DivX Alternatives for Linux

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

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 2021

    1. OggConvert is a small Gnome utility that uses GStreamer to convert media files to the licence-free Theora, Dirac and Vorbis formats. The main selling points are:

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      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.3, released on 24 May 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine and Launchpad.

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    2. Audience is a modern video player that brings the lessons learned from the web home to the desktop.


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      Freeware movie player and subtitles editor.

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      x264 is a free software library for encoding video streams into the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC format.
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      Dragon Player does one thing, and only one thing, which is playing multimedia files. Its simple interface is designed not to get in your way and instead empower you to simply play multimedia files. Features: Simple Interface.
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    3. A simple media player for GNOME that supports libvlc, xine-lib and libgstreamer.
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      The MainConcept AVC/H.264 Codec Packages offer fast encoding and decoding speeds in excellent quality for your products in all profiles and levels supported by the standard.
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      The LEADTOOLS H.264 Codec is a state-of-the-art DirectShow filter and Media Foundation Transform for compressing and decompressing video data using H.264/AVC standard.
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