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Freemake Video Converter

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Freemake Video Converter is an application mainly for converting video files to other formats, but offers other converting and downloading features as well.

This application is a worthwhile download. The layout is very simple, making it easy to understand how to use it. Freemake offers a row of media buttons at the top and bottom of the window, which are labeled clearly and are simple to use. It is very easy to navigate the various steps required to convert videos and audio as well as download videos and audio from the Internet. The waiting time varies from one conversion job to the next, depending on the size and type. Converting a t3-minute audio file to MP3 can be done in less than a minute, while converting a 15-minute video to WMV can take over an hour and a half.

The program's Help pages are very good. The tutorials come with a short video as well as images which are very easy to understand. There seem to be a lot of hidden gems in this converter as well, such as a few editing features for videos and the ability to add subtitles to your videos when you rip them from your DVDs. You can also convert photos and have plenty of conversion options.

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    out of 787 votes

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    • 1 star: 98
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  • 4.0 stars

    "Highly recommended"

    August 16, 2012  |   By socs27

    Version: Freemake Video Converter 3.1.1.2

    Pros

    Have used several converters and so far this is the fastest. When I get more familiar with it I will try to determine how to burn two or more files on the same disk.
    SP

    Cons

    Fast learning curve

    Summary



    Updated on Aug 16, 2012

    This was my first review and I goofed under the CON category. Should have said none found, although it still goes what I said about very easy to learn.
    SP

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  • 4.0 stars

    "works perfectly"

    August 16, 2012  |   By shandax

    Version: Freemake Video Converter 3.1.1.2

    Pros

    Its free,it works.

    Cons

    none that i have found

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Waited for it all my life!"

    August 16, 2012  |   By DonGerome

    Version: Freemake Video Converter 3.1.1.2

    Pros

    I tried many video conversion tools and never been so much pleased! Freemake is SO EASY TO USE YET POWERFUL enough software to do whatever I want with video. I love how it rips DVD and converts videos for my iPAd3. I can edit profiles and set output file size! Best, best, best!

    Cons

    can't find any

    Summary

    Really the best out there! Can't understand why it's not on the 1st place on Cnet???

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  • 5.0 stars

    "This program is great!"

    August 15, 2012  |   By barrvanessa

    Version: Freemake Video Converter 3.1.1.2

    Pros

    I have been able to convert every single file to the format I need. I have not had one problem-I love this thing. I even donated because it has been such a help for me. For free you can't do any better than this. I have not found any other free software of this type that works so beautifully and so simple.

    Cons

    I cannot think of any.

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