Download Encoding - Best Software & Apps

  • MP3Gain

    1.4.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    MP3Gain - Free volume balancing

    8
    547 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
  • Encoding Decoding Free

    3.4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Encode and decode any type of file!

    6
    30 votes
    • ImTranslator

      Firefox add-on 4.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Online translation between 1640 languages

      7
      32 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

      5
      17 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
        24 votes
        • "MP3-DJ"

          10.8.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

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

          8
          13 votes
          • LAME (Lame Ain't an MP3 Encoder)

            3.99

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Educational tool for learning about MP3 encoding

            7
            190 votes
            • 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
            • CSV Editor Pro

              12.0

              License
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              Platform
              Windows
              Mac

              A powerful tool for working with CSV files.

              6
              12 votes
              • Base64 Tools

                1.2.0

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Base64 Tools for Encoding/Decoding data.

                7
                14 votes
                • 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
                • 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
                • 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
                • Sorenson Squeeze

                  6.0.0

                  License
                  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
                • 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
                • MPEG-VCR

                  3.14.7.1

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Chop up your MPEGs with this fast and easy tool

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

                  1.61

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Manage text encodings

                  5
                  4 votes
                  • Episode Encoder

                    6.5

                    License
                    buy Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Professional video compression and encoding app

                    -
                    No votes yet
                    • PROS: Clear easy to use interface, Supports almost any format, Extremely fast encoding
                    • CONS: Limited trial encoding time not enough, Expensive to upgrade, No Windows 7 support
                  • Real PDF Creator

                    2.0.2600.1001

                    License
                    buy Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Create and optimize PDFs for publishing online

                    7
                    21 votes
                    • PROS: Optimises PDFs, Allows you to join multiple documents, 128-bit encoding included
                    • CONS: A little difficult to master its features for beginners
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