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Freemake Video Converter

Free
Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 837 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.1.9.17
  • Total Downloads:
    1,743,777
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 16, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.78MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3,825
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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Editors' Review

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Freemake Video Converter combines video editing and conversion into one well-built application. It features an attractive design, a large amount of supported file types, and a modest video editing tool that is engaging and enjoyable. You will not find many faults with this application.

Pros

Friendly, appealing interface: Nothing about this program is complicated or unattractive. Large banner buttons and step-by-step guidance make using Freemake Video Converter a breeze. We found that the contrasting color scheme was beneficial for locating key objects.

Excellent conversion: We converted a wide selection of files and observed that the average video conversion only took approximately 40 seconds to one minute. Freemake Video Converter supports almost every media file type imaginable and features conversion settings designed for specific devices.

Great tools: The built-in video editor is comparable to many other applications, and the slideshow feature is one of the best we've ever used. The ability to merge files before conversion is great and works wonderfully.

Cons

Slow ripping: We used the DVD ripping tool on Freemake and were a tad unsatisfied that it took over 30 minutes to rip an hour-long segment. This was a standard definition file, so ripping a larger, more defined DVD will likely take a considerable amount of time.

Bottom Line

Freemake Video Converter is one of the best applications we have encountered. It will suit nearly all of your needs, but we think adding a few more options would make it perfect. Ideally, we would like to see it include a free subtitle editor similar to that of Subtitle Edit. Nevertheless, this application is fully loaded, and we suggest you download Freemake Video Converter because it is the best on the market.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Free Spam for Your Computer and Watermark on Your Video"

May 14, 2016  |  By applecrusher1992

2016-05-14 22:40:01  |  By applecrusher1992

 |  Version: Freemake Video Converter 4.1.7.2

Pros

It converts the file

Cons

1) Spam
2) Viruses
3) Watermarks

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5 stars

"Perfect app for cutting my videos"

May 04, 2016  |  By Coilaman

2016-05-04 12:17:54  |  By Coilaman

 |  Version: Freemake Video Converter 4.1.7.2

Pros

Simple, easy to use, runs great on weak machines, reliable, flawless. No malware or viruses. Perfect app.

Cons

1. Additional prompts for other software are offered before installation. Just decline on those and continue with installing this awesome app.

2. Too cheap. No software should be free. I donated $5. Hey, why not? These people deserve it.

Summary

I love this program because I can cut, convert and prepare just certain parts of the live music concerts and then enjoy only the best songs. Perfect for that. Just be careful when installing this app. It asks you if you would like to install a couple of additional apps. Just decline and continue with installation.

Freemake programmers have to pay their bills somehow and that's why they have software offers from their peers. Nothing will be installed if you decline on those software offers. Contrary to those who love to spread blatant lies about Freemake, this software is very safe and clean and all my friends are using it. just look at download numbers.

The numbers never lie. Go ahead and get it. You will be glad you did. I have been using it for 5 years now with absolutely no problems. It runs on my sister's Pentium 4 with 3GB of RAM memory. Amazing app for everybody.

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4 stars

"Looks like they've added advertising no!"

March 29, 2016  |  By bakabomb

2016-03-29 12:29:19  |  By bakabomb

 |  Version: Freemake Video Converter 4.1.7.2

Pros

Good and easy video conversion. I've used it for several years.

Cons

They've added their logo at the end of the converted video as of March 2016. So I'm going to quit using it until they realize how rude it is to start doing that.

Summary

I've been using this to convert various video files to .mp4 format, and with this latest batch, I noticed they added their logo in a black screen at the end of each file. They didn't say anything about doing that in their latest release notes, they just sneaked it in. I'm going back to 4.1.7 if I can find the installer for it. Be aware after six years they decided it was OK to add advertising without telling the user.

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3 stars

"May Have Screwed My Operating System (Windows 10)"

March 09, 2016  |  By matt674885

2016-03-09 19:12:14  |  By matt674885

 |  Version: Freemake Video Converter 4.1.7.2

Pros

Easy to use with lots and lots of conversion options.

Cons

As I said, it may have screwed my OS. All I know is that about a week after I installed it I felt I should probably reinstall my OS, so I did. My OS and my main browser (Chrome) seemed to slow down, the latter especially. Coincidence? I don't know.

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3 stars

"Watch out for the add-ons"

March 03, 2016  |  By secretlibby

2016-03-03 11:37:06  |  By secretlibby

 |  Version: Freemake Video Converter 4.1.7.2

Pros

A simple, attractive, and versatile UI in a no-cost bug-free program. Great for converting video into MP3s.

Cons

Be careful downloading and installing the app. I still love to use C-Net to learn about software, but as a long time user I know better than to download anything directly from this site. Always look for the creator's website indicated under Full Specs. Even going directly to the site however, I was asked to install five or six PUPs. Fortunately I got a clean install, just be ready to deny permission several times.

Summary

An excellent product once you get past the install minefield.

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5 stars

"Does what I want with Videos"

January 19, 2016  |  By jedigene

2016-01-19 10:12:14  |  By jedigene

 |  Version: Freemake Video Converter 4.1.7.2

Pros

Easy to use in doing what I needed it to do so far.

Cons

None noted yet.

Summary

This program has been quite simple to use. Just stop and think. I wanted to put two movies which are follow-ups to each other, on one DVD and it worked perfectly. First program I have found to do this that was free. Keep up the good work.

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4 stars

"Very Robust, Very Versatile"

January 11, 2016  |  By amspock

2016-01-11 22:29:43  |  By amspock

 |  Version: Freemake Video Converter 4.1.7.2

Pros

Freemake is probably the most robust converter I have ever used. I am a regular user and I have tried them all. Reasonably fast and offers two levels of output quality.

It covers all the most common formats and some not so common ones.

Drag and drop is a very useful feature for batch conversions.

Cons

Would like to see:
1. Hard burning subs with picture quality text.
2. A Custom Conversion option which allows user to define one parameter, the width, and to say 'maintain original ratio'. Would save lot of effort.
with these two features it would genuinely merit the fifth star!

Summary

Great product.

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2 stars

"Many formats missing"

January 02, 2016  |  By DanielOBensonMD

2016-01-02 13:22:12  |  By DanielOBensonMD

 |  Version: Freemake Video Converter 4.1.7.2

Pros

Free. Simple U.I.
Lots of format options for portable devices.

Cons

This can't convert to some important formats. For example, it can't convert .avi files to either .mov or DNxHd

Summary

Not what I need

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1 stars

"Trojan alert."

December 25, 2015

2015-12-25 12:38:20

 |  Version: Freemake Video Converter 4.1.7.2

Pros

None since I could not install it.

Cons

Soon as I clicked on it to install it my antivirus program found a Trojan.

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1 stars

"Was wonderful - but flagged as containing malware"

November 29, 2015  |  By Dierkdk

2015-11-29 08:21:35  |  By Dierkdk

 |  Version: Freemake Video Converter 4.1.7.2

Pros

Currently: None

Cons

Norton flags the update (Nov 2015) as containing malware: Suspicious.Cloud.9, "High Severity" - Quarantined.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.1.9.17
Version 4.1.9.17 includes important productivity enhancements and bug fixes.
General
Publisher Freemake
Publisher web site http://www.freemake.com
Release Date June 09, 2016
Date Added June 16, 2016
Version 4.1.9.17
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Converters
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements .NET Framework 4.0
Download Information
File Size 1.78MB
File Name FreemakeVideoConverterSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,743,777
Downloads Last Week 3,825
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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