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    Open Source Adobe Media Encoder Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Adobe Media Encoder is HandBrake. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Adobe Media Encoder and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Adobe Media Encoder are FFmpeg, Avidemux, File Converter and fre:ac.

    Adobe Media Encoder is mainly a Video Converter but alternatives to it may also be Audio Converters or DVD Burners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe Media Encoder.
    This page was last updated May 23, 2022
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    Adobe Media Encoder is a standalone application handy for encoding audio and video in multiple formats. Furthermore, it can...
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      Simple video converter
    1. Transmageddon is a video transcoder for Linux and Unix systems built using GStreamer. It supports almost any format as its input and can generate a very large host of output files.


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      Datura is a native Mac OS X interface for one of the most famous command line video encoder ffmpeg. Thanks to ffmpeg, Datura is able to deal with almost all video muxers, video and audio codecs !
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      Gordian Knot started out as a simple bitrate calculator for DivX encoding but has evolved to become an integrated package or tool for the entire process of DivX/XviD encoding.

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      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.35.0, released in September 2005, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

    2. Format Junkie is a Linux application for converting audio, video and image files to multiple popular different formats. The program is just a frontend to avconv and to ImageMagick.


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      Easy to use and elegant multimedia video converter / FFmpeg GUI front-end based on Qt5.

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      The official website is dead, and the last version is from March 2020.

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      A simple converter to create Ogg Theora files.

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      The last version (0.30) was released in 2016.

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    3. Hyper Video Converter is a frontend for ffmpeg, ffmpeg2theora and mencoder.

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      Latest update from 2008: http://sourceforge.net/projects/hypervideoconve/files/

    4. Panther is a free and open source program that you can use to encode your audio and video files from one format to the other. It has a simple user interface and should be very easy to get started with. It can even reduce the size of music files.

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      Last update 4 years ago: https://github.com/sankha93/Panther

    5. avconv is a very fast video and audio converter that can also grab from a live audio/video source. It can also convert between arbitrary sample rates and resize video on the fly with a high quality polyphase filter.

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      Last version is from 2018. The author said the project is dead and users should FFmpeg instead: https://lists.libav.org/pipermail/libav-devel/2020-April/086589.html

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