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HC Encoder Alternatives

HC Encoder is described as 'HC is a simple to use MPEG2 video encoder and is meant for creating MPEG2 video streams with a strong focus on DVD-compliancy' and is a Video Converter in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to HC Encoder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is FFmpeg, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HC Encoder are File Converter, XMedia Recode, Format Factory and WinFF.

HC Encoder alternatives are mainly Video Converters but may also be Audio Converters or Image Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of HC Encoder.
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  1. FFmpeg icon

    FFmpeg

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    58 alternatives to FFmpeg 

    FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created. It supports the most obscure ancient formats up to the cutting edge.

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    1.  Command line interfaceFFmpeg either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  LightweightFFmpeg consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    File Converter

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    251 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

    The last version (1.2.3) was released in 2017.

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    XMedia Recode

    • Windows
    108 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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  4. Format Factory icon

    Format Factory

    • Windows
    266 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)
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    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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    ffWorks

    • Mac
    150 alternatives to ffWorks 

    ffWorks (formerly iFFmpeg) is a graphical front-end for FFmpeg , a command-line tool used to convert multimedia files between formats. The command line instructions can be very hard to master/understand, so ffWorks does all the hard work for...

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  7. Video Transcoder icon

    Video Transcoder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid
    38 alternatives to Video Transcoder 

    Video Transcoder is an application which uses the open source program ffmpeg to transcode video files from one format to another. By selecting the video to process, details for the video are provided and the desired settings can be configured.

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    SUPER©

    147 alternatives to SUPER© 

    3D Media Converter, Recorder & Player.

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    Bundleware

    The Freeware Version has opt-out bundleware, the PRO version (ie, SUPER© Special Edition) has no bundleware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

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    Transcoder

    • Linux
    • Xfce
    105 alternatives to Transcoder 

    Transcoder is a video converter for Linux using GTK+ as GUI toolkit and ffmpeg as backend.

     Transcoder has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

    No more development since 2011-08-14

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    QWinFF

    • Windows
    • Linux
    200 alternatives to QWinFF 

    QWinFF is a GUI for FFmpeg, a powerful command-line media converter. FFmpeg can read audio and video files in various formats and convert them into other formats. QWinFF provides an intuitive graphical interface and a rich set of presets to help you use ffmpeg easily without...

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

    The project is still developed as of 2018, but latest version, 0.2.1, dates back August 2015. It can be still downloaded from the official website.

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