If you find yourself frequently loading your iPod or Blackberry or any other portable device with audio and videos from CDs or DVDs, you'll find the need for a multimedia converter. Format Factory is a free Windows audio, video and photo converter that supports a large range of formats for encoding and ripping. The software a wide range of multimedia formats including conversion to MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF and MP3/WMA/AMR/OGG/AAC/WAV.
Facing a blank screen in your videos? Or maybe you can't hear the audio playing? Today almost all avi movies are compressed with DivX, Xvid or similar codec packs.
Got that brand new music player that supports DivX files and you have the videos but in a language that, well, you need to read the subtitles. On the PC is it extremely simple as several media players have support for subtitle files. You can use AVIAddXSubs for adding the subtitles to your avi file.