Polaris Free Video to MP3 Converter review and features
Check out the review of the video converter software Polaris. See what this free video converting software is capable of and what other features it withholds with it.
Sometimes we may get music and videos downloaded from YouTube that are in FLV and MP4 format. To have them playing in our mp3 devices, we need them to be converted. All these happen quite frequently and for this we need a high speed converter that can do it without making us wait and keep monitoring on the screen. Polaris Free Video to MP3 Converter is one such program, with which you can get your conversion job free of cost and botheration. It is a freeware with high utility value that is effective and efficient in converting a wide range of video formats to MP3 audio files. Though it is not an advanced utility for video conversion but if your needs are just basic then this light weight software is a highly recommended product.
The Polaris Free Video to MP3 Converter software application supports MP4, MPG, 3GP, ASF, AVI, 3G2, FLV, MOV, RM, SWF, VOM, WMV, video formats. It's simple and intuitive user interface makes it easier for the users to learn its usage.
Customizable Output Quality
The output quality of Polaris Free Video to MP3 Converter is customizable which can be regulated according to the user requirements. All you need to do is adding the files that have to be converted from the options that indicate the output folder and output quality and clicking the convert tab. There are 14 options, starting from 32k to 320k.
There are just 3 buttons on the home screen showing you clearly what Polaris video converter is capable of. You select your file, select the format and specify the folder you want the output file to be saved in if don't want the output to be saved in the default folder. That is the extent of this software's capabilities.
After a swift and smooth conversion of the files, it saves them in your specified target folder. And that's where it really saves your time. We can't say that we missed anything though, given the program's paucity of features. Polaris Free Video to MP3 Converter is free to use and the program gets installed and uninstalled without any issues.
Batch Converting Option
Polaris Free Video to MP3 Converter is a very easy to use program which is free of cost. It extracts MP3 audio files from any video file including YouTube's FLV format supporting all the video formats like 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, MP4, MPG, RM, SWF, VOM, WMV, FLV, MOV and many more. The program can process unlimited batch lists of files, and convert them into MP3 format at your required quality of output that can be set from 32kbps if you are going for a low quality or a small file size to 320kbps if you demand high quality or require converting a larger file.
To run Polaris Free video to MP3 Converter, you need to have operating systems like Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows Vista and Windows XP, Windows NT, 98, Me, 2000 and 2003.
Polaris Free Video to MP3 Converter has a nice intuitive interface with a wide range of video format support. It allows converting batch files all at once. You can set the mp3 quality output of your choice. As per performance, it gives you the high speed and quality output and also sets the bit rate without any frills.
It may not include some advanced features, so if you are looking for a high end product which you can tweak to no end, definitely this is not the one. Though there's a Help button in the menu, there doesn't appear any Help file. We all expect an up gradation in the customer support system, to make it all more user friendly.
But all said and done, in comparison to the free Video 2 MP3 Converter launched by DVDVideoSoftware, the Polaris version is more widely and commonly accepted by the users across the countries, which gives a clearer picture of how it works. Moreover, newbies in computer manipulations and especially video conversions can learn this program easily and can start the job as soon as it gets installed. So undoubtedly, Polaris Free Video to MP3 Converter is a recommended program for mp3 conversion.
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