. It will open Add URL pane where you can simply paste the link the the chosen video. In case your video has already been downloaded onto your computer, press the “Add file” or “Add file to start converting!” button in the main window of the program.
It will bring you to the Settings panel where you should click on the “Click here to select file” box and choose the desired file using Windows explorer or paste a valid YouTube URL into the URL box.
Configure the settings
After clicking on the “Add file” or “Add URL” button, you will be redirected to the settings panel. In here, you can configure the settings according to your preferences.
- Convert to. You have two options to choose from: “Audio” and “Video”. Your choice depends on whether you want to save your output files as video or audio. Choose “Audio” if you want to extract audio from video or “Video” to save them as they are.
- Convert by. In this section, we recommend you to choose the “Device” option. In this case, the program will select necessary settings for your specific device.
- Device. Click on the “Device” box and select your mobile phone model from the dropdown list. The program supports conversion for most popular mobile devices, including Apple, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, and even some old mobile phone models. Select the type of the device you wish the file or URL to be converted for.
Note that when it comes to converting for a device, the quality is already set by the program by default and you don't need to adjust it manually.
Start video to mobile phones conversion
Now, you are ready to start converting video for mobile phones of a chosen in the settings type. To convert a single file, you can press the “Convert” button right after configuring the settings. If you want to convert several files in a bulk, press the “Add to queue” button and repeat the entire process for as many files as you want. Press a recycle bin button to the right of a file to remove it from the list or click on the “Clear queue” button to delete all your files from the queue.
When the queue is ready, press the “Convert” button in the bottom right corner of the settings panel. It will initiate the conversion and you can control the process with the “Pause”, “Resume”, and “Cancel” buttons in the bottom part of the panel.
When the conversion is finished, press on the “Open folder” button in a popup window to view the files in the folder or close the application.