Download Encoding - Best Software & Apps

  • MP3Gain

    1.4.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    MP3Gain - Free volume balancing

    8
    561 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
  • "MP3-DJ"

    10.8.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

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

    7
    55 votes
    • Power Screen Recorder

      1.1_

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      record your screen desktop into avi flv movie

      5
      18 votes
      • AnyMP4 4K Converter

        6.0.52

        License
        buy 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
        25 votes
        • ImTranslator

          Firefox add-on 4.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Online translation between 1640 languages

          8
          35 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
        • Encoding Decoding Free

          3.4.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Encode and decode any type of file!

          6
          32 votes
          • LAME (Lame Ain't an MP3 Encoder)

            3.99

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Educational tool for learning about MP3 encoding

            7
            196 votes
            • CSV Editor Pro

              12.0

              License
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              Platform
              Windows
              Mac

              A powerful tool for working with CSV files.

              6
              12 votes
              • Sorenson Squeeze

                6.0.0

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Compress QuickTime, MPEG-4 and Flash for the web

                7
                20 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
              • iSquint

                1.5.2

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Convert videos to iPod or PSP

                8
                148 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
              • Sorenson Squeeze

                6.0.0

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                buy Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Compress QuickTime, MPEG-4 and Flash for the Web

                6
                17 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
              • Handbrake preset for PlayStation Vita

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows
                Mac

                Format videos for PlayStation Vita

                7
                24 votes
                • PROS: Easy to use, Correct encoding options
                • CONS: Handbrake not always accurate
              • MPEG-VCR

                3.14.7.1

                License
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                Platform
                Windows

                Chop up your MPEGs with this fast and easy tool

                8
                3 votes
                • PROS: Enables fast scrubbing of videos, Quick frame skipping, No need for re-encoding
                • CONS: Basic editing functions, Ugly user interface
              • Episode Encoder

                Episode 6.5

                License
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                Platform
                Mac

                Professional video compression and encoding app

                6
                4 votes
                • PROS: Clear easy to use interface, Supports almost any format, Extremely fast encoding
                • CONS: Limited trial encoding time not enough, Expensive to upgrade
              • RipBot264

                1.17.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Encoding app for people who like to keep things simple

                8
                12 votes
                • PROS: No frills, Low resource, Several encoding profiles, Batch conversions, Auto shutdown
                • CONS: Buggy interface, No extras
              • Encoding Master

                1.61

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Manage text encodings

                5
                4 votes
                • wReplace

                  1.2

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Replace multiple text strings at the same time

                  10
                  2 votes
                  • PROS: Easy to use, Keeps history of replaced strings, Lets you fix text with different language encoding systems
                  • CONS: You can't copy and paste text from the main window to the replacement list
                • RoadMovie

                  2.7.4

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Batch encoding beauty

                  7
                  7 votes
                  • PROS: Handles subtitles well, Simple batch encoding, Upload to internet
                  • CONS: Creating presets may be too technical for some users
                • Base64 Tools

                  1.2.0

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Base64 Tools for Encoding/Decoding data.

                  7
                  14 votes
                  • Clone2Go Video Converter

                    1.9.7

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Flexible and simple video file converter

                    7
                    39 votes
                    • PROS: Simple interface, Most formats supported, Good quality encoding
                    • CONS: Too basic for very advanced users
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