Windows Media Encoder Alternatives

    Windows Media Encoder is described as '9 Series is a powerful tool for content producers who want to take advantage of the many innovations' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Windows Media Encoder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is FFmpeg, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Windows Media Encoder are XMedia Recode (Free), VidCoder (Free, Open Source), Freemake Video Converter (Freemium) and Cyberlink PowerDirector (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2019

    1. FFmpeg is an open source project that develops libraries and programs for handling multimedia data. FFmpeg is the home to libavcodec, a codec library used by a large spectrum of programs, and libavformat, a mux and demux library for containers.
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    2. 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.
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    3. VidCoder is a DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding application for Windows. It uses HandBrake as its encoding engine.
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    4. 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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    5. PowerDirector is an video authoring and editing applications for the home/casual user. It has a robust feature set including timeline, many transistion/text effects, PiP, and much more.

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    6. 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...
    7. Wondershare UniConverter is an all-in-one DVD & Video converter tool and DVD burner for assisting you to convert videos/audios among formats like AVI, WMV, MP4, MKV, FLV, 3GP, MPG etc.
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    8. MediaCoder is a free universal batch media transcoder, which nicely integrates most popular audio/video codecs and tools into an all-in-one solution. With a flexible and extendable architecture, new codecs and tools are added in constantly as well as supports for new devices.
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    9. ffWorks (formerly iFFmpeg) is a graphical front-end for FFmpeg , a command-line tool used to convert multimedia files between formats.
    10. Xilisoft Video Converter is easy, fast, reliable, and loaded with features. Its capable of converting videos of all popular formats like AVI, MPEG, WMV, DivX, MP4, H.264/AVC, AVCHD, MKV, RM, MOV, XviD, 3GP, and audio MP3, WMA, WAV, RA, M4A, AAC, AC3, OGG.
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