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).
HandBrake vs FFmpeg opinions
The best GUI for day to day video conversions
Handbrake can convert videofiles
ffmpeg is codec pack, not transcoder.
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.
MKVToolnix is a set of tools to create, alter and inspect Matroska files under Linux, other Unices and Windows. They do for Matroska what the OGMtools do for the OGM format and then some. The latest builds now have the ability to create WebM compliant Files.
Open source software without any restriction - converter all formats video|audio|image professionnals codecs and standards - swiss knife tool Windows and OSX.
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.
Adobe Media Encoder vs FFmpeg opinions
Best pro media converter: you can use Autokroma Influx (FFmpeg-based) plugin to import any format that is not supported by default by Media Encoder and also use Voukoder (also FFmpeg-based) plugin that is 100% and can export to any format that is not supported by Media Encoder.
With Movavi Video Converter, you can prepare your multimedia files for instant playback in any format and on any device.
iFlicks is the best and most complete video and metadata handling solution available for macOS. There is no easier way to add you video files to iTunes or Plex, so you can watch them on your iOS devices or third party media players.
There are so many interesting things to be found on YouTube, but you can’t download the videos or save them as audio files. That is why we developed YouTube Downloader. This application will help you to accomplish video downloads quickly and without hangups.
Adapter is a free video converter for Mac & PC. It converts avi, saves flash .flv, crops video and more! It even works with audio and image files so you can convert wav to mp3 and transform jpg files!
Subler is a Mac OS X application that opens media containers, allows you to add or remove media tracks inside them, and then saves them out again. In the specialized language of the video world, Subler is a “transcoder” or “demuxer” depending on how you use it.