dotTech Exclusive: 30 free licenses of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter!

Last week dotTech and SnowFox Software teamed up to bring everyone SnowFox Total Video Converter for free; now dotTech-SnowFox Software once again come together, but this time we have 30 licenses of SnowFox Software’s flagship product SnowFox DVD & Video Converter to give away for free!

Here are all the features of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter as per the developer:

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These are all the supported input & output formats as per the developer:

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That said, 30 lucky dotTechies will have the chance to own a copy of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter for free! All winners will receive free minor updates and free major updates for up to 12 months. Here are the rules for this giveaway:

Version being given out for free: v2.1.1.0

Free updates: Free minor updates and free major updates for up to 12 months

Supported OS: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Win7

Download size: 14.1 MB

  • If you want to win a license of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter, you must post a comment below answering all of these questions:
  1. Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
  2. Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
  3. What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
  4. Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.

Anyone that does not answer all four of these questions will be disqualified.

  • 10 licenses are reserved for dotTech donors, authors, admins, and artists. If you fall in this 10 license reserve category, please specifically state so in your comment (i.e. say “I am a donor” if you are a donor, etc.), otherwise I may not know. Also if you are a donor, please be sure to use the e-mail you donated with in your comment (do not post your e-mail in public, just use the e-mail in the “e-mail” form when posting a comment) so I can confirm.
  • The other 20 licenses can be won by anyone.
  • I reserve the right to award specific people licenses if I feel they have helped positively foster the dotTech community (the people who fall into this category is at my sole discretion).
  • You may only enter the drawing once and may only win one license. If you try to enter more than once, you will be disqualified.

When posting a comment, please make sure you enter an e-mail that is 100% valid and an e-mail you will check because the licenses will be distributed via e-mail by me. If you win and don’t have a valid e-mail or an e-mail you don’t check, your license will go to waste. However, please don’t post your e-mail in your comment! You should never post your e-mail on a public forum. Just enter the e-mail you want to be contacted at in the “E-mail” field when writing your comment – I will be able to get your e-mail from there. Or if you are a registered dotTechie  just post a comment while you are logged in and I will be able to find your e-mail.

The winners of this giveaway will be announced after the giveaway has ended in 72 hours, or on Friday July 23, 2010.

Good luck to everyone!

If you don’t win a SnowFox DVD & Video Converter license, keep in mind that you can purchase SnowFox DVD & Video Converter for $24.50 after taking advantage of an exclusive dotTech 50% off. Click here for more details.

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63 comments

  1. Donna B

    Wow very cool, I’d love to win something and thanks to the people doing this! I got an ipod touch 4 and ane reader/tablet that I need software to convert mucic video pictures everything to! I’m new at this! Donna

  2. john barrentine

    @Ashraf: Hi I was just checking to see if you have released the list of winners yet? I see they are still adding more comments, so I wanted to check that the deadline was up as you wrote. This is like waiting for xmas to see if you get the present or a lump of coal… Hope to hear from you soon. Keep up the good work, your a great help for dummies like me. Thanks Jack B.

  3. mike endersby

    I would like a license please. I am not an author.
    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    NoHave you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes. Don’t remember
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    It is a bit too expensive for my liking, and $30~35 would be best, but considering that it has so many features, $49 is not bad.Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    If any features were to be added, some more basic editing features would be best.

  4. Ratib Baker

    I have been looking for a way to convert camera video to something I can put on the website.

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper? Yes Roxio

    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter? No

    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software? $24.50 sounds resonable, but I donate my time and effort to the Org

    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.Seems excellent for our use.

  5. Graculus

    Yes, I’ve used many DVD rippers. DVD Fab, Avi.net, DVDshrink to name but a few.
    Yes I’ve used a video converter – mainly DVD Fab, but also SUPER and Format Factory. Recently I’ve been using TSmuxer a lot.
    I wouldn’t pay that much for this software – even at $25 it seems too expensive from the feature list – though without trialling it this is probably a little unfair…
    Rather specifically and probably uniquely, I would like the ability to OUTPUT to .m2TS for adding files to my Humax Foxsat HDR – also playable on PS3. Currently I have to go through mKV, then via TSmuxer which, though quite quick is a pain. I’ve been able to find nothing that actually outputs M2TS files directly.

  6. Lee

    I?am a donor.

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    Yes,  WinX DVD ripper Platinum
    2.Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)?
    Yes
    If yes, which video converter?
    Format factory.

    3.What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)?
    Free is better?could?be a fair price depending on the software features.
    .
    Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    No, too many free alternatives.

    4.Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter?
    Video editing.

  7. Mark

    1.Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    Yes,  WinX DVD ripper Platinum, DVDFab 7
    2.Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)?
    Yes
    If yes, which video converter?
    Daniusoft and WinX
    3.What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)?
    Free is better
     Is it a fair price?
    A little high compared to some of the others.
    Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    No, too many free alternatives
    4.Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter?
    nothing pops out
    If yes, please elaborate.

  8. kurtumi

    Thanks a lot Ashraf and dottech.org
    1- Yes ,SnowFox Total Video Converter
    2-Yes ,Daniusoft Video Converter Ultimate
    3-I think its a fair price for a two program joining into one.
    4-crop function and watermark
    Good luck Everyone
    I hope win…

  9. Adrian

    I would like a license please. I am an author.

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?

    Yes. DVD Ripper Free. 
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?

    Yes. FormatFactory.

    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?

    It is a bit too expensive for my liking, and $30~35 would be best, but considering that it has so many features, $49 is not bad.
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.

    If any features were to be added, some more basic editing features would be best.

  10. Chuck

    1. I have used DVDFab for ripping a DVD
    2. I also have used DVDFab for video conversion (it will convert just about anything to anything).
    I also find the free program MPEG Streamclip very handy in video editing work.
    3. If SnowFox will do everything DVDFab will do, then $24.50 is a good price (DVDFab is quite expensive for all the modules. They charge for each different conversion type i.e. DVD to DVD, DVD to Mobile, etc. and just the DVD to DVD cost between $50 – $75 depending on how many years you get.
    4. I looked at both charts carefully and it looks like all the features are there that one would need (at least that I would need).

  11. Jonathan

    Thank you for the opportunity to win a free license.
    I visited dotTech, after reading the review of FLV Mate on GOTD.  The site is incredibly useful and clearly a labor love.  I have visited dotTech several times before, but I have never left a comment.
    I have used DVD neXt COPY Ultimate – V. 3.0.6.3, DVD neXt COPY Pro, 123 Copy DVD, Riptastic! and Sony Picture Utility.  They all leave a lot to be desired.  While browsing dotTech today, I ready about Format Factory and  iWisoft Flash-SWF to Video Converter which I expect to try soon.

  12. Corno

    1.
    Yes, I used both WinX DVDripper platinum and Wondershare. I liked WinX better because it worked flawlessly. It was also very fast compared to Wondershare. People tell me Wondershare produces better output qualities, but so far  I mainly used them for making AVIz and watch them on laptop.
    In the past I also worked with Flickr.
     
    2.
    I used WinX DVD converter and it worked fine. I wanted to try Wondershare, because it was recommanded on Raymond.CC, but the trial version has only limited functionality, so I don’t know.
     
    3.
    I would perhaps be willing to pay $ 24.50 for a full-fledged and versatile DVD & Video Converter that works problem-free, probably not $ 49.00, though some of Snow Fox competitors charge even higher prices.
     
    4.
    Everything can always be improved, but for the moment I am not aware of any missing features that might enhance the functionality of this product.
     
    Would be good to have this program.

  13. Grr

    Thanks a lot Ashraf. Please count me in.

    1. Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    WinX DVD Ripper

    2. Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    No. But i’m looking for one.

    3. What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?

    Price is fair. I hope it is lifetime

    4. Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.

    Support for .WAV file is missing. Surprised why so?
    Also what about 1:1 DVD copy? Not supported?

    Thanks,
    Grr

  14. Ian

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    Yes, used DVD Fab and SOG DVD Ripper (courtesy of Ashraf :) )
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes, Format factory
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    Not a bad price, lot of alternative software titles out there though.
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    It appears to have a lot of nice features.  One I didn’t see would be to convert from a blueray/HD format to standard DVD, or a feature such as DVD Shrink.

  15. Jodie

    @Casey:
    This is Jodie from SnowFox Software. I hope that i could solve your doubts.

    Yes, with SnowFox DVD & Video Converter, you could customize the video bitrate and audio bitrate through a dropdown box with default values, not through a text box. But you could choose the size parameter as 480×272 (for your psp), our SnowFox DVD & Video Converter offers many different video resolution including 480×272.
    To get more help from SnowFox Software Support, please kindly visit:
    http://www.snowfoxsoft.com/support.html
     
     

  16. karen

    Yes, I’ve used Format Factory, DVDSmith, and the WinX DVD Ripper.
    Yes, Format Factory, WinX and Wondershare products
    Ok price if I was in the market for it.
    Yes, a feature to make an exact copy of a DVD (both as DVD Folders, .vob files and/or an ISO).

     
    I’m a donor.

  17. Kegger

    Hi Ashraf,

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before? YES, WinX DVD ripper

    Have you ever used a video converter before? NO

    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Conveter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software? The dotTechies Price is reasonable.

    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? None at this time, I am also new to the Video Converting, would require to spend more time trying this out.

    As usual, always glad to see the excellent work you put towards the DotTech.org site.  Thanks!

  18. Jeff Rausch

    1.. Yes I’ve used Wondershare DVD Ripper Platinum.
    2..Yes I’ve used Wondershre Video Converter
    3..I think $49 would be a fair price for a ripper/converter, but at this time I can’t even afford the discounted price, let alone the full price. I would definantly pay $49 for it, if I had it to spend.
    4..As of right now it seems to have a pretty robust list of features and I can’t think of anything that it don’t have that I’d need.

  19. Angus

    1.Yes I have. I used WinX DVD Ripper.
    2.No, I have not used a video converter before, though I would love to try one.
    3.I think it is a little expensive since there are free ones out there, but since this converter has multiple choices I’d say 14.99 is a fair price. I would be willing to pay $24.50 though.
    4.The features are pretty much all I need.

    I am a donor. (ng.angus@hotmail.com)

  20. Mick

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?No, I haven’t.Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?Yes, Super.  Was not crazy about it.What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?Personally, I think the price is excessive.  In line with many of its competitors, but not a realistic price in this day-and-age where there is so much freeware (or free promotions, if you’re paying timely attention).  No, I would not pay $24.50 for it.Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.I don’t see any missing features immediately, no.

  21. Richard

    1.Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    No. I have not tried a DVD ripper yet.
    2.Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    No. I have not tried a video converter.
    3.What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    The price seems a little high, but I am unfamiliar with this product.
    4.Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    No. Again, I am not familiar enough with this product to tell.   Thank you for the offer.

  22. Paul

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    Yes. Winx dvd ripper
     
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes. Winx Video Converter and the converter in Real Player
     
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    No. I would not pay $49, maybe $20- $30
     
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    No.
     
    Thanks for the giveaway!
     
     
     

  23. Mongoplus

    Hi Ashraf

    Thank you for bring this offer to us.

    1.) I use Digiarty WinX DVD Ripper Platinum v5.15.3.

    2.) I use Plato Video Converter Pro v11.06.01

    3.) I think the price for this program is good for having two programs in one.

    4.) The only feature I came up with was the ability to skin the application.

    Again thank you for the offer!!

  24. Eric Gustafson

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper? – Yes, numerous. Most with re-encoding capability. Nero Recode predominately. Also CloneDVD, DVD Decryptor, and some of the ‘older’ more manual methods ala vStrip and VirtualDub

    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter? Yes. Again, Nero Recode predominately but have used others such as Xilosoft and Aneesoft-Free.

    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?  $49 is too much, even with built in css removal. I feel 30 would be a good retail and the 24.50 is a great deal for those that frequent dottech.

    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate. Yes. BD support and x64native.  For Audio rip/export. ogg, flac. Format output profile: add Sandisk Sansa

  25. vhick

    1. Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?

    Yes, I currently used WinX DVD Ripper

    2. Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?

    Yes, I currently used Xmedia Recode

    3. What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?

    I think its a fair price for a two program joining into one.

    4. Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.

    By looking at it, I must say that this is a complete feature rich for all your video task need. I like to see a stealth portable (it does not leave behind any entries in the registry or filesystem) of this program if its possible.

  26. Kevin

    1. Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    Yes I have. Like almost everyone else here, I have used WinX DVD Ripper. It is a nice software, but since there is no free updates, I would not be able to rip DVDs after a year because of the changing protection methods.
    2. Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes, I have used Streaming Video Recorder by Apowersoft, Snowfox, and a few others I can’t remember.
    3. What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    25 dollars isn’t really a lot for this software, especially since it has a DVD ripper included as a feature. So it is like a two-in-one software for the price of one. I would buy it if I really need it.
    4. Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    I can’t find any new features which are not already included within the program. If I had to choose something, a basic movie editing feature would be a nice bonus.
     
    Thanks for the wonderful opportunity you are giving all of us for this wonderful software.

  27. Dwight

    1. Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
              Daniusoft & Pavtube & Cucusoft and 10 others
    2. Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
              Yes, Divx Pro, Daniusoft Video Converter Ultimate & Cucusoft

    3. What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
              My decision would depend on the output quality with other add on    features. $24.5 seems to be a fair price but my purchases of Daniusoft, Cucusoft & Pavtube rippers/ converters have been at much lower prices. Least purchase price at about $10

    4. Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate. 

       a. Add merge function
       b. Add FOURCC function to adapt output file to be playable on a particular device/decoder
       c.  Add a CFR or Quantiser based setting in addition to bit rate
       d. Add a slider with pre set encoder setting for fast (low quality) to slow (high quality) encoding. 
       e. Add multi thread ripping/CUDA support on NVIDIA
       f. Add A/V sync function
       g. Multi pass option
       h. Target file size option for automatic bit rate/quantiser setting
       i. Add a play back of a short clip from ripped/converted before commencing the whole file ripping/conversion
       j. De interlace function
       k.Support for using external encoders
    l. Skin color/ theme options for the graphic interface
      

  28. Sebastian

    1 – Yes, I have used WinX DVD ripper (given away by dotTech!). Now managed to get it to work smoothly.

    2 – Well, right now I´m using SnowFox video converter(given away by dotTech too!) really good soft. and Format Factory.

    3 – For me, it´s expensive (not a wealthy man)

    4 – I think that converting to rmvb would be nice!

    Thanks for the opportunity Ashraf, hope to get it!
    Aguante!

  29. mizdoc

     
    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    Yes, many… Sog DVD Ripper, Format Factory and WinX DVD Ripper, also Danusoft DVD Audio  Ripper to name a few.

    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes, 123 DVD Converter, Format factory and SnowFox (and probably others that I can’t remember…nothing that stood out)

    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    $24.50 is a lot easier to take than $49.  If I WERE looking to buy, that would entice me.

    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    Looks like it does everything I could possible want, and I could eliminate having a DVD Audio Ripper, which is a plus.

    Thanks Ashraf….I always watch for your reviews…I know if you recommend it, it’s a good product!

  30. Casey

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    Yes. I have used a lot actually. The ones I have used are Wondershare DVD Ripper Platinum, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum (and standard),  Lekusoft Blu-Ray Ripper, Lekusoft DVD Ripper, and Sog DVD Ripper Platinum.
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes. I have used even more of these than DVD Rippers. The video converters that I have used are Videora iPod Converter, Videora PSP Converter, Format Factory, WinFF (gui for ffmpeg), Sothink HD Video Converter, Xilisoft HD Video Converter 6, Snowfox Total Video Converter, Socusoft Video Converter, PSPVC, WinX Cell Phone Video Converter, WinX HD Video Converter (standard and deluxe), Daniusoft Video Converter, and WinX Video Converter Platinum (trial version). There are definitely more but I uninstalled a lot of them and forgot about them.
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    I think the $50 price tag is very good. There are definitely other rippers and converters (packaged together) that are much more expensive. This price is better than fair in my opinion. The exclusive dotTech price is just unbelievable! If I was looking for this software (which I am all of the time – I’m like a collector :D), I would pay that much.
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    Yes there are a few. First it needs to have the ability to crop video. I do a lot of cropping but I have never found a program that can crop and have a significant enough speed. Speaking of speed, multi-core use would be another good feature. That would be a lot faster conversion time. Finally a few suggestions about video quality and size. A feature that I have always enjoyed in Xilisoft HD Video Converter 6 is their built-in bit-rate calculator. A feature like that would be useful in this program. The next suggestion is more like a question. Can the video bit rate and audio bit rates be customized through a text box? Or is it like a dropdown box with default values? As a *professional*  (I’ve used a lot of converters) user, I would like the ability to type in my own bit rate in instead of using the usual defaults of 256, 384, 512, 640, etc. Finally, one last question/suggestion, can you type in your own values for the size parameters? There is usually a few default choices that never seem to fit me. I would like to type in, say 480×272 (for my psp :D), but most of the default are like 320×240 or other not so useful values. Out of these suggestions, the one most useful would be the crop function. Not many converters have this and would be struggling to keep up.

  31. AstroSkipper

     

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper? Yes, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter? Yes, AVS Video Converter.
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software? $24.50 is ok and up to $30 too, but $49 is too high.
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate. Yes, a crop function would be great but not necessary.

  32. achrons

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?No, never.
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes,format factory.
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    I would probably pay the $49 if the software is good.
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    A portable version.

  33. Evandro

     
    Hello friends! Thanks for this chance to participate. That’s my answers:

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper? Yes. I have used the WinX DVD Ripper. It’s a good program too, but some DVDs can’t be ripped for it.

    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter? Yes. Format Factory. It’s a awesome software, I’m fan of it. But, I believe that’s always good to have another option.

    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software? As I’m in Brazil, our prices are little different from yours. I believe that US$ 24,50 (that is almost R$ 50,00, our local money) it’s a fair price, but in my country theres too much piracy. But there are some people that only uses free ou original softwares (included me), and for those the clean conscience worth more than some $$$.

    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate. Yes. As a sugestion, this program could have the cropping option, and the possibility to including titles. It will be helpfull to identificate the ripped videos.

    That’s it. Sorry for my bad english. Have a good week! Evandro.

  34. jim giles

    1. Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?

    yes WinX DVD Ripper

     2. Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter

    yes format factory

    3 reasonable price up to $30

    4 features – blue ray will be the future

  35. Asen Anastassov

    1. Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    Yes- WinX DVD Ripper and Fast DVD Ripper

    2. Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes- XMedia Recode

    3. What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    30 $USD is the usual price for a DVD Ripper and for a Video Converter, for a combined application 45-50 $USD seems ok.

    4. Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    MKV as input file format, portable version.

  36. Keoni

    1) Yes: WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

    2) Yes, I remember Format Factory and many others but none was able to convert the files I received (made on a MAC .AVI format)

    3) The price of $49 means I’d look at other cheaper software, $24.50 means I’d give it a try and download a trial version to see if it worked for the files I needed to convert if satisfactory I’d buy it.

    4) Here are a couple of ideas: a file repair utility (for video and audio files) from corrupted or otherwise unreadable files; add a few more audio formats like wma; allow developing extensions to easily keep up with the latest formats without the need to release a whole new version of the software; allow ripping of damaged / unreadable DVDs/CDs

  37. Bas

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    Yes: Handbrake, Fast DVD Ripper, DVD Ripper Platinum, Aplus DVD Ripper (but none of these were really good)

    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes: Formatfactory, Any DVD Converter, Aimersoft HD Video converter

    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    I think it’s too high, 24,50 is a better price. Personally, I would rather use freeware, but if not I would be willing to pay about 20-25. Having said that, I don’t know how good SnowFox is, so maybe it’s worth much more.

    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    No.

  38. DiMa

    I have used  winxdvd ripper  a lot of times

    Format factory is my favorite video converter

    the price is good for this software
    about  features,I think  :
    1. crop function
    2. watermark

    Thanks for this offer  and the chance   to win a license!




  39. Sandeep

    Answers to the asked question:
    1. Haven’t used DVD ripper
    2. Have used Format Factory as a converter
    3. I think the reasonable price would be $30 (not $50).
    4. Features are great according to the price.
    Thanks Ashraf for the offer. BTW i am a DONOR.

  40. Doru

    1.Yes.Extradvd riper(very good,it was the first Dvd Ripper that i use).
    2.Yes.A lot of converters:Format Factory,Eltima converter,Iwisoft free ans swf converters and many others.
    3.Probably 15-20 $ for who has money and for free for people like me(i hope to win a licence).
    4.Yes,please add output in swf format and ogg audio.Also put more videoediting functions:brightness,saturation,contrast,crop,watermark.
    Also if is not to much, function to convert power point to video.Thank.I hope to obtain a free licence.

  41. Jamster Mc

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper? Yes, I’ve used Winx DVD Ripper Platinum
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter? Yes, I’ve used DVDVideoSoft Free Studio                                                                        

    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software? I have never bought any software off the net before but i may buy the program depending on how it compares to other software, i think that th $24.50 would be a reasonable price if it meets its full expectations
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate. I think a nice feature would be is to beable to crop the video in the convertor, also to be able to add a watermark to your homemade videos when converting or ripping from a disc.
    Thanks for the opportunity looks like a great piece of software and thankyou Ashraf for all your work =)

  42. dodi nugraha

    1.Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    [b]Yes I Have Format Factory , Because FF have tool dvd ripper[/b]
    2.Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    [b]Yes , I Have Format factory and snowfox total video converter ( giveaway )[/b]
    3.What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?[b]I think $24.50 is higher price , because i still student[/b]
    4.Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    yes , please add feature editing video :
    1. crop function
    2. watermark
    3. and many more editing video feature
    thanks to view my comment
    and please give me snowfox dvd & video converter
    sorry for my english
     
     
     
     

  43. Arie 54 z

    1; yes Winxdvd platium
    2 ; Wondershare Media Converter
    3 ; For a fully featured software yes it is fair, but I think that this could have more
    4 ; You have trim but would like to have crop and effects aswell.

  44. Zbigniew

    1. No, I haven’t used a DVD ripper before.
    2. No I haven,t use a video converter before
    3. I think It is a fair price.The price is OK (normal)
    4. I’m beginner with dvd ripping and I don’t have any idea what better feature to add.
    Thanks for the chance to win a license!

  45. amozai

    Thank you for sharing. Find below are my answers:-
    1. I used Winx DVD ripper platinum
    2. I used ConvertVid
    3. Comparing it to the other media converters, I think this price is a bit higher.
    4. At the moment I don’t see any other better feature to be added.
     
    regards,

  46. Jan N

    I haven’t used a dvd ripper. I’ve used format factory to covert.
    The price seems high, but I could be convinced.

    I’m a newb with dvd ripping and don’t know enough to have an opinion of the features.

    Thanks for the chance to win a license!

  47. Jodie

    @Nicholas: This is Jodie from SnowFox Software. Glad that you like our SnowFox DVD & Video Converter.
    Yes, with SnowFox DVD & Video Converter, you could change audio Kbps (audio Bitrate), audio sample, video resolution, video bitrate, video frame rate, and many other parameters via click “Setting” button on the interface according to your own needs.

    To get more help from SnowFox Software Support, please kindly visit:
    http://www.snowfoxsoft.com/support.html

  48. mohsen

    thanks for the giveaway,
    1. yes, wondershare dvd ripper, xilisoft dvd ripper , handbrake , Auto GK,
    2.yes, format factory ,media coder
    3.no, i think 30$ is normal , but a full featured software may change my opinion.
    4.yes, 2 pass encoding, deinterlace and cabac filters, nvidia cuda and ati stream

  49. jelson

    1. Yes, I’ve used several DVD rippers, such as Xilisoft DVD Ripper and Fast DVD Ripper Pro.
    2. Yes, I’ve tried quite a few video converters and currently use AudialsOne to handle conversions.
    3. The price is reasonable and is about the same as other programs of the same type.
    4. YES… audio de-synching is a common problem when doing video conversions (experienced it with Snowfox Total Video Converter) and I would like to see a tool added that will allow the audio synch to be adjusted.

    I haven’t found anything that allows me to simply make this adjustment: my research shows you can demutex the audio and video and then recombine them in such a way as to fix the de-synch… but that’s a bit of a hassle.

    BTW, kudos for the “trimming” feature where you can specify the start & end times.
     

  50. Nicholas

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?Yes. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. I have been using it for some time now. The software allows the user to change some of the settings such as video quality. Unfortunately the documentation on the product is scarce and it is a little challenging to know how to get the best rip from a DVD that can be then used in post-production editing.
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?Nope
    What do you think of the price?$49 not to bad, it’s within range of similar products on the market. $24.50 is a nice promo price… you’re getting a ripper and converter together for the price. Some competitive products go for ~$30 for each ripper or converter.
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? Trimming is a nice feature… it would be rather helpful if you added the ability to create a fade in and fade out from black and volume level 0. The fade in and fade out makes for really clean clips that can transition nicely between other clips. This would save me a whole step of opening the clip in a video editing software. This would be an awesome time saving feature.
    Also more detailed documentation/user guide would be helpful. Is there the ability to edit the profiles? Can you change the audio Kbps? Audio sample rate? What about video resolution, is this a setting? These would all be helpful features. Maybe they are features, but I am not able to tell with the current user guide.


    Thanks! Nice product.

  51. OldElmerFudd

    Nice giveaway, Ashraf! I’ll go for it.
     
    I used to use DVDFab and AnyDVD, but these days I’ll generally rely on Ashampoo Burning Studio 10 for ripping. XMedia Recode is my converter of choice, although I’ve used others. The special price of $24.50 is a very good deal – I’ve paid considerably more for DVDFab and AnyDVD. As a standalone, the Snowfox software seems to have the features that will satisfy most users, although I can’t speak from experience about it.
     
    I’m a donor, but you knew that. =)

  52. Jabtano

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper? No I have not
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?yet again I have not.
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?Iam and the price isn’t that bad at all.along with the recommendations of dottech this would be the one I would buy.
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.I can’t say until I’ve actually had the time to play with it.

  53. john

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper? Never used one but I’d like to win this one.
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter? None used.
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software? It is a decent price. I’d definitely consider it.
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate. Not sure if this feature is present but a DVD copy to backup personal DVDs would be a great feature.

  54. Rocky

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    Yes. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes. Xilisoft Video Converter Platinum
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    $49 seems a bit high to me. I might consider it for $24.50
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    There doesn’t seem to be anything missing from this software that I would probably need.

  55. Giovanni

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?

    Yes I have!! Ashampoo burning studio 2009 advanced

    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?

    Yes, Format factory

    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?

    $24.50 is a fair price, even though the freeware FORMAT FACTORY can do more or less the same things for FREE.

    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.

    I think that for the price its features are great and don’t need any significant add.

  56. john barrentine

      1 YES I have used another ripper dvd fad 5  2. YES I have magic video converter 3. I might be willing to pay that much. 4. YES I have been told that Snowfox rippers are one of the best ion the market, also the converter is right up there too. I haven’t had a chance to try snowfox, the price was to high for my amount of useage. Thanks for the chance to win one.  all I can add is wishing myself good luck Thanks jack B.

  57. Brenda Posh

    I’d sure like to win -

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?     No – never ripped a DVD
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?     Yes – Firefox downlaodhelper – convered video as it downloaded
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?     Seems a bit much for me but it does seem very feature rich.  I couldn’t see where it supports blue ray -which I would like.
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.   I would like to to have blue ray capability.

  58. Terry

    I have used a dvd ripper for hundreds of personal dvds in order to back them up. My favorite so far has been DVD Cloner VII
    I have also used a variety of video converters. My favorite so far is the one built into the Roxio Creator 10 suite.
    There is no question that it is a great deal to get SnowFox for half price. I would certainly be willing to pay $24.50 in order to rip and convert my videos.
    Actually, there are far more features listed than I will ever use OR understand. Thanks, but I am not more sophisticated than what it offers.

  59. Shaun

    Have you ever used a DVD ripper before (yes or no)? If yes, which DVD ripper?
    No I have not.
    Have you ever used a video converter before (yes or no)? If yes, which video converter?
    Yes, Format factory
    What do you think of the price of SnowFox DVD & Video Converter ($49 but dotTechies can get it for $24.50 for a limited time)? Is it a fair price? Would you be willing to pay that much if you were in the market looking for such a software?
    I think $24.50 is an ok price.  $20 seems more justifiable though.  If I was in desperate need of the software I would probably pay the $24.50.
    Just by looking at the features list, are there are any features that you would like to be added to SnowFox DVD & Video Converter? If yes, please elaborate.
    I think the features are great and can’t think of anything else to really add.