Media Tools - Convert, Split & Extract

Media Tools - Convert, Split & Extract

Manipulate media files (video & audio) via FFmpeg commands right in your browser.

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What is Media Tools - Convert, Split & Extract?

Media Tools - Convert, Split & Extract is a Firefox add-on that allows you to easily manipulate media files (video, audio, etc.) using FFmpeg commands directly in your browser.

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By: Sevina
Users: 87 ▲ 1
Rating: 1.00 (1)
Version: 0.1.2 (Last updated: 2020-10-05)
Creation date: 2019-01-06
Weekly download count: 2
Firefox on Android: Yes
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • downloads
  • nativeMessaging
Size: 39.53K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Media Tools, is a simple and very lite add-on that allows you to easily manipulate media (video, audio, etc.) files right in your browser.

It uses an open-source software called FFmpeg. FFmpeg is an engine containing a suite of libraries for handling video, audio, and other media files and streams. In order to get more info about FFmpeg please read this Wikipedia page. To download and install FFmpeg on your machine, please visit this page.

This add-on uses nativeMessaging technology to communicate with FFmpeg software on your machine. Before using this add-on, you need to install FFmpeg on your machine. You also need the native client patch in order to build the communication between FFmpeg and your browser.

Please visit this GitHub repo and download the related patch for your machine. Follow the instruction in the above GitHub page in order to install the patch in your system. After installing, the "Media Tools" add-on in your browser can communicate with FFmpeg client on your machine (Window, Linux or Mac).

If you have a feature request, or found a bug to report, please fill the bug report form in the add-on's homepage.

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Risk impact

Media Tools - Convert, Split & Extract is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Media Tools - Convert, Split & Extract has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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