What is the most versatile video converter for an Apple Mac running OSX?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by SheerGold, May 2, 2009.

  1. SheerGold macrumors member

    Apr 20, 2006
    I have some videos that I want to put on an Archos AV500. The AV500 is a small portable video player with a 4" screen.

    Some of the videos were downloaded from the web.
    Some are actual DVD's.
    The videos are in a wide range of formats, many of which do not play on the Archos AV500.

    So I am looking for a video converter that is very versatile. Plus hopefully one that's also fast. Obviously a free one would be preferable to one that I have to pay for.

    I have tried ffmpegX and iSquint. But neither works with all files that I need to convert.

    All advice appreciated.

  2. jackiecanev2 macrumors 65816


    Jul 6, 2007
    Wirelessly posted (BB 8900: BlackBerry8900/ Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/301)

    Visualhub, if you can get a hold of it.
  3. BadDude macrumors newbie

    Aug 14, 2007
    mpeg streamclip. you can open almost anything in it then go File>Make Quicktime.

    from there you can pick .H274, MPEG4, almost anything
  4. jmann macrumors 604


    Dec 8, 2007
    bump on a log in a hole in the bottom of the sea
    I agreed VisualHub or the free iSquint, work awesome. :)
  5. brmaki macrumors regular


    May 2, 2009
    +1, love this app.

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