If you are the kind of user who prefers to turn to one single tool in order to convert and edit videos as well as rip DVDs and make sure that, regardless of the output file format you opt for, you would be covered, the chances are you might be interested in a software utility such as Shining Video Converter Pro.

The program offers all these features in one package, and its focus on ease of use makes it a suitable companion even for the less experienced of the bunch.

Sporting an unsurprising GUI, in the sense that there are myriads of applications on the market resembling it, Shining Video Converter Pro is easy to figure out, with minimal trial and error being necessary.

You need to start by selecting the video file you want to process or, if there are multiple clips, the folder containing them all, with the list being displayed in the main window. Alternatively, you can load the DVD you plan on ripping and explore its contents with the help of the integrated video player so that you can be in full control of which segments you convert.

Now you should be ready to make small adjustments to your movies. To be more specific, you can trim them, enable 3D settings for them and create anaglyphs or a split-screen effect, or simply crop them. What’s more, the volume can be changed, and making modifications to the brightness, contrast, saturation, and hue is possible by turning to the “Effect” section. You may also want to know that applying text or image watermarks is an option as well.

Regarding the file formats the program comes with support for, you should know that here lies its beauty. Shining Video Converter can convert between any video formats, including 2D and 3D ones, between audio files, and as previously mentioned, rip DVDs. As such, to give you an idea, MP4, MPG, AVI, FLV, MOV, MP3, AAC, FLAC, and WAV are just a tiny part of supported formats.

As for how the program performed during our tests, you may want to know that it carried our conversions seamlessly, and its memory footprint proved decent. This coupled with the fact that support for an impressive array of file formats is provided recommends it as a tool that is worth your attention, but only if you are not into innovative software.