Flac2All is a multi-threaded script that will convert your collection of FLAC files into either Ogg Vorbis, MP3 (with the Lame encoder), or FLAC, complete with any tags and identical file/folder structure. The script has been stable for about a year now, and it has been known to saturate 8-core machines with parallel conversions. It is useful for people with with large FLAC collections who also want a lossy version for portable media players. If wanted, the script can perform updates by skipping already converted files. It has only been tested on Linux, but it should work without alteration on the other Unix systems with bash and the required dependencies.
Gavl is a library for handling uncompressed audio and video data. It provides commonly used conversions like video scaling, colorspace conversion, audio resampling, and more. Many routines are available in multiple versions optimized for either high speed or better accuracy. Gavl is compatible with all major multimedia and codec APIs. The supported audio and video formats include low-end legacy formats as well as high definition formats for professional editing.
Max is an application for creating high-quality audio files in various formats from CDs or files. When extracting audio from CDs, it uses cdparanoia. Once the audio is extracted, it can generate audio in over 20 compressed and uncompressed formats including MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, Apple Lossless, Speex, AIFF, and WAVE. It can also convert from one format to another. For many popular formats the artist and album metadata is transferred seamlessly between the old and new files. Max is integrated with FreeDB to permit automatic retrieval of CD information. For MP3, FLAC, Ogg FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, AAC, and Apple Lossless files, it will write this metadata to the output.
ffmpegX is a Mac OS X GUI designed to easily operate more than 20 powerful Unix open-source video and audio processing tools, including ffmpeg, mpeg2enc, and mencoder (the MPEG-4 encoder with subtitles support). ffmpegX includes a bitrate calculator, a video player, and a series of video tools which can split, join, or fix video, compress a DVD to 4GB, author many VCD/SVCD images into one DVD image, and convert SRT subtitles to DVD Studio Pro 1.5 format.