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Format Factory is a free multifunctional media converter. Provides functions below: All to MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/ WMV/FLV/SWF/MKV/WEBM. All to MP3/WMA/AMR/ OGG/AAC/WAV. All to JPG/BMP/PNG/ TIF/ICO/GIF/TGA. Rip DVD to video file , Rip Music CD to audio file. MP4 files support iPod/iPhone/ PSP/BlackBerry format. Burn in subtitles from srt/mkv. Source files support RMVB. Utilities like Video Joiner, Audio Joiner, Mux, Mix, Media File Info. Based on free software like ffmpeg.

Released:Nov 26,2017
File size:51.5MB
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Complete Version history / Release notes / Changelog

V4.20 2017.11.26
1 Added function "Add Author Titles" in "Video Joiner"
2 Added function "visual watermark editing" in "Output Setting"
3 improved the UI of video cropping and set range in "Option"
5 Adjust the "Black" and "White" skin
4 Fixed some of issues about "Mix", "Mux", Audio and Video Joiner
6 Update the "MediaInfo library" to the latest version
7 Fixed some issues about ID3v2 tag information
8 Fixed issue with rotation angle in video files

V4.10 2017.04.07
1 Added "Size Limit" option in video convertion
2 Added new feature "Audio Mix" in utility
3 Added support for keeping the original audio stream in utility "Mux"
4 Update MediaInfo to latest version

V4.05 2017.04.07
1 Added QSV File decode
2 Fixed the bug of crop
3 Fixed the bug of VFlip and HFlip

V4.05 2017.01.21
1 Added QSV File decode
2 Fixed the bug of crop
3 Fixed the bug of VFlip and HFlip

V4.00 2016.12.5

1 Added HEVC(H265) codec in MP4,MKV
2 Improved the algorithm of default bitrate
3 AVC,HEVC,DIVX support codec CRF mode
4 Updated some codecs and decodecs to latest version

V3.95 2016.7.17

1 Added "All to WebM"
2 Added MP3 VBR
3 Fixed bugs that wrong writing order of Hebrew,Arabic subtitle.
4 Fixed the bug in Audio Joiner
5 Fixed the bug of A/V Sync

V3.90 2016.4.18

1 Added BluRay Ripper
2 Fixed the bug of Video Joiner
3 Fixed the bug of Mux
4 Added ALAC lossless codec in "All to M4A"

V3.80 2015.10.17

1 Added EBook supports Mobi,azw,epub
2 Added PDF->Html

V3.75 2015.9.8

1 Fixed rotation issue of MP4
2 Fixed 3.70 can not change the resolution

V3.70 2015.7.7

1 Supports new picture format "WebP".
2 Fixed streaks issues when MTS, M2TS file conversion.
3 Improved GUI compatibility in 4K screen.

List of Version changes

1 Added file size comparison function after convertion
2 Fixed bugs of previous version

List of Version changes

1 Added BT update module
2 Remove the bottom banner
3 Fiexed some bugs of GUI

List of Version changes

1 Added save task list to file and load from file.
2 Added supporting of bik game video file.

List of Version changes

1 Fixed a problem "All to 3GP"
2 Added JPG Quality option
3 Added some profiles of "All to ICO"

List of Version 3.3.3 changes

1 Fixed a problem "All to 3GP"
2 Added JPG Quality option
3 Added some profiles of "All to ICO"

List of Version 3.3.1 changes

1 Fixed wrong IDV3 tag.
2 Fixed problem about "Error while decoding frame!".
3 Added supporting of DTS wave.
4 Updated some codecs.

List of Version 3.2.0 changes

1 Inprove "High quality" profiles of audio , now supports auto-calc equal bitrate
2 Added APE audio file encoder
3 Fixed some bugs of multi-threads
4 "All to MKV" supports inside srt subtitle
5 Fixed problems of runtime error on WinXP
6 Update some inside codecs.

List of Version 3.1.1 changes

1 Improved interface to better support Pad
2 Add batch rename function
3 Corrected the problems that function rotation, mirroring are not saved to the "custom"

List of Version 3.00 changes

1 Adjust GUI to support Win8 pad
2 Adjust some profiles of video.
3 Fixed a bug of default bitrate and resolution algorithm
4 Fixed a bug of subtitle.
5 Fixed problems of MP4 muxer

List of Version 2.96 changes

1 update some codecs to latest version
2 Fixed a bug of RMVB encoding

List of Version 2.95 changes

1 Default option doesn't use multi-Threads to convert.
2 Fixed the problem of stopping task in Multi-Threads mode.
3 Fixed the problem of adding a large number of files.
4 Fixed the problem of Animation GIF convert to GIF.
5 Support XV Video files.

List of Version 2.90 changes

1 Update ffdshow,Haali codecs to latest version.
2 Fixed some bugs of codecs installation
3 Fixed some bugs of "MUX"
4 Add install and uninstall system context mmenu features to advanced option.

List of Version 2.80 changes

1 Video Files support multi-thread conversion
2 Picture Files support multi-thread conversion
3 Added output folder selection on accept file dialog.
4 Fixed aspect problem of "All to GIF"

List of Version 2.70 changes

1 Added right button menu item to invoke Format Factory.Now you can use it to convert and view info of media files.
2 Fixed the profiles of iPad,PSP that fail to be played.
3 Fixed bugs in Mux.
4 Update codecs to MediaInfo 0.7.44,ffdshow rev3882,Haali

List of Version 2.60 changes

1 Improve "Mux",Now supports multiple video and audio files.
2 Fixed the compatibility issue MP4 files.
3 Improve "Drag and Drop" , now supports drag folder object into user interface

List of Version 2.50 changes

1 Improve DVD Rip,Now supports DVD to RMVB.
2 Fix an issue with "All tom RMVB" about split video.
3 Fix an issue about conflict with Vista,Windows7 Areo effect.
4 Added RMVB output type in video joiner.
5 Improve video size calculation , you can input "auto" instead of width or height.

List of Version 2.45 changes

1 Fix a problem that AVC MP4 can't be played correctly in version 2.40
2 Added the option whether install FormatFactory inside codecs to system.

List of Version 2.40 changes

1 Fix the problem of Apple's MP4 time is twice as long as the original.
2 Improve the configuration of "All to Picture",now it can be saved as "All to Custom".
3 Added several profiles of some latest devices.
4 Fix a bug that fail to clip video when adding watermark.

List of Version 2.30 changes

1 Fixed compatibility issues of codecs on Windows 7 UAC.
2 Fixed bug of watermark.
3 Added "Cancel" Button on several places that needed waiting.
4 Added "Language select page" in menu.
5 Added several new language files.

ist of Version 2.20 changes

1 Added MIDI to MP3,WMA,and others.
2 Added more media muxing output types.
3 Added "Custom" output type to "Video Joiner".
4 Adjust Bitrate of "High quality and size" profile.
5 Improve the accuracy of media file splitting

List of Version 2.15 changes

1 Fixed some problems of "Fail to decode"
2 Fixed some decoder conflict
3 Fixed some problems of MKV convertion
4 Added some codecs to support more media file types

List of Version 2.10 changes

1 Added "All to Custom"
2 Added "Watermark", support png,bmp,jpg
3 Added "Mux"
4 Added "Video Crop"
5 Fixed AV sync of some wmv files.
6 Fixed problem of ffdshow filter installation

List of Ver 2.00 changes

1 Added "All to RMVB"
2 Added "Audio Joiner"
3 Added "AviSynth" to support AVS script and SSA effect.
4 Fixed bugs of missing MP3,WMA tag info.
5 Fixed bugs of MOV convertion.
6 Fixed problem of selecting MKV audio stream.
7 Added new 2 language files.
8 Fixed error H264 level of IPod,Zune Mobile Device.

List of Ver 1.90 changes

1 Added "All to GIF",supports video files to GIF
2 Added selecting Audio and subtitle stream of MKV.
3 Adjust Video aspect ratio calculating.
4 Fixed bugs of "video merge"
5 Added some profiles of mobile devices.

List of Ver 1.85 changes

1 Added Volume control in video setting.
2 Added Audio stream index control in video setting.
3 Adjust Video aspect ratio calculating.
4 Fixed Fail to shut off PC after conversion.
5 Fixed show "FFMpeg.dll missing" when audio conversion.
6 Fixed Fail to get CD info from
7 Added 2 language files to support up to 47 kinds of languages.
8 Added some profiles of HTC Mobile devices.
9 Added "All to WavPack"

List of Ver 1.80 changes

1. Added "All to MKV".
2. Added H264,DIVX,XVID codec advanced configuration.
3. Added supporting of H264,DIVX,XVID 2 pass encoding.
4. Added Video,Audio file's split and preview function.
5. Generate THM files automatically after PSP MP4 converted.
6. Fixed WMA encoding problem.
7. Added several language files to support up to 45 kinds of languages.
8. Fixed some problems of video merging.
9. Improved DVD Ripper function.
10. Added aspect ratio of the video file configuration settings.
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Support for Most of multimedia format
Support converting all popular video,audio,picture formats to others.

Repair damaged video files
Repair damaged video and audio file.

Multimedia file size decrease
Can help you reduce the size of the file, not only to save disk space, but also easy to save and backup.

Can specify the format conversion
Support iphone,ipod multimedia file formats.

Support picture commonly used functions
Picture converting supports Zoom,Rotate/Flip,tags.

Easy backup
DVD Ripper.

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37 reviews, Showing 1 to 5 reviews

I just upgrading my ff to vers and now every time I wanted to convert my video into another format, it said error 0x00000001.
I searched the avisynth in the output setting (someone told me I have to turn on the avisynth in the output setting) but there's nothing. Please someone help me how to solve it.

Dec 14, 2017 Version: OS: Windows 8 Ease of use: 3/10 Functionality: 3/10 Value for money: 3/10 Overall: 3/10

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Oct 23, 2017 Version: OS: Windows 8 64-bit Ease of use: 1/10 Functionality: 1/10 Value for money: 1/10 Overall: 1/10

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Oct 23, 2017 Version: 4.1.0 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 1/10 Functionality: 1/10 Value for money: 1/10 Overall: 1/10

I have been using format factory for 3 years and it is best the video converting software ever for the dumb fucks who are saying this is malware and spyware they are soo wrong

Oct 9, 2017 Version: 4.1.0 OS: Windows 7 Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

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Sep 29, 2017 Version: // BIG SHIIIIT OS: Windows 10 Ease of use: 1/10 Functionality: 1/10 Value for money: 1/10 Overall: 1/10

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