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ThunderSoft Video to HTML5 Converter 4.2.0 Giveaway

Giveaway of the day — ThunderSoft Video to HTML5 Converter 4.2.0

Convert videos to HTML5 files.
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ThunderSoft Video to HTML5 Converter 4.2.0 was available as a giveaway on April 2, 2023!

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ThunderSoft Video to HTML5 Converter is a professional converter for video file to HTML5 conversion. The output supports all major web browsers: IE, Firefox, Apple Safari, Chrome, Opera, and can be viewed in iPad, iPhone.

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Partha: I think the name "converter" is a bit of a misnomer. This doesn't change the video files (unless you clip the file. Rather it generates the appropriate HTML 5 tags to display the video file in multiple browsers. This would be useful to quickly generate the tags for a large number of files, or to use with a command line (i.e. make file) process to compile a webpage or website.

Reply   |   Comment by Brian S. Wilson  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

Brian S. Wilson, it does change the video files it re-encodes them to specified formats for the specific browsers it claims are compatible with the specific browsers implementation of HTML5 video rendering. It does not assume the video you supply is HTML5 Video engine compatible.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

From the website's screen shots, it looks like it does have the ability to take a time indexed clip from a larger video; however, it does not look like it can change the encoding format. Mostly it looks like it creates the tags and coding to include on a website to play the file.

Limited usefulness, but I downloaded this just to play with it and it does a decent job of creating the code and gives instructions on how to put the code in your webpages. Its free, and can save a lot of manual coding.

Reply   |   Comment by Brian Wilson  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Brian Wilson, from their website is a screenshot https://www.thundershare.net/video-to-html5-converter/images/output-setting.jpg the selections are for different video output formats.

The choices are HTML5(WebM), HTML5(MP4), HTML5(OGG) and FLASH(MP4). Depending upon the combination of formats chosen activates supported browser icons for various browsers. It is possible to select multiple output types and the program will re-encode a copy in each chosen video format using the FFMPEG DLLs in .\resource\FFDLL subfolder.
It is of limited usefulness but it does do a simple job.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

I have it downloaded & I converted one of my MP4 files. How do I get the HTML code to put on a website?

Reply   |   Comment by Barbara  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Known vendor, lifetime license, no gcd problem, useful software, win 7 ok!

What more can one desire?

Wish all giveaways were like this. Thanks GAOTD!

Reply   |   Comment by Sky  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+8)

Even better, straightforward registration, key already in readme file, no other web page to visit, no forms to fill in, no waiting for email! Perfect!

Reply   |   Comment by Sky  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+12)

From the controls shown on the company page, it looks like this "converter" really just generates the HTML5 tag for video and some settings. There does not appear to be any CSS or other styling options. It does look like there is some very primitive editing in that you can clip a portion from a longer video.

The command line interface is a great idea and I wish more windoze programs remember that programs don't always have to be used via a UI. The batch mode is also a great idea as most people will have more than one video they might want to display. This would allow the user to easily set the same size and other supported display options.

At first I was a little put off by the offering; after all, most people can figure out the HTML5 video tag to do what the need. After some thought, this could be a useful tool in that it can produce a consistent set of HTML tags for all your videos which can then be styled by your own CSS as you wish. While this could do more, it can speed up a novice or intermediate HTML coder's website production and thus might be an interesting utility to have around.

Reply   |   Comment by Brian S. Wilson  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+18)

Why convert video to html5

Reply   |   Comment by Partha Mandayam  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+25)

Partha Mandayam ,

Howdy and let me do your homework for you as I was bored, and decided to look this up. ;-)

***A Reddit web developer's response: "I guess the main point of interest in general lies in enhanced SEO-capabilities, e.g. due to the sections (although I am not quite sure how well supported they are by search engines).

Apart from that (HTML5 with) CSS3 offers some neat capabilities for some standard design stuff, like gradients and beveled borders. I am primarily a developer and hate meddling with Photoshop/Gimp. With HTML5/CSS3 I can do some basic design stuff, that does not look to shabby with little effort. That might not be of interest from a business standpoint, but I wanted to mention anyway. Also, since you don't have to store images for these simple effects and processing happens on the client's machine you save some bandwidth (probably not much, but depending on traffic it might get noticeable).

Also connected to HTML5 is (unobtrusive) JavaScript. Everything related to that probably already came up during the AJAX-hype. It's plain usability thing and probably not a driving force behind HTML5, more of a small upgrade. Nevertheless it might carry some importance for social networking and multimedia websites.

The most drastic change is, that you do not have to rely on additional plugins (e.g. Flash, Silverlight) for stuff like multimedia or graphical effects. This brings us back to the initially mentioned SEO-capabilities. A Flash-page is usually a binary blob and search engines can not look into these "pages". Since HTML5 provides extended media capabilities, most basic Flash stuff can be realized in a search friendly manner. I guess that will ultimately by the driving point for all use-cases you mentioned."

***Another had this to say: "No more f.......g (this one is colorful and enthusiastic, and amended for those 'adult children' heh) Flash.

2-4) Can't see that much benefit apart from offline browsing to some extent... HTML5 is essentially just a beefed up HTML4 markup.

Apart from that HTML5 is more semantic than HTML4 and will help search engines f.ex. to distinguish useless data from useful data (nav from actual content f.ex)

Will allow content aggregators to scan content more easily due to article, sections and time and all those elements. Also browsers might become more clever in pointing out or displaying content such as news articles and blogs.

CSS3 might save huge networks like Facebook a lot of money by using clean CSS3 (no images) in their interface design."

Hope that helps your homework, and cheers

Reply   |   Comment by Monkey Snark  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

Partha Mandayam , that's big question on my mind

Reply   |   Comment by Mi Novo  –  2 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
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