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avconv is described as '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' and is a Video Converter in the video & movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to avconv for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is HandBrake, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like avconv are File Converter, XMedia Recode, Format Factory and Shutter Encoder.

avconv alternatives are mainly Video Converters but may also be Audio Converters or Image Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of avconv.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

avconv is a very fast video and audio converter that can also grab from a live audio/video source. It can also convert...

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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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  2. 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.

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  3. 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.

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  4. Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter and DVD ripper. Its features include:

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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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  6. Freemake Video Converter is video converter that lets convert videos to avi, wmv, mp4 (iPhone, iPod, iPad, PSP, xBox), 3gp, rip dvd, extract mp3, burn DVD and Bluray, create photo slideshow and audio visualization, cut, join, rotate and upload videos, photos and music to YouTube.

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

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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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  8. Adobe Media Encoder is a standalone application handy for encoding audio and video in multiple formats. Furthermore, it can serve as a companion for other related applications such as Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition, Character Animator, and Prelude.

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  9. 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 constantly as well as supports for new devices.

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    ffWorks

    • Mac

    ffWorks (formerly iFFmpeg) is a graphical front-end for FFmpeg , a command-line tool used to convert multimedia files between formats.

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