Arista is an easy-to-use multimedia transcoder for the GNOME desktop. It focuses on the goal of transcoding media, namely the devices you wish to play the media on. It is designed for use by people who are not familiar with audio and video encoding and want an easy way to get multimedia to their devices. It supports input from DVD and V4L devices as well as regular files.
Jaksta is an easy way to download and convert video, audio, and MP3s from the Web to your Mac. Just open Jaksta, then play a video or song in your browser, and Jaksta saves a copy to your Mac's hard disk, or converts it to several popular device formats. It works with thousands of sites, including YouTube and Facebook, as well as popular music sites.
Jaksta Video Converter for Mac is an ultra fast, easy-to-use converter specifically designed to convert large video files to many popular devices like iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV. Its speed comes from its "smart converter" technology which analyzes a video and converts only what's necessary to get the video to play on your desired device. It handles most popular formats including AVI, Flash, Windows Media, and AVCHD, and will even convert BitTorrent files. It can convert several video files at once, and can often convert a two hour movie in just a few minutes.