Video converters may be easy to come by, but most of them simply don’t perform the way you’d like them to. Some of them cost money, while others are free. We’ve waded through the whole mess of apps to bring you the five best free video converters you’ll ever need to get your videos done.
#5 FVD Suite 2.6.4
FVD Suite is a great video converter for Windows which is ideal for beginners. Users will be able to download practically any video type from the Internet, including RTMP, and then convert them via FDV Suite. Videos can be converted to all well-known formats, as well as the generally unused formats, too. Also, you’ll be able to record any activity on your PC and convert that.
This free video encoder is apparently the “swiss army knife for media transcoding” and it sure is; it’s effiecient, sleek, quick to learn how to use, a user-friendly interface and the tools that are included designated to convert to other formats are presented in an accessible way – you’ll know how to convert any of your videos with great ease. MediaCoder also repairs corrupted video files.
AnyVideoConverter does what the name says: it converts, literally, any videos. It’s as simple as that. The formats which is compatible with this program is extensive to say the least including AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, MPEG, FLV, SWF, 3GP, DVD, WebM, and many more. Additionally, users will also be able to burn their videos to a DVD disk.
#2 Super Video Converter
Super Video Converter is a free video converter which is more geared towards the advanced users. That’s not to say it won’t suit amateurs, though; the interface is – although detailed – easy to work with. In addition to being able to ASF, DIVX AVI, MOV, MPEG to just name a few, Super Video Converter also supports 3GP and 3G2 for mobile phones.
#1 Format Factory
Format Factory is arguably the best free video converter available. Not only does it support all the common video formats, the program also boast support for MP4 for devices such as the iPod/iPhone/PSP/BlackBerry, etc. The standard formats Format Factory utilizes are MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF and audio files to MP3/WMA/AMR/OGG/AAC/WAV and many more. In addition to the extensive support for video formats, users will also be able to burn in subtitles from srt/mkv.