You may find that the conversion speed of Freemake Video Converter is slower than before. Some annoying pop-up windows will distract you from your work. What's worse, Freemake Video Converter is no longer free to use. It's not a good choice for converting video/audio files now. Therefore, we compile five free Freemake alternatives and one professional video converter. You can select one to meet your needs.
Before We Start – A Professional Video Converter We Prefer
When we dedicated to look for free Freemake alternatives, we found that free products inevitably have their disadvantages like unstable performance, lack of video/audio formats you want or other disturbing problems. And we met VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate which has excellent and stable performance in converting video or audio between over 200+ formats. It makes our conversion easier. It's an all-in-one desktop program with a built-in video editor. What's more, GPU acceleration is provided. Although it's not free, it's worthy of trying and it has a trial version which allows users use most of its functions.
Top 5 Free Freemake Alternatives
I believe, Handbrake must be the most famous video converter as it's honestly open source and free. It allows you to convert from nearly any format to a select of modern, widely supported codec. An advanced feature is that Handbrake can rip encrypted DVD discs with libdvdcss.
It can adopt multiple platforms including Windows, Mac, and Linux. The only minor disadvantage is I think the interface is a little bit complex.
XMedia Recode is a powerful program which can work as a video/audio converter, video editor, DVD/Blu-ray ripper. I have downloaded this program and try to use it to rip my DVD. But it failed after taking me almost 2 hours to load the DVD disc.
But I successfully converted my video/audio files after some times learning. It support various popular video/audio formats such as AVI, MP4, 3GP, WMV, MKV, ASF, etc. The output quality is perfect without any loss. To be frank, you have to spend a lot time to learn how to use it.
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.
Sounds very difficult and complicated, right? The fact is FFmpeg can help you encode and decode video files, thus you can convert your video/audio files from one format to another format you need. But common users may cannot figure out how to use it.
#4. Free Video Converter
Free Video Converter is a superb app for Windows. It can convert any video files to MP4, MP3, AVI, MOV, MPEG to playback on your multimedia device. It has an extremely simple and self-explaining interface so you can use it easily. But to my disappointment, there is watermark in its output video.
#5. MPEG Streamclip
This is a versatile free tool that enables you to convert, edit and play on Windows and Mac. It supports various input formats including AIFF, MP4, MPEG, VOB, and AVI. You can cut, trim and join movies by using this application. It also lets you download YouTube videos just by entering the URL. But you can't adjust the audio and video quality. If you are a newbie user, you may feel hard to use its complicated interface. And editor is limited.
That's all! Above are 6 alternatives of Freemake Video Converter. The all have their own advantages. You can select one of them according to your needs. We will update more options for Freemake alternative in the future. Hope you can support us, Thanks!