Although there are many utilities for converting all kinds of different files, there are quite a few alternatives that can handle images as well as audio and video files and among them there is Format Factory. It is a multifunctional media converter that allows you to convert audio, video, and images, between a number of different formats. It supports a wide range of formats including WMV, AVI, MPG, MP3, WMA, AAC, JPG, PNG, GIF, and is compatible with most portable devices such as PSP and iPhone.
FormatFactory presents itself with straightforward and well-organized interface so all the functions can be accessed with ease. It has a good sense of order, a menu on the left provides all the main features including video, audio, picture, or ROM Device\DVD\CD\ISO. There are also some Advanced menu options like the Audio Joiner that lets users join two separate clips together and then covert them. The application brings Help file that provides screenshots to help users quickly get around its features.
With Format Factory you can covert files as well as rip DVDs and CDs , create ISO files and compress them and generate CSOs. Some basic conversion settings can be tweaked, it can also repair damaged video and audio files, reduce multimedia file size and convert single files or complete folders.
The main benefit of this free media converter, besides support for various formats it provides, is its functionality as it handles video, audio and picture conversion, what makes it an excellent tool for conversion.