Download Video Encoding - Best Software & Apps

  • Total Video Converter

    Total Video Converter3.71

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
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    app converter
    batch conversion
    convert to 3gp
    convert to avi
    convert to flv

    Video converter for just about anything!

    7
    5283 votes
    • PROS: Supports lots of formats/devices, Lots of additional video tools
    • CONS: Low quality, Crashes frequently, Unattractive
  • Avidemux

    Avidemux2.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
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    cut video
    decoder
    flip video
    frame by frame
    linear video editor

    Free video editor and encoder

    7
    1128 votes
    • PROS: Lightweight and fairly simple, Handles several different formats
    • CONS: May drop frames in certain formats, Interface is very dated
  • Microsoft Expression Encoder

    Microsoft Expression Encoder4.0.3210

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
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    decoder
    edit it
    edit video
    screen recorder
    screencasting

    Record webcam video and edit it

    7
    216 votes
    • PROS: Intutive interface, Edit webcam footage instantly, Plenty of codification options
    • CONS: Not many output formats, Few effects
  • VirtualDub

    VirtualDub1.10.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
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    adobe premiere
    linear video editor
    user interface
    video capture
    video capturing

    Quick video capturing and processing

    7
    889 votes
    • PROS: Free to download, Streamlined user interface
    • CONS: Not for extensive processing, Limited functionality
  • ffdshow

    ffdshow 4533.20140929

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
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    codec
    codec pack
    decoder
    divx and xvid
    divx xvid

    Free codec pack for DivX and XviD files

    8
    301 votes
    • PROS: Has most codecs you might need
    • CONS: Not at all user friendly
  • AVI ReComp

    AVI ReComp1.5.3

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    Platform
    Windows
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    add audio video
    adjust video
    audio tool
    avi to dvd
    batch file

    AVI ReComp - Free AVI recompression tool

    8
    168 votes
    • PROS: Simple, easy to use user interface, Supports AVI files with a wide range of audio formats, including support for various subtitle file types as well, Included cropping tool allows you to crop out black borders in existing footage, or add your own and overlay your own subtitles before burning to DVD, Batch encoding enables you to recompress multiple files easily.
    • CONS: Project appears abandoned with newest version being released March 2014, Only available for Windows but most recent version officially supported is Vista, Some advanced options confusing with little help available, Only supports Xvid codec for recompression
  • XMedia Recode

    XMedia Recode3.1.4.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
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    audio conversion
    batch conversion
    batch processing
    configuration
    convert to iphone

    Multiformat video converter focusing on mobile devices

    7
    425 votes
    • PROS: Support for many formats, Special profiles for mobile devices, Many configuration options
    • CONS: Conversions take a while, Remember to add files to the queue!
  • Power Screen Recorder

    Power Screen Recorder 1.1_

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
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    decoding
    desktop customization
    desktop recorder
    desktop video recorder
    flv

    record your screen desktop into avi flv movie

    5
    19 votes
    • Sorenson Squeeze

      Sorenson Squeeze6.0.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
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      compress video
      decoding
      flash multimedia
      flash video
      mpeg

      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
    • FFMpeg

      FFMpeg(Tripp's Unofficial Build) r18639

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
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      command line
      ffmpeg
      tag editor
      video decoding

      FFMpeg for Windows

      8
      26 votes
      • Handbrake preset for PlayStation Vita

        Handbrake preset for PlayStation Vita

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac
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        decoding
        hand brake
        handbrake
        playstation

        Format videos for PlayStation Vita

        7
        24 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Correct encoding options
        • CONS: Handbrake not always accurate
      • AnyMP4 4K Converter

        AnyMP4 4K Converter 6.0.52

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        Platform
        Windows
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        4k video
        4k video converter
        any video converter
        avi converter
        avi to mov

        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
        26 votes
        • ffmpegX

          ffmpegXLion r2 0.0.9y

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac
          Related searches
          audio encoder
          dvd authoring
          fix video
          img
          mpeg

          Turn your DVDs to DivX, MPEG, VCD and XVCD

          6
          148 votes
          • PROS: Supports lots of formats, Quick and reliable, Handles subtitles, Advanced tools (join, fix, img, authr), Set bitrate and video parameters
          • CONS: Not often updated, A little complex
        • VidCoder

          VidCoder1.3.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
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          configuration
          dvd ripper
          dvd ripping
          dvd to avi
          handbrake

          A HandBrake-based ripper for DVD and video

          7
          39 votes
          • PROS: Excellent configuration options, Generate reports, Preview window, Support for subtitles
          • CONS: No offline help, Not easy for beginners
        • Bolide Movie Creator

          Bolide Movie Creator4.1.1143

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
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          4k video
          add text to video
          cool video effects
          gpu
          mkv creator

          Cool Tool for Film Makers

          7
          82 votes
          • PROS: More than fifty special effects, Thirty different transitions, Easy drag and drop feature, Support of 4K video, GPU-accelerated video encoding
          • CONS: No MacOS and Windows XP support, It is not possible to save with the modern HEVC-codec
        • RipBot264

          RipBot2641.17.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Related searches
          auto shutdown
          decoding

          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
        • Easy Video Converter

          Easy Video Converter7.5

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac
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          all audio converter
          audio and video codecs
          audio conversion
          audio tool
          final cut pro

          Easily convert between various video formats

          7
          105 votes
          • Cameo

            CameoPDE Lite 1.11310

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
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            desktop interface
            movie editing
            movie maker
            trim video
            video capture

            Complete desktop overhaul with extra portable apps

            8
            15 votes
            • PROS: Light on system resources, Complete Windows interface overhaul, Includes a bunch of portable apps
            • CONS: May be confusing at first, Not many customization options
          • Episode Encoder

            Episode EncoderEpisode 6.5

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac
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            decoder
            decoding
            decompression
            video compression

            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
          • MPEG-VCR

            MPEG-VCR3.14.7.1

            License
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            Platform
            Windows
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            decoding
            fast video
            mpeg
            video frame

            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
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          1ffdshow 4533.201409293018Windows
          2XMedia Recode3.1.4.94257.2Windows
          3Total Video Converter3.7152837Windows,Android,Mac
          4VirtualDub1.10.48896.9Windows
          5Avidemux2.7.311286.8Windows,Mac
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