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    File Converter Alternatives

    File Converter is described as 'very simple tool which allows you to convert and compress one or several file(s) using the context menu in Windows Explorer' and is a popular Video Converter in the File Management category. There are more than 100 alternatives to File Converter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. Most alternatives are Video , Audio Converters and Image Converters. The best alternative is HandBrake, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like File Converter are ImageMagick (Free, Open Source), XMedia Recode (Free), Exact Audio Copy (Free Personal) and MakeMKV (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 6, 2022

    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. ImageMagick is a software suite to create, edit, and compose bitmap images. It can read, convert and write images in a variety of formats (about 100) including GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PNG, PDF, PhotoCD, TIFF, and DPX.
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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. EAC is used to convert the tracks on standard audio CDs to wav files, which can then be transcoded into formats such as MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WavPack, and FLAC using external encoders.
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      MakeMKV is a program designed for ripping DVD and Blu-Ray disc video. It works by decrypting proprietary discs to transfer codecs from the formats VOB and M2TS into MKV, preserving the necessary data without doing any lossy codec conversion.
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    5. Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter and DVD ripper.


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      Douze Probably the most useful file converter out there. It converts pretty much anything into anything else, and has tons of options for it. Unfortunately comes bundled with bad stuff that you can avoid if you're paying attention... it was too good to be true !
      Positive comment 18 days ago

    6. VidCoder is a DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding application for Windows. It uses HandBrake as its encoding engine.
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    7. 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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    8. CloudConvert is a online file conversion tool. more than 200 different audio, video, document, ebook, archive, image, spreadsheet and presentation formats supported.
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    9. Wondershare UniConverter is an all-in-one DVD & Video converter tool and DVD burner for assisting you to convert videos/audios among formats like AVI, WMV, MP4, MKV, FLV, 3GP, MPG etc.
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