Download Encoding - Best Software & Apps

  • MP3Gain

    1.4.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    MP3Gain - Free volume balancing

    8
    73 votes
    • PROS: Free and very lightweight, simple to use volume normalisation program, Completely lossless volume normalisation due to not altering mp3 encoding,
    • CONS: Program was last updated in 2009 and sadly looks abandoned, Stored volume analysis tags can sometimes conflict with mp3 players
  • AnyMP4 4K Converter

    6.0.52

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert 4K video to 1080p, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV and convert any video to 4K UHD video with HEVC/H.265 and VP9 encoding.

    8
    17 votes
    • Encoding Decoding Free

      3.4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Encode and decode any type of file!

      5
      33 votes
      • iSquint

        1.5.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Convert videos to iPod or PSP

        5
        33 votes
        • PROS: Fast and clean conversion, Add to iTunes, Includes advanced settings, H.264 encoding
        • CONS: Nag to switch to VisualHub, Sound conversion isn't always great
      • ImTranslator

        Firefox add-on 4.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Online translation between 1640 languages

        7
        17 votes
        • PROS: Good language selection, Virtual keyboard for special characters, Support for Russian encoding
        • CONS: Translator features are not built in to program, Lots of ads, Slow
      • Power Screen Recorder

        1.1_

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        record your screen desktop into avi flv movie

        4
        30 votes
        • RipBot264

          1.17.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Encoding app for people who like to keep things simple

          8
          8 votes
          • PROS: No frills, Low resource, Several encoding profiles, Batch conversions, Auto shutdown
          • CONS: Buggy interface, No extras
        • LAME (Lame Ain't an MP3 Encoder)

          3.99

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Educational tool for learning about MP3 encoding

          7
          5 votes
          • Base64 Tools

            1.2.0

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            Base64 Tools for Encoding/Decoding data.

            7
            16 votes
            • Encoding Master

              1.61

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Manage text encodings

              6
              4 votes
              • Handbrake preset for PlayStation Vita

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows
                Mac

                Format videos for PlayStation Vita

                6
                19 votes
                • PROS: Easy to use, Correct encoding options
                • CONS: Handbrake not always accurate
              • Sorenson Squeeze

                6.0.0

                License
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                Platform
                Windows

                Compress QuickTime, MPEG-4 and Flash for the web

                6
                18 votes
                • PROS: Wide choice of presets and filters, Integration with social networking sites, Simple compression procedure, Slick interface, Fast encoding
                • CONS: Lacks proper help guide, Creating custom presets unintuitive, Poor support, Expensive to upgrade
              • CSV Editor Pro

                8

                License
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                Platform
                Windows
                Mac

                A powerful tool for working with CSV files.

                6
                12 votes
                • MPEG-VCR

                  3.14.7.1

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Chop up your MPEGs with this fast and easy tool

                  -
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                  • PROS: Enables fast scrubbing of videos, Quick frame skipping, No need for re-encoding
                  • CONS: Basic editing functions, Ugly user interface
                • "MP3-DJ"

                  10.8.0

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  MP3-Player, Mixer, Encoding, Decoding, IDV2-Tag...

                  7
                  6 votes
                  • Episode Encoder

                    Episode 6.5

                    License
                    try Download
                    Platform
                    Mac

                    Professional video compression and encoding app

                    6
                    5 votes
                    • PROS: Clear easy to use interface, Supports almost any format, Extremely fast encoding
                    • CONS: Limited trial encoding time not enough, Expensive to upgrade
                  • Clone2Go Video Converter

                    1.9.7

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Flexible and simple video file converter

                    5
                    11 votes
                    • PROS: Simple interface, Most formats supported, Good quality encoding
                    • CONS: Too basic for very advanced users
                  • Sorenson Squeeze

                    6.0.0

                    License
                    try Download
                    Platform
                    Mac

                    Compress QuickTime, MPEG-4 and Flash for the Web

                    5
                    6 votes
                    • PROS: Wide choice of presets and filters, Integration with social networking sites, Simple compression procedure, Slick interface, Fast encoding
                    • CONS: Lacks proper help guide, Creating custom presets unintuitive, Poor support, Expensive to upgrade
                  • iMagneto

                    2.0

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Mac

                    Play and record your favorites internet streams

                    8
                    2 votes
                    • PROS: Plays all types of streams, 4 encoding formats, Organizing streams
                    • CONS: Installing videolan plugin, Small stream filter, No full screen
                  • RoadMovie

                    2.7.4

                    License
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                    Platform
                    Mac

                    Batch encoding beauty

                    5
                    5 votes
                    • PROS: Handles subtitles well, Simple batch encoding, Upload to internet
                    • CONS: Creating presets may be too technical for some users
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