There are a lot of media formats out there and it is sometimes becomes very difficult for users to choose the format is best suitable for them and their device. To get the best results, you need to first convert your media into the format suitable for your device. But how doe one do that? You can convert them by using any media converter software. There are a lot of media converters available, some are paid and some are free. But why spend money if you can get same features in a freeware. Here is a list of some fine free media converters for Windows.
1. Any Video Converter: With its large format support Any Video Converter is one of the best video converters out there. It helps you as it shows the formats and for non-technical users it also shows the device name, so that you can convert your media for your device properly and efficiently. It’s easy to use Graphical User Interface makes using the application a breeze. This application has a good converting speed and the quality of the output file is really impressive.
It can convert almost any media to any of the format including DivX, XviD, MOV, RM, RMVB, MPEG, VOB, DVD, WMV, and AVI to MPEG-4 and can also convert media for many of the portable devices including PSP, Mp3 players, mobile phones and other devices.
2. Format Factory: It is a multifunctional media converter with plenty of features. As the name suggests the application is really a factory of formats – as it supports a large list of formats. The features it includes, such as Rip Audio/Video CD, etc, makes the application even better. It can convert almost any media file and it also shows support for different devices such as iPod, iPhone, PSP, BlackBerry, etc.
Its format conversion list includes: MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF, MP3/WMA/AMR/OGG/AAC/WAV, JPG/BMP/PNG/TIF/ICO/GIF/TGA and others. You can even edit the pictures while converting them with Format Factory It is available in 56 languages.
3. Acala Video Studio: Acala may not be as popular as the other two applications, but is a feature full media converter, offering some additional features. Acala is quite easy to use and offers good format support. It can re-authorize the media and can perform many tasks with it. It can rip movies, burn DVDs, edit videos and lots more. Acala supports many formats and can convert files to AVI, DivX, XviD, Mpeg, MP4, 3GP, MOV, WMV, ASF, HD, and can also transfer the media to some supported devices.
Acala has a free version as well as a Pro version. I have provided the CNET download link from which I have personally downloaded the free version. Also make sure you use the Direct Download link mentioned there, so that you don’t end up the CNET installer.
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