Adobe Media Encoder Alternatives for Linux

    Adobe Media Encoder is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is HandBrake, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Adobe Media Encoder and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Adobe Media Encoder are FFmpeg (Free, Open Source), Avidemux (Free, Open Source), fre:ac (Free, Open Source) and Shutter Encoder (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 14, 2021

    1. HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder – it compresses and converts digital media from one format to another. HandBrake can rip encrypted DVDs with libdvdcss (libdvdcss is installed with VLC media player on macOS, or AnyDVD/DVD 43 on Windows).
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      Almost everyone thinks HandBrake is a great alternative to Adobe Media Encoder.
    2. FFmpeg is an open source project that develops libraries and programs for handling multimedia data. FFmpeg is the home to libavcodec, a codec library used by a large spectrum of programs, and libavformat, a mux and demux library for containers.
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      FFmpeg vs Adobe Media Encoder opinions
      Almost everyone thinks FFmpeg is a great alternative to Adobe Media Encoder.
      Has a large library of codec and containers to convert your files.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      The output file can not be over 30fps...
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    3. 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 projects, job queue and powerful scripting.
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      Avidemux vs Adobe Media Encoder opinions
      Most users think Avidemux is a great alternative to Adobe Media Encoder.
      Infinitely more configurable than HandBrake, but with great power comes greater complexity.
      Positive comment 11 months ago

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    4. fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various formats and codecs. It will convert between MP3, MP4/M4A, FLAC, Vorbis, Opus, AAC, WAV, WMA and other formats.
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    5. Open source software without any restriction - converter all formats video|audio|image professionnals codecs and standards - swiss knife tool Windows and OSX.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • FFmpeg
      • Lazarus
      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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Haiku
      • MPlayer
      MEncoder is a free command line video decoding, encoding and filtering tool released under the GNU General Public License. It is a sibling of .
    6. 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.

      Discontinued

      The project is not in development anymore and the SourceForge page is no longer available. Last version, 4.5.10, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from VideoHelp.com

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    7. Convert all your video to the latest and next generation video codec. The H.265 standard, able to produce same quality while reduce bandwidth up to 50%, which mean capable shrink half of original file size!
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    8. FF Multi Converter is a simple graphical application which enables you to convert audio, video, image and document files between all popular formats, using and combining other programs.
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