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Free Video Transcoding Software for Linux and Windows OS - viDrop

viDrop is free video transcoding software for GNU/Linux and Windows operating systems. With its help you can easily convert your favourite movies or videos into format, playable on your Smarthone, Tablet, MID, Portable Media Player etc.

viDrop Features:
 * Extensive codec and file format support
 * Convert DVDs in any format you like, so you can watch movies on your portable device
 * Embed subtitles into the video – useful when your device does not support subtitles
 * Supports user defined presets with predefined settings, so you can save your favorite settings for later use
 * Apply different video filters – resize/crop, sharpen, blur, deinterlace (useful when converting DVDs)
 * Based on the well known mplayer/mencoder engine
 * Free license (GNU GPL3)
 * Multi-platform support – GNU/Linux and Windows versions
 * Created entirely with the aid of free software programs – Python, GTK, GIMP, GEdit

viDrop Installation:
Open the terminal and type following command to add the repository so that you can keep viDrop updated:
sudo add-apt-repository "deb / #SKSS"
wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -
Type following command to install viDrop:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vidrop
After successful installation, you can open the viDrop from Unity 'Dash'

You can also use Arista - Multimedia transcoder to do the same job


Sara Berry said...

Nikesh, most free video converter's are pretty roughly designed though, however I came across this awesome video converter that was both free and had all the commercial features/look. I hope my share helps you.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Sara, it did help me!

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