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Simple x264/x265 Launcher v2.85 Updated

billon on 5 Oct 2017
  • 80MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 5 Oct 2017
  • Suggested by deathcubek

Simple x264/x265 Launcher is a lightweight front-end for the x264 H.264/AVC as well as the x265 H.265/HEVC encoder, based on the Qt toolkit. It uses the 64-Bit version of x264 with the 32-Bit version of Avisynth. That lets you use 32-Bit Avisynth plug-ins (e.g. DGDecodeNV) and still benefit from the speed improvements of 64-Bit x264. Optionally you can also use 64-Bit Avisynth, which is still considered experimental, if desired, as well as x264's built-in LAVF/FFMS input.

Includes full batch encoding support for running several encoding jobs in parallel.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies:
  • Avisynth input only available with Avisynth 2.5+ installed
  • YV16/YV24 color spaces require Avisynth 2.6
  • VapourSynth input only available with VapourSynth R19+ installed
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Rename x264_launcher.exe into x264_launcher_portable.exe
  3. Launch x264_launcher_portable.exe
What's new? Updated:
  • x265 to version 2.5+22.
  • Build environment to Visual Studio 2017 with Update-3.
Latest comments
siegfried on 2015-10-17 15:33

Sorry, errata corrige (info's missing here on portablefreeware): you can avoid the user's %localappdata% folder entries renaming "x264_launcher.exe" into "x264_launcher_portable.exe".

Checker on 2015-10-17 16:01

@siegfried: Thanks ... and changed ;)

mukhi on 2017-03-27 04:21

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Avidemux v2.7.0

billon on 15 Aug 2017
  • 62MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Aug 2017
  • Suggested by Netgirl

Avidemux is a video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities.

Cross-platform (Linux, BSD, OS X).

Alternatively, X-Avidemux and Avidemux Portable are also available.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Qt keys saved to registry
License: GPLv2
How to extract:
  1. Download either the 32 or 64-bit installer and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Rename avidemux.exe to avidemux_portable.exe
  3. Launch avidemux_portable.exe
Similar/alternative apps: VirtualDub Portable
What's new? See:
http://avidemux.sourceforge.net/news.html
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2017-03-31 23:47

@MoisheP
You are totally wrong. False positives should be addressed by crappy anti-virus vendors.

MIKLO on 2017-04-29 16:52

I gotta agree with @smaragdus its up to the anti-virus developer to correct their mistake naming something as malware or anything bad when in fact it is not! I have used this software for quite some time and really like and its easy to use & works great.
MIKLO

gbrao on 2017-07-16 12:17

There is a v2.6.21, only for x64.
"same as 2.6.20 with x265 encoder fixed on win64"

https://sourceforge.net/projects/avidemux/files/avidemux/2.6.21/

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Instagiffer Portable v1.75

webfork on 2 Jul 2017
  • 66MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 29 Jun 2016
  • Suggested by instagiffer

Instagiffer is a toolset for creating animated GIFs from a variety of sources. The program can capture your screen or import directly from Youtube, most popular video formats, and even add (import) images. Just add a video or URL, tweak a variety of settings for size, brightness, style, and quality, and then upload.

The program can also delete and export frames, make common edits, captions, filters, and as well as do active screen captures for quick demonstrations or for grabbing unsupported video formats.

Cross platform with a version available for Mac.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Temporary data is written to %USERPROFILE%\.instagiffer\ by default but can be configured in instagiffer.conf.
Dependencies: Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)
Unicode support: Partial
License: BSD
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch instagiffer.exe.

Optionally, delete unins000.exe and unins000.dat
Similar/alternative apps: UnFREEz, Gifcam
What's new? See:
http://instagiffer.com/
Latest comments
webfork on 2014-10-11 03:12

The Youtube converter was surprisingly easy and the quality options are impressive and easy.

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JPGVideo v1.05.0.0

webfork on 27 Mar 2015

JPGVideo creates a video file from a series of JPEG Files. These files can be from any source, as long as they are all the same size. The video can be created using any video codec installed on your machine.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract
  2. Extract the installer to a folder of your choice
  3. The application files are in {app} folder
  4. Launch JPGVideo.exe
Latest comments
Plamka on 2007-09-23 05:45

Works OK for me. Unpacked, installed, ran it. Tried it with a few pictures -- it converted them to AVI video. Please note that the best results are obtained with pictures of moderate sizes, e.g. 640x480 pixels (most digital cameras will produce much larger pictures, which may cause the codec or this software to malfunction -- in my case it did not cope very well with 5 megapixel pictures). I used another portable freeware to convert all pictures to 640x480 (this was Irfan View, also known as I_VIEW). Hope it will work for you too. Excellent small program.

Ben on 2008-03-14 15:54

I had the same problem as Local...installing it normally it works, but try to move it to another directory and no go...is this app really portable (using v1.05)?

Ben on 2008-03-14 16:16

Very strange...it seems to not run if an Explorer Window for the program folder is open...create a shortcut, place it somewhere else, close the open program folder, then run the shortcut, and all's well...?

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VirtualDub Portable v1.10.4

Midas on 16 Jun 2015
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Oct 2013
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

VirtualDub is a video capture/processing utility. It lacks the editing power of a general-purpose editor such as Adobe Premiere, but is great for video capture and transcoding via third-party video codecs. It can also read MPEG-1 video files by default but requires Plugins Pack to open more types of video (adds FLIC, FLV, Matroska, MPEG-2, AC-3 and WMV).

VirtualDub Portable is a PortableApps.com format wrapper for VirtualDub. Alternatively, X-VirtualDub is also available.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Video codecs such as DivX, XVID, etc.
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Partial. VirtualDub supports unicode, but the PortableApps launcher doesn't.
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the self-extracting EXE and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Optionally, extract the Plugins Pack to the same destination directory
  3. Launch VirtualDubPortable.exe
What's new?
  • ExtEnc: Added %(outputbasename) to insert output filename without extension.
  • ExtEnc: Editor UI now has a drop-down for tokens.
  • Filters: Expanded color space support in resize filter.
  • Preview: Return now also stops preview.
  • AVI: Added Copy button to AVI file information dialog.
  • AVI: Fixed bitsPerPixel value for NV12 output.
  • Capture: Improved error handling in screen capture module.
  • Capture: Fixed sporadic errors in DXGI 1.2 screen capture mode related to tracking pointer shape changes.
  • Capture: Spill drives can be adjusted on Windows XP.
  • Display: Fixed regression in D3D effects display mode.
  • ExtEnc: Fixed weird selection behavior when duplicating item.
  • Filters: Fixed script operation for Convert Format filter for the new modes.
  • Filters: Fixed crash when attempting to crop video in a format that isn't AVI-compatible.
  • Filters: Fixed cropping errors on alias format filter.
  • Filters: Fixed issues with interpolate filter in nearest mode.
  • GIF: Fixed shifted presentation timings when reading animated GIFs.
  • Render: The processing priority setting now correctly adjusts the priority of filter and compression worker threads too when multithreading is enabled.
  • TARGA: Fixed vertical inversion issues during read.
  • UI: Add Windows 8.1 per-monitor DPI awareness support.
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joby_toss on 2015-06-16 18:11

@Joe: Try to edit the "VirtualDubPortable.ini" file from the "VirtualDubPortable\App\AppInfo\Launcher" folder by commenting/removing the following line: "ProgramExecutable64=VirtualDub64\VeeDub64.exe".

Joe on 2015-06-16 23:52

@joby_toss,

That worked. You are a genius!! Thank you.

shnbwmn on 2016-08-24 09:07

There is also a yaP config @ http://rolandtoth.hu/yaP/#examples/VirtualDub.ini

It's for 32bit VirtualDub, so to use with x64, change App\VirtualDub.exe to App\Veedub64.exe

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