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Freemake Video Converter 2.0 Released!

December 10, 2010
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Freemake releases Free Video Converter 2.0 http://www.freemake.com/free_video_converter/ . The major update brings unique functionality not available with free video converting tools before.

Freemake is the only free video converter that converts online videos through direct URL copy-paste. Now along with 200+ input formats, Freemake Video Converter takes online videos from YouTube, Facebook, Hulu, MTV, Vimeo, Dailymotion, ComedyCentral, Megavideo, 40+ supported websites and converts them to any format or device available, for free. The list of websites is constantly updated. Please make sure to check the current list of supported web pages.

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You can also use Freemake as YouTube to MP3 converter to get any YouTube videos converted to an audio format for playback elsewhere. Unlike simple online YouTube converters, Freemake software empowers you with tons of enhanced features such as YouTube to DVD burning, batch file conversion, and much more.

Freemake Free Video Converter 2.0 features Blu-ray video creation and burning. Now users can easily turn their favorite movies to cinema-style video Blu-ray format and burn Blu-ray discs in the highest quality possible. What’s Blu-ray? Blu-ray is high definition media format which invented to substitute old fashioned non-HD DVD format. BD disks have the same dimensions and weight as DVD disk, but their storage capacity surpasses DVD in five times. The new high def disks can store 25 GB on a single layer drive or 50 – 128 GB for double layer disk. As you can see, consumers can write much more data on single disk. You can store full family discography on one disk. However, the popular technology has certain shortcomings. First of all, it’s the price. Blu-ray disks require special players. Please note that you can’t play BD disk on the home DVD player. And the new players are much more expensive than the predecessors. If you plan to switch to Blu-ray, we strongly recommend checking “Blu-ray playback support” sticker on the hard cover of a new player. The second disadvantage is the lack of computer Blu-ray ROMs to record BD disks. Please check your PC settings to make sure that you can burn BD on your personal computer. The third trouble is disk fragility. If you plan to transcode your old DVDs into new Blu-rays, please make sure to make several copies of one electronic medium. Even knowing that you can record all your collection into one tiny disk, backup is a must-have action for BD drives. Still, Blu-rays conquer the multimedia market step by step, and we can’t turn a blind eye to it. That’s why Freemake added this new feature into 2.0 release. No other video converter provides these features for free.

The free video converter also allows you to adjust the resulted video to the required frame size. You can add black bars, stretch, zoom, or auto-adjust the video.

Other improvements include a new collection of visuals, updated DVD menu style, and several user interface changes. We hope that new DVD menus will delight you with visually appealing content and interface improvements will facilitate your work with Freemake freeware.