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ffmpegX is a Mac OS X GUI to ffmpeg the "hyper fast video and audio encoder" (http://ffmpeg.sourceforge.net/). It can decode MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 (aka DIVX4), non-encrypted VOB, AVI MS-MPEG4 V3 (aka DIVX 3), XviD, WAV, Real Audio, H263(+) (aka RealVideo 1.0), PGM, YUV, PPM, AC3, PCM8/16 bits, mulaw/Alaw, WMA, SUN AU format, MPEG audio layer 2, MPEG audio layer 3, MJPEG and even more formats. This GUI provides quick encoding to DivX, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MP2, MP3 & AC3. MPEG-2 encoding relies on mpeg2enc component from the mjpegtools package (http://mjpeg.sourceforge.net/MacOS/). DivX and XviD encoding and subtitles support relies on external mencoder component from http://sourceforge.net/projects/mplayerosx/. You can convert non-encrypted VOB, DivX and .mov files to DivX, VCD, CVD, SVCD and DVD. Includes bitrate calculators, a mpeg and DivX splitter for multiple CD burning, and other mpeg tools. Includes support for VOB subtitles encoding as well as SubRip, MicroDVD, SubRip, SubViewer, Sami, VPlayer, RT, SSA, AQTitle, JACOsub and MPsubt subtitles. When encoding to MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 it can author the video as VCD or XVCD (.bin/.cue files for burning with Toast by dropping the .bin into VCD window) or as SVCD, CVD or XSVCD (two .img files to be burned in Toast under Multitrack XA window), or as DVD (/DVD/ folder to be burned in Toast DVD mode and .img file in UDF format for burning in Disk Image app or Toast disk image mode).
Price USD15
License Purchase
File Size 5.44 MB
Version 0.0.8a
Operating System Macintosh Mac OS X 10.2 Mac OS X 10.3
System Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.2 or higher with BSD subsystem installed
  • To install ffmpegX, follow the installation instructions
  • To playback DivX, use codecs from www.3ivx.com or www.divx.com
  • To playback mpeg-2, use VLC, mplayer or the Apple QT MPEG-2 playback component
  • To comply with applicable laws and licensing terms, the mpeg2enc, mplayer and mencoder components must be downloaded and installed separately by using the installer application which comes with ffmpegX. To comply with copyright laws, ffmpegX doesn't allow to select a DVD device as input and doesn't contain any DVD decryption software
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