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Desktop app to edit (cut/paste) an AC-3 audio file without re-encoding

I would like to discover a program for Windows, with a graphical user interface, that is capable to load an AC-3 audio file to cut (and paste) at some points of the audio stream, without re-encoding ...
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Is there a language to write programmes by pictures?

When the first computers were introduced they worked using commands. E.g. to save a document you must write a specific command on the prompt line like save c:\\ document 'name'. Soon commands were ...
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Converting an entire directory from UTF-8 to Shift JIS in Windows

I need to be able to convert an entire directory of txt-like files (.srt files in this case) from UTF-8 to Shift JIS. I'm looking for efficient ways to do this, since its likely I'll need to do this ...
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lossless audio enconding

I am looking for a lossless audio encoder to archive huge amount of audio files. Because it is for archive the encoding and decoding speed is not important at all (in a reasonable way - do not suggest ...
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Tool to convert HTML entities & numeric code representations of Unicode characters to UTF-8 (Windows CLI)

Please recommend a gratis command-line (CLI) tool for Windows that will convert all HTML entities as well as common Unicode character numeric code representations within ANSI/UTF-7 encoded text files ...
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Typed serialization library across languages?

Suppose there's a server that processes composed data of unknown type. With JSON-schema and Protobufs, the developer converts struct/object definitions into schemas and uses the schemas on the server ...
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App or web-app to decode encoded strings (better than CyberChef's "magic")

I often have strings that are encoded with unknown encoding methods that I need to decode. Note that these strings are not encrypted; they are simply encoded. I typically use CyberChef for these ...
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Smacker video encoder

I need to encode a video into the Smacker video format. Unfortunately, both ffmpeg and libav only support decoding of this codec, not encoding. Is there any piece of software that supports encoding ...
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Android app/software to download YouTube videos in HEVC x265 format

I need to download videos/playlists from YouTube in x265/ HEVC format in an easy manner using an android app/software on Windows OS. Do recommended one.
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How to use a ubuntu server for re-encoding media files?

I am using a ubuntu 16.04 server from Microsoft Azure. I want to use the server to reencode(from h24 to h265) video(mp4,mkv) files on it. I am using SSH to connect to the server. My server specs are ...
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VOB to AVI Encoder

I have an old video of me skydiving in Newzealand. Which is funny and awesome at the same time. What's not awesome is the VOB format, which is an outdated video format for CD players. I just saw ...
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