Alternatives to MEncoder for all platforms with any license

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  • HandBrake icon

    HandBrake

    HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder: it converts digital media from one format to another, compressing the files in the process.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Xfce

  • Avidemux icon

    Avidemux

    Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

  • Freemake Video Converter icon

    Freemake Video Converter

    Freemake Video Converter lets you convert videos and rip online videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion and 50+ sites.

    Freemium Windows

    • Bundleware The installer contains OpenCandy. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • Format Factory icon

    Format Factory

    Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter and DVD ripper. It will convert (and compress): -Any video file or DVD to MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF. -Any audio file or CD to MP3/WMA/AMR/OGG/AAC/WAV. -Any image file to...

    Free Windows

    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • XMedia Recode icon

    XMedia Recode

    XMedia Recode can convert nearly all popular audio and video formats including 3GP, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AAC, AC3, AMR, ASF, AVI, AVISynth, DVD, FLAC, FLV, H.261, H.263, H.264, M4A , M1V, M2V, M4V, Matroska (MKV), MMF, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4...

    Free Windows

  • DivX icon

    DivX

    A professional and reliable software solution that provides you with the latest codecs and enables high quality DivX HEVC video creation and video streaming.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone

  • MediaCoder icon

    MediaCoder

    MediaCoder is a free universal batch media transcoder, which nicely integrates most popular audio/video codecs and tools into an all-in-one solution. With a flexible and extendable architecture, new codecs and tools are added in...

    Freemium Windows

  • VidCoder icon

    VidCoder

    VidCoder is a DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding application for Windows. It uses HandBrake as its encoding engine.

    Open Source Windows

  • WinFF icon

    WinFF

    WinFF is a GUI frontend and batch parser for the command-line multimedia tool FFmpeg. WinFF works by making a batch file that runs in the command-line, designed to launch the command-line tool with given settings from a preset. To...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Any Video Converter icon

    Any Video Converter

    AnvSoft Any Video Converter is the most renowned video converter for converting video files between various formats, with fast converting speed and excellent video quality. It can clip any segments and optionally merge and sort them...

    Freemium Mac Windows

    • Warning Pay attention and uncheck SpyHunter (unsafe) under "custom installation" during the software update.
  • Miro Video Converter icon

    Miro Video Converter

    A super simple way to convert almost any video to MP4, WebM (vp8), Ogg Theora, or for Android, iPhone, and more. Miro Video Converter has presets that will convert video to the correct sizes and formats for popular phones, iPods, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued No official site, but there are older downloads here: http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/pculture.org/mirovideoconverter//
  • MPEG Streamclip icon

    MPEG Streamclip

    MPEG Streamclip is a powerful free video converter, player, editor for Mac and Windows. It can play many movie files, not only MPEGs; it can convert MPEG files between muxed/demuxed formats for authoring; it can encode movies to many...

    Free Mac Windows

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  • MeGUI icon

    MeGUI

    MeGUI is a video conversion application, which was primarily designed to be a DVD ripper, but is capable of many transcoding tasks. It is essentially a frontend for many free tools, but also includes a number of utilities to enhance...

    Open Source Windows

  • Online Convert icon

    Online Convert

    Convert files like images, videos, documents, audio and more to other formats with this free and fast online converter. Additionally, there are also editing options available when converting files. For example, resizing an image...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Adapter icon

    Adapter

    Adapter is a free video converter for Mac & PC. It converts avi, saves flash .flv, crops video and more! It even works with audio and image files so you can convert wav to mp3 and transform jpg files! This tiny freeware program...

    Free Mac Windows

  • QWinFF icon

    QWinFF

    QWinFF is a GUI for FFmpeg, a powerful command-line media converter. FFmpeg can read audio and video files in various formats and convert them into other formats. QWinFF provides an intuitive graphical interface and a rich set of...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • StaxRip icon

    StaxRip

    With StaxRip you can easily convert your DVDs, DVB captures and many more formats into MPEG-4 with codecs like x264, XviD and DivX. As a open source application StaxRip is completely free. Requirements : Win XP, Vista, Win7, .NET...

    Open Source Windows

  • SUPER © icon

    SUPER ©

    SUPER © Simplified Universal Player Encoder & Renderer. A GUI to FFmpeg, MEncoder, MPlayer, x264, mppenc, ffmpeg2theora & the theora/vorbis RealProducer plugIn. If you need a simple, yet very efficient tool to convert...

    Free Windows

    • Bundleware The installer may contain malware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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  • File Converter icon

    File Converter

    File Converter is a very simple tool which allows you to convert and compress one or several file(s) using the context menu in Windows Explorer. It supports a lot of different file formats: Audio From: 3gp, aiff, ape, avi, bik...

    Open Source Windows Windows Explorer

  • Xilisoft Video Converter icon

    Xilisoft Video Converter

    Xilisoft Video Converter is easy, fast, reliable, and loaded with features. Its capable of converting videos of all popular formats like AVI, MPEG, WMV, DivX, MP4, H.264/AVC, AVCHD, MKV, RM, MOV, XviD, 3GP, and audio MP3, WMA, WAV...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate icon

    Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

    Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is an all-in-one DVD & Video converter tool and DVD burner for assisting you to convert videos/audios among formats like AVI, WMV, MP4, MKV, FLV, 3GP, MPG etc. even convert video to 3D, burn...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Mobile Media Converter icon

    Mobile Media Converter

    The Mobile Media Converter is a free video and audio converter for converting between popular desktop media formats like MP3, Windows Media Audio (wma), Ogg Vorbis Audio (ogg), Wave Audio (wav), MPEG video, AVI, Windows Media Video...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • AutoGK icon

    AutoGK

    AutoGK is a very simple and powerfull tool for making DVD rips. It comes with almost all you need to create excellent quality backups of your DVDs. AutoGK includes everything you need to rip DVD to AVI/DivX/XVid in very...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The site autogk.me.uk is down. Last version, 2.55, is still downloadable from Free-Codecs.com
  • Adobe Media Encoder CC icon

    Adobe Media Encoder CC

    Adobe Media Encoder a stand-alone video encoding application that lets you encode audio and video in a variety of distribution formats. Top features in Adobe Media Encoder Preset Browser Access commonly used settings...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Video to Video Converter icon

    Video to Video Converter

    Video to Video Converter is a free portable program for Windows that leaves little to be desired when it comes to that process. The program is very versatile, and suitable for both inexperienced and experienced users.

    Free Windows

  • Arista icon

    Arista

    Arista is a simple to use multimedia transcoder for the GNOME Desktop. Choose an input file, DVD, or Video 4 Linux device, an output device, a preset and go. Features live encoding preview, automatic discovery of input sources, etc.

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • TEncoder Video Converter icon

    TEncoder Video Converter

    TEncoder is a multithreaded video and audio converter that uses MEncoder, MPlayer and FFMpeg. It can convert almost every video and audio type to each other. Subtitles with same name as video can be hard-coded into video. Up to 8...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

  • Clipchamp icon

    Clipchamp

    Lets users convert, compress, record & edit videos. No requirement to upload video files before they get processed - works like a hybrid between a downloadable app and an online service - in the browser but directly on the...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS Microsoft Edge Chrome Safari Opera Firefox

  • Convert Files icon

    Convert Files

    Convert your files from one file type to another without downloading any software. Convert for free almost any type of ebooks, documents, archives, spreadsheets, audio and video files to your desire file format. Convert YouTube to mp3.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Kigo Video Converter icon

    Kigo Video Converter

    Kigo Video Converter is excellent video converter software which can convert video formats from one to another with perfect output quality and high conversion speed. It supports all popular video formats including flv, MPEG1, MPEG2...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • Curlew icon

    Curlew

    Simple video converter

    Open Source Linux

  • FileZigzag icon

    FileZigzag

    FileZigZag is a Free Online File Conversion, Free file sharing services that enables you to securely share and access files online without download any software, converts many file types documents, images, video, audio, archive.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • dmMediaConverter icon

    dmMediaConverter

    dmMediaConverter is a crossplatform FFmpeg frontend (GUI) exposing some of its features. It is intended to be simple and easy to use but also to be able to achieve complex tasks. I have inspired myself from a lot of media converters...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

  • Wontube Free Video Converter icon

    Wontube Free Video Converter

    Download Wontube Free Video Converter for Windows and Mac now to convert and enjoy videos free to iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Sony PSP, PS2, PS3, BlackBerry, Nokia, Samsung, Xbox, Apple TV, Android mobile devices and smart phones....

    Free Mac Windows

MEncoder Comments

Indispensible, seems way more robust than FFMpeg for encodi ...

Comment by karlwhenry
about MEncoder Jun 2011

Indispensible, seems way more robust than FFMpeg for encoding x264

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