Average User Rating:
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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.6 alpha
  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    January 31, 2007
  • File Size:
  • Downloads Last Week:
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista

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  • 1 stars

    "Works, but buyer beware."

    October 31, 2013   |   By out_there_m

    Version: MediaCoder


    Works well, at least for audio conversion from FLAC to MP3. I've not tried video conversion.


    1. Not freeware, it's nagware (displays ads using OpenCandy).
    2. For a minimum contribution of $25 the software claims the nags will be removed. Only after paying does the author tell you that the ads will reappear if you run the software without a constant internet connection. The only place where one can discover that a constant internet connection is required is on the page about the premium version.
    3. When asked about this the author's suggestion is to pay an extra $130 (at the time of writing) for a USB dongle that will have to be plugged in whenever the software is used.
    4. When started without an internet connection a popup appears notifying the user that some functionality will actually be disabled if there's no internet connection.
    5. Requires admin rights to be successfully "authorised" with the purchased user ID.


    There are apparently some proprietary converters in the software, but otherwise it doesn't do anything that can be done with actual freeware, such as Avanti, though it may cover more formats than the freeware options.

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    Full Specifications

    Publisher MediaCoder
    Publisher web site
    Release Date January 31, 2007
    Date Added January 31, 2007
    Version 0.6 alpha
    Category MP3 & Audio Software
    Subcategory Rippers & Converting Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 98
    Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista
    Download Information
    File Size 63.59MB
    File Name MediaCoder-
    Total Downloads 206,391
    Downloads Last Week 192
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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