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ffWorks Alternatives for Windows

ffWorks is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is HandBrake, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to ffWorks and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to ffWorks are FFmpeg, File Converter, fre:ac and XMedia Recode.

ffWorks alternatives are mainly Video Converters but may also be Audio Converters or DVD Rippers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ffWorks.
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  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).

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeHandBrake doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeHandBrake supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingHandBrake supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceHandBrake either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    FFmpeg

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceFFmpeg either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableFFmpeg is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ LightweightFFmpeg consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionFile Converter can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ PortableFile Converter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineFile Converter can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    fre:ac

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine

    fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various formats and codecs. It will convert between MP3, MP4/M4A, FLAC, Vorbis, Opus, AAC, WAV, WMA and other formats.

    ⚫︎ Portablefre:ac can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Main window converting FLAC files to MP3
  5. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableXMedia Recode can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter and DVD ripper. Its features include:

    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
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    Main user interface for version 4.0.0
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    VidCoder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows S

    VidCoder is a DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding application for Windows. It uses HandBrake as its encoding engine.

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    Shutter Encoder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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  9. Freemake Video Converter is video converter that lets convert videos to avi, wmv, mp4 (iPhone, iPod, iPad, PSP, xBox), 3gp, rip dvd, extract mp3, burn DVD and Bluray, create photo slideshow and audio visualization, cut, join, rotate and upload videos, photos and music to YouTube.

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    The installer contains OpenCandy. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

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  10. AnvSoft Any Video Converter is the most renowned video converter for converting video files between various formats, with fast converting speed and excellent video quality.

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    Pay attention and uncheck SpyHunter (unsafe) under "custom installation" during the software update.

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