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History of the Cucusoft iPod Video Converter Suite
In October 2005 Apple®
Computers introduced the first iPod® capable of playing
videos and movies. The small, lightweight MP3 player was
not only capable of holding literally thousands of songs
and audio files, but it was also capable of storing
videos and movies to watch on its small color screen.
For the next several months leading up to the 2005
Christmas holiday season, the Video iPod® received an
abundance of media attention. It quickly became one of
the hottest selling holiday gifts. Consumers loved the
original iPod because it gave them the ability to carry
their entire music collection with them wherever they
went in one small, lightweight battery-powered device.
Now, it seemed they would be able do the same with their
was one small problem. Unlike in the music versions,
Apple® did not include an option to rip DVDs to play on
the Video iPod. Many consumers were frustrated when they
got their new Video iPods®, but didn’t have any video
files to play on them.
Recognizing there would be a demand for a simple
solution to this problem, a small software development
company called Cucusoft Technologies introduced its
first iPod video converter software just weeks after the
first Video iPod® hit store shelves.
The software, called the iPod Video Converter Suite, was
an instant success. It allowed consumers to quickly and
easily convert any DVD to play on their Video iPod®. In
addition to converting DVDs, it also converted files in
other formats such as DivX, XVid, MOV, RM, RMVB, MPEG,
WMV, AVI and others to the Video iPod format.
Although other software companies also launched similar
iPod® Video converter products around this time,
Cucusoft’s product was one of the most popular due to
its simplicity of use. The entire process only took a
few minutes. Consumers simply chose the file to convert,
then pressed the “convert” button and moments later a
new file is ready to upload to the Video iPod®.
The Cucusoft iPod Video Converter Suite is economically
priced at under $40. Consumers can also get a free trial
of the product to make sure it is capable of converting
the files they need before they actually pay for it.
Cucusoft also offers scaled down versions of the
software for under $30 for consumers who only need
certain components such as DVD conversion or video
conversion. The best value, however, is the Cucusoft
iPod Video Converter Suite which gives consumers
everything they need to convert nearly any video file to
play on a Video iPod®.
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