The iPod is a great device on which to enjoy videos, yet you need to make sure they are in the right format, so that they play back properly.
Xilisoft iPod Video Converter aims to make it simple to prepare videos for your Apple device. And simple to use it is: just add your video, choose a destination, press convert and play it back in the preview to see that it works fine. Presto! you have your video.
The application offers two modes, general and advance. In general, thanks to three drop down menus you can quickly choose what iPod model to prepare your video for, the video and audio rate. We were a little bit disappointed with the advance mode, which lets you enter your own setting, however lacks any sort of choice. Furthermore, the help found in Xilisoft iPod Video Converter is a little slim, so your best sticking with general or going with the default settings in advance.
Xilisoft iPod Video Converter takes a little bit of time to install and you will have to choose between PPC and Intel versions, as the application is not universal.
If you're looking for a simple tool to convert videos for your iPod, then Xilisoft iPod Video Converter should fit the bill. Advanced users will probably turn to something else.