Best Video Converter

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  1. Toader
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    Well, i recently got an ipod touch & i have a bunch of videos that i want to put in but they aren't converted to the iphone format. So i tried some video converters but they use way too much CPU. My computer shuts down at about half way. I've tried 3 different converters and its all the same problem. Can some one recommend a good,free converter that doesn't use too much CPU?
     
  2. cobleman

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    "Magic Video Converter" does heaps
     
  3. KDH

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    You're not going to have much luck. Video conversion is by its very nature CPU intensive. You could try SUPER with mencoder or ffmpeg as as the backend, or try mencoder or ffmpeg on their own from the command line, but it's still going to use 100% CPU, causing your computer to shutdown.

    You should probably make sure your CPU fan hasn't come loose and/or apply some new thermal paste.
     
  4. beegee7730

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    Last tim I checked Magic Video Converter costed money.
     
  5. cobleman

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    Does it
     
  6. naglaro00

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    Try Handbrake
     
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    I use OJOsoft Total Video Converter which was free from a torrent site.
     
  8. Infinite Zero

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    I just use Any Video Converter.
    It's free and you can buy a premium one
     
  9. Beats

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    I use Super. CONVERTS ANYTHING.
     
  10. Elritha

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    Personally I like Megui. I'd be more worried by the fact your computer is shutting down due to overheating. Look into getting adequate cooling, and that your cpu heatsink is seated correctly.
     
  11. juggernaut911

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    MeGui. Supports AVS scripts.
     
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    Paid: AVS4You Video Converter
    Free: Any Video Converter or Super
     
  13. purechaos996

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    Format Factory. its free fast and puts out amazing results as well as very user friendly and customizable (for video and audio setting)
     
  14. CannonFoddr

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    Same here
     
  15. myuusmeow

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    If you've got a 8000 series and up GeForce graphics card, try out Badaboom. (Pirate it) It uses your GPU to convert video much much faster.
     
  16. juggernaut911

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    Badaboom has limited options on conversions, though. Speedy nevertheless.

    Let me emphasize this, MEGUI. Nothing beats it. HQ.264.
     
  17. geoflcl

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    I've always had conversion problems with SUPER. Must not include all the codecs or something. I dunno, maybe I'm just an idiot.

    Any Video Converter has always worked well for me. It takes a bit of experimenting to get the settings decent for iPods, though, since there's no preset for it in the free version.
     
  18. Potticus

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    WM converter

    No one?
     
  19. Toader
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    Thanks guys I tried Super© and worked like a charm!!! Still though, I just gotta face the fact that my computer is getting old! [​IMG]
     
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    Love Super©. So glad I found it.