Converting videos in Ubuntu made easy

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Converting videos have come to be a pain in the back for most new Ubuntu users due to the hassle involved in installation of formats and finding a suitable software package. As usual like everything else in Ubuntu the scenario is changing rapidly. Contrary to popular belief, video converting is pretty easy in Ubuntu once your get to know the right tools for the job. FFmpeg is a versatile tool when it comes to converting videos as it is a video converter and so much more. If you know how to use the command line then no other video conversion package matches the power and flexibility of FFmpeg. For those you who would rather prefer a GUI based conversion package, FFmpeg also offers you a graphical frontend. We have compiled a step by step guide to using FFMPEG to convert videos in Ubuntu.