Install Format Junkie media converter in Ubuntu 14.04

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Use Format Junkie to convert audio and video files in Ubuntu 14.04

Here's how you can install Format Junkie in Ubuntu 14.04. Format Junkie lets you convert a large range of different audio and video file formats.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install formatjunkie

According to Noobs Lab:

In addition to audio, video, and disc image files, this converter even converts images and converts all the popular formats! A Graphical User Interface user-friendly application with lots of options, which can convert your media files to all the popular formats!

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Format Junkie has a page up on SourceForge that you might also find useful. It has a list of formats that the application can convert.

According to Format Junkie at SourceForge:

Specifically, it has the following features:

a) Audio:

Conversion between the audio formats: mp3, mp2, wav, ogg, wma, flac, m4r, m4a and aac

b) Video:

Conversion between the video formats: avi, ogv, vob, mp4, vob, flv, 3gp, mpg, mkv, wmv

c) Image:

Conversion between the image formats: jpg, png, ico, bmp, svg, tif, pcx, pdf, tga, pnm

d) Iso|Cso

Create an iso with selected files, convert iso to cso and vice versa.

e) Advanced

Encode subtitles to an avi file.

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