MediaCoder 0.8.33 Build 5680
In other words, Media Coder converts between various audio and video formats. It might come in handy for encoding files to fit the media format requirements of modern playback devices.
The interface may be a little overwhelming at first because there are so many features included here. Advanced users will surely get a kick out of MediaCoder, while rookies may activate the "Simple" mode for hiding several tweaking parameters from the main panel or use the configuration wizard and follow the built-in steps.
Supported file formats and other handy features
You first need to select the source file you wish to convert, whether it's a video or audio track, the format of the output file, additional settings if you want to, and Start Transcoding (or hit F5 on your keyboard).
MediaCoder’s list of supported formats includes MPG, VOB, AVI, RMVB, MOV, MP4, MP3, OGG, AAC, WAV for input and AVI, MKV, MP4, Xvid, DivX, H.264, MPEG for output, to name the most important ones.
Extra tools to play with
There are a lot of additional features for each file type, too. For example, if you want to convert a file to XviD format, you can enable high quality mode, greyscale, cartoon, quarter-pixel, or global motion compensation, while a FLAC output file's compression level can be configured. The time for each file to complete conversion is excellent, and the quality is fairly maintained overall.
To conclude, the general look and feel for MediaCoder is that it was created for advanced users. The wide range of parameter options is outstanding, but it cannot be comprehended by computer beginners.
Reviewed by Elena Opris, last updated on November 11th, 2014
Also available: Portable MediaCoder
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- Some UI tweaks for x265
- Updated some underlying components
- Fixed portable package issue
- x265 1.4+5
Application descriptionOn video side, MediaCoder can be used as back-end, which will provide support for nearly all known video compression a...
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