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Ubuntu Restricted Extras Alternatives

Ubuntu Restricted Extras is described as 'Ubuntu's commitment to only include completely free software by default means that proprietary media formats are not configured 'out of the box'. However, you can install the ability to play popular non-free media formats, including DVD, MP3, Quicktime, and Windows' and is an app in the audio & music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Ubuntu Restricted Extras for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is FFmpeg, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ubuntu Restricted Extras are MPlayer, Adobe Media Encoder, Video Transcoder and GStreamer.

Ubuntu Restricted Extras alternatives are mainly Video Converters but may also be Audio Converters or Media Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ubuntu Restricted Extras.
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  1. FFmpeg icon

    FFmpeg

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    59 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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  2. MPlayer icon

    MPlayer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • AmigaOS
    • Xfce
    • MorphOS
    120 alternatives to MPlayer 

    MPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems (see the documentation). It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs.

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    1.  Command line interfaceMPlayer either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. Adobe Media Encoder icon

    Adobe Media Encoder

    • Mac
    • Windows
    164 alternatives to Adobe Media Encoder 

    Adobe Media Encoder is a standalone application handy for encoding audio and video in multiple formats. Furthermore, it can serve as a companion for other related applications such as Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition, Character Animator, and Prelude.

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  4. 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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  5. GStreamer icon

    GStreamer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    8 alternatives to GStreamer 

    GStreamer is a library for constructing graphs of media-handling components. The applications it supports range from simple Ogg/Vorbis playback, audio/video streaming to complex audio (mixing) and video (non-linear editing) processing.

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    Voukoder

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    116 alternatives to Voukoder 

    Voukoder is system wide video- and audio encoding service for Windows that improves your media encoding experience. It supports various encoders (both CPU and GPU based) and also provides a set of post processing filters.

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    MainConcept TotalCode Studio

    • Windows
    121 alternatives to MainConcept TotalCode Studio 

    Whether your content is consumed on tablets, smartphones, TVs or set-top boxes – or delivered through different channels, such as broadcast, cable, satellite, the Internet or IPTV – TotalCode Studio has you covered.

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  8. Gihosoft Total Video Converter icon

    Gihosoft Total Video Converter

    • Mac
    • Windows
    146 alternatives to Gihosoft Total Video Converter 

    Gihosoft Total Video Converter is a extremely powerful and full-featured video converter which converts more than 1000 video and audio formats for playing on any device. Moreover, with awesome editing tools, you can easily create and edit your personalized videos.

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    Total Video Converter

    • Mac
    • Windows
    159 alternatives to Total Video Converter 

    Total Video Converter is a High-Definition, Fast and Expert video converter and toolbox. It is more than video conversion. With so many features offered, this Video Converter is the complete solution for you to enjoy multimedia life.

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    NO LONGER DEVELOPED

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  10. ACDSee Video Converter icon

    ACDSee Video Converter

    118 alternatives to ACDSee Video Converter 

    Convert videos between all the popular media formats at high speed and quality, share on YouTube and Facebook, and extract audio with ease. Choose the standard version or step up to Pro for added DVD burning and ripping power.

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    Discontinued

    Last update: June 2018https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Encoders-Converter-DIVX-Related/acdVIDEO-Converter-Pro.shtml

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