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Curlew Alternatives

Curlew is described as 'Simple video converter' and is a Video Converter in the video & movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Curlew for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is HandBrake, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Curlew are Avidemux, File Converter, XMedia Recode and VidCoder.

Curlew alternatives are mainly Video Converters but may also be Audio Converters or DVD Rippers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Curlew.
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  1. HandBrake icon

    HandBrake

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Xfce
    173 alternatives to HandBrake 

    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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    1.  Ad-freeHandBrake doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Dark ModeHandBrake supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Support for scriptingHandBrake supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in HandBrake without registration.
    5.  Command line interfaceHandBrake either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    Main UI (Windows)
    Transcoding a Bluray rip: before and after
  2. Avidemux icon

    Avidemux

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    125 alternatives to Avidemux 

    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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    1.  PortableAvidemux can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Chroma Key / Green ScreenAvidemux supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    3.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Avidemux, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    File Converter

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    246 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionFile Converter can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    2.  PortableFile Converter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Works OfflineFile Converter can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    Discontinued

    last update 2017

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  4. XMedia Recode icon

    XMedia Recode

    • Windows
    105 alternatives to 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, TS, TRP, MP2, MP3, MP4, MP4V, MOV, OGG, PSP...

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  5. VidCoder icon

    VidCoder

    • Windows
    • Windows S
    114 alternatives to VidCoder 

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

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    Format Factory

    • Windows
    257 alternatives to Format Factory 

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

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    Main user interface for version 4.0.0
    "Convert to MP4" window when the "MP4" button on the side is chosen. (Version 5.2.1)
  7. Shutter Encoder icon

    Shutter Encoder

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    171 alternatives to Shutter Encoder 

    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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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Shutter Encoder without registration.
    2.  LightweightShutter Encoder consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  PortableShutter Encoder can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. Freemake Video Converter icon

    Freemake Video Converter

    • Windows
    310 alternatives to Freemake Video Converter 

    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.

    Bundleware

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

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  9. Any Video Converter icon

    Any Video Converter

    • Mac
    • Windows
    201 alternatives to 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.

    Warning

    Pay attention and uncheck SpyHunter (unsafe) under "custom installation" during the software update.

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  10. WinFF icon

    WinFF

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FFmpeg
    • Lazarus
    123 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  PortableWinFF can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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