Format Factory is a multimedia format converter for Windows: Audio, video, DVD and pictures can be easily disguised with this simple tool, which does not require any technical knowledge to be used.Format Factory ‘a multifunctional media converter. It supports the following formats:
All to MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF.
All to MP3/WMA/AMR/OGG/AAC/WAV.
All to JPG / BMP / PNG / TIF / ICO / GIF / TGA.
Rip DVD to video file, Rip Music CD to audio file.
MP4 files support iPod / iPhone / PSP / BlackBerry format.
Supports RMVB, Watermark, AV Mux.

Format Factory’s Feature:
1 support converting all popular video, audio, picture formats to others.
2 Repair damaged video and audio files.
3 Reducing Multimedia file size.
4 Support iphone, ipod multimedia file formats.
Supports converting 5 Picture Zoom, Rotate / Flip, tags.
DVD Ripper 6.
7 Supports 56 languages

OS requirements: All Windows OS

The User Interface Format Factory allows you to change the video format by selecting the file type in which it decided to work and the destination format, also includes an option to convert easily to most portable audio players’ common as PSP, iPhone, iPod , BlackBerry and others.

Through the different options of Format Factory you can customize the parameters of the conversion. such as: quality, level of compression destination folder, and more.

The application is designed for users too “technical” and does not want to miss a detail too sophisticated.

From this link, and ‘can dowload:
http://www.formatoz.com/download.html
Mac OS X Lion: encode video directly from the Finder

With the latest operating system Mac OS X Lion, Apple has added a number of tools to simplify the encoding of media files.

With Lion and ‘fonalmente can access the video encoding tools by right-clicking a video file, you’ll see a dropdown menu where you can selezionanare the “Encode Video Files Selected”.

This will open a subsequent dialog box “Encode Media” where you can select different options for encoding video 480p, 720p, 1080p, or just audio.

E ‘can choose any format compatible with the current IOS devices, except for 1080p which will probably be supported by Apple TV 3.

For users who have not installed and Lion who need to convert video to iPhone or iPad can use the freeware utility Miro Video Converter can be downloaded from the App Store at http://itunes.apple.com/it/ app/mirovideoconverter-mvc/id412699210? = 12 & m = 1065219 foster care

Launched the ‘Miro Video Converter, you just drag with a drag-and-drop your videos directly into the application window, or just click on “Choose File”.

The conversion is very fast and the video file convertitoverrà registered in the same folder as the original file or with the option “Send to iTunes” will be added directly to iTunes.

Choosing the option “Apple Universal” the app will generate an MP4 file that can be transferred directly to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

If you want more control over video options and then “tweak” with the conversion quality, you should use another application, namely:

HandBrake (http://handbrake.fr/).
HandBrake and ‘an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.

Mpeg Streamclip (http://www.squared5.com/svideo/mpeg-streamclip-mac.html)
It can open many types of files:
files multiplexed MPEG, MPG, VOB, PS, M2P, MOD, VRO, DAT, DCM, VDR, PVR;
the transport streams TS, M2T, MTS, MMV, REC, VID, AUD, AVR, TP, TP0, TRP;
files demuxed M2V, M1V, MPV, AIFF, AIF, M1A, MP2, MPA, AC3;
QuickTime-compatible files to MOV, DV, AVI, MP4, DIVX, WMV, FLV;
images TIFF, JPEG.

Features such as converter:
– From MPEG, MPG, VOB, PS, M2P, MOD, VRO, DAT, DCM, VDR, PVR, TS, M2T, MTS, MMV, REC, VID, AUD, AVR, TP, TP0, TRP
to MPEG, TS, REC, VID, M2V, AIFF, M1A, AC3
– Multiplex files M2V, M1V, MPV files with AIFF, M1A, MP2, MPA, AC3
MPEG, TS, REC, VID, M2V, AIFF, M1A, AC3
(Just open the M2V or M1V file, and audio files with the same name will be multiplexed on the fly)

 

* MPEG Streamclip requires the driver to playback MPEG for QuickTime download site on the apple and that you will need to open your video and audio MPEG-2 format.