Setting an output format via conversion profile

If you activate a conversion profile you set an universal output format for all your recordings, so that all files will be converted automatically right after recording.

Depending on what you want to do with your media files it can be helpful to have them in a certain file format. Have all your recordings converted automatically to the desired file format by choosing a conversion profile or creating your own conversion profile with custom settings.

Step-by-Step: Setting an output format via conversion profile

  1. Click 1 Format in the statusline on the bottom of the Oceans XStream window. 1
  2. Select Convert and create all files in the format.
  3. From the drop down list select a conversion profile depending on what you want to do with your recordings.
    What do you want to do with your recordings? Conversion profile
    Edit tags Set the output format to Universal, videos for iTunes, Xbox, PS3 (MP3/MP4) and click OK.

    How does that work?

    Export to external device Set the outputformat to:
    • for iPhones: iPad/iPhone/iPod (AAC/MP4)
    • for others: Universal, videos for iTunes, Xbox, PS3 (MP3/MP4)
    How does that work?
    Burn to a DVD Select the conversion profile Optimized for burning to a DVD (MP3/AVI) to set this as output format and click OK.

    How does that work?

    The selected conversion profile will be displayed in the status line below.

Results

All recordings will be converted automatically according to the chosen conversion profile before they are saved.

...for editing tags

If you plan to edit the tags of your recordings you can activate a convenient conversion profile.

Step-by-Step: ...for editing tags

  1. Click 1 Format in the statusline on the bottom of the Oceans XStream window. 1
  2. Select Convert and create all files in the format.
  3. Set the output format to Universal, videos for iTunes, Xbox, PS3 (MP3/MP4) and click OK.

Results

All recordings will be converted automatically according to the chosen conversion profile before they are saved.

...for smartphones

If you plan to export files to your smartphone you can activate a convenient conversion profile.

Step-by-Step: ...for smartphones

  1. Click 1 Format in the statusline on the bottom of the Oceans XStream window. 1
  2. Select Convert and create all files in the format.
  3. Set the outputformat to:
    • for iPhones: iPad/iPhone/iPod (AAC/MP4)
    • for other devices: Universal, videos for iTunes, Xbox, PS3 (MP3/MP4)
  4. Click OK.
    The selected conversion profile will be displayed in the status line below.

Results

All recordings will be converted automatically according to the chosen conversion profile before they are saved.

...for burning to a DVD

If you plan to burn your recordings to a DVD you can activate a convenient conversion profile.

Step-by-Step: ...for burning to a DVD

  1. Click 1 Format in the statusline on the bottom of the Oceans XStream window. 1
  2. Select Convert and create all files in the format.
  3. Select the conversion profile Optimized for burning to a DVD (MP3/AVI) to set this as output format and click OK.

Results

All recordings will be converted automatically according to the chosen conversion profile before they are saved.

Custom settings

Customize a conversion profile to create an output format according to your needs.

Step-by-Step: Custom settings

  1. Click 1 Format in the statusline on the bottom of the Oceans XStream window. 1
  2. Select Convert and create all files in the format.
  3. Below the dropdown list of conversion profiles select custom formats for audio and video files.
  4. Click Save to save your settings as a new conversion profile and click OK.

Results

All recordings will be converted automatically according to the chosen conversion profile before they are saved.