MediaCoder v0.7.2 Private

webfork on 30 Nov 2015

Note: As this program has gone a confusing adware/registerware/donationware route, we won't be tracking updates going forward.

MediaCoder is a universal audio/video batch transcoder. It supports numerous audio and video formats directly, with no dependencies on any media players, codecs or components installed on the system. It also supports device-specific profiles (mobile phones, PDAs, MP4 players, PSP, VCD/DVD players), and is able to extract audio tracks from video clips.

System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Firefox (or the optional, included XULRunner)
Stealth: ? No. Saves display-related data to the user profile folder.
Unicode support: No
License: Adware
How to extract:
  1. Download and run the installer, saving to a folder of your choice
  2. Choose the Save Settings in Application Folder option and choose to install XULRunner
  3. Launch mediacoder.exe
  4. Open File -> Settings, and then Overall -> User Interface
  5. Change Browser Path to ".\xulrunner\xulrunner.exe"
Similar/alternative apps: Video2Video
What's new? * [update] MediaCoder build 4570
** [fix] aspect ratio issue for MKV output
** [fix] muxing issues for several not commonly used container formats
** [update] audio & video duration more precisely aligned when specifying duration
** [update] preparing architecture for upcoming segmental transcoding support
* [update] MKVMerge 3.0.0
* [update] x264 r1376

28 comments on MediaCoder  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

hensem 2006-07-29 00:47

MediaCoder Full Edition version 0.5.0-r1 doesn't work. when i run mediacoder.exe, it will open in my web browser

PJ 2006-08-21 04:52

Yeah the program has gone "idiotware"

Andrew Lee 2006-08-22 07:52

MediaCoder V0.5.0-r2 creates a "C:\Windows\MediaCoder" folder and writes a bunch of files to it. As such, I will be sticking with V0.3.9 until things improve in a later version. In the mean time, you can always choose to download an older version i.e. V0.3.9 from SourceForge instead of the latest version.

[BOT]Fluffy 2006-11-02 12:11

I just tried some of the newer releases of this and I must say that they've become total and utter garbage. You can't even launch the program if you're using Opera, it seems. Absolutely terrible. I'll be sticking with v0.3.9 unless someone uses the source code to make a DECENT fork of this.

Perwhis 2006-12-04 07:33

It's a great program, but a bit tricky to set up. The Xvid-files I produce with v0.3.9 only work when I use mplayer, but if I change the fourcc setting to DX50 (can be done in the program) it works perfectly... at least on my computer and DVD-player.

senseless 2007-03-09 07:16

Just copy everything from the directory "$_OUTDIR" one level up to the program directory before deleting the "$" directories. Then it will startup smoothly!

But still it doesn't work properly for me though...

Helper 2007-03-20 04:39

Haven't tried this but on the homepage

they say how to make it portable:

To make MediaCoder a portable application that can be launched from USB storage (or the storage of your media player) on different PCs, follow these steps:

* Download a copy of MediaCoder and install it.
* Start MediaCoder and on the welcome page, choose "Do not show this page on next startup".
* If you don't have Firefox installed, please download Firefox with Google Toolbar and install it.
* Create a folder named "Firefox" in MediaCoder's installation folder. Copy all files and sub-folders in Firefox's installation folder (e.g. C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox) to the created folder (e.g. C:\Program Files\MediaCoder\Firefox).
* Copy MediaCoder's installation folder to your USB storage or your media device storage.

And that's all. Now you can take MediaCoder with you anywhere you go.

Arnaud Nime 2007-04-08 23:59

Hi everyone,
Mediacoder is a great piece of software doing everything in a few clicks.
I've just a problem since version 0.6. When I click on "settings", nothing happens. I can see with "Process explorer" (another great portable tool) that the mediacoder process has a mozilla child, but no visible window. Anybody heard about that ?
(I know I'd better ask that on their forum, but they didn't send me the registration confirmation => I cannot login)

foxcole 2007-05-18 20:30

"# Create a folder named "Firefox" in MediaCoder's installation folder. Copy all files and sub-folders in Firefox's installation folder (e.g. C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox) to the created folder (e.g. C:\Program Files\MediaCoder\Firefox). "

What do you do if you're running portable Firefox?

ingkiller1 2007-07-01 15:34

You would need to install a non-portable version of Firefox and then copy the files

Kermode 2007-09-02 08:52

Helper are you joking? "That's it" - people have install a web browser to get the crap running? Hell no, this has become crap ware. Good thing the older versions are available, be they ever so buggy.

Lyndon 2007-09-11 15:54

I think I have it working using portable firefox.
Try copying all files from \App\firefox to \firefox

Lyndon 2007-09-11 15:59

Whoops, I meant ...
Try copying all files from [firefox-portable]\App\firefox to [MediaCoder]\firefox

Arithmomaniac 2008-01-08 07:57

They just added an audio-only version - but I don't know if it's portable.

x 2008-01-24 03:19

* If you don't have Firefox installed, please download Firefox with Google Toolbar and install it.
WTH do we need Google Shitbar?

pvleeuwen 2008-05-01 06:47

I don't understand! Is it possible to use the installer of SUPER V2008 Build 30 when you want to use the result on a portable? If not, and that's what I understand, where can I find the installer of SUPER V2007 Build 23?

a 2008-07-27 09:41

is it me or is the latest version 10x slower at transcoding than older versions. i would like to convert flv videos to mp3 but the process could take months with this latest version ( . i have version and its transcoding speed is a lot faster. what settings have to be change to make the transcoding speed at least bearable again. i guess it's downhill from here :/

Initrd.gz 2008-10-25 09:58

I cannot get this to work. Every time I try to convert something it gives me an error...

rb 2009-01-08 01:27


for just converting flv to mp3, use FormatFactory. I have version 1.65, and it works real fast.

Degster 2009-02-20 16:08

to extract sound from almost ANY video type to mp3 try this excellent free offer from commercial company
They do a video transcoder that's free too

will 2009-02-22 06:01

instead of using firefox standard i used firefox portable

I'm not telling 2009-04-04 17:04

It sucks because it needs internet connection to just setup. and it needs Firefox.(its not a bad browser. it just eats too much memory(90000+ w/ one blank tab to be exact.))

Joe 2009-06-03 00:53

It includes several proprietary codecs without a license (Nero AAC+, RealMedia, etc.). The author knows this, but doesn't care (see for example).

This is hurting other Open Source projects and the reputation of Open Source software in general.

Furthermore, it's probably illegal to distribute this software due to these copyright violations.

root 2009-07-07 10:39

It's adware!

S1m0n 2009-11-10 20:08

please, don't mind me. just argue further.

other people, here's the link:

dedal 2009-12-31 13:44

this is a very good program; I give it 10/10 for what it can do BUT UNFORTUNATELY it is nagware; for those who want to use MediaCoder and forget about nags about update, splashscreen and visiting sponsors websites (all of that nags can supposedly be disabled but the sad truth is that it is completely impossible...) I strongly recommend progam ClickOff by johanneshuebner

fantom 2010-01-09 19:33

terrible nagware!

Emka 2011-12-26 10:54

Is it being nagware the reason why it hasn't been updated in a long time? Many newer versions were available, latest is from this month.


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