Download Conversions - Best Software & Apps

  • HandBrake

    1.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free DVD to MPEG-4 converter

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

    2.9.8.1682

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Tool to Convert iTunes Music for Cross-Platform Compatibility

    9
    4 votes
    • PROS: Makes Apple music more shareable, Batch conversions
    • CONS: May not work with latest iOS devices, Conversion speeds aren’t consistent
  • Free VOB to MP4 Converter

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert to MP4 in a flash

    6
    25 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
    420 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
    684 votes
    • PROS: Fast conversions, Simple to use from any editing program
    • CONS: No conversion options on the program interface
  • 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
  • MakeMKV

    1.6.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The easiest way to rip DVD and Blu-Ray to MKV

    7
    51 votes
    • PROS: Dead easyto use, Fast conversions, Support for encrypted discs
    • CONS: You may get an error message - not important though, Blu-Ray support only free during Beta stage. Hurry up!
  • 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
  • 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
  • Shrink O'Matic

    0.2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A free Design & photography program for Windows

    10
    13 votes
    • Flash Video MX

      5.0.9.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Convert all major video formats to Flash

      7
      13 votes
      • PROS: Lots of format support, Easy to use, Quality conversions
      • CONS: Lacks in-depth editing options, Graphical overlays are silly
    • 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
    • VSO ConvertXtoDVD

      6

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Burn your movie files to DVD

      8
      2121 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
    • 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
    • Smart Converter

      2.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Pocket PC

      Video conversion at its most basic

      6
      33 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
    • 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
    • Kigo Video Converter

      Free 1.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Convert multiple video files between popular formats

      8
      81 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Converts multiple videos, Built-in player
      • CONS: Doesn't support many formats
    • 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
    • FLV Crunch

      for Mac 1.3.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Free and efficient video converter for Macs

      6
      62 votes
      • PROS: Converts to most major formats, Lots of tweaking of settings possible, Supports batch conversions, Lots of Help info plus error logging
      • CONS: Basic interface, No MKV support
    • 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
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