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Free video converter software for Mac? [closed]

I'm using Mac OS X 10.5 and am looking for a free video converter software which supports mp4, avi, and wmv files (and perhaps rmvb, too). I want to convert avi, wmv, and rmvb files to mp4 to be able ...
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How can I get ffmpeg to convert a .mov to a .gif?

I'm trying to convert a .mov to a .gif and I'm not having success. Here's the error: ffmpeg -pix_fmt rgb24 -i yesbuddy.mov output.gif ffmpeg version 0.11.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2012 the FFmpeg ...
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Convert PDF 2 sides per page to 1 side per page

How can I convert a PDF with 2 sides per page to 1 side per page?
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What is the best way to make an ISO file out of a DVD?

I downloaded the huge Windows 7 .iso file and burnt it to a DVD. I then used that DVD to install Windows 7 on my machine and then realized that I the .iso file was on the Vista operating system that ...
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App to convert from ANSI to UTF8 on windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Batch-convert files for encoding or line ending under Windows Hey! I have many files that are encoded in the ANSI (iso-8859-1) format and I want to change it to utf8. ...
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Batch-convert Word-documents to PDF's (free)

Is there free a way to batch-convert many Word-docs - and just have them saved as [originalfilename].pdf?
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Does it make sense converting a file to a higher audio bitrate?

When a certain file (mp4, flv, etc) has a 95 kbps audio bitrate - does it make sense outputing to a higher bitrate when converting to mp3 or other format (be it lossy or not)? Would this result in ...
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Convert mp4 to mp3

I would like to convert mp4 (video included) to mp3 (without video). what is the best way of doing this apart from using audacity (or similar software) and performing manual conversion (recording as ...
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How to soft code an MKV with subtitles?

I have an avi and corresponding .srt file for subtitles. I hate having two files for this movie, so what I want to do is convert this file to mkv as I heard it can hold subtitles. I have handbrake ...
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Inserting SVG files in a Microsoft Word document

How can I convert or insert an Inkscape SVG file to a Microsoft Word document? Note: It has to be editable. The resulting exported PDF has selectable text.
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How to convert SWF to uncompressed AVI?

Can someone explain how to convert .SWF files to uncompressed .AVI files. Which software I'd need or a tutorial I could use?
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Software to convert CHM files to EPUB/Kindle

I'm trying to decide whether to buy a Kindle 2, now that it's available in Europe. One thing I would like to do with it is put several Windows help files on it (e. g. the Python documentation). Is ...
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How do I convert an SVG to a PDF on Linux

How do I convert and SVG (containing a a few words of latin text and some simple vector graphics) to a PDF on Linux? I tried Inkscape 0.47 on Ubuntu Lucid, but it moves some sub-graphics randomly, ...
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How do I convert an animated GIF to a YouTube friendly video format?

My son has made some animations with Pivot Stickfigure Animator which we'd like to upload to YouTube. The problem is Pivot saves as animated GIFs which I can't upload to YouTube. The Wikipedia ...
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How do I convert this filetype to pdf?

This question is coming back often, and the general answers are very often the same. In an objective to concentrate useful information in one place, here is a community wiki about it. How can I ...
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Are there any good wma to mp3 converters?

I'm looking for a batch converter to take wma's in a directory and convert them to mp3. Is there anything out there that will do this? This will be for windows.
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Batch convert TIFF images to PDF?

Are there any free utilities that will batch convert TIFF files to PDF? I've tried PDF printers like PrimoPDF & CutePDF, but these seem to require a GUI click to confirm each filename. What I'm ...
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How to convert media using VLC?

How can I use VLC to convert media? for instance WAV to MP3. I searched the internet and all the tutorials I found describe the process on older VLC versions (my version is 1.0.0)
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Good software to take a blog and format it for printing [closed]

I have much of my family's doings on a Blogspot blog. I would like to print this out in a nice book. The actual printing I plan to just send to CostCo as Photo Prints. But I need some kind of ...
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Converting a word document to an image (free)

Is there any free way to convert a word document to an image? I suppose you can print screen, but that is pretty painful.
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How do I convert SWF into a PDF?

I want to convert a SWF document to into PDF. The SWF can be found here: http://www.imsindia.com/online/tests/test_111.swf And I would like to be able to convert or save it down as a PDF. How do I ...
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How to convert Word (doc) to PDF in linux?

I have a set of files in .doc format, that need to be converted to .pdf format. I am using Ubuntu linux.
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How to convert WMV to MP4?

How can a set of WMV files be converted to MP4 so I can import them to my Apple TV?
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Converting between EPS and SVG format

What is the best way to convert from an EPS formatted vector graphic to an SVG formatted graphic using only freely available tools?
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Program to convert flac to mp3?

I'm looking for a program to convert flac files to mp3, while preserving the embedded metadata (including album art). I'm pretty sure this is possible with ffmpeg, but I don't know the command . . . ...
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How to convert a multi-page PDF file to PNG files, with one PNG file per page of the PDF document (Windows)

Is there a software that could convert a multi-page PDF file to PNG files, and could automatically save one PNG file per page of the PDF document (for Windows 7)? I have tried a few virtual printer ...
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Converting .doc files to .pdf

Anybody aware of a piece of software which could do MS Office .doc to .pdf conversion for me? I already tried OpenOffice but it appeared to be rather slow and resource-hungry for large documents.
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How do I convert cue/bin mds/mdf to iso on Ubuntu?

I've encountered a few cue/bin, mds/mdf files that I had lying around at one of my hard drives since the time when I was using windows, and now I'd like to convert them to Iso. I did some Googling, ...
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Using Gimp to batch convert images to another format in Windows

As implied by the title, does anybody know how to use the gimp-console-[version].exe program to batch convert images between formats (with default settings) in Windows ?
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Convert DVD to a flash application (including menus)

I was wondering if it is possible to convert a dvd to a flash application which I could then embed in a website. What I am looking for is not simply ripping the video, but something that encodes the ...
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How to convert a 1 page PDF to a 2 page per sheet PDF?

I would like to print a PDF so that on the front of the first page are the first two pages, on the back the 3rd and 4th and so on. ----------------- ----------------- | | | ...
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Convert Parallels VM to Virtual Box VM?

The question describes well what I need but here are some more details about the circumstances. With Parallels Desktop 4 running under Linux, I have a number of Windows 7 Virtual Machines. Sadly, ...
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How can I change a video container without re-encoding or compressing the file?

When I ripped my Kill Bill DVD I used handbrake and put it into a single avi. I realize that I didn't get the subtitles, so what I want to do is convert the AVI to MKV and put the subtitles in the ...
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How to convert .ogg to .mp3?

Ubuntu ripped a CD for me into audio files but they are all .ogg format which I can't play on my MP3 player. How can I convert .ogg files to .mp3 files?
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How to install Uniconverter (command-line app) on Mac OS 10.7.2 (Lion)?

Uniconverter is a command-line tool that shares code with the sK1 Project. it's used to convert from one type of vector graphic file to another like this: uniconverter before.eps after.svg I'm ...
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Using mencoder to convert videos for your mobile phone

I Have a LG Viewty (actually a KP501), and I use mencoder (part of mplayer) to convert videos, using the following script : mencoder "input.avi" -ovc lavc -oac lavc -lavcopts acodec=mp3:abitrate=128 ...
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Is there software that will convert a jpg to a vector format?

Is there software that will convert a jpg image to a vector image? I've got a simple logo that is being put onto baloons/pens/whatnot and the printer needs the logo in a vector format, which we don't ...
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Free software for viewing/converting AVCHD

I have a Canon HD camcorder that records in the AVCHD format, and I'm looking for some free software that can convert it to other formats. Right now, the only program I know of that can do any kind of ...
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Capture specially encoded videos?

I've some videos (avi formatted) that can only be opened by its own software (a game which has special codecs, as far as I understand). I want them to open in any video player. Is there a way to ...
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Desktop app for wiki like markdown/markups?

Is there some kind of app i can use to write documentation for offline use then copy/paste the text later into wikipedia? If not is there some kind of wiki to pdf or doc to wiki converter?
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Convert Ogg Vorbis to MP3 with Metadata

I've got a few hundred megs of Ogg Vorbis files I've collected over the years that I want to convert to MP3 so I can put them on my iPhone (among other things.) Converting from one file format to the ...
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Good application to render or convert SVG files to other file formats [closed]

I need to render SVG files to other file formats (.png, for example.) What's a good application for performing that render or conversion? Specifically, I need an application that runs on Windows. ...
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Convert MP4 to OGG (Video)

Does anyone know a way to convert .mp4 video to .ogg video (in Windows)? None of the converters I've seen online seem to do the job.
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How to convert DBX files to PST

I'm trying to find a program to convert DBX files to the PST format, but i'm only finding paid programs.
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How to make all table borders invisible in MS Word after copying from HTML

I am in a situation where I need to make a HTML report into a word report with nothing more that Ctrl+C or opening it with Word. I end up with a lot of nested tables. Problem lies in the fact that ...
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How to really convert cue/bin files to ISO format?

I found this here: How do I convert cue/bin mds/mdf to iso on Ubuntu? And in fact, EVERYwhere on the web says to use bchunk in that way. But it does not work. It simply dumps out a bunch of files ...
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Software to convert .m2ts to .mts (HD video files)

I am looking to convert some of .m2ts video files (about 80GB worth) to .mts format which the my current camera is produces natively. Is there any free software that anyone has used that can do this? ...
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How to convert documents to .djvu format

I'm looking for a plug-in or program to convert some of my documents to .djvu format. My documents are mostly in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, .PDF and .TXT format.
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convert multiple segments of DVD to FLV

I have a DVD of footage that I need to convert to FLV. I would rather not convert the whole disk as I only need specific segments. Is there a program that I can input start and end times and to get ...
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Free command line image converter

I need a free image converter (program that converts images from one format to other) for Windows that can be used via command line parameters. I've been searching for it for a long time, but couldn't ...