FormatFactory

FormatFactory

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 325 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.3.5
  • Total Downloads:
    9,411,661
  • Date Added:
    June 08, 2014
  • File Size:
    51.16MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    18,575
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

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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  • Current Version

    3.7

    out of 18 votes

    • 5 star 12
    • 4 star 0
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 5
  • All Versions

    3.7

    out of 325 votes

    • 5 star 165
    • 4 star 58
    • 3 star 20
    • 2 star 15
    • 1 star 67
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  • 5 stars

    "Best converter out there."

    October 19, 2014   |   By mdhauke

    Version: FormatFactory 3.3.5

    Pros

    Does everything in a nice simple interface

    Cons

    Not many here

    Summary

    Not sure where the few bad reviews come from. This product works great.

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  • 5 stars

    "Very suitable for me to use, really"

    October 15, 2014   |   By MundenStyler

    Version: FormatFactory 3.3.5

    Pros

    It's just great. Super easy to operate and understand.

    Cons

    No cons, quite happy with it.

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  • 2 stars

    "Wasted Time Transferring Movies That Are Unwatchable"

    October 09, 2014

    Version: FormatFactory 3.3.5

    Pros

    Easy to use

    Cons

    SUBTITLES!! All movies transferred from DVD have subtitles and I have tried every "fix" on the internet and none of them work.

    Summary

    I downloaded this on the recommendation of a friend because I want to digitize my DVD collection for watching on mobile devices. The program works and is easy to use, but every movie has obnoxious subtitles that cannot be removed. I had to trash all of the movies I had digitized because the subtitles were too annoying to watch the movies. Very disappointing!!

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  • 5 stars

    "Works great, easy to use"

    October 08, 2014   |   By FarmarPeaches

    Version: FormatFactory 3.3.5

    Pros

    Very easy to use and FUN!

    Cons

    No cons, quite happy with it.

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  • 5 stars

    "Used the program for over a year with no problems."

    September 27, 2014   |   By CorkerVerfaillie

    Version: FormatFactory 3.3.5

    Pros

    This software helps me as much as I want.

    Cons

    No cons, quite happy with it.

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  • 5 stars

    "BEST FREE CONVERTING SOFTWARE EXIST"

    August 25, 2014   |   By katherinegeorge

    Version: FormatFactory 3.3.5

    Pros

    User friendly and very easy to install, smart Drag&Drop mechanism. advanced sound options and audio options for different quality for videos and sound, can convert any format I know of.

    Cons

    No cons for this one, perfect for everything and free of charge.

    Summary

    The best converting software I know of.

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  • 5 stars

    "Does What It Claims To Do!"

    July 30, 2014   |   By HuggzFaerie

    Version: FormatFactory 3.3.5

    Pros

    It works. It is simple. Have a good number of options available.

    Cons

    When installing it, ensure that you watch out for the "special offers." You can click decline on the offers and your program will still be installed.

    Summary

    I did a test run on the product and it works great. I would even be willing to "pay" for this product if it ever went to a "paid" item.

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  • 1 stars

    "Doesn't seem to do much"

    July 12, 2014   |   By lrobinx

    Version: FormatFactory 3.3.5

    Pros

    Haven't found any "Pros"

    Cons

    I converted one file from mp3 to mp4, but couldn't figure out if there was a way to add photos or slide show to display while audio played. The help files are extremely simplistic and close to useless.

    Summary

    I'm giving it another half hour and if I haven't found some useful features, I will uninstall . . .

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  • 1 stars

    "Doesn't work out of the box"

    July 12, 2014   |   By first-last

    Version: FormatFactory 3.3.5

    Pros

    None, how can I give a pro to a product that never worked?

    Cons

    Doesn't work out of the box, this is the most basic expectation from any SDLC.

    Summary

    Garbage

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  • 1 stars

    "Installs junk and crashes Firefox"

    July 11, 2014   |   By KatieInAthens

    Version: FormatFactory 3.3.5

    Pros

    none for me

    Cons

    I can't begin to know how to use this software - I loaded it, looked at the icons and the descriptors and had no idea what to do. I primarily wanted to be able to copy a CD to my hard drive.

    Summary

    ughhh...It crashed Firefox AND installed junk software - search engine even though I specifically refused any add on software. don't care for such actions!

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 3.3.5
    Version 3.3.5: 1 Added save task list to file and load from file. 2 Added supporting of bik game video file.
    General
    Publisher Free Time
    Publisher web site http://www.pcfreetime.com
    Release Date June 06, 2014
    Date Added June 08, 2014
    Version 3.3.5
    Category
    Category Video Software
    Subcategory Video Converters
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows Vista
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 51.16MB
    File Name FFSetup3.3.5.0.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 9,411,661
    Downloads Last Week 18,575
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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