Gordian Knot Alternatives

    Gordian Knot is described as 'started out as a simple bitrate calculator for DivX encoding but has evolved to become an integrated package or tool for the entire process of DivX/XviD encoding'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Gordian Knot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is HandBrake, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gordian Knot are Avidemux (Free, Open Source), VirtualDub (Free, Open Source), Shutter Encoder (Free, Open Source) and Adobe Media Encoder (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 21, 2020

    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. Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting.
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    3. VirtualDub is a video capture/processing utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms (98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7), licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.10.4.35491, released on October 27, 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    4. 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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    5. Adobe Media Encoder is a standalone video encoding application that lets users encode audio and video in a variety of distribution formats. It comes with Adobe’s main video editing applications, Adobe After Effects, and...


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Haiku
      • MPlayer
      MEncoder is a free command line video decoding, encoding and filtering tool released under the GNU General Public License. It is a sibling of .
    6. AutoGK is a very simple and powerfull tool for making DVD rips. It comes with almost all you need to create excellent quality backups of your DVDs.

      Discontinued

      The site autogk.me.uk is down. Last version, 2.55, is still downloadable from Free-Codecs.com

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    7. Elegant Converter is a native macOS app that helps quickly convert multiple audio and videos files to many formats.
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    8. dmMediaConverter is a crossplatform FFmpeg frontend (GUI) exposing some of its features. It is intended to be simple and easy to use but also to be able to achieve complex tasks. I have inspired myself from a lot of media converters like Handbrake, WinFF and MkvMergeGui.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      A multi-functional media converter to convert 4K UHD/HD/SD video, (7.1) audio to any popular format or devices, change heic to jpg, turn 2D to 3D, create ISO/GIF/VR/3D, download movies and share local media content to iPhone, iPad, TV, etc. via wifi.
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