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Zilla Free Video Converter-Decompiler (Freeware / for Microsoft Windows) -- Download this universal video file converter-decompiler for AVI (Windows Video), WMV (Windows Media Video), MPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, ASF, and RM (RealMedia). You can apply a variety of effects during video conversion and extract single video frames to images. The freeware software supports all major video formats. It's possible to convert videos in the following ways: AVI to (RM, MPEG, AVI, WMV); WMV to (AVI, MPEG, RM, WMV); MPEG to (AVI, RM, WMV, MPEG); MPEG to (AVI: Uncompressed, MS MPEG4, WMV, DivX, XVid, RM), and other possibilities, such as (AVI, MPEG, WMV and ASF) to (GIF, PNG, JPEG, JPG, EMF, WMV, BMP, etc.). You can do batch conversions.

MPlayer (freeware for Linux) -- MPlayer is a free movie player for Linux (runs on many other Unixes, and non-x86 CPUs; see the documentation). MPlayer plays most MPEG, VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, FLI, RM, NuppelVideo, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs. You can watch VideoCD, SVCD, DVD, 3ivx, DivX 3/4/5 and even WMV movies, too (without the avifile library). Another great feature of MPlayer is the wide range of supported output drivers. It works with X11, Xv, DGA, OpenGL, SVGAlib, fbdev, AAlib, DirectFB, but you can use GGI, SDL (and this way all their drivers), VESA (on every VESA compatible card, even without X11) and some low-level card-specific drivers (for Matrox, 3Dfx and ATI).

Advanced X Video Converter (Shareware / free trial for Microsoft Windows) -- This is a comprehensive video software that makes it easy to convert, join, and split video files among AVI (DivX, XviD, MPEG-4, etc.), MPEG (MPEG-1, MPEG-2), WMV, ASF, VCD (.dat), SVCD, DVD formats, and more.

WinAVI Video Converter 7.7 final (shareware / free trial for Microsoft Windows) -- WinAVI Video Converter is easy to use and powerful for experts. Just one click to convert with beautiful user interface. Burning VCD/SVCD/DVD is supported. It supports almost all video fileformats, including AVI, MPEG1/2/4, VCD/SVCD/DVD, DivX, XVid, ASF, WMV, RM, QuickTime MOV, and Flash SWF.

The RAD Video Tools (for Microsoft Windows; Freeware) -- These are a set of utilities for handling video, animation, and sound data. It allows you to convert video from one format to .AVI video (e.g., .MOV to .AVI).

Sothink SWF Decompiler-Flash Decompiler 3.5 (free trial program for Microsoft Windows) -- Sothink SWF Decompiler, which is compatible with Flash 8 and ActionScript 2.0, can export all elements in various formats, and convert SWF to FLA files.

Total Video Converter 3.01 (For Windows; shareware / free trial) -- This complete solution for video conversion supports reading, playing all kinds of video and audio formats, and converting them to the popular video formats. It includes a powerful media conversion engine internally so that you can convert media files with very fast speed, and is very easy to use.

Prism Video File Converter (Freeware / for Microsoft Windows) -- This program can convert video files from: MPG, AVI, VOB, WMV, and all video file formats that use a DirectShow-based codec, into ASF, WMV, or AVI files. It can also support other video formats if you have the proper video codecs installed so that the file can be played with Windows Media Player.

Video Converter (Freeware / for Microsoft Windows) -- The Video Converter program is a comprehensive Windows software tool that makes it easy to convert, split, and join videos among WMV, AVI, and MPEG formats (MPEG-1 and MPEG-2). It can also extract audio sound tracks and pictures from video files. If you have a collection of videos to convert from one video format to another one, you can quickly transform them using batch mode. It can convert from one of these video types: WMV, AVI, MPEG, MPG, ASF to one of the following video formats: MPEG layer 1 and layer 2, WMV (Windows Media Video), AVI, and RM (RealMedia). With the batch conversion, you can load a list of video files and then convert them all at once.

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