Download Conversions - Best Software & Apps

  • HandBrake

    1.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    iPhone

    Free DVD to MPEG-4 converter

    7
    372 votes
    • PROS: Quick conversion, Alters video quality to suit required file size, Chops black bands around a video
    • CONS: Sometimes crashes
  • Free VOB to MP4 Converter

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert to MP4 in a flash

    6
    31 votes
    • PROS: Fast conversions times, Free to download
    • CONS: Not available for Mac, Not compatible with all Windows versions
  • All2MP3

    2.0840

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Simple MP3 converter using AppleScript

    6
    423 votes
    • PROS: Fast conversions, Supports major formats, Supports drag and drop
    • CONS: Doesn't support large batches, Not clear what the bitrate options are
  • doPDF

    9.4.241

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create PDF documents from any Windows application

    8
    686 votes
    • PROS: Fast conversions, Simple to use from any editing program
    • CONS: No conversion options on the program interface
  • Free Apple Music Converter

    2.9.8.1682

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Tool to Convert iTunes Music for Cross-Platform Compatibility

    9
    5 votes
    • PROS: Makes Apple music more shareable, Batch conversions
    • CONS: May not work with latest iOS devices, Conversion speeds aren’t consistent
  • WinAVI All-In-One Converter

    1.2.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Quick and easy media file conversions

    7
    95 votes
    • PROS: Really easy to use, Covers most devices, Efficient conversions
    • CONS: Few options and no editing
  • Unit Converter

    2.996

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Convert anything to anything else with Unit Converter

    8
    3 votes
    • PROS: Functions even when offline, Wide range of different units and customisable settings
    • CONS: Would benefit from additional conversion units, Ads can be a little intrusive
  • Bigasoft Total Video Converter

    4.4.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A simple video converter/editor for Windows

    7
    42 votes
    • PROS: Batch conversions, Screenshots, Supports lots of formats
    • CONS: Player isn't good quality, Limited editing features
  • PDF2Word

    3.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Export text, images and content from PDF to Word

    6
    86 votes
    • PROS: Delete graphics and images, Convert only certain pages, Quick, Batch conversions
    • CONS: No offline help, Quality of output can vary
  • VSO ConvertXtoDVD

    6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Burn your movie files to DVD

    8
    2122 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to operate, Provides great output quality in conversions, Supports a wide variety of formats, Many options to customize your DVD
    • CONS: Conversion can take a while, Customization options are difficult to browse
  • Dropresize

    0.1.3b

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Re-size your JPGs effortlessly

    7
    7 votes
    • PROS: Minimizes to system tray, Really quick conversions, Easy to configure
    • CONS: Only JPG compatible, Few options
  • Flash Video MX

    5.0.9.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert all major video formats to Flash

    8
    14 votes
    • PROS: Lots of format support, Easy to use, Quality conversions
    • CONS: Lacks in-depth editing options, Graphical overlays are silly
  • AnyToISO Converter

    3.9.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Easy and flexible ISO creation tool

    6
    100 votes
    • PROS: Supports multiple formats, Easy to use, Fast conversions
    • CONS: Doesn't support batch conversions
  • Kigo Video Converter

    Free 1.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Convert multiple video files between popular formats

    8
    82 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Converts multiple videos, Built-in player
    • CONS: Doesn't support many formats
  • Smart Converter

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Pocket PC

    Video conversion at its most basic

    6
    34 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with most file formats, Predefined profiles for various devices, Fast and effective conversion
    • CONS: No advanced options, No support foor adding subtitles
  • Batch File Maker

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create and modify batch files easily

    5
    21 votes
    • PROS: Makes batch conversions easy, Can output to System 32 folder
    • CONS: No status bar
  • Shrink O'Matic

    0.2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A free Design & photography program for Windows

    10
    13 votes
    • Video Monkey

      0.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Convert video files into multiple formats

      7
      27 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Gives an estimation of output file size, Many preset conversions
      • CONS: Doesn't support all video formats
    • AnyVideo Converter HD

      2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Slick and easy converter supporting HD

      7
      186 votes
      • PROS: Slick and easy to use, Automatically detects settings depending on device, Supports MKV files, Deinterlaces images
      • CONS: Mainly for beginners, No advanced framerate settings etc
    • deskUNPDF

      deskUNPDF Converter 2012

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Convert your PDF documents to 15 other formats

      6
      27 votes
      • PROS: Converts to many different formats, Very accurate conversions
      • CONS: Sometimes moves text and images, User guide in PDF
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