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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, Avidemux, fre:ac and Shutter Encoder.

Adobe Media Encoder alternatives are mainly Video Converters but 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.
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  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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    HandBrake vs Adobe Media Encoder opinions
    Almost everyone thinks HandBrake is a great alternative to Adobe Media Encoder.
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    HandBrake seems to only be able to encode into MPEG, H264, H265 formats. Adobe Media Encoder can convert into dozens of formats and codecs like Apple ProRes, GIFs, various AVI codes, MJPEG and many many more.

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  2. FFmpeg icon

    FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created. It supports the most obscure ancient formats up to the cutting edge.

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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.

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    The output file can not be over 30fps...

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  3. Free and simple video editor that supports a variety of file types and automated tasks. SIMPLE video editor, dedicated for ONE video at a time. NOT for multi video editing/montage.

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    Most users think Avidemux is a great alternative to Adobe Media Encoder.

    Infinitely more configurable than HandBrake, but with great power comes greater complexity.

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    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.

    Main window converting FLAC files to MP3
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    Shutter Encoder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    WinFF

    • 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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  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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    MEncoder

    • 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 .

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    GStreamer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    GStreamer is a library for constructing graphs of media-handling components. The applications it supports range from simple Ogg/Vorbis playback, audio/video streaming to complex audio (mixing) and video (non-linear editing) processing.

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  10. Free WebM to MP3 Converter is a totally free program that converts WebM, MP4, FLV and 3GP files to MP3 or WAV format. Movies in these formats are used by most popular video sites (eg YouTube, Metacafe, Yahoo! Video).

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