RSS Feeds

Receive a regular RSS feed from our latest, most popular and recommended downloads

Latest downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most latest downloads

Most popular downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most popular downloads

Recommended downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our recommended downloads


Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

Avidemux 2.6.14 (64-bit)

Resize, crop and convert video with this handy utility

by Joe Cassels

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 1 ratings
License: Open Source
Operating Systems: Windows 10, Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (64 bit)

64-bit version of Windows. Linux and Mac users should check out the 32-bit version (see below) 

Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 06 October 2016
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 11968
Developer: Mean
RSS News Feed:
Back up your data with Acronis True Image 2016 with a 1-PC LIFETIME license, only $29.99, saving 40%, from
Avidemux provides simple editing facilities as well as video reprocessing

When you need to convert video files there are lots of options. As with audio, video formats contain both container files and codecs, which in layman's terms means that not all video files are equal (two seemingly identical AVI files could actually be very different depending on the codec used in each). What you need to use depends on the destination device or player and the size of the file. You also want to consider the quality of your converted video.

Avidemux is a useful application for video conversion and cropping, resizing and processing video. It’s a cross-platform clone of the earlier VirtualDub, but, unlike its predecessor, the program is still actively maintained.

The program works on the principle of taking a source video file, then selecting the output codecs and size and then applying filters to the output file. You can apply basic editing to remove unwanted parts of the video.

Filters are available to resize, flip or crop the picture. There’s even one you can use to disguise an on screen logo. It can’t recreate the parts of the picture obscured by the logo, but it blends it with the adjacent colours in the image, making it a lot less noticeable. You can preview the picture in before and after snapshots before processing it.

A common conversion might be from the large MPEG2 files of DVD quality video (stored on the disc as VOB files) to AVI format using the XVID codec. This reduces the file size with little loss in quality. To further reduce the size you might consider changing the video's screen size too - it's all possible with Avidemux.

The program isn't the most straightforward to use, but there is an online wiki with a number of tutorials and guides you can follow should you struggle to get to grips with it.

Build 2.6.14 bring these changes (see changelog for more):

- N/A


Avidemux enables you to fix most video files to make them play on any device. You can also resize, and process the video. It’s fully functional, but not as intuitive as it could be.

Your Comments & Opinion
Related Download Articles

Avidemux 2.6.14

Open Source

Resize, crop and convert video with this handy utility


Lightworks 12.6.0 (64-bit)

Open Source

Lightworks is a veteran video-editing suite with dozens of films behind it - and it's completely free


Lightworks 12.6.0

Open Source

Lightworks is a veteran video-editing suite with dozens of films behind it - and it's completely free

VideoLAN Movie Creator

VideoLAN Movie Creator 0.1.0

Open Source

 Edit your videos into a single movie with this new release from the makers of VLC Media Player

Other Download Articles From This Category

jpeg-recompress 2.1.1

Open Source

Cut JPEG file sizes by 50% or more

Spotify 1.0.39

Spotify 1.0.39


Stream audio tracks from the Internet for free


TapinRadio 2.01


An online radio app with scheduled recording facilities

Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer

Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer


Show and play Adobe Flash content through Internet Explorer

From Softwarecrew

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...


Spotlight: Free Full Software

WhatsApp Messenger 2.16.11

Free Full Commercial Software

WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

It's easy to set up and use. There's no need to create and remember new account names or pins because it works with your phone number, and uses your regular address book to find and connect you with friends who use WhatsApp already.

You can talk one-to-one or in group chats, and because you're always logged in there's no way to miss messages. Even if your phone is turned off, WhatsApp will save your messages and display them as soon as you're back online.

There's plenty more (location sharing, contact exchange, message broadcasting) and the app is free for a year, currently $0.99/ year afterwards.

What's new in 2.16.11?

 - Due to a bug in iOS 10, your notification sounds may not properly play until you restart your iPhone (press and hold the power and home buttons for 10 seconds).
- In groups, you can now mention specific people to get their attention by typing the @ symbol and choosing someone from the picker. 
- When forwarding messages, you can now send to multiple chats at once 
- Ask Siri to send WhatsApp messages or place WhatsApp calls (iOS 10+) 
- Answer WhatsApp calls right from your lock screen, just like a standard phone call (iOS 10+) 
- A new Widget lets you quickly jump to a recent chat or see which chats have unread messages (iOS 10+)