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    MediaCoder Alternatives for Linux

    MediaCoder is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux 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 MediaCoder and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to MediaCoder are FFmpeg (Free, Open Source), fre:ac (Free, Open Source), Shutter Encoder (Free, Open Source) and WinFF (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 5, 2022
    MediaCoder
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    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
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    MediaCoder is a free universal batch media transcoder, which nicely integrates most popular audio/video codecs and tools...
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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).
      Most users think HandBrake is a great alternative to MediaCoder.
    2. 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.
      FFmpeg vs MediaCoder opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      ffmpeg is just a codec, for encoding. mediacoder is an app to organize, decode, encode and prepare files, using 50+ different codes, including ffmpeg.
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    3. 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.
    4. Open source software without any restriction - converter all formats video|audio|image professionnals codecs and standards - swiss knife tool Windows and OSX.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • FFmpeg
      • Lazarus
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      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.


    5. Free application that converts audio files to MP3, AAC, AC3, E-AC3, WMA, FLAC, M4A, OGG, Opus, WavPack, AIFF, MKA or WAV format. Moreover, the program allows extraction of audio tracks from video files without loss of sound quality.
    6. Convert all your video to the latest and next generation video codec. The H.265 standard, able to produce same quality while reduce bandwidth up to 50%, which mean capable shrink half of original file size!
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
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      FFQueue is (yet another) graphical user interface for FFMpeg with comprehensive support for both the basic features but also the more advanced features like filtergraphs.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Haiku
      • MPlayer
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      MEncoder is a free command line video decoding, encoding and filtering tool released under the GNU General Public License. It is a sibling of .
      MEncoder vs MediaCoder opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Mencoder is just a codec, for encoding. mediacoder is an app to organize, decode, encode and prepare files, using 50+ different codes, including mencoder.
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    7. 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.

      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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