ffmpegX for Mac

ffmpegX for Mac

Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 233 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
0.0.4g
File Size:
38MB
Date Added:
November 02, 2002
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.2/10.3
Total Downloads:
85,022
Downloads Last Week:
87
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.2 or later
  • To playback DivX, use codecs from www.3ivx.com or www.divx.com
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    All User Reviews
    • All Versions:

      4.2

      out of 233 votes

      • 5 star: 119
      • 4 star: 66
      • 3 star: 25
      • 2 star: 10
      • 1 star: 13
    • Current Version:

      4.3

      out of 7 votes

      • 5 star: 3
      • 4 star: 3
      • 3 star: 1
      • 2 star: 0
      • 1 star: 0
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    • 1 stars

      "Aweful app. Don't download"

      February 27, 2014   |   By jestermaximus

      Version: ffmpegX 0.0.9y-L

      Pros

      It has a secure download?

      Cons

      Doesn't seem to work at all.

      Summary

      Ran the secure cnet download. When the download was complete and I clicked the installer, nothing happened. Well almost nothing, chrome closed along with all my tabs. When chrome reopened itself, there were three new extensions and my default search engine had been switched to Yahoo.

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    • 4 stars

      "Does everything I want it to do without any problems."

      May 24, 2012   |   By AnnArborKenK

      Version: ffmpegX 0.0.9y-L

      Pros

      Makes all my mp4s into mp3s and reverse. And it's free.

      Cons

      None so far.

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    • 1 stars

      "It says this is a universal app (PPC/Intel), it is not"

      January 11, 2012   |   By rx7racerca

      Version: ffmpegX 0.0.9y-L

      Pros

      Unable to run on PPC, so no pros to report

      Cons

      Unable to run on PPC/OS10.5x, despite saying it does in the requirements

      Summary

      Unfortunately, unable to actually use or evaluate

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    • 1 stars

      "Terrible app"

      September 06, 2011   |   By chriso94

      Version: ffmpegX 0.0.9y-L

      Pros

      It managed to open itself

      Cons

      It cant recognise .mov files, you cant cross out of any window and it doesn't actual work at all.

      Summary

      DO NOT DOWNLOAD!

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    • 4 stars

      "Actually does what it says"

      May 10, 2010   |   By larrybobsf

      Version: ffmpegX 0.0.9y

      Pros

      Actually converts a video to FLV, which is what I needed, without crippleware logos.

      Cons

      Somewhat complicated installation procedure, but which can be accomplished fairly quickly.

      Summary

      Delivers video conversions, including to FLV format.

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    • 1 stars

      "This product is absolutely horrible!"

      April 06, 2009   |   By mrreida

      Version: ffmpegX 0.0.9y

      Pros

      It compresses video/audio files in many assorted formats...

      Cons

      Horrible interface, costs $15 (which is WAYYYYYY to much for this software) after trial, requires downloading 3 different UNIX command files off of the internet. If you go to the URL it provides, it doesn't work.

      Summary

      Horrible product... not worth the $15 dollars.

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    • 4 stars

      "Terrific"

      June 27, 2006   |   By ugmold

      Version: ffmpegX 0.0.9w

      Summary

      This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
      This was a little daunting at first but it was only because of my lack of knowledge of the many video formats etc out there. After some experiments I have learned to love this application and paid/registered it. I still can't seem to get .srt files to work however...more experimenting.

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    • 5 stars

      "It works as you'd expect it to"

      May 03, 2006   |   By marco.soave

      Version: ffmpegX 0.0.9w

      Summary

      This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
      FFMPEG is a pretty straightforward and easy to use product that works as you would expect it to do. It could be either used in a very simple way (convert file type A into type B) but has also the potential to allow you to do many more things if you wish to and if you can be bothered to go through the manual (convert to this or that type of bit-rate, join files into one, sub-titles, resize the screen, etc). So it is really everybody's cup of tea, from the occasional user to the more advanced one.

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    • 4 stars

      "Essential Mac cinema tool in the field/studio."

      April 29, 2006   |   By montea

      Version: ffmpegX 0.0.9w

      Summary

      This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
      ffmpegX (current and past versions), and their support, are some of the best resources for serious Mac film makers available today. I do a lot of shooting in extremely rural places in North America and in Europe with JVC digital cameras using hard drives instead of tape. I download the shoots into Powerbook G4s. FfmpegX has, throughout it's evolution, allowed me to convert my takes into pristine formats for editing and compatible sharing.
      Major, the man behind the application stands behind his product, ffmpegX better than any other developer I have ever dealt with (I am sure you have experienced the all to familiar frustration of resolving app. issues with companies in the past).
      Major is always on top of all problems, the simple and the complex ones. His rapid e-mail responses with help are only, at most, a few hours away. (I truly think that he never sleeps!). He is proud of his ffmpegX and is caring enough to be there when needed by its users. Always.

      His evolution follows the leading edge of technology and he offers solutions way before the big companies do.

      If you are serious about keeping up with your digital film options, ffmegX
      and Major's support are the ways to go.

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    • 3 stars

      "Very good and reasonably priced"

      April 29, 2006   |   By gevantry

      Version: ffmpegX 0.0.9w

      Summary

      This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
      While I'm happy with FFMPEG X's capabilities and results and recomment it to others, there are a couple of major iffitations:

      1. Installation of updates often requires additional updates to codecs, which can be time consuming. Therefore, I think it's best to avoid all but major updates.

      2. The Real libraries feature seldom seems to work well, if at all.

      Otherwise, it's certainly worth having as a tool.

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