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FormatFactory

Free
Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 339 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.9.5
  • Total Downloads:
    10,830,666
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 20, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.01MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    9,040
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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Editors' Review

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FormatFactory is a convenient utility that lets you convert files into different formats to facilitate sharing, save disk space, or make compatible with a mobile player. Through its intuitive interface, this program makes the conversion process accessible to users of all experience levels.

Pros

Lots of options: Especially if you're trying to convert files to play on your mobile devices, you should be able to find the format you need. A few of the file types available for conversion include MP4, MPG, AVI, MP3, 3GP, FLV, WAV, and many more.

Intuitive interface: This app features a clear interface, and an easy-to-follow process. Even those new to converting files will master FormatFactory quickly.

Good help: Any questions you may have should be answered in the comprehensive Help file, which includes numerous screenshots to show you the features.

Cons

Unsuccessful conversions: On a couple of occasions during testing, the app failed to convert a file to the selected format. A second attempt was successful in both instances, however.

Bottom Line

FormatFactory is a nice free utility that lets you complete conversions quickly and efficiently. The few bugs we found during testing are offset by its capabilities and ease of use.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"No good anymore"

January 31, 2016

2016-01-31 09:24:18

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Improved UI

Cons

First I had to decline all kinds of crapware/malware.
I had to be very careful in this process.
Then when I finally had it installed I converted a few musicfiles just to see how it performed. It changed the filenames into "formatfactory" in front of all the filenames!
What's the purpose of that? I can't use this program for anything.

Summary

Forget about it...

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1 stars

"Mozilla alerts for infection in developer's site"

January 08, 2016  |  By vesstovessto

2016-01-08 07:23:32  |  By vesstovessto

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Mozilla alerts for infection in developer's site

Cons

Mozilla alerts for infection in developer's site

Summary

Mozilla alerts for infection in developer's site

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5 stars

"works very well. Installed and runs without problem"

November 23, 2015  |  By Himself

2015-11-23 09:44:12  |  By Himself

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

+ Easy to install
+ Install without adware
+ Does a good job compressing videos

Cons

- The user interface and workflow isn't very intuitive; you can figure it out, though

Summary

I use it to down-size cellphone videos into web videos, crunching them into 1/10 the size, while still usually keeping all the detail. Installation was super easy and I'm not bombarded with ads; didn't redirect my browser, unlike some other apps claiming to do the same.

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5 stars

"Best file converter out there"

September 17, 2015  |  By mdhauke

2015-09-17 18:33:03  |  By mdhauke

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Easy to use, great interface.

Cons

No big cons I can think of

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5 stars

"The best converter up to date"

August 03, 2015  |  By Randomuser52

2015-08-03 04:28:27  |  By Randomuser52

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

The best converter up to date. If you need to convert something - use this as it has never failed me before. Fast and has all the formats one might need.

Cons

Nothing at all

Summary



Updated on Aug 3, 2015

Really light. Easy to install and easy to use.

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5 stars

"Fantastic Program!"

June 24, 2015  |  By trixter

2015-06-24 07:30:12  |  By trixter

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

1) you can convert anything.
2) super easy to use
3) Has advanced settings if you want to use them
4) Free- I cant understand why its free- I would charge for it if I put that much work into it. Thanks & hats off the the maker

Cons

None I can see

Summary

Great work you thought of everything!

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1 stars

"ZoneAlarm says: not-a-avirus:Downloader.NSIS.Agent.wa"

May 29, 2015  |  By ElvenJustice

2015-05-29 01:42:15  |  By ElvenJustice

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Zone alarm says it is infected with not-a-avirus:Downloader.NSIS.Agent.wa

Cons

Zone alarm says it is infected with not-a-avirus:Downloader.NSIS.Agent.wa

Summary

Zone alarm says it is infected with not-a-avirus:Downloader.NSIS.Agent.wa
Very surprised that cnet missed this.
Try to find a more legit source for this or try to find a legit and safe alternative.

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2 stars

"Very Disappointed - No MID (MIDI) Support"

February 20, 2015  |  By nedro

2015-02-20 14:21:34  |  By nedro

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Supports Lots of Audio Formats

Cons

DOES NOT SUPPORT CONVERSION TO/FROM MID (MIDI) FORMAT even though it states in it's description "All to MP3/WMA/AMR/OGG/AAC/WAV".
I guess All DOES NOT INCLUDE MID - One would think that All MEANT ALL!

Summary

For Me, this program is Definitely NOT a Keeper - Uninstalling!

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1 stars

"DONT INSTALL - crapware with trojan, malware, adware"

January 31, 2015  |  By nstcafe

2015-01-31 04:22:45  |  By nstcafe

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

No cons. Just junk.

Cons

DONT INSTALL - crapware with trojan, malware, adware ..

Summary

DONT INSTALL - crapware with trojan, malware, adware ...

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1 stars

"Great app turned complete junk!"

January 24, 2015  |  By LilBear40

2015-01-24 17:36:35  |  By LilBear40

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

None, does not work like previous versions did. Almost any file I threw at it would not convert, those that did took way too long on the same computer that once used it with Win XP and ran just fine. After fresh installation of Win 7Pro with new FF, it doesn't perform as well even with doubled RAM installed. It has the option to refuse installation of an UNKOWN browser and after unchecking it to tell the program to NOT install it, it installs anyway. Anti-Virus and Malwarebytes both reported it as a PUP and a Trojan. Uninstalled completely and will installed old copy of software. I think the fact that it installs software you specifically tell it NOT to, is against the law. I sent this to my lawyer to look at. Just waiting to see what he has to say about it! It may be free but willingly and deliberately lying about giving you the option to not install extras and doing so anyway just took away the trust I had on this software.

Cons

PUP and Trojan reported from MalwareBytes and Avast Anti-Virus upon installation even after un-checking the boxes to tell the installer to NOT install the extra software that otherwise would be bundled with the program!

Summary

I would no longer recommend this to ANYONE unless you can find previous versions. It will definitely mess your computer if you don't know how to properly remove PUP's, Malware, and possible Trajan viruses. Good luck if you do!

Updated on Jan 24, 2015

I would no longer recommend this to ANYONE unless you can find previous versions. It will definitely mess your computer if you don't know how to properly remove PUP's, Malware, and possible Trajan viruses. Good luck if you do!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.9.5
Version 3.9.5: 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.
General
Publisher Free Time
Publisher web site http://www.pcfreetime.com
Release Date July 21, 2016
Date Added July 20, 2016
Version 3.9.5
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Converters
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.01MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 10,830,666
Downloads Last Week 9,040
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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